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Weird Beer.

Post by asthmatic camel » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:28 am

This looked so nauseating that I bought a bottle for Mrs. C.

One sip and I was hooked.

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Re: Weird Beer.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:29 am

Does it really have a taste similar to toffee?
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Re: Weird Beer.

Post by Witness » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:47 am

Should go very well with British cuisine. :twisted:

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:54 am

Witness wrote:Should go very well with British cuisine. :twisted:
Such as donor kebab.

It's similar to the American dish, souvlaki. 8)
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Re: Weird Beer.

Post by asthmatic camel » Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:04 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Does it really have a taste similar to toffee?
Kinda. Toffee mixed with roasted barley and a touch of hops.

It does not, of course, compare to the Stopfordian's favourite, Robinson's Old Tom. The best thing Stockport has ever produced.

Apart from me.

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Re: Weird Beer.

Post by Grammatron » Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:52 am

In America everyone lost their mind and we're drowning in IPA's. Like drinking a pine air freshener.

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Post by Bruce » Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:47 am

Grammatron wrote:In America everyone lost their mind and we're drowning in IPA's. Like drinking a pine air freshener.
I think it tastes like decaying flowers, which is pretty much what hops is.
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Post by asthmatic camel » Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:07 pm

Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Re: Weird Beer.

Post by Witness » Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:00 pm

asthmatic camel wrote:Stopfordian's favourite, Robinson's Old Tom
Outside of the UK seems to be available only at one place in… Italy?!? :drool:

I'll have to be content with Gulden Draak and Straffe Hendrik at the nearby pub. :wink:

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Post by asthmatic camel » Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:09 pm

It's very similar to Gulden Draak. My local pub stocks that.
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Post by asthmatic camel » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:19 pm

This one's definitely for SCers. (OK, it's a sheep, but close enough.)

At 5.7% ABV, it won't Riggwelt you quite as quickly as Old Tom but it's certainly worth a taste.

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Post by Bruce » Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:54 am

I was in college when this beer hit the bars.

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It's become a rather popular case study for law students.

http://legalstudiesclassroom.blogspot.c ... v-new.html

Full story is now on wiki.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_Frog_Beer

The beer was shit, but it was worth it for the bottle. :D
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Post by asthmatic camel » Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:29 am

Wow. You'll ban slightly iffy beer labels to protect children but still allow nutters to buy guns and shoot them by the dozen?
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:22 am

Lucky for us, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is not in charge of firearms regulations. :P

The USA has very bizarre liquor laws despite being otherwise almost free compared to the UK.
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Post by shemp » Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:27 pm

asthmatic camel wrote:This looked so nauseating that I bought a bottle for Mrs. C.

One sip and I was hooked.

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Found it in the liquor store across from the office complex I work in. Bought a 4-pack.

Today I had one. Words can't describe it. Well, actually they can, and those words are "nasty, foul, disgusting." This tastes like a cheap ale that was artificially flavored and colored. And that's because that's what it is! I suppose I'll force myself to drink the remainder after a few shots of tequila to deaden the taste buds, or maybe it will work as a drain cleaner or insect repellent.
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Post by Doctor X » Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:36 am

So you do not like it?

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Post by Bruce » Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:40 am

I've tried lots of flavored beers. The only tolerable one I've found is pumpkin ale with cinnamon. I'd still rather have a beer flavored beer.
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Post by Doctor X » Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:50 am

shemp just felt it tasted too much like semen.

I am sure you understand.

Not . . . that . . . .

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Post by Bruce » Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:06 am

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If I don't LOVE it, I don't SWALLOW!
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Post by shemp » Sun Oct 29, 2017 4:22 pm

Doctor X wrote:So you do not like it?

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Eh, I suppose you could say that.
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