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Johnny Walker Scotch In Nice Boxes

By on March 4, 2013 in Beer & Booze
Johnny Walker Scotch In Nice Boxes

I have not updated this blog for a while.  I have not stopped trying great new beers just been busy on other things. I attended a function recently and a bottle of a Johny Walker scotch I had not seen before was place on every table (followed by another and another and another…) I like […]

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Veldensteiner Wiess

By on November 16, 2012 in Beer & Booze
Veldensteiner Wiess

  Tired this beer in a club in the Philippines. Its a decent beer.  I prefer it to the Edinger Wiess which is also available.  I do like the bottle which I kept.  I like to keep bottled water in the bedroom and glass is much nicer than plastic.

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Another Two Excellent Belgium Beers

By on October 20, 2012 in Beer & Booze
Another Two Excellent Belgium Beers

First is Orval   This is a Trappist Belgium Pale Ale. Next is Mc Chouffe.  A Belgium Strong Dark Ale

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Abbaye And Trappist Triple

By on October 19, 2012 in Beer & Booze
Abbaye And Trappist Triple

A couple of tripples.  The first is Maredsous Abbaye style. Next an actual Trappist from Westmalle. Both excellent beers but the Westmalle was the better of the two  

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Some More Belgium Beers in Thailand

By on October 15, 2012 in Beer & Booze
Some More Belgium Beers in Thailand

These are all Strong Pale Ale’s from Belgium The Bieken actually includes honey in the brewing process but as with the Barbar there is nothing to indicate the presence of honey in the flavor.   As we did not have the Barbar and Bieken at the same time I could not really remember enough to compare […]

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Wiessbeir & Wine Patong

By on October 10, 2012 in Beer & Booze
Wiessbeir & Wine Patong

While walking on a main road in Patong  (Rat-u-tit) we spotted the sign for some German Wiess beer.  At first we could not work out where it was but finally realised entrance was via a narrow path along side a block that included some massage parlors.  Right behind the block was a German restaurant called […]

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Naga Chilli Vodka 1000 Scovilles

By on October 10, 2012 in Beer & Booze
Naga Chilli Vodka 1000 Scovilles

About two months ago while in the Philippines I was invited to try a special Vodka with chilli.  Let me rephrase that,  I was challenged to try it. I am not a vodka drinker at all but this was apparently special. This is the very bottle with the very obvious warning on the front. OK […]

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Weihenstephan Korbinian

By on October 8, 2012 in Beer & Booze
Weihenstephan Korbinian

A few days ago we had the Weihenstephan beer on tap.  The Wiess was good but the so called dark was not very empressive at all. We had a couple of more beers at home and this included the Weihenstephan Korbinian which is a “Doppelbock” beer and is actually a larger.  This was magic.  It […]

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English Ale And Another German Wheat Beer

By on October 6, 2012 in Beer & Booze
English Ale And Another German Wheat Beer

To broaden my beer eduction we stopped off at a bottle shop at Makro’s (exist in both Thailand and Philippines) and found a few more beers to try at home. The first is Fuller’s London Pride.  This is a great Ale and a surprise as I realised this is my first real taste of an […]

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Are Blond’s more fun?

By on October 6, 2012 in Beer & Booze
Are Blond’s more fun?

Whoops   I just discovered a stack of pictures of beers i have not yet added. We had these before the Ranong trip. My first real introduction to Belgium beer was almost a decade ago at a Belgium Beer garden located in St. Kilda Road Melbourne Australia.  They had a range of Laffe beers on tap […]

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