Jump to content

The Beer Thread


Professor Rob
 Share

Recommended Posts

p1000528u.th.jpg

A Pale Ale, from Australia? Too roight mate an' crikey, she's a beaut'.

Very nom, but could only get it from Selfridges at £2.20 a time although I blagged 5% off when buying 6 bottles. Recommended by a Kiwi lad I got chatting to at work, apparantly there's some very nice Kiwi brews and breweries, alas, unavailable here so he mentioned the above Oz tipple for me to try. Glad he did.

According to the label it's been imported through the Aspall cider people. Cheers Aspall cider folk ^_^

Link to comment
Share on other sites

+1 for American beers.

Spent a week in Charlottesville VA in January and sampled so many nice local brews, all punctuated with shitloads of draft Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.

OMFG teh hopocalypse!!!!!!!

This is also incredible, and my local Oddbins have been stocking it lately:

1387.jpg

Mate, the porter is indeed lovely, knocks your fucking socks off if I remember too, 8% that one, no?

Also, managed to get my hands on some Sierra Nevada Old Chico, a new limited edition brew only sold in Chico, where the brewery is based. Even bagged a beer mat. Wonderfully light, even lighter than their Pale Ale but wow it just went down SO good :wub:

Oh, and word of warning. Don't pour a Sierra Nevada beer into a glass with a Widget. Makes for a wasted beer. :doh:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

desperados.gif

5855_235196035074_744210074_8381969_3830264_n.jpg

As you can see I absolutely love this stuff.

It is a refreshing and full bodied lager with the extra kick of Tequila flavouring. It is a 5.9% which comes in 330ml,650ml and 5 litre kegs

Might be worth noting that I haven't found a major supermarket that stocks them in London, although most independent offies sell it.

You can order it off This site too if you don't mind the shipping charge.

Edited by Matt Lav
Link to comment
Share on other sites

desperados.gif

5855_235196035074_744210074_8381969_3830264_n.jpg

As you can see I absolutely love this stuff.

It is a refreshing and full bodied lager with the extra kick of Tequila flavouring. It is a 5.9% which comes in 330ml,650ml and 5 litre kegs

Might be worth noting that I haven't found a major supermarket that stocks them in London, although most independent offies sell it.

You can order it off This site too if you don't mind the shipping charge.

I've never tried it but they sell it everywhere in Italy. I always assumed it wasn't very nice.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 1 month later...

I've seen it in a few places in London, more common than you would think. Anyway, desperado tastes like an alcopop. I'm really enjoying all the badger brewery beers at the moment, all so fruity...

I suppose I don't go out in London all that much. I'll trawl google a bit.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Leffe Blond and Leffe Bruin. Yummy, rich, alcoholic goodness

Quoted for truth. Although Leffe Radieuse beats them both.

Also: Hoegarden, Anastasia's Exile, Sneck Lifter and Marston's Whisky Beer make me smile. Nothing bad has ever come from the Harvey's brewery either (whereas I love Ascot Ales but am not entirely sure about Compass Point...)

Best beer ever was Ooze Booze which was from Harveys. When the river Oose (?) flooded they had a batch of beer that had extra long fermenting and was bottled as a special edition. That was very nice indeed and sadly unlikely to be ever repeated...

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Seriously? I fucking love Jennings beer but that stuff is gash.

Hmm I've had it on draught a couple of times and loved it. Never had it bottled though could that be the issue?

Generally I like autumn colour beers with a lot of flavour. Sneck fitted that category pretty well (that said I've not had it for yonks, don't remember it badly though...)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Quoted for truth. Although Leffe Radieuse beats them both.

Also: Hoegarden, Anastasia's Exile, Sneck Lifter and Marston's Whisky Beer make me smile. Nothing bad has ever come from the Harvey's brewery either (whereas I love Ascot Ales but am not entirely sure about Compass Point...)

Best beer ever was Ooze Booze which was from Harveys. When the river Oose (?) flooded they had a batch of beer that had extra long fermenting and was bottled as a special edition. That was very nice indeed and sadly unlikely to be ever repeated...

Radieuse is really nice, but I can't find it anywhere.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

1387.jpg

I have a bottle of this lined up for tonight and I'm looking forward to it.

I had Kernel brewery's c.s.c. IPA last night. Cracking stuff, at 7.1% with a quality dry and bitter finish. Quite American style. Highly recommended.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I'm off to the best real ale pub in town for a quiz tonight. Tradition dictates that I start off with a pint of London Pride, and usually Brewer's Gold figures heavily. Might try to stray off the beaten track tonight though, my boss isn't in work tomorrow. :eyebrows:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 3 weeks later...

I'm off to the best real ale pub in town for a quiz tonight. Tradition dictates that I start off with a pint of London Pride, and usually Brewer's Gold figures heavily. Might try to stray off the beaten track tonight though, my boss isn't in work tomorrow. :eyebrows:

I really love Fuller's beers, don't think they make a duff one. I'm a fiend for Honey Dew (a 'top 3' beer for me); Discovery also ranks very high on the quaffable list.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 2 weeks later...

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. Use of this website is subject to our Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, and Guidelines.