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T_R wrote: August 4, 2020, 1:39 pm
Northern Raider wrote: August 4, 2020, 12:13 pm Wow, I didn't even know this thread existed.

Unfortunately we can't take advantage of Aldi specials in QLD due to licensing laws. :(
I just came on to whine about that.
Pretty sure Bonehead specifically excluded you from the discussion anyway. :thumbsdown
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as if TR buys wine retail

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Whoa I didn't know about this one either. I can provide my Homebrew updates in here.

I have a vision of a beer I want to have a go at whipping up. Its going to be my take on an Old Fashion cocktail. So Im thinking an Ale, with a hint of Bourbon and Orange flavours in the background.

First I need to do my Chocolate Stout from scratch, then I'll start on the Old Fashion, then I'll have a crack at a Raiders Beer. Apparently Wheatgrass is good for making green beer
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Is boney plugging home grown products here ?

Dabbled in Cessnocks finest wine has boney..
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Albi wrote: January 7, 2013, 2:38 pm I don't care what anyone says, VB, is a tasty beer.
One of my old school friends who is now some big wig eastern suburb of Sydney dwelling toff, came to visit last year and I served him a glass of VB and told him it was a European beer - I actually just made up some Bull name. Of course believing it was a boutique beer he loved it... What a pretentious ponce
Michael wrote: January 7, 2013, 2:41 pm VB is the mother's milk.
What are these two up to these days I wonder?
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-PJ- wrote:Is boney plugging home grown products here ?

Dabbled in Cessnocks finest wine has boney..
this stuff is mudgee but yes correct on the brand Peej

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bonehead wrote: August 4, 2020, 1:55 pm Image as if TR buys wine retail

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Does it count if he has his people purchase on his behalf?
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We've been enjoying the **** out of Barwang Cab Sav's of late.. absolute banger for a $13 wine at Dan's
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Botman wrote:We've been enjoying the **** out of Barwang Cab Sav's of late.. absolute banger for a $13 wine at Dan's
Got me through an MBA. Could get it for ten bucks a pop in Tokyo.

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Pretty hard to find decent drops under $15 these days. Cost of production and distribution prohibits most of the smaller wineries providing anything decent in that range. The larger commercial operations can do it with some sort of consistency. Ones like Barwang and Wirra Wirra Church Block do the job. Unremarkable but highly drinkable.

Clearances like the one Boney pointed out and clean skins can get the best results. Can be a bit of pot luck though. Can't duck into Dan's at any to to grab one for dinner.
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Found this at Dan's, very tastyImage

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greeneyed wrote:I lived in France four years. St Emilion is the best red wine in all of France for mine. Unfortunately, they don't send their best wines to Australia, really. Ausone or Cheval Blanc the top of the tree. Unaffordable here probably.
I didn’t know this Greeneyed.

I spent time in Castillon the town next to St Emillion. What a place and area. We were drinking amazing wines and champagne for around $30 a bottle that are $200 in Australia.
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-TW- wrote:Found this at Dan's, very tastyImage

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Yeah this is my highest rated beer I’ve checked into Untapped
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Dam you southerners and your Dan
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Dans opening a booze hut at Glendale shopping centre very soon.

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Innis and Gunn is

Haven't had it in years. Thanks for the reminder

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Easily one of the best beers I've tried

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BJ wrote: March 30, 2021, 1:50 pm
greeneyed wrote:I lived in France four years. St Emilion is the best red wine in all of France for mine. Unfortunately, they don't send their best wines to Australia, really. Ausone or Cheval Blanc the top of the tree. Unaffordable here probably.
I didn’t know this Greeneyed.

I spent time in Castillon the town next to St Emillion. What a place and area. We were drinking amazing wines and champagne for around $30 a bottle that are $200 in Australia.
Yes, it is a beautiful area. The Lot and Dordogne valleys as well. British people seem to know all about the Dordogne, but these are areas that seem to be less renowned among Australians. Incredible places to visit.
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I like what I like when it comes to beer I like crisp lager.
Does anyone know if Two Suns is discontinued? it's becoming really hard to get.

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Still at Liquorland apparently

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hard to find, was everywhere

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confirmation from asahi they've dropped it as it was competing with Carlton super dry which they also now own

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