Weird Beer.

This is our lounge area. Feel free to come in and get acquainted!
User avatar
asthmatic camel
Posts: 17889
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 1:53 pm
Title: Forum commie nun.
Location: Stirring the porridge with my spurtle.
Has thanked: 379 times
Been thanked: 657 times

Weird Beer.

Postby 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.

Image
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.

User avatar
Abdul Alhazred
Posts: 67984
Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:33 pm
Title: Yes, that one.
Location: Chicago
Has thanked: 2407 times
Been thanked: 972 times

Re: Weird Beer.

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

Does it really have a taste similar to toffee?
Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
Any man writes a mission statement spends a night in the box.
-- our mission statement plappendale

User avatar
Witness
Posts: 13705
Joined: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:50 pm
Has thanked: 1561 times
Been thanked: 2099 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby Witness » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:47 am

Should go very well with British cuisine. :twisted:

User avatar
Abdul Alhazred
Posts: 67984
Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:33 pm
Title: Yes, that one.
Location: Chicago
Has thanked: 2407 times
Been thanked: 972 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby 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)
Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
Any man writes a mission statement spends a night in the box.
-- our mission statement plappendale

User avatar
asthmatic camel
Posts: 17889
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 1:53 pm
Title: Forum commie nun.
Location: Stirring the porridge with my spurtle.
Has thanked: 379 times
Been thanked: 657 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby 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.

Image
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.

User avatar
Grammatron
Posts: 32199
Joined: Tue Jun 08, 2004 1:21 am
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Been thanked: 1412 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby 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.
pillory wrote:jokes aren't funny....seriously thinking......

seriously thinking might be funny....but it's not joke

User avatar
Bruce
Posts: 19533
Joined: Wed Jun 09, 2004 11:46 pm
Title: Big cynic in small state
Location: Rhode Island
Has thanked: 282 times
Been thanked: 421 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby 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.
Such potential!

User avatar
asthmatic camel
Posts: 17889
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 1:53 pm
Title: Forum commie nun.
Location: Stirring the porridge with my spurtle.
Has thanked: 379 times
Been thanked: 657 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby 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.

User avatar
Witness
Posts: 13705
Joined: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:50 pm
Has thanked: 1561 times
Been thanked: 2099 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby 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:

User avatar
asthmatic camel
Posts: 17889
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 1:53 pm
Title: Forum commie nun.
Location: Stirring the porridge with my spurtle.
Has thanked: 379 times
Been thanked: 657 times

Re: Weird Beer.

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

It's very similar to Gulden Draak. My local pub stocks that.
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.

User avatar
asthmatic camel
Posts: 17889
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 1:53 pm
Title: Forum commie nun.
Location: Stirring the porridge with my spurtle.
Has thanked: 379 times
Been thanked: 657 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby 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.

Image

Image
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.

User avatar
Bruce
Posts: 19533
Joined: Wed Jun 09, 2004 11:46 pm
Title: Big cynic in small state
Location: Rhode Island
Has thanked: 282 times
Been thanked: 421 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby Bruce » Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:54 am

I was in college when this beer hit the bars.

Image

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
Such potential!

User avatar
asthmatic camel
Posts: 17889
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 1:53 pm
Title: Forum commie nun.
Location: Stirring the porridge with my spurtle.
Has thanked: 379 times
Been thanked: 657 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby 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?
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.

User avatar
Abdul Alhazred
Posts: 67984
Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:33 pm
Title: Yes, that one.
Location: Chicago
Has thanked: 2407 times
Been thanked: 972 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby 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.
Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
Any man writes a mission statement spends a night in the box.
-- our mission statement plappendale

User avatar
shemp
Posts: 4629
Joined: Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:16 pm
Title: gnat
Has thanked: 441 times
Been thanked: 317 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby 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.

Image


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.
"It is not I who is mad! It is I who is crazy!" -- Ren Hoek

"[... it seems most strange that... ] the Creator of Heaven and Earth resorted to the womb of a certain Jewish lady, grew there for nine months and was born as an infant, and afterwards grew up and was betrayed into the hands of his enemies who sentenced him to death and executed him, and that afterwards... he came to life and returned to his original place. The mind of a Jew, or any other person, simply cannot tolerate these assertions. If you have listened all your life to the priests who have filled your brain and the marrow of your bones with this doctrine, and it has settled into you because of that accustomed habit. [I would argue that if you were hearing these ideas for the first time, now, as a grown adult], you would never have accepted them." -- Rabbi Moses ben Nahman, defending the Talmud at the Disputation of Barcelona, July 1263.

"God is the supreme excuse for human adults to absolve themselves of any obligation to preserve natural resources for their own children during their lifetime." -- Gene Ray

User avatar
Doctor X
Posts: 65512
Joined: Fri Jun 04, 2004 8:09 pm
Title: Collective Messiah
Location: Your Mom
Has thanked: 2965 times
Been thanked: 1894 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby Doctor X » Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:36 am

So you do not like it?

--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel

WS CHAMPIONS X3!!! NBA CHAMPIONS!! Stanley Cup! SB CHAMPIONS X5!!!!!

User avatar
Bruce
Posts: 19533
Joined: Wed Jun 09, 2004 11:46 pm
Title: Big cynic in small state
Location: Rhode Island
Has thanked: 282 times
Been thanked: 421 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby 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.
Such potential!

User avatar
Doctor X
Posts: 65512
Joined: Fri Jun 04, 2004 8:09 pm
Title: Collective Messiah
Location: Your Mom
Has thanked: 2965 times
Been thanked: 1894 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby 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 . . . .

--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel

WS CHAMPIONS X3!!! NBA CHAMPIONS!! Stanley Cup! SB CHAMPIONS X5!!!!!

User avatar
Bruce
Posts: 19533
Joined: Wed Jun 09, 2004 11:46 pm
Title: Big cynic in small state
Location: Rhode Island
Has thanked: 282 times
Been thanked: 421 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby Bruce » Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:06 am

Image
If I don't LOVE it, I don't SWALLOW!
Such potential!

User avatar
shemp
Posts: 4629
Joined: Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:16 pm
Title: gnat
Has thanked: 441 times
Been thanked: 317 times

Re: Weird Beer.

Postby shemp » Sun Oct 29, 2017 4:22 pm

Doctor X wrote:So you do not like it?

--J.D.


Eh, I suppose you could say that.
"It is not I who is mad! It is I who is crazy!" -- Ren Hoek

"[... it seems most strange that... ] the Creator of Heaven and Earth resorted to the womb of a certain Jewish lady, grew there for nine months and was born as an infant, and afterwards grew up and was betrayed into the hands of his enemies who sentenced him to death and executed him, and that afterwards... he came to life and returned to his original place. The mind of a Jew, or any other person, simply cannot tolerate these assertions. If you have listened all your life to the priests who have filled your brain and the marrow of your bones with this doctrine, and it has settled into you because of that accustomed habit. [I would argue that if you were hearing these ideas for the first time, now, as a grown adult], you would never have accepted them." -- Rabbi Moses ben Nahman, defending the Talmud at the Disputation of Barcelona, July 1263.

"God is the supreme excuse for human adults to absolve themselves of any obligation to preserve natural resources for their own children during their lifetime." -- Gene Ray


Return to “Banter”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: CCBot [Bot] and 0 guests