Favourite Beer..... Real Ale or other!

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Re: Favourite Beer..... Real Ale or other!

Post by Bin Ont Turf » Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:11 pm

ClaretAL wrote:Which thread does Killkenny and Murphys come under?
Well Murphy's comes under the 'Irish stouts that aren't as good as Beamish' thread.

And Kilkenny comes under 'The Irish equivalent of John Smiths smooth' thread.

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Post by ClaretAL » Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:14 pm

Bin Ont Turf wrote:Well Murphy's comes under the 'Irish stouts that aren't as good as Beamish' thread.

And Kilkenny comes under 'The Irish equivalent of John Smiths smooth' thread.

:D
I never got in to the state I did of JS that i did from Kilkenny, so maybe the moonshine thread? along with Ayingerbrau?

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Post by Scott Arfield's Swag » Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:26 pm

Titanic Plum Porter
Elland 1872 Porter
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Post by gawthorpe_view » Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:32 pm

Safron wrote:Give me a pint of stones oh yes bliss
A fine cure for constipation.

Bowel movement in a glass - Cheers!

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Re: Favourite Beer..... Real Ale or other!

Post by ClaretEngineer » Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:10 pm

Adnams Broadside - not a session beer, would be ideal to power Thunderbird 2. Tasty.
Churchend Brewery - What the Fox’s Hat. Delicious, best served in a dimpled tankard.
Everard’s Tiger - Best Bitter, packs a surprising punch. Not bad for Leicester.

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Post by tarkys_ears » Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:13 pm

Brooklyn lager I think.

Maybe Stella as I never tire of it

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Post by morpheus2 » Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:19 pm

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My favourite pre-match tipple in the Bridge..

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Post by jjclaret » Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:32 pm

Not having had any alcohol since mid December 18, I am currently being forced to drink various zero alcohol beers. Good for me would be Wainwrights/White Witch/Jennings bitter but I could go overboard for a glass, or two, of Robinson’s Dizzy Blonde.

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Post by Quicknick » Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:35 pm

Cristal in Portugal.

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Post by morpheus2 » Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:41 pm

jjclaret wrote:Not having had any alcohol since mid December 18, I am currently being forced to drink various zero alcohol beers. Good for me would be Wainwrights/White Witch/Jennings bitter but I could go overboard for a glass, or two, of Robinson’s Dizzy Blonde.
Non alcohol is what I am on for non religious reasons, at the moment I am loving the bottled Erdinger zero alcohol, it's just like the real thing.

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Re: Favourite Beer..... Real Ale or other!

Post by Bin Ont Turf » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:00 pm

German white beer Morpheus :o

You'll be getting a name for yourself on here. :D
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Post by jjclaret » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:02 pm

morpheus2 wrote:Non alcohol is what I am on for non religious reasons, at the moment I am loving the bottled Erdinger zero alcohol, it's just like the real thing.
My reasons are also non religious and I also will give a shout for Erdinger Zero. There are some shocking zero alcohol beers out there, but don’t get me going on zero/low alcohol wines.
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Post by KateR » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:24 pm

Sneck Lifter
Black Sheep

these are my list that I have to buy when I see beers in the shops

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Post by morpheus2 » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:28 pm

Bin Ont Turf wrote:German white beer Morpheus :o

You'll be getting a name for yourself on here. :D

Ja, is gut! Klop!

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Post by Bosscat » Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:16 am

Just got back from my local... Usially drink Doom Bar but it ran off so went onto Boltmaker ....very nice :)

Lost the quiz too :lol: :lol: :lol:
Can't grumble a great night was had by (most) all :lol:

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Re: Favourite Beer..... Real Ale or other!

Post by Bin Ont Turf » Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:35 am

morpheus2 wrote:Ja, is gut! Klop!
If there's no English ale about, then German beer is the next best thing.

They know how to do it.

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Re: Favourite Beer..... Real Ale or other!

Post by Marney&Mee » Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:31 am

Lancaster Blond...glorious smoooth taste

Becks Blue is, by some distance, the best alcohol free

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Post by The Quattro » Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:04 am

Small Talk and Yammerhouse from Northern Whisper are my favourites at the moment.

I’m also partial to a Dead Pony Club or Elvis Juice by Brewdog.

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Post by Lord Beamish » Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:50 pm

My favourite at the moment is Vocation Life and Death. Very moreish; too moreish.

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Re: Favourite Beer..... Real Ale or other!

Post by Steve1956 » Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:01 pm

Lord Beamish wrote:My favourite at the moment is Vocation Life and Death. Very moreish; too moreish.
Is that the stuff that's £2 a tin for 330 ml?

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Post by Claretforever » Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:20 pm

Marney&Mee wrote:Lancaster Blond...glorious smoooth taste

Becks Blue is, by some distance, the best alcohol free
Beck’s Blue is decent to be fair, but still rather gassy as a lager.

Have you considered Brewdog’s Nanny State? It’s not no alcohol (0.05%), but at 0.5% it’s extremely low alcohol. You still get the taste of a nice ale.

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Post by The Enclosure » Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:28 pm

Not often available around here but Orkney Brewery Dark Island is a cracking cask beer.

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Post by Herts Clarets » Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:58 pm

Another one for my list. Bath Ales Gem. Really nice stuff. I also like Shepherd Neame India Pale Ale, 1698 and Double Stout.
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Post by Barry_Chuckle » Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:56 pm

Tod Blonde from little valley brewery aint bad.

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Post by Longsider » Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:46 pm

Old Rosie

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Post by Lord Beamish » Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:56 pm

Steve1956 wrote:Is that the stuff that's £2 a tin for 330 ml?
I can get it from Tesco and Asda at £1.12.5 a tin, if you multi buy two four packs.

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Post by Steve1956 » Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:01 pm

Lord Beamish wrote:I can get it from Tesco and Asda at £1.12.5 a tin, if you multi buy two four packs.
I've always fancied trying that but always put of by the price tag,I'll check out Asda next time I'm in ..cheers

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Post by Bosscat » Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:49 pm

Steve1956 wrote:I've always fancied trying that but always put of by the price tag,I'll check out Asda next time I'm in ..cheers
Lancaster Bomber m8 from Morrisons very good for bottled Ale....

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Post by dales_claret » Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:11 pm

Not a big beer drinker but just had a Shipyard pale ale at the Ship Inn at Sewerby near Bridlington...very good indeed

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Post by warksclaret » Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:24 pm

Pride of Pendle, Hookie Gold, Timothy Taylors Landlord and a number of the Shepherd Neame IPA's
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Post by Cabbage » Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:29 pm

Corona, in fact, I’m going to have one now! :D

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Post by Granny WeatherWax » Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:34 pm

Claretforever wrote:Beck’s Blue is decent to be fair, but still rather gassy as a lager.

Have you considered Brewdog’s Nanny State? It’s not no alcohol (0.05%), but at 0.5% it’s extremely low alcohol. You still get the taste of a nice ale.
Punk AF, the best non alcoholic beer ever made.

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Post by eastanglianclaret » Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:32 am

Purity's Mad Goose is well worth a try, especially if you can find it on draught. One major supermarket sells it amongst their 4 bottles for £6 offers. Bank's Sunbeam is a really nice one for those with a taste for 'zesty' ales.

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Post by CopacabanaClaret » Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:02 am

Squarepusher wrote:Fantastic beer. Verdant have pretty quickly become one of my favourite breweries.

Good luck finding Verdant in Burnley.
Although the Bridge have finally started a rotating craft beer keg tap. Maybe one day.

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Post by Lord Beamish » Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:08 am

dales_claret wrote:Not a big beer drinker but just had a Shipyard pale ale at the Ship Inn at Sewerby near Bridlington...very good indeed
Shipyard is one of those rarities; a keg beer that’s actually very good.

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Post by fatboy47 » Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:16 am

Cant find a lot wrong with Theakston's best bitter personally.

Goes well with sausages I find.

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Post by Squarepusher » Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:18 pm

CopacabanaClaret wrote:Good luck finding Verdant in Burnley.
Although the Bridge have finally started a rotating craft beer keg tap. Maybe one day.
Tend to do most of my drinking around Manchester these days. Some fantastic bars in the city centre, with a great selection. Always worth taking a little trip out to he Cloudwater brewery taproom as well.

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Post by TottonClaret » Sun Aug 25, 2019 5:42 pm

Found these the other day. Never been a fan of Greene King but both of these are decent.
Found these the other day. Never been a fan of Greene King but both of these are decent.
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Post by RingoMcCartney » Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:40 am

Squarepusher wrote:Tend to do most of my drinking around Manchester these days. Some fantastic bars in the city centre, with a great selection. Always worth taking a little trip out to he Cloudwater brewery taproom as well.
Blackjack and runaway.


Quality.

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Post by aggi » Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:50 am

I had this the other day. Collaboration between Vocation (in Hebden) and Crate (near the West Ham ground). Was surprisingly nice, tasted as described.
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Post by CopacabanaClaret » Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:01 am

Squarepusher wrote:Tend to do most of my drinking around Manchester these days. Some fantastic bars in the city centre, with a great selection. Always worth taking a little trip out to he Cloudwater brewery taproom as well.
If you haven't been there already, go to the Track Brewery taproom in Crusader Mill on Chapeltown Street about 5 minutes from Cloudwater.
I'm also a big fan of the Northern Monk refectory in the old Cosmonaut bar in the Northern Quarter.

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Post by ChrisG » Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:36 am

In no particular order, my favourites over last 12 months:

Northern Monk x Garage - Ethel
Marble - Chili & Lemon Gose
To Øl - Mr Brown 2018
Mobberley - Batch 1000
Marble/Gales - Prize Old Ale
Squawk - Corvus BA Imperial Stout
Wylam - Jakehead
Garage - Cartoons
Seven Brothers - Sling It Out Stout

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Post by ChrisG » Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:37 am

CopacabanaClaret wrote:Good luck finding Verdant in Burnley.
Although the Bridge have finally started a rotating craft beer keg tap. Maybe one day.
Not Burnley, but try Tapsters Promise in Colne, sure he's had Verdant in before.

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Post by Swizzlestick » Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:43 am

Einstok Toasted Porter
Weihenstephaner Vitus
Beavertown Gamma Ray
Tyne Bank Brewery Cherry Stout
Leffe Blond
Estrella Inedit Damm

Used to really like Devil’s Backbone on draught in Spoons until they replaced it with Bud ******* Light.

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Post by basil6345789 » Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:59 pm

All the Dent and Goose Eye brews. Especially Aviator from the former and Chinook from the latter.
Copper Dragon almost a Bright Beer with little yeast left in and it shows.

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Post by turfytopper » Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:23 pm

Aclaret wrote:Havn't heard of Doom Bar, who brews it ?
Must try it when I see it.
Sharps brewery in St Austell Cornwall though I read the bottled stuff is brewed in Burton.

Completely overated IMO and one to be avoided. I read someone further up the board described it as 'pigswill'.....Brewery is owned by Molson Coors (sadly)

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Post by Squarepusher » Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:51 pm

CopacabanaClaret wrote:If you haven't been there already, go to the Track Brewery taproom in Crusader Mill on Chapeltown Street about 5 minutes from Cloudwater.
I'm also a big fan of the Northern Monk refectory in the old Cosmonaut bar in the Northern Quarter.
Yep. Love the Track taproom. There's a few decent breweries with taprooms in that part of town, Alphabet being another one. Wander Beyond only open theirs up every once in a blue moon, but it's always worth it.

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