Great Britain UK Weekend Beerage

Discussion in 'Europe' started by CwrwAmByth, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. marquis

    marquis Crusader (707) Nov 20, 2005 United Kingdom (England)

    Pinched the wife's MG for a run out to the Marquis of Granby at Granby. They had Brewster's Cheval Mort on, thought I'd died and woken up in Heaven.
    Back through the Vale, practically no cars at all but a few horses and cycles , a perfect lunchtime.
     
  2. reprob8

    reprob8 Initiate (94) May 22, 2008 United Kingdom (England)

    yesterday I visited Kirkstall Brewery, again. So it was BYB, Pale Ale, Black Band Porter and the same again. Also had some Odell IPA & Stone Sublimely Self Righteous Ale. I think there may have been hop overkill.
    Today I made do with a nice Prosecco with the barbecued Tuna Steak.
     
  3. Hanglow

    Hanglow Defender (624) Feb 18, 2012 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    I've been buying the beer and other booze for my little brothers wedding reception in a couple of weeks - despite my suggestions, they settled on Heineken, Hobgoblin and Oxford gold. I'll probably just be on the whisky
     
  4. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,092) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Forgot to do laundry
    since waiting to put the dryer on having a bottler of Fuller's 1845 whilst reading my review of said beer
     
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  5. Zimbo

    Zimbo Initiate (0) Aug 7, 2010 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    Was at the Bat, Blue Blazer and Bow Bar yesterday with tut.
    Drank Brodies Romanov, Tempest Pale Ale, Tiny Rebel Grand Regal (Jack Daniels) and a 9.2% ABV Thornbridge St Petersburg French Oak Russian Imperial Stout. Outstanding beer and a great guy but the non flashy sunny seasonally appropriate Tempest was the winner. Not that I'm ticking or rating mind.
     
  6. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,702) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    What did you think of the grand regal? I had the Ardbeg version, it had a really weird aftertaste (sort of sour whisky) but definitely packed a lot in for 7%.
     
  7. Zimbo

    Zimbo Initiate (0) Aug 7, 2010 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    Really enjoyed the JD version. The JD was was superbly well integrated at the core which gave it some more body & a restrained intensity. Like you said, there's an awful lot of stuffing in it for what it is. My Hit to miss ratio for Tiny Rebel is really really high. Best in Wales for me.
     
  8. Aye

    Aye Aspirant (239) Jul 21, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Robinson's Trooper

    More Virtual XI than their selftitled sadly.
     
  9. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (2,699) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    &Union's Handwerk - an IPA brewed in Germany of all places. It's not too shabby.....
     
  10. reprob8

    reprob8 Initiate (94) May 22, 2008 United Kingdom (England)

    yesterday's visit to Hawkshead Beer Festival was highly enjoyable. Started with Alchemy Rhapsody Pale and worked through a few session ales in the intense heat. A couple of disappointing beers like Bristol Beer Factory Independence & Offbeat Outlandish Pale were more than compensated for by the always excellent Hawkshead beers, a couple of tasty ones from Magic Rock with Simpleton being perfect for this weather. Also sampled beers from Redemption, Liverpool Organic & Roosters and a few tasters of the bigger abv Keg beers.
    Looking forward to returning in October for SIBA North West competition.
     
  11. Padraig

    Padraig Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2013 United Kingdom (England)
    Beer Trader

    This weekend I'll be tearing into this lot picked up in New York through trades and purchases.

    [​IMG]
     
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  12. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,702) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Cold pint of Bengal lancer in the sun
     
  13. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,092) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Down to last beer
    McEwans Export
     
  14. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (2,699) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    ....and we're back! Woohoo.....

    So far:
    Thwaites Wainwright
    Stone's Oaked Arrogant Bastard

    Tasty!
     
  15. Zimbo

    Zimbo Initiate (0) Aug 7, 2010 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    Last night it was Luckie Ales Resurrection. Scotland 's great beer secret.
     
  16. Aye

    Aye Aspirant (239) Jul 21, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    5 AM Saint. Seemed a lot sweeter this time, hope it was just me as it's my go to supermarket beer.
     
  17. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (2,699) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    SN Hoptimum. Oh yes. All your hops are belong to me.....
     
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  18. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,092) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Found a rogue bottle of Bulldog
    better than no beer I guess
     
  19. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (2,699) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

  20. ImperialStoat

    ImperialStoat Aspirant (246) May 20, 2009 Ireland
    Beer Trader


     
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  21. Hanglow

    Hanglow Defender (624) Feb 18, 2012 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    Was in the Clachaig Inn up at glencoe this weekend, had 14 handpumps on. You'd have thought there would have been a good pint on then? Wrong, there were two decent ones in Kelpie and another I forget the name of, the rest were so dull - caledonian, TSA and a bunch of other crap ones. I had at least a half pint of each too. Their whisky selection is good though

    also tried a couple of keg beers from williams, their blackball stout and draught, both were decent enough
     
  22. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (2,699) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Fort Lapin Tripel. Acquired in Brugge last year. Not bad.....
     
  23. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (2,699) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    1906 Reserva Especial.
     
  24. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,092) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

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  25. Hanglow

    Hanglow Defender (624) Feb 18, 2012 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    A pint each of Atlantic Drift and AKA IPA from Cromarty this afternoon. Lovely stuff.
     
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  26. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,092) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Lion Stout
    yeah, wow I've spent five times more on stuff not as good
     
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  27. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (2,699) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Yeah, I cracked one of those earlier as well. Top notch dark lager, especially for all of 50p!! Might go back and grab some more if I can....

    Now sipping on a Brugse Zot.
     
  28. WhatANicePub

    WhatANicePub Initiate (178) Jul 1, 2009 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    Draught is a quaffable pint, I found it in one place where it was (presumably as an introductory offer) cheaper than Fosters. That was something of a no-brainer.
     
  29. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (2,699) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    A Chimay Red to see out the evening....
     
  30. marquis

    marquis Crusader (707) Nov 20, 2005 United Kingdom (England)

    Plough at Stathern, another stunning Vale village with 2 pubs.
    Pint of Belvoir Star bitter aka Shipstone's for those with long and fond memories , letter perfect and worth swimming the Arctic Ocean to get hold of;
    [​IMG]
     
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  31. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,092) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    It looks and sounds really quite loverly
    I sadly missed pint of Bitter is Shipstones
     
  32. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,092) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    We can't stop here, this is McMullen Country

    not bad at all for a supermarket bottle
    rather good actually |
     
  33. reprob8

    reprob8 Initiate (94) May 22, 2008 United Kingdom (England)

    it is a class act, one of the finest Stouts anywhere.
     
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  34. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (2,699) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Quaffed a Bishop's Farewell earlier, and am now sipping on Tiny Rebel's Hadouken. Hops!
     
  35. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (3,092) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Whitewater Dobbin & Scottish Tablet
    nomz :)
     
  36. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Poo-Bah (2,699) Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Lion Stout
     
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  37. ventura78

    ventura78 Aspirant (267) Nov 22, 2003 Massachusetts

    Orval clone homebrew is up next.
     
  38. marquis

    marquis Crusader (707) Nov 20, 2005 United Kingdom (England)

  39. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,702) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

  40. marquis

    marquis Crusader (707) Nov 20, 2005 United Kingdom (England)

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