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Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by danieelol, Sep 2, 2012.

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  1. dgilks

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    At Surly Goat in LA. Kicking of with Pliny, Cuvée de Bubba and now Noble Rot.

    ETA: Noble Rot is a pointless beer.
     
  2. danieelol

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    Interesting, I thought Canada was notoriously expensive for beer (much like Aus)
     
  3. Lukie

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    Had a Warhead at the brewery after my shift. Great fun.

    People were all over the Golden Ace.
     
  4. Lukie

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    BFH after my shift. Ran out of Warhead :(
     
  5. dgilks

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    Bar prices are comparable to big cities in the US. $8 to $9 an imperial pint by the time tax and tip are added - about what I paid in LA too. So slightly cheaper than here. Ontario packaged beer prices are insanely cheap relative to Oz given the significant purchasing power of the LCBO. Hence, $7 bottles of 8wired and Nogne O. $2 pint cans of local IPA and $40 cases of Unibroue.
     
  6. dgilks

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    Some Matso's Chango (blend of Chilli and Mango) for me after a morning judging the Canberra Brewers first club competition for the year. The chilli kick is fierce but works well with the mango. I'm keen to try a blend of Chilli Beer and Ginger Beer next.

    Also tried some Red Duck Spectaculaar Spectaculaar after judging this morning. That is one crazily spiced beer. I'm not convinced by it.
     
  7. Lukie

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    I got some BFH.
     
  8. sinkas

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    Dont know if anyone has mentioned it, but the Feral Raging flem is farking delicious, get a carton into ya!
     
  9. sinkas

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    Hey Dgilks, did you try the LightHouse beers in canada?,
    they area made by the one time colonial head brewer, Dean
     
  10. dgilks

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    Nope. Was in Toronto so access to West coast stuff is difficult. Stuck mostly to the local Ontario brewed beers.
     
  11. danieelol

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    Wednesday night I had Buxton Wild Boar, Old Chub, Ten Fidy and Ruthless Rye

    Good stuff but the next day at work proffered a degree of challenge
     
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    I had some Karma Citra last night. Probably one of the few Black IPA's I can tolerate.
     
  13. dgilks

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    Take Home exam completed this afternoon so time for late lunch and a beer. Aureus Chrysalis is going down mighty well with a simple salad of grilled watermelon and haloumi.
     
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    Never grilled a watermelon. Must give it a shot this weekend
     
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    It is fantastic and the combination with the saltiness of the Haloumi is close to perfect. Mine was served with a small amount of spring onion green, lemon juice and cracked pepper.
     
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    Nothing - 12 days into a detox..... Had to break the no-coffee part of it today. But no-beer is holding up (easily I might add).
     
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    Right now: North Coast Brewing - Ruedrich's Red Seal Ale. Later: Red Duck Bell Hop.
     
  18. danieelol

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    Last night was a lovely Bridge Rd Harvest thanks to spicelab and Epic Mosaic IPA (decent but I expect a bit more from them).

    Tonight I'm drinking a Bridge Rd Galaxy. 2.5 months old, but that's pretty good by Australian terms. Getting some nice notes as it warms, can't really go wrong with Galaxy.
     
  19. danieelol

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    Temple Oatmeal Stout. Nice and roasty.
     
  20. danieelol

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    and now Tuatara London Porter via another Bridge Rd Galaxy. This is similarly deliciously roasty to the Temple Oatmeal Stout with more crystal malt, and a bit drier.
     
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    I have some BFH again.

    Had Warhead with the pepper beer cheese today after work. The acid cut through the milk fat beautifully. Wonderful match.
     
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    Okay. Enough. WTF is BFH?!!!
     
  23. MrKennedy

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    I'm thinking Brendan's Finest Hour or Barrel Fermented Hop Hog
     
  24. spicelab

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    I assume the former, unless Merriam Webster has recently added Hophog to the Dictionary.
     
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  25. dgilks

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    It is just Barrel Fermented Hog isn't it? Hence BFH.
     
  26. spicelab

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    Right you are. Well done sir.
     
  27. Toast_Om_Nom

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    Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen with a packet of beef jerky.
     
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    After enjoying a Raging Flem every night for the past week, decided to change gear and go for a Ballast Point Black Marlin Porter, was tasty.
     
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    Young's Double Chocolate Stout is on the menu for tonight :)
     
  30. spicelab

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    What is going on with all these new Aussie BAs?!

    It's freaking me out considering the near-cryogenic state of the Aussie Forum in recent months.
     
  31. MrKennedy

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    It's either a coincidence, big membership drive or people that are drunk accidentally logging into their troll accounts
     
  32. heygeebee

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    hehe - good to see :cool:

    I reckon we are well overdue for a return visit of Mr Overlord-Yallop-Placeholder-Click-Internet anytime soon, as well....
     
  33. Lukie

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    I'll summarise for him. blahblahblahcraftbeersuxblahblahblahwoolworthsmasturbation.
     
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  34. danieelol

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    mate how come I still can't buy Tusk at Danno's? If it was at Danno's for sub-50 a case it might replace Minimum Chips as my session beer
     
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    Enjoyed this much more than i remember (the 8 used to be my fave from these guys)

    [​IMG]
     
  36. spicelab

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    I'm sick of these billionaire brewers robbing us battlers and flying around in their private jets.
     
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  37. MrKennedy

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    I'd love to see you working on your case with that!
     
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  39. hawthorne00

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    Currently drinking Saison Dupont in a Teku glass. ;)
    You forgot that we all agree with him really but are too cowed to say.

    Anyway: Tusk is really good.
     
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    Redoak glass always improves things!

    Speaking of Redoak have you had their Bitter? That is awesome!!!
     
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