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    Post by No Worries Mon Dec 14, 2015 8:00 pm

    Hoppy Gonzales - Jalapeno Ale from the Shenanigans Brewing Company. For the fuckin win !
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    Post by Guest Mon Dec 14, 2015 8:06 pm

    Since I grow chillis that looks tasty as.
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    Post by No Worries Mon Dec 14, 2015 8:43 pm

    It's like a never ending circle in a bottle. Beer, chilli after taste, so take a swig, beer, chilli after taste, repeat.

    PS - It's a dark hoppy ale
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    Post by Pain Mon Dec 14, 2015 10:19 pm

    Had a couple of lazy yaks last week. I like.
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    Post by Honeysett Mon Dec 14, 2015 11:26 pm

    Looks pretty nice, will give it a crack. What kinda spicy taste? Similar to death from above? Or more so?
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    Post by dasherhalo Tue Dec 15, 2015 8:18 pm

    Did someone say chilli? You're heading into my territory here Smile

    I've got half a fridge shelf devoted to "the good shit".
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    Post by standard-issue Tue Dec 15, 2015 9:19 pm

    @dasherhalo wrote:Did someone say chilli? You're heading into my territory here Smile

    I've got half a fridge shelf devoted to "the good shit".

    I can't even look at it without breaking into a sweat. Anything over and above a mild curry and I'm out.
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    Post by Guest Tue Dec 15, 2015 9:37 pm

    SI wrote:

    I can't even look at it without breaking into a sweat.  Anything over and above a mild curry and I'm out.

    So the question is, do you keep your weak sauce in the fridge or cupboard?
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    Post by standard-issue Tue Dec 15, 2015 9:46 pm

    Bren wrote:
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    I can't even look at it without breaking into a sweat.  Anything over and above a mild curry and I'm out.

    So the question is, do you keep your weak sauce in the fridge or cupboard?

    Haha, all sauce in the fridge except worcestershire.
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    Post by Honeysett Tue Dec 15, 2015 10:22 pm

    *shakes head*
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    Post by Dip Fri Feb 19, 2016 4:30 pm

    I like craft beer, but geez I laughed at how accurate this can be:

    Warning: Not safe for work (Chopper Reid)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCs4abeOKuU
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    Post by Mearcats Fri Feb 19, 2016 4:48 pm

    Hahaha, good thread.

    Just for Honeysett, I am actually spending this weekend with Lucy from Brewdog (she's in HK). I met the whole team in Shanghai last year when I went up to visit James (the CEO) for SIBF. Proceeded to have a two day bender with James and have been great mates since.

    Also helps that I work with one of the few legal importers of craft beer in China and Brewdog is by far and wide our best seller!

    If you like Lizard Bride you need to try Holy Moose and Pumpkin King!
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    Post by Honeysett Fri Feb 19, 2016 4:52 pm

    Mate, where is your bar and when do I start? Haha.

    I've been drinking the Blood Orange Gose like it's water with these 40+ degree days. It's so refreshing considering the taste.

    My house mate has just started brewing his own beer so I'm excited by that.
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    Post by Mearcats Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:09 pm

    Hahaha, bar is in China. I've actually been brewing myself for the last 10 years or so but it's so hard to get a license to do so in Aus and have it as a business. When the opportunity came up to move to China and open a brewery/bar I jumped it. Cost me nearly 80k AUD to open the place but have loved it since. Nowadays I don't have much to do with the place as we are finalizing the sale of it.

    Since then I've had the chance to meet some pretty awesome people in the craft beer world. The kiwis around may know a bloke called Leon Mickelson, huge in the brewing world over here and a NZ local that has won a tonne of awards. Spent a few months at his brewery in Shanghai learning a bit more when I first moved over and wow, does he know some people! Lol.

    Also, if anyone gets a chance to go to the Bellarine in Melbourne, drop in to the Flying Brick Cidery and say hi to the boys there, cuople of lads I know pretty well that have a choice little place.
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    Post by Honeysett Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:15 pm

    @Mearcats wrote:Hahaha, bar is in China. I've actually been brewing myself for the last 10 years or so but it's so hard to get a license to do so in Aus and have it as a business. When the opportunity came up to move to China and open a brewery/bar I jumped it. Cost me nearly 80k AUD to open the place but have loved it since. Nowadays I don't have much to do with the place as we are finalizing the sale of it.

    Since then I've had the chance to meet some pretty awesome people in the craft beer world. The kiwis around may know a bloke called Leon Mickelson, huge in the brewing world over here and a NZ local that has won a tonne of awards. Spent a few months at his brewery in Shanghai learning a bit more when I first moved over and wow, does he know some people! Lol.

    Also, if anyone gets a chance to go to the Bellarine in Melbourne, drop in to the Flying Brick Cidery and say hi to the boys there, cuople of lads I know pretty well that have a choice little place.

    Who do I ask for when I go there? I feel I may get looks when I say I know mearcats haha. All good mate.

    We've started stocking the fridge full of craft beer. We bought a few cubes of Nail Red, Copycat a few long necks of Death From Above and a variety of Sour IPAs
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    Post by Mearcats Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:31 pm

    Nyall Condon is the brewer there although you'll be hard pressed seeing him. Lol. I think Dave and his wife are the owners... Dont really know them that well, just know Nyall. Really nice place for a drink and laze around, also has really good food.

    They're pretty new and they are still fine tuning a few things but I'd go back there every weekend if I was still down in Geelong.
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    Post by Mearcats Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:40 pm

    If ya can find it mate put some Doss Blockos in that fridge! It's only a lager and 4.6% but it has massive flavor and hop notes. So easy to drink yet with the added benefits of not being pish water.

    I dunno what else Aus has from Brewdog but if you can find it try and get your hands on Punk IPA and Dead Pony Club. Awesome beers. They also have a new Saison coming out that will be seriously good. Brewed using Bretts, orange, star anise etc. Pumped about that.

    Others I'd recommend trying are Two Birds Sunset Ale and if you like your Copycat see if you can find Jackhammer
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    Post by Dip Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:50 pm

    @Mearcats wrote:If ya can find it mate put some Doss Blockos in that fridge! It's only a lager and 4.6% but it has massive flavor and hop notes. So easy to drink yet with the added benefits of not being pish water.

    I dunno what else Aus has from Brewdog but if you can find it try and get your hands on Punk IPA and Dead Pony Club. Awesome beers. They also have a new Saison coming out that will be seriously good. Brewed using Bretts, orange, star anise etc. Pumped about that.

    Others I'd recommend trying are Two Birds Sunset Ale and if you like your Copycat see if you can find Jackhammer

    I like the Two Birds Taco Beer. One of my favourites.
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    Post by Honeysett Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:12 pm

    @Mearcats wrote:If ya can find it mate put some Doss Blockos in that fridge! It's only a lager and 4.6% but it has massive flavor and hop notes. So easy to drink yet with the added benefits of not being pish water.

    I dunno what else Aus has from Brewdog but if you can find it try and get your hands on Punk IPA and Dead Pony Club. Awesome beers. They also have a new Saison coming out that will be seriously good. Brewed using Bretts, orange, star anise etc. Pumped about that.

    Others I'd recommend trying are Two Birds Sunset Ale and if you like your Copycat see if you can find Jackhammer

    Big fan of what's already been mentioned, not a huge Saison drinker.

    Will give the Two Birds a try.

    I need to buy a new beer glasses. The only that I have I accidentally flogged from the pub and haven't been able to find it's pair. Without obviously stealing another one.
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    Post by Pain Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:06 pm

    Fridge at work is full of Green Beacon currently. Good times.

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