The Nice Beer Thread

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Sat Mar 18, 2017 1:17 pm

Unfortunately Mikkeller's opening had to be postponed, so a neighbouring bar is doing a tap takeover with the first 700 instead of 300 free
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Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:40 pm

Eucrid wrote:They're definitely one of the best in the country. Moving to a massive new brewery soon too so could get even better.
I think they're fantastic alright. Wish they did cans though

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Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:54 am

Mikkeller opening on Sunday:

1. Mitte Pils
2. Mitte Wit
3. Mitte Brown
4. Mitte Spontanale
5. Warpigs Mitte Mikkeller IPA
6. Acid Trip BA White Wine
7. Acid Trip BA Red Wine
8. Beer Geek Breakfast
9. Beer Geek Limfjords Porter (w/ Thisted)
10. Drinkin' Berliner...Drinkin' Berliner Passionfruit
11. Beer Geek Cocoa Shake 2015
12. Running Club
13. Nelson Sauvignon BA Champagne Acasia
14. Ahhh BA White Wine
15. Spontanquadrupleraspberry
16. Spontanquadrupleblueberry
17. Vild BA Bordeaux
18. Drinkin' Berliner Yuzu
19. Beer Geek Vanilla Shake BA Bourbon 2016
20. Beer Geek Vanilla Shake 2016
21. Spontanyuzu
22. Spontannelsonsauvignon
23. Recipe 1000 BA Sauternes
24. Recipe 1000 BA Chardonnay
25. Black 2015
26. Spontancherryframboos 2016
27. Boon: 2 Jaar
28. Warpigs: Lazurite
29. Stone SD Imperial Mutt Brown
30. Berliner Berg Cherry Pie
31. Warpigs: Less Is Never More (Kex collab)
32. Warpigs: Thirstin' More
33. Warpigs: Sweet & Cider
34. Rodenbach: Alexander
35. Hill Farmstead: Arthur
36. Mikkeller Running Club
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Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:37 pm

I'd get on that Hill Farmstead Arthur easy if I was going to that. Could sell out quick.

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Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:09 am

Nice, i hadn't given it a proper look over.
Had the Vanilla Shake when they were giving out free ones to a big mob spilled out on the street. Heavy, beautiful stuff.
Definitely going to try the Bourbon version, and a sour.
Should be nicer sitting down with no sense or urgency.
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Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:31 am

Do you get a full glass at these events you usually? I was looking at Beavertowns festival coming up in the summer and the line up of breweries is amazing but the servings are tiny, sounds like more hassle than fun.

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Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:16 pm

Depends on the beer. 0.2 for strong stuff, 0.3 for regular. Maybe 0.1 for strong stuff at a festival if it's something barrel aged or rare.
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Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:42 pm

Seems to be the way a lot do it. At least they're staggered. Some just do the small size(s). I really hope the Irish festivals don't go that way. I'd like a combo system. Full pints or halfs for normal stuff and then small sizes for the 10%s.

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Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:03 pm

Ah i was still thinking 0.3 for up to about 7%. Sure ~5% and it should be 0.5.
If the selection is decent you'll be thankful for 0.3s.
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Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:56 pm

BrewDog released a paradox rye today. That's a 0.2, but 15% (and nice, but quite boozey)
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Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:56 pm

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Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:35 pm

Eucrid wrote:I'd get on that Hill Farmstead Arthur easy if I was going to that. Could sell out quick.
Brettastic
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Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:31 pm

New England IPAs seem to be all the rage at the moment, super fruity yet sessionable, I'm a fan.
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Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:32 am

I've yet to have one I really liked, including one I made. I'm still open to trying to find a good one but I'm not on the hype train at all.

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Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:46 am

You're just going to have to go to the beer capital of Europe then :)
btw i had no idea i was drinking a new thing until i had one recently and enjoyed it so much i looked it up after.
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Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:45 pm

Phierstarter wrote:You're just going to have to go to the beer capital of Europe then :)
Brussels, London, Prague, Munich, Dublin?

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Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:56 pm

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Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:48 pm

Buddelship brewery is really hard to find. Had to give up, too risky. I've a lift home in 90 minutes and the driver doesn't speak English. Next time
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Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:13 pm

Dog F. Chili and cognac i think. 17.5%, possibly the highest I've gone. Too early into the class to comment.
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