Lidl's beers

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Lidl's beers

Postby ClaretAndJew » Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:24 pm

Good and cheap. Gets you ******.

Enjoy.

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Pstotto » Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:28 pm

As Tesco say; 'Every Lidl helps'.

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby diamondpocket » Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:34 pm

ClaretAndJew wrote:Good and cheap. Gets you ******.

Enjoy.


What's the beer? cans or bottles?

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby jdrobbo » Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:58 pm

I like their Wasabi nuts!

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Herts Clarets » Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:00 pm

Last Sunday they had McEwans Champion for 1.49. Excellent tackle and at 7.2% you don't drink many of those.
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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Jel » Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:01 pm

Aldi beers are decent too
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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby karatekid » Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:15 pm

Woodgate west country vintage cider. 7.3% and only £1.15 per 500ml bottle. ;)

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Sutton-Claret » Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:16 pm

Jel wrote:Aldi beers are decent too


They're excellent and at £2.79 for 4 it would be rude not to.

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby ElectroClaret » Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:27 pm

They also do a great Cotes du Rhone and a merlot as well.
Around a fiver, every bit as good as stuff twice the price from elsewhere.

And believe me, I've tried most of em. ;)
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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Garnerssoap » Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:27 pm

Lidl’s German pilsner isn’t German
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Re: Lidl's beers

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Damo » Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:38 pm

They do 8 ace for one forteh-nine
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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby nil_desperandum » Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:50 am

Garnerssoap wrote:Lidl’s German pilsner isn’t German

Unsurprising as Pilsen, where it comes from is in the Czech republic.

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Steve1956 » Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:53 am

Garnerssoap wrote:Lidl’s German pilsner isn’t German

:lol:

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Falcon » Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:57 am

nil_desperandum wrote:Unsurprising as Pilsen, where it comes from is in the Czech republic.



If it's marketed as 'German' though you'd probably expect it to be from Germany.

Although I'm fully aware that most of the big foreign beers are actually bottled over here.

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Herts Clarets » Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:25 pm

ElectroClaret wrote:They also do a great Cotes du Rhone and a merlot as well.
Around a fiver, every bit as good as stuff twice the price from elsewhere.

And believe me, I've tried most of em. ;)


Cotes du Rhone Villages is very nice stuff. They also do a French Pinot Noir for a fiver which is very drinkable. I have had quite a few bottles of Pinot Noir costing a fair bit more than this and they have been a bit ropy to say the least.

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby elwaclaret » Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:36 pm

Falcon wrote:If it's marketed as 'German' though you'd probably expect it to be from Germany.

Although I'm fully aware that most of the big foreign beers are actually bottled over here.


Most of the Czech Republic was part of Central Europe that was pre German Unification, called Germany...

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Dante.El.Chunk » Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:18 pm

ClaretAndJew wrote:Good and cheap. Gets you ******.

Enjoy.



How dare you!

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby ClaretAndJew » Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:24 pm

Dante.El.Chunk wrote:How dare you!


? (a)

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby rob63 » Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:35 pm

nil_desperandum wrote:Unsurprising as Pilsen, where it comes from is in the Czech republic.


Unless they get those ideas again! :lol:
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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Bosscat » Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:42 pm

rob63 wrote:Unless they get those ideas again! :lol:

Imposing Turtle won't let that happen.......
He will start a thread on it ;)
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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby ClaretAndJew » Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:07 pm

Hi.

I was ****** when I started this thread.

I was drinking an American IPA and a "pilsner" which was around 90p a bottle. I don't think it was as good as I thought it was, it just got me ****** easily.

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby nil_desperandum » Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:20 pm

elwaclaret wrote:Most of the Czech Republic was part of Central Europe that was pre German Unification, called Germany...

Not quite right but on the right lines.
Pilsen is in Bohemia, which along with all the orginal German States was a part of the Austro - Hungarian Empire. Unlike its near neighbour Bavaria, it didn't become part of the unified Germany in 1871, but remained part of the Hapsburg (A - H) Empire until it came to an end in 1918.
The reason that it is described as German Beer is that the original brewer was a German from Bavaria.
(It did become part of the Third Reich, so was briefly "German", but in 1945 it became a part of the new communist Czechoslovakia. (Now Czech Rep.))

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby elwaclaret » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:45 pm

nil_desperandum wrote:Not quite right but on the right lines.
Pilsen is in Bohemia, which along with all the orginal German States was a part of the Austro - Hungarian Empire. Unlike its near neighbour Bavaria, it didn't become part of the unified Germany in 1871, but remained part of the Hapsburg (A - H) Empire until it came to an end in 1918.
The reason that it is described as German Beer is that the original brewer was a German from Bavaria.
(It did become part of the Third Reich, so was briefly "German", but in 1945 it became a part of the new communist Czechoslovakia. (Now Czech Rep.))


Beg to differ might not be directly related to Pilsner but it was part of Greater Germany (or Germania if you prefer) within the Holy Roman Empire / Hapsburg empire.

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Longside4evr » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:58 pm

The Voodoo Jatta is very good :D

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby CBT » Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:21 pm

Jel wrote:Aldi beers are decent too


St Etienne the best value beer u get in a can 4 and your face goes numb

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Garnerssoap » Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:51 pm

Jel wrote:Aldi beers are decent too


Aldi’s German pilsner is actually German

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Garnerssoap » Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:53 pm

Uk supermarket staropramen is brewed in burton

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Garnerssoap » Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:53 pm

Warsteiner from Asda is the real deal and lovely

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Garnerssoap » Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:54 pm

I should get out more

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby CBT » Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:57 pm

Garnerssoap wrote:Warsteiner from Asda is the real deal and lovely


Warstarter is the English translation

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby nil_desperandum » Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:00 pm

elwaclaret wrote:Beg to differ might not be directly related to Pilsner but it was part of Greater Germany (or Germania if you prefer) within the Holy Roman Empire / Hapsburg empire.

Maybe if you go back far enough, but it's always been in Bohemia and "Slavic", and at the time the beer was invented / patented it was in the Austro- Hungarian Empire, and since then it's reverted to its Czech roots.
If you're going to go back to Germania (i.e the Roman province) then you can move lots of boundaries.

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby elwaclaret » Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:15 pm

nil_desperandum wrote:Maybe if you go back far enough, but it's always been in Bohemia and "Slavic", and at the time the beer was invented / patented it was in the Austro- Hungarian Empire, and since then it's reverted to its Czech roots.
If you're going to go back to Germania (i.e the Roman province) then you can move lots of boundaries.


Not arguing nil :) Austin- Hungarian, Holy Roman and Hapsburg Empires are all names for the same empire :)

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby houseboy » Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:37 pm

Bosscat wrote:Imposing Turtle won't let that happen.......
He will start a thread on it ;)

Strangely I think Imposing Turtle is a good name for a beer.

"Barman? I'll have a bottle of Imposing Turtle and a large slice of Stinking Bishop please".
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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby AfloatinClaret » Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:19 am

Back in the days of those 'party-6' or was it seven(?) cans I was pleased to discover from someone who worked at the brewery that the Sainsbury's Best Bitter one was brewed for them by Ruddles; it was Ruddles County but at less than half the price of the Ruddles cans being sold on the same shelf.

The Lidl beer is by far our cheapest option here in French Polynesia - it's being sold by the Carrefour/Champion supermarkets, though it quickly goes out of stock; at just over £1 for a 250cc can it's almost half the price of anything else on sale, the local Hinano brew's £1.90/can or Heineken at £2.60/can - this is not a place for the beer drinker.

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby RammyClaret61 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:25 am

Garnerssoap wrote:I should get out more


You better hurry, with everyone opting to drink cheap supermarket beers. There’ll soon be no pubs to go out to.

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Re: Lidl's beers

Postby Garnerssoap » Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:16 am

RammyClaret61 wrote:You better hurry, with everyone opting to drink cheap supermarket beers. There’ll soon be no pubs to go out to.

Very true . In order to redress the balance - bass in a barrel glass at the rifle volunteers is a thing of beauty. Boxer blonde at the swan Whalley used to be my favourite but they never have it on now


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