Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by djcarlos » Fri Aug 26, 2016 8:54 am

aztecca wrote:
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?
I dunno but it knackers yer fingers :lol:
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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by aztecca » Fri Aug 26, 2016 11:12 am

Sephiroth81 wrote: making "profound" speeches.
I take it you have a bit of a drink problem then ? :lol:


Sorry couldn't resist that. 8)
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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by Sephiroth81 » Fri Aug 26, 2016 11:44 am

aztecca wrote:
I take it you have a bit of a drink problem then ? :lol:


Sorry couldn't resist that. 8)
Har har har har....quiet.

I don't drink alcohol anymore, so my profound speeches aren't down to the sauce :P

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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by Katzkatz » Fri Aug 26, 2016 1:04 pm

Sephiroth81 wrote: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...
Or maybe the "Nanny State" beer that I mentioned in a previous post?

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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by Sephiroth81 » Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:20 pm

Katzkatz wrote:
Or maybe the "Nanny State" beer that I mentioned in a previous post?
Not aware of this one - is it real?? Is it lager?

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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by Katzkatz » Fri Aug 26, 2016 8:16 pm

Sephiroth81 wrote:
Katzkatz wrote:
Or maybe the "Nanny State" beer that I mentioned in a previous post?
Not aware of this one - is it real?? Is it lager?
It is indeed real, Sep. A local pub sells it in bottles(I don't think Brewdog do casks any more). It's a "craft ale" style beer. I haven't tried it yet - but Brewdog do some interesting beers - and this is their non-alcoholic one.

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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by Matt_B » Sat Aug 27, 2016 12:12 am

Katzkatz wrote:
Sephiroth81 wrote:
Katzkatz wrote:
Or maybe the "Nanny State" beer that I mentioned in a previous post?
Not aware of this one - is it real?? Is it lager?
It is indeed real, Sep. A local pub sells it in bottles(I don't think Brewdog do casks any more). It's a "craft ale" style beer. I haven't tried it yet - but Brewdog do some interesting beers - and this is their non-alcoholic one.
I've had a few and it's certainly not lacking in flavour. Indeed, it's got a hop kick that'd put most premium lagers to shame and is more in the league of a strong IPA. If anything I'd think that it might just be a bit too intense for people who usually drink mass market beers.

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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by Katzkatz » Tue Aug 30, 2016 12:38 pm

I tired some of the "Nanny State" today. It is - without doubt - the "best non-alcoholic beer in the world" TM. :lol: It's the best one that I have ever tried - and I've tried Becks Blue and Kaliber. It's certainly very similar to Brewdog's Punk IPA - in terms of colour(maybe a bit darker), texture and flavour. It's very hoppy - good use of the citra hop - and that really marks it out. The thing you notice about it - is that it doesn't have that rather barkish aftertaste that other non-alcoholic beers have. It was also served in a chilled glass, and nice and cold from the fridge. Mmmmm. Makes all the difference. I'd definitely recommend it, if you want a non-alcohol beer. Superb stuff from the Brewdogs! :D

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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by DPrinny » Sat Sep 03, 2016 3:24 pm

these cost 69p each
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Where not horrible, will buy again

That is when im done with the Wychwood ale selection box (£8 from Tesco)

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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by DPrinny » Sat Sep 10, 2016 8:42 am

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Ok I got this for the label

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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by Katzkatz » Wed Sep 14, 2016 5:05 pm

DPrinny wrote:Image

Ok I got this for the label
It's okay from the bottle or can - but from the cask, it's something else - just on a whole different level.

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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by DPrinny » Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:51 am

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Mix of Morrisons and B&M

Cant seem to find Pumpking anywhere

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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by markopoloman » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:14 am

Our 'new' B&M down here is a load of old w*nk socks. Went in for the first time last week on the hunt for beer. After walking around 3 or 4 times I asked a member of staff where their beer was kept.........

THEY DON'T SELL BEER!! Tesco have dictated that they are not allowed to do so :?

On a positive note, Lidl are selling Titanic Plum Porter for £1.25 a bottle! :mrgreen:
I have 24 bottles.
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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by DPrinny » Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:56 pm

The beer/ale selection in my local one has gone pish

All I got from it was a "fun size" I&G and some Trooper in plastic bottles?

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Re: Real Ale Drinkers or Lagerboys?

Post by Megamixer » Sun Oct 16, 2016 6:00 pm

markopoloman wrote:THEY DON'T SELL BEER!! Tesco have dictated that they are not allowed to do so :?
Ironic given that Tesco's beer section is largely crap. The big store here as halved the ale section and culled off most of the lesser-known, interesting stuff. The only Wychwood they do is Hobgoblin now - none of the special/seasonal editions :(
DPrinny wrote:Trooper in plastic bottles?
We used to sell plastic bottle Stella and WKD at work - think the whole idea is to stop people getting "glassed"?!? I could be wrong though. Maybe plastic is cheaper? It's just wrong though!
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