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1. Kopparberg Pear Cider
5. Black Sheep
I had some at the packhorse in leeds and it was sublime.
caledonian 80 - delicous and very good
Stinger - made by Hugh Fernely WhittingCOOL. yep.
'elf esteem' - it's gives you elf and hoppiness
he was talking about Gordon Brown's chrismastime 'elf' policy. oh Andrew.
My brother gave me a load of that the other day, AMAZING stuff.
leave us alone
any decent stout or porter
Bath Ales Gem
A well served pint of Pedi is like heaven but it's served shit outside of the Derby/Burton area and bar people give you a blank look if you say "flat pedi please"
Delirium Tremens is pretty mad stuff too
Duvel to a lesser extent.
if so, total agreement.
2. Any guest Ale.
1. Ye Olde Englishe
2. Scrumpy Jack
2. Brother's Strawberry Cider
3. Thatcher's Gold
4. Kopparberg Mixed Fruit Cider
I like cider. (y)
They make the stuff about four miles away from where I live. Which is near Bury St. Edmunds, anyway.
how are they different from beer?
which you have then drank and vommed up again.
Bad cider will taste bad. Similarly, bad lager will taste bad.
Proper West Country* cider is DELICIOUS.
That said, Aspall's is really quite lovely and that's from Suffolk.
it still leaves me in despair.
....technically, pear cider is actually a 'perry'.
Ale is just a variety of beer, but top fermented with malted barley rather than bottom fermented like lager. The result is a richer taste and a darker colouring.
Within that there are lots of subdivisions (such as bitters, IPAs, Porters etc) and they all have their own colours, textures and tastes.
Cider is an alcoholic drink made from apples. It can be sweet or dry, fizzy or flat. Perry is the equivalent drink from pears.
Kingfisher: I only ever see it in curry houses, but it always tastes like the finest beer ever made at the time.
Peroni Nastro Azzurro: Amazingly crisp refreshing taste.
Sleeman's Honey Brown: The pride of Canada and a stunning riposte to those who would argue that North Americans can't make good beer. See also: Kokanee and Alexander Keith's India Pale Ale.
Greene King's I.P.A: Pretty much the TopMan of ales, but it's popular for a reason.
Spitfire: Just delicious.
Budvar (Orignal Czech Budweiser): Back off American interlopers, this stuff is the real deal. Sure, I love Staropramen and the other big Czech beers too, but this is my favourite.
I work in a Canadian bar and we sell honey brown but nobody ever buys it.
They're fools, it's LOVELY.
No, a bar actually in Canada. They're all about the Big Rock here.
Pump & Tap, Banff?
Is that the British one?
they drink foreigners into liking. Either that or Canadian's are so busy drinking Molson and Labatts they've forgotten what beer is supposed to taste like.
mainly because it was called Moose Head.
I also liked the Rickards ones. Mmmmm nice!
Wasn't that bothered on Steam Whistle really.
Thus ends my thoughts on the beers I had in Canada.
all the lady beers really.
1) Estrella Galicia
6) Carlsberg (one of the the only "tinned" lagers i buy)
I dont drink cider.
1. Workie Ticket
2. Black Sheep
3. London Porter
4. Brewer's Gold Extra
4)Flensburger (i think it's called)
an honourable mention to the random pils from bavaria who's name i'v totally forgotten/ the 8% stuff sold in all respectable russian convenience stores
Magners, Bulmers and Kopparberg are awful. Even Strongbow is preferable.
even the australians drink castlemaine
fosters is lovely
aussy beer you have to roll it to get the sediment to mix in. Some sainsburys stock it. they have the green which is also ok at this little punk rock bar round the corner from the astoria for you london suit jockeys.
along with (in no particular order):
- Bath Ales Wild Hare
- Westmalle Dubbel
- Deuchars IPA
- Thatchers Gold
- Otley O1
as is Timothy Taylor Landlord and Hambleton Ales standard beer.
Lager wise, Heineken is good, along with Red Stripe.
my brother's been to the brewery. says it was lovely.
and Beer isn't much better.
I like Cider and I like things like Stowford Press and Thatchers Gold.
pure brew or alpine lager is beautiful. so cheap too!
by an absolute mile
Youngs Kew Brew
Sharp's Doom Bar
Black Sheep ale
Fullers Discovery (in the summertime, when the weather is high)
This is top of my Christmas present list:
also Schiehallion, Leffe, Erdinger. Of the Ales Doombar is an old favourite, Snecklifter, and a Scottish Heather ale are tastey. Cider isnt really my tipple but I have been known to try a drop of something called Healy's or Henleys or something...
come from the Pen Lon Brewery in West Wales. They're very very nice. I've got a bottle of their Wild Heather Honey beer in my fridge now, saving for a 'special' occasion.
When I'm out I'll tend to drink Brains Bitter at the moment.
Thatcher's Gold is a good Cider.
Fosters can fuck off to Hell.
3. Old Speckled Hen
4. London Pride
5. Guiness Cold