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What beer ya drinkin'?

08 Sep 2009 23:06

If we are going to talk about Cats, Coffee and Movies then we may as well discuss our Favorite Beer. This is certain to be the best thread on this forum.:rolleyes:

As stated earlier, I took a liking to Belgian Beer and I fear I may never recover. So, for right this second, here are my top five, in order;

1. Westvleteren 12
2. Westvleteren 8
3. Rochefort 10
4. Buffalo Stout
5. Tripel Karmeliet

British author Tim Webb has written books about beer and one in particular is 100 Belgian Beers To Try Before You Die. You can get more info here http://www.camra.org.uk/page.aspx?o=284138

So belly up to the bar and let us know what you are drinkin'.
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08 Sep 2009 23:10

Freely available in this country.. ummm

Leffe... There really is a dire shortage of decent belgian beer in the UK :/

Although there is a great pub in leicester with about 300 beers and a great menu you get to pour over..
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08 Sep 2009 23:12

[SIZE="5"]Cuvée Van De Keizer[/SIZE]
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08 Sep 2009 23:18

RDV4ROUBAIX wrote:[SIZE="5"]Cuvée Van De Keizer[/SIZE]
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Just about anything I've ever had from Carolus is really good.

http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/1534


Just look at those scores.:D
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08 Sep 2009 23:25

I'm partial to very hoppy beers
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA
Stone Arrogant *******
Anderson Valley Hop Otten' IPA
Russian River Brewing Co. Pliny The Elder
Stone Ruination IPA
or for drinking while using power tools Sierra Nevada Pale Ale

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08 Sep 2009 23:27

...also, if you like Lambic style, and ever find yourself in the fine state of Wisconsin, I highly recommend New Glarus Belgian Red, or Raspberry Tart. Only available in Sconie though.
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08 Sep 2009 23:36

Hugh Januss wrote:I'm partial to very hoppy beers


Try this Hugh....
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08 Sep 2009 23:58

In my fridge right now: Sleeman's Honey Brown Lager and Creemore Premium Lager. Other Canadian favourites include Alexander Keith's IPA and their new Premium White, and especially Mill St. Brewery's Original Organic Lager.

Favourite US beer: New Belgium Fat Tire.

Favourite Belgium beer: Leffe Blonde

All-time favourite: Coopers Pale Ale (South Australian)

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09 Sep 2009 00:19

My all time favorite is James Boag's Premium lager (Tasmanian beer). Pretty hard to find in the US, unfortunately.

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Right now, I have a 6-pack of Anchor Steam in the fridge. I pretty much like any beer that isn't mainstream US or Australian.

Great thread by the way. Much better than the bloody "cat thread"! :p
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09 Sep 2009 00:24

Here is a pic of my fridge:D

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Now if i could just find that bloody bottle opener;)
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09 Sep 2009 00:50

some cheap *** crap from fresh and easy.
steel kettle from wisconsin. it is not bad either.:cool:
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09 Sep 2009 01:44

Good thread. I'll be trying some of everyone's favourites, so thanks for the tips. I enjoy the lighter Belgian style beers, but would rather sit back with an ale or a stout.

My international favourite is Smithwicks Ale, but my local favourite (this month) is Crannog's Red Branch Irish Ale.
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09 Sep 2009 02:02

My last beer was a Chimay Triple

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before that was a Matilda Bay "Fat Yak" Pale Ale
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Most regular drop is of course Coopers Pale

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09 Sep 2009 02:29

favourite aussie beer white stag or pure blonde?
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09 Sep 2009 03:11

I am a Porter and Stout fan.

Some of my favourites in no particular order:
Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing
Old Rasputin Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing
Founders Breakfast Stout
Speedway Stout from Alesmith Brewing
Blackout Stout from Great Lakes Brewing

I have a great shop near me that has a selection of 750 different beers to choose from, it's one of the first places I visit on pay-day:p
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09 Sep 2009 07:06

:D Coming from South Australia, I cant really go past the mighty COOPERS PALE ALE !!! :eek:
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09 Sep 2009 07:16

I have a carton of Heineken in my laundry. It's alright but nothing special. Mind you I got it for free, so meh.
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09 Sep 2009 09:21

In 1999 on a tour through the British isles we happened upon an ale in Wales that I still count in my top 5:

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Same tour I drank some amazing stouts in Ireland, mostly micro brews, but easily some of the best I ever tasted...wish I remembered the names.

Here in Norway I've had to adjust to the prices of beer...which has not been easy considering they are quite high. So for me now it's two categories: Cheap beer and Good beer (notice I did not say great beer...those are reserved for very special occasions :D)

Cheap beer (which is pretty good and costs roughly $3 a can in the grocery):

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Good beer (Friday night førspill/pre-party):

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09 Sep 2009 10:43

Anything thats not British!

I'm a Coopers man myself. Pretty fond of their pale, sparkling and dark ales and well as Best Extra Stout.

But now I'm drinking.......

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I'm also very fond of a good Czech or German dark beer but they are very hard to find in Aus.
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09 Sep 2009 10:57

Can you get Amstel Gold in Australia?
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