Beer/Lager Thread

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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby westham,eggyandchips on Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:57 am

Joyeux Marteau wrote:Beavertown Neck Oil.

So nice I might have borrowed a glass.

I think one of the big companies has bought them out though.


Had a pint of this in a pub in Bury St. Edmunds last week. Kin gorgeous! :thup:

It was a Greene King pub so maybe they bought them out?
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby sendô on Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:56 am

Neck oil is well named.
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby Mega Ron on Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:07 am

Neck Oil is superb. As are both Gammaray and Lupuloid.
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby Chicken Run Supreme on Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:24 am

sendô wrote:Complimenary cheese & biscuits on a sunday lunchtime.


My old local used to have sausages, roast tatties, cheese and pickled onions all buckshee on the bar Sunday lunchtime and a meat raffle too - always won some brownie points if I went home with a joint of beef under me arm even if I was pissed as a fart.
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby sendô on Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:39 am

Blimey, meat raffles. That's taking me back to my youth spending sunday lunchtimes in a smokey working mans club.
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby Morocco Mole on Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:27 am

West Berks Brewery Tap Room is well worth a visit if you're ever down that way. Some great beers and decent bit of scran too. :thup:
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby sendô on Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:04 pm

I'm gonna need to have a beer later. The weather is ****ing glorious, as is some of the attire that the females around these parts have donned.
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby westham,eggyandchips on Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:06 pm

Mega Ron wrote:Neck Oil is superb.


Having a day out up town Saturday. I'll be on the hunt for some Beavertown "outlets". :wink:
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby Estuary on Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:57 pm

JerseyHammer wrote:Ichnusa, the Sardinian beer, is probably my favourite. They've also released a non filtered version which is also very nice, borderline better than the original.

The beer in Cuba (Crystal I think it was called) was fantastic too.

Another here for the 'how did coors make it into this thread' - didn't like that stuff at all.


Ichnusa on our Sardinian holiday bungalow terrace as a night cap or on a boiling hot beach day is a blindingly good thirst quencher.
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby prophet:marginal on Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:36 pm

Morocco Mole wrote:I'm not big on draught lager but Hop House 13 is pukka. :thup:


Sank a pint of that today, as it happens, in a boozer called The Boot, about 3 minutes from King's Cross (but on the other side of The Front).

Went down a treat.
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby Rio on Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:27 pm

Joyeux Marteau wrote:I think one of the big companies has bought them out though.


Heineken has bought a minority stake.

Cue much wailing and derision from craft beer nazi's.

The product won't be affected, but guilt by association from the hardliners is too much.

Meantime has had a stake bought by one of the big guns. It remains a quality brewery producing real decent ranges of beer.

I've also had quite heated 'debates' over Brewdog with a pretentious craft tosser too.
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby Mega Ron on Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:51 pm

Don't call Nesticles a tosser.

He is though.
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby fjthegrey on Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:03 pm

He'd drink his own mothers piss if it had alcohol in it and was served in the right shaped glass at the right establishment.

Boys an animal.
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby Nesticles on Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:05 am

Thanks guys

A few Goose Island Midway Session IPA’s for me today
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby The Old Man of Storr on Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:03 am

12 years without a drink now -

Peroni or Kronenberg 1664 was my layer of choice back then, now I'm reading there's a host of new kids on the block , it's wonderful to hear - I do like a proper pub still even though I stick to OJ and. Lemonade these days , much good it's done me . :)
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby sendô on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:41 pm

Well it's no work tomorrow for me so I've just cracked open a Cotes Du Rhone. The trouble is the missus is now drinking it too, so I might need to scoot to the shops and get another bottle before I get too sloshed to drive. :|
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby Cuenca 'ammer on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:50 pm

sendô wrote:Well it's no work tomorrow for me so I've just cracked open a Cotes Du Rhone. The trouble is the missus is now drinking it too, so I might need to scoot to the shops and get another bottle before I get too sloshed to drive. :|



very nice drop of gargle as a mate of mine would have said....

funnily enough I found a really nice South African wine called "Goats Do Roam" - guessing that it is a similar wine but copyright infringement or like most things, if it isn't grown (or made there) they can't call it that.

very nice though it was.............saw it here once, bought a coupe of bottles as a dinner gift, never seen it since

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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby carnage on Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:44 pm

Sharps Offshore is a cracking larger.
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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby Cuenca 'ammer on Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:50 pm

carnage wrote:Sharps Offshore is a cracking larger.


sounds like a new Bernard Cornwell novel !!!!!

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Re: Beer/Lager Thread

Postby Samba on Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:12 pm

sendô wrote:I'm gonna need to have a beer later. The weather is ****ing glorious, as is some of the attire that the females around these parts have donned.

Sounds like Beavertown..
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