Great Britain UK Weekend Beerage

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

  1. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    I was just commenting to the missus that I paid £1.50 for it and it was very much good value
    and I could have been fooled into paying 4 times that for a new world craft beer
     
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  2. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Darker
    Harder
    Faster
    Stronger

    Harbour Brewing's Porter No. 6
    & only £1.50 at Sainsbury's
     
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  3. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    I reckon this Querkus has more taste than the stronger abv Harbour porter no 6
    so here goes|
     
  4. Zimbo

    Zimbo Aug 7, 2010 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    Ha! I had a similar chat.
     
  5. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Never knew they bottled it is all. Not even on their own webshop.
     
  6. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    I must be mistaken then, false memory syndrome o_O

    day off spent with eye test in Timperley Village then left with 25 mins before bus
    so popped into bog standard StoneMasons who unfortunately no longer have a guest ale
    So had a swift pint of Cask Tetley which I haven't had in about 15 years
    forgot that Carlsbergnazi closed down Leeds
    bad enough the Danish fuckers make their own shitty beer
    but to fuck over a British brewing tradition.

    So is the cask now brewed in Northampton like the bottles?
    It unfortunately have reminded me of the substandard mad at Leeds Warrington
    and half Greenhall Whitley, which I used to avoid.

    Thankfully the local indie off licence/wineshop now stocks Red Willow
     
  7. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    It might be, I dunno.
     
  8. Zimbo

    Zimbo Aug 7, 2010 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    Might go for a 'Crafty Dan' tonight seeing as I've heard good things about it. Which is more than can be said for 'Fuck Off Dave' or 'Up Yours Gideon'.
    Will need to conserve my energy though as I'm out at the local rugby club's annual beer festival tomorrow. Be interesting to see what they have on.
     
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  9. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    I've not had the Sainsbury's Beer Hunt Crafty Dan
    The local bargain offy has three other beers by Twaites/Crafty Dan
    Big Ben Brown Ale which was tasteless, 13 Guns US IPA which was pretty good
    and Triple C which was superb real big hop flavours and just about a thousand times better
    than the standard Thwaite's bottle of the same name.
     
  10. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Thirst Place by Maxim
    It's in a clear bottle and was one pound from Asda
    I can't see this going to well

    and great it's gone all over the computer desk :mad:
    it smells like bread
    once again a beer that has a bit of flavour that is okay just not enough in the taste dept.
     
  11. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Brain's Craft Bragging Rights
    apparently a bragawd an ancient Welsh beer
     
  12. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Why aren't these £1 beers in my ASDA?!

    So far:
    Williams Bros' Prodigal Sun
    Black Sheep's Holy Grail

    Haven't had anything by Black Sheep in ages!
     
  13. Padraig

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

    Siren- Either. Loving this. Just went to back to the shop to get a restock.
     
  14. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Tracked down a Limoncello IPA, finally!
     
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  15. marquis

    marquis Nov 20, 2005 United Kingdom (England)

    Called in at a Spoons on the way home from visiting my wife in hospital.Had a pint of Sixpoint Bengali Tiger for £2.09 Quite pleasant but hardly mind blowing
     
  16. Zimbo

    Zimbo Aug 7, 2010 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    Local beer festival. So far:

    St Andrews. 54-46 Pacific Gem
    Belhaven 80 (a travesty)
    Luckie Dark Mild (absolutely outstanding )
     
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  17. Zimbo

    Zimbo Aug 7, 2010 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    Loch Ness Hopness is also a stunner. Great beer. Great festival. Great people.
     
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  18. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    No beer for me
    baby sitting, they have left a bottle of Marston's Pedigree
    but I'm at work in the morning and it seems like empty beer calories lmao
     
  19. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Ossett's Yorkshire Blonde
    St Peter's Best Bitter
     
  20. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
    Beer Trader

    Wohoo. I get to try some beers from Kernel via Etre Gourmet:

    The Kernel Export India Porter
    Export Stout London 18
    India Pale Ale Mosaic
    India Pale Ale Simcoe/Amarillo

    :)
     
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  21. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
    Beer Trader


    @JJ. You don't know how stoked I am at getting a chance to try some of their beers!
     
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  22. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    I also got Buxton Special Reserve V Wyoming Sheep Ranch today.

    Many sheep ranches actually in Wyoming, Bill?
     
  23. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
    Beer Trader


    Sheep ranches have been on the decline since 1940 from what I've read. I've not seen one.
     
  24. Zimbo

    Zimbo Aug 7, 2010 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    Nothing for me tonight. It's Dad's taxi time. But tomorrow its The Hanging Bat for a liquid lunch.
     
  25. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Cash in hand and let out twenty mins early I grabbed a swift half/stein in the Port Street bar
    where a pint of Abor's Tasmanian Devil was clearly good hoppy unusual stuff
    but was also clearly tapped more than four days ago
    because of this disappointment I tried half of Summer Wine's Teleporter which
    though a lot easier on the wallet was still a note quite bang on
    still having ten minutes for the bus
    I put in a hefty investment(well for a half) with Stone's Levitation on tap.

    This was a big taste hit that stayed on the tongue all the way home.
     
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  26. reprob8

    reprob8 May 22, 2008 United Kingdom (England)

    just the one beer tonight, Sierra Nevada Northern Hemisphere
     
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  27. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Oh yes! As long as they haven't been mislaid for too long before reaching you, then you'll have no regrets.

    As for me, I'm currently drinking Tucher Pils. Subtle but nice; a cut above many German macros....
     
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  28. Hanglow

    Hanglow Feb 18, 2012 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    Had a Hardknott Infra red again - it drinks like one of my lesser homebrews. Over carbonated, bitter with no real flavour to back it up. Third one I've tried too

    Also two homebrews, overcarbed too

    and some wine
     
  29. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Yeah - I like the hop character in Infra Red but the yeast seems a bit out of control in most Hardknott brews.

    I'm now having a Little Valley Bitter - it's a bit sour (not the first of their beers where I've encountered this).
     
  30. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Just polished off a Partizan Saison:Citra - tasty.....

    Finishing off with a Lion Stout.
     
  31. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Alone in the flat for tonight, and when the cat's away the mice will drink.

    Starting with a Siren Limoncello IPA. American sour freaks would love this, lots of lemon, little carbonation on the palate and amazingly drinkable for 9.1%. In fact it really shocked me that it was that high.
     
  32. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Butcombe Gold

     
  33. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    My long shifts over for this week
    let's have it large with Red Willow's Double IPA
    'Ageless'
     
  34. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    It's tasty stuff - the sourness and hops blend nicely. I'm quite looking forward to trying Kernel's London Sour....

    I'm just having RedWillow's Witless now. A lemongrass wheat beer - it's disappointing. Flat, insipid and slightly sour (I suspect unintentionally). About half the RedWillow brews I've tried have been flawed in some way; makes me think I'm gambling when I pick one up....
     
  35. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Kernel SANS. One for the sans-culottes....
     
  36. Padraig

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


    I haven't tried the new batch of Mosaic IPA yet but in the past it's been amazing.
     
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  37. Aye

    Aye Jul 21, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    I end up sans culottes if I drink enough of the stuff
     
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  38. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Finishing off my weekend with Weyerbacher Old Heathen, pretty nice at £2 a pop!
     
  39. jazzyjeff13

    jazzyjeff13 Nov 6, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    Oakham Citra
    Augustijn Grand Cru
     
  40. Dennoman

    Dennoman Aug 20, 2011 Belgium

    We as Belgians are collectively sorry for that.
     
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