General Discussion: What are you drinking today?


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YLAup
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5361 posts since 5/9/11

26 May 2019 08:24
Laughing out loud
MrW
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2732 posts since 1/8/11

2 Jun 2019 12:35

Decent.
Hello World
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12136 posts since 7/3/05

2 Jun 2019 12:58
I do enjoy a good left handed giant brew.

Yesterday I had a “dream room”
MrW
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2732 posts since 1/8/11

29 Jun 2019 16:04

Ubiquitous but very nice.
Crackajack
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7561 posts since 21/4/05

29 Jun 2019 18:46
Augustiner Helles Cool
illmurray
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6 Jul 2019 12:18
YLAup
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5361 posts since 5/9/11

14 Jul 2019 13:40
Burt
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posted 14 Jul 2019 21:27, edited 14 Jul 2019 21:27
That's got Lidl or Aldi written all over it! Laughing out loud
YLAup
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5361 posts since 5/9/11

14 Jul 2019 23:04
Found it in the cupboard, but I've read that worldwide, there are 9 different breweries that have tried their luck in getting a 'duff beer' out there without fox making a lawsuit.
MrW
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2732 posts since 1/8/11

29 Jul 2019 13:39

Fizzy red, not bad at all.
TCB
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29 Jul 2019 15:41
Fläsket wrote:

MLI
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5173 posts since 6/10/09

16 Aug 2019 08:25
Doesn't taste anything like guiness, tastes like a suped-up super dry, real nice:


I miss this though:

illwill
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4027 posts since 17/5/04

22 Aug 2019 18:10
Brooklyn 6 pack for £3.99 @ Home Bargains.

Under 2 quid a litre.

Gonna go back in the Ateca and clear them out.


Owlix
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2038 posts since 16/10/08

25 Nov 2019 11:50
Can anyone recommend a good single malt whiskey that isn't one of the usual culprits? Looking for a Christmas gift for my Dad - he usually drinks Glenmorangie, Talisker etc…

If it's available from Waitrose that's even better.
Dee
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11588 posts since 22/11/07

25 Nov 2019 12:05
They have the Laddie from Bruichladdich or if he likes peat the Port Charlotte is really nice, both delicious. Probs the Laddie would be the safe option if he likes a Talisker.

This should be nice too:

https://www.waitrose.com/ecom/products/aberlour-casg-annamh-speyside-single-malt-scotch-whisky/724915-683750-683751
andymakesglasses
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20393 posts since 26/1/06

posted 25 Nov 2019 12:25, edited 25 Nov 2019 12:25
Do you happen to know if he prefers the sweeter taste of Glenmorangie over the smokier taste of Talisker?

I think Waitrose here has a different whisky selection to England so it's probably not worth me linking to specific ones, but if he prefers the former then look at Benromach, Aberlour, Balvenie, Dalwhinnie, Glenrothes, Glenfarclas….

If he prefers Talisker then you can't really go wrong with any of the Islay whiskies, Bunnahabhain (some of them are actually somewhere between Islay and Speyside in taste), Bruichladdich, Lagavulin, Caol Ila, or Jura outwith Islay.

The Whisky Exchange is more or less comparable in price to Waitrose and has a couple of shops in London if that's of any use.
Owlix
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2038 posts since 16/10/08

25 Nov 2019 13:04
Thanks Dee and Andy. I just got him a bottle of Talisker for his Birthday so I think I'll go with the Laddie as both of you have mentioned it and I know he hasn't tried that before.

Only asking about Waitrose as I'm a cheapskate and have a voucher to use. Laughing out loud
Dee
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11588 posts since 22/11/07

25 Nov 2019 13:29
Just picked up another bottle of the Pikesville this morning from MoM Black Friday deal, if anyone looking for a sup price on this is a steal at the mo.

https://www.masterofmalt.com/whiskies/pikesville/pikesville-6-year-old-110-proof-straight-rye-whiskey/
andrew_
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531 posts since 23/1/10

posted 8 Dec 2019 21:25, edited 8 Dec 2019 21:25
http://www.bestwinesinthesupermarket.uk/members/WineSearch.aspx

This guy rates almost all supermarket own brand wines and puts a book out every year.
Think the members area^ is supposed to be for book purchasers only..

Clunky as fuck but recommend using filter on the left to select your supermarket and 'book rating 9-10'.
krisricey
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2183 posts since 24/3/12

posted 9 Dec 2019 09:21, edited 9 Dec 2019 09:21


Strong stout, mental flavour but couldn't hack more than half a pint.



Same as above. 9.4% ultra dark, chocolatey stout.

Both pretty good, but nursing drinks not lads lads lads material.