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What's wetting the whistle P.2

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

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  1. dgilks

    dgilks Jul 14, 2008 Australia

    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

    danieelol Jun 15, 2010 Australia

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

    Lukie Jun 16, 2007 Australia

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

    People were all over the Golden Ace.
     
  4. Lukie

    Lukie Jun 16, 2007 Australia

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

    dgilks Jul 14, 2008 Australia

    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

    dgilks Jul 14, 2008 Australia

    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

    Lukie Jun 16, 2007 Australia

    I got some BFH.
     
  8. sinkas

    sinkas Jul 9, 2008 Australia
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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

    sinkas Jul 9, 2008 Australia
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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

    dgilks Jul 14, 2008 Australia

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

    danieelol Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    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
     
  12. Lukie

    Lukie Jun 16, 2007 Australia

    I had some Karma Citra last night. Probably one of the few Black IPA's I can tolerate.
     
  13. dgilks

    dgilks Jul 14, 2008 Australia

    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.
     
  14. sirob

    sirob May 30, 2007 Australia

    Never grilled a watermelon. Must give it a shot this weekend
     
  15. dgilks

    dgilks Jul 14, 2008 Australia

    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.
     
  16. foles

    foles Jan 28, 2007 Australia

    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).
     
  17. Toast_Om_Nom

    Toast_Om_Nom Aug 18, 2012 Australia

    Right now: North Coast Brewing - Ruedrich's Red Seal Ale. Later: Red Duck Bell Hop.
     
  18. danieelol

    danieelol Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    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

    danieelol Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    Temple Oatmeal Stout. Nice and roasty.
     
  20. danieelol

    danieelol Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    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.
     
  21. Lukie

    Lukie Jun 16, 2007 Australia

    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.
     
  22. spicelab

    spicelab Nov 6, 2009 Australia
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    Okay. Enough. WTF is BFH?!!!
     
  23. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Dec 29, 2006 Australia
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    I'm thinking Brendan's Finest Hour or Barrel Fermented Hop Hog
     
  24. spicelab

    spicelab Nov 6, 2009 Australia
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    I assume the former, unless Merriam Webster has recently added Hophog to the Dictionary.
     
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  25. dgilks

    dgilks Jul 14, 2008 Australia

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

    spicelab Nov 6, 2009 Australia
    Beer Trader

    Right you are. Well done sir.
     
  27. Toast_Om_Nom

    Toast_Om_Nom Aug 18, 2012 Australia

    Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen with a packet of beef jerky.
     
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  28. Twinathon

    Twinathon May 1, 2013 Australia

    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.
     
  29. machalel

    machalel Jan 19, 2012 Australia

    Young's Double Chocolate Stout is on the menu for tonight :)
     
  30. spicelab

    spicelab Nov 6, 2009 Australia
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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

    MrKennedy Dec 29, 2006 Australia
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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

    heygeebee Aug 6, 2010 Australia

    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

    Lukie Jun 16, 2007 Australia

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

    danieelol Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    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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  35. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Dec 29, 2006 Australia
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    Enjoyed this much more than i remember (the 8 used to be my fave from these guys)

    [​IMG]
     
  36. spicelab

    spicelab Nov 6, 2009 Australia
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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

    MrKennedy Dec 29, 2006 Australia
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    I'd love to see you working on your case with that!
     
  38. mulder1010

    mulder1010 Aug 29, 2008 Australia

     
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  39. hawthorne00

    hawthorne00 Nov 23, 2010 Australia

    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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  40. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Dec 29, 2006 Australia
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    Redoak glass always improves things!

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