Is there any lager this year?

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Re: Is there any lager this year?

Postby JPMC » Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:39 am

Cider is my safe drink. That along with water and coffee.

I know nothing about ales so descriptions like hoppy mean nothing. To paraphrase, my compadre one year got me to try an ale and asked, "What do you like?"

Me: "I dunno, Fosters is cool I guess!"
Him: "Don't swear at me! Now this one is quite hoppy, while this one is a little more toasty!"
Me: "Uh.... sure, I like toast. I mean are we talking white or brown bread? I prefer multigrain seeded batch or coconut bread, I make an awesome..."
Him: "OK just stop. The hoppyness is affected by how much hops are in it!"
Me: "That makes perfect sense! I have no idea how hops taste. So I guess, medium hops?"
Him: "OK so these ones here are nice and hoppy. Would you prefer crisp or fresh?"
Me: "I just showered so I am kinda feeling both crisp and fresh... er but if I had to choose one, er... fresh? Fresh-ish?"
Him: "Is dry OK?"
Me: "Well are we talking dry like Cabernet Sauvignon?"
Him: "A Cavvy what?"
Me: "Or are we talking dry as in more around the Negroamaro sort of area?"
Him: "Are you being racist or something?"
Me: "Er... you know what, I'll have what you're having!"

... ten minutes later...

Me: "This feels like a bear shit in my head!"

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Re: Is there any lager this year?

Postby i0th » Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:21 am

JPMC wrote:Me: "This feels like a bear shit in my head!"


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Re: Is there any lager this year?

Postby GTFCMike » Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:57 am

Adding my support to the criticism of last years lager choice.

Really hoping we go back in time to just 2015/16 when the product list is announced.
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Re: Is there any lager this year?

Postby Hotchilidog » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:22 am

Old Blue Last seem to have some link up with the post gig Sophie entertainment so I would not be surprised to see their lager at the festival. Not the most exciting of brews but refreshing enough for a hot festival day.

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Re: Is there any lager this year?

Postby Gandalf the Red » Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:05 pm

GTFCMike wrote:Adding my support to the criticism of last years lager choice.

Really hoping we go back in time to just 2015/16 when the product list is announced.


Well seeing as Kaltenberg is one of the main sponsors then I would assume that would be the lager.

It could all be academic if the country runs out of beer.

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Re: Is there any lager this year?

Postby WorMzy » Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:29 pm

So this is how civilization crumbles? Instead of bees dying off, what we should've been worrying about was CO2 production! :lol:

Speaking of bees, maybe they'll have to bring in more mead to compensate (and have it available on more than just the last day this time!) :eyes:
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