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Gatsby
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Fri Jun 13, 2014 7:04 pm

Been meaning to get into the oul home brewing myself.

Is that kit worth it or is there better models with tastier results?
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Sat Jun 14, 2014 12:00 pm

Kev wrote:I'm going through a serious Belgian phase at the moment and La Chouffe is top of the charts these days. It is a beautiful tasting beer

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It's a classic. Ordering it in a pub usually leads to disaster
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Sat Jun 14, 2014 12:17 pm

Chouffe is a regular night cap amongst my friends. Never glad you had it the next morning.

Speaking of next morning my head is cracking today because of this beaut

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Had a few of them last night and they are sensational.

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Sat Jun 14, 2014 12:39 pm

Casino wrote:
Kev wrote:I'm going through a serious Belgian phase at the moment and La Chouffe is top of the charts these days. It is a beautiful tasting beer

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It's a classic. Ordering it in a pub usually leads to disaster
Only go for it if I'm having 2 or 3, otherwise as you say it leads to disaster........in any case, once you are onto the fourth or more, it really doesn't matter what you are drinking so it is almost a waste pitching for the top notch stuff!

Another I have enjoyed lately is St Stefanus Blonde

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Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:23 am

I had Chouffre for the first time last week in Amsterdam. They have it on tap in a fair few places. It's lovely.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:01 pm

Had some of this at the weekend

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Was good enough

And this

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Really liked it!

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Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:00 pm

just had two Rochefort 10s.. jesus they pack a punch.. pretty drunk.. 11.3% lol

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Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:03 pm

Great beer!

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Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:04 pm

The best!

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Fred__Elliott
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Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:11 pm

my favourite beer

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Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:39 pm

like a chocolate milkshake with a big shlug of brandy in it.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:59 pm

It's one of my favourites too. Definitely the best quad. Better than Westy 12.

Has anyone had the Chimay with the brown/gold label? It's great stuff, 4.9% and light but plenty of Belgiam flavour. Great summer beer.

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Fred__Elliott
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Wed Jun 25, 2014 6:10 am

was over in Brussels at the weekend. didn't have anything new. was mainly drinking Duvel in fact. so easy to forget that its 8.5%. it creeps up on you a bit

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Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:49 am

so basically what you are saying is you got hammered

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mojo
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Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:55 am

I tried franciscan well's IPA and it was really nice. Pretty light. I'm not usually an IPA fan but this one isnt too hoppy. Would drink again

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Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:57 am

mojo wrote:I tried franciscan well's IPA and it was really nice. Pretty light. I'm not usually an IPA fan but this one isnt too hoppy. Would drink again
Was that on tap or bottle?

I'd be more inclined towards hoppy IPAs but it's not a bad summer drink.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014 12:02 pm

That was on tap

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Wed Jun 25, 2014 12:17 pm

mojo wrote:I tried franciscan well's IPA and it was really nice. Pretty light. I'm not usually an IPA fan but this one isnt too hoppy. Would drink again
Whats the fucking point of an IPA thats not too hoppy?

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Wed Jun 25, 2014 12:28 pm

Eucrid wrote:
mojo wrote:I tried franciscan well's IPA and it was really nice. Pretty light. I'm not usually an IPA fan but this one isnt too hoppy. Would drink again
Whats the fucking point of an IPA thats not too hoppy?
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Wed Jun 25, 2014 2:29 pm

its still hoppy...just not too hoppy

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