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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 7:44 am
by Lord Arse!
Last night's delight.

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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 2:36 pm
by aztecca
Just tried Sadlers Hop bomb.Tastes like a mouthful of old mans fart.Decided to water my hanging baskets with it instead of drinking it .seriously who drinks this censored.

Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 2:43 pm
by DPrinny
While I was in Chester nipped into a place called The brewey tap and had some dragonsalyer was nice and some honey porter that ended up being 3 pints of

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Boozy Sunday
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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 7:34 pm
by markopoloman
aztecca wrote:Just tried Sadlers Hop bomb.Tastes like a mouthful of old mans fart.Decided to water my hanging baskets with it instead of drinking it .seriously who drinks this censored.
Really?! Hop Bomb is a fantastic hoppy ale brewed by a really good brewery. What is your normal tipple?

Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:52 am
by DPrinny
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Home Bargans comes up trumps
Never had the middle one

Huh huh "trump"

Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2016 12:17 pm
by Megamixer
DPrinny wrote:Image
Home Bargans comes up trumps
Never had the middle one

Huh huh "trump"
I had the Imperial Ruby one last year (one of Wychwood's seasonal ales I think?). It was quite nice - nothing overly special but certainly drinkable.

Tesco near me has stopped selling Dr Thirsty now - annoying!

Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2016 8:18 am
by Katzkatz
Hey MPM, I've just visited a local pub and seen one of these in their fridge :-

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What the hell is going on? A low alcohol beer from Brewdog Brewery? Explain? :shock: :o :lol:

Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2016 8:21 pm
by markopoloman
Clever buggers aren't they!
Next to no alcohol but loads of taste. Drivers beer :D

Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 1:05 am
by Antiriad2097
They sel Nanny State in Tesco.

Its decent enough, but suffers (as many brewdog beers do) from being very citrussy.

Better than no beer, but not really a replacemenent.

Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 4:26 am
by Mortis
73 pages on this....what a load of alchies. :mrgreen:

For the record, I only prefer real ale as it does taste nice with a meal with my favourite being called 'Beachcomber' which was a golden one which I found hiding in the far south-west although a pint of Citra made with citrus fruits is also top notch.

Haven't drunk lager in ages as I find it all gassy water all tasting the same and to add a further debate to the topic it was actually scientifically proven by using 30 or was it 100 lager drinkers who thought they could name all 5 lagers they were drinking but not one of them got all 5 which prooved nearly every lager actually does taste the same. I agree :wink:

Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 9:47 pm
by markopoloman
Mortis wrote:73 pages on this....what a load of alchies. :mrgreen:

For the record, I only prefer real ale as it does taste nice with a meal with my favourite being called 'Beachcomber' which was a golden one which I found hiding in the far south-west although a pint of Citra made with citrus fruits is also top notch.

Haven't drunk lager in ages as I find it all gassy water all tasting the same and to add a further debate to the topic it was actually scientifically proven by using 30 or was it 100 lager drinkers who thought they could name all 5 lagers they were drinking but not one of them got all 5 which prooved nearly every lager actually does taste the same. I agree :wink:
Beachcomber - that's by Teignworthy! Nice beer :D
Citra ales are not generally made with citrus fruits - they use the Citra Hop that produces those lovely Citrus flavours... I love the Citra hop :D

Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 10:42 pm
by stayAwhile
sparta is a nice ale as is arthers wit for fans of bitter

Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:19 pm
by markopoloman
Ok, I will try an type a perfect post whilst not very sober.

In both of my pubs I have a cask of Fullers Vintage Ale... 8.5%. Omnly 90 casks are made every year and don't get out to the trade unless its a fuillers pub. I'm very well respected in the ale circuit - and Fullers offered me 2 of the 90 produced :D As you can guess, I am sitting here typng this after 4 pints.
It is very very nice and if you get a chance, find some. Makes you wobbly, :lol:

Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 12:28 am
by aztecca
markopoloman wrote:Ok, I will try an type a perfect post whilst not very sober.

In both of my pubs I have a cask of Fullers Vintage Ale... 8.5%. Omnly 90 casks are made every year and don't get out to the trade unless its a fuillers pub. I'm very well respected in the ale circuit - and Fullers offered me 2 of the 90 produced :D As you can guess, I am sitting here typng this after 4 pints.
It is very very nice and if you get a chance, find some. Makes you wobbly, :lol:


Sounds tasty.How much is a pint of this beer?

Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:20 am
by Sephiroth81
Ummm, Amstel Free beer! :oops:

I tried on holiday the non-alcoholic Amstel offering, and it was surprisingly pleasant in taste. While it lacks the "potent" ingredient that provides that certain buzz, it does still make a relaxing and chilled drink. I assumed non-alcoholic lagers were a bit of a gimmick, and the jury is still a bit out (due to cost as well, compared with a soft drink), but it does still seem to release the endorphin's and feel good chemicals associated with drinking a beer, even if it means no staggering about later, making "profound" speeches and a hangover the next morning!

I'll probably mainly drink lime and soda when I'm in a pub/bar, or soda with a twist of lemon, but occasionally i'll mix it up and have an alco-free beer offering like this. Perhaps i'll try Becks Bleu next...