Best commercial beer

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  1. Nov 21, 2014 #1

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    Personal taste I know,but try the Williams Bros Ceaser Augustus.
    Mmmmmm
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    Really nice beer that, my own personal favourite is Thrappledouser.
     
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    If we're talking bottled beers, I do like a nice chilled glass of Thwaites Nutty Black. A lovely very dark mild.
     
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    Mind you, I'm sure when I brew my own dark mild after xmas it will be even better!
     
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    I like quite a few different beers but I'm stingy and not especially adventurous so my choices are restricted to the supermarket shelves, although that still
    leaves quite a selection. I think if I had to choose just one then Hobgoblin would be a strong contender :cheers:
     
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    I was in Prague 4 weeks ago and fell in love with a pub called U-Fleku which brewed its own dark lager. It's classified as a Dunkel and I've found a recipe for it but it's beyond my capabilities atm. I looked into similar styles of the beer and the closest I could find to it in kit form is a Bock Beer which I bottled 3 days ago. I'll now experiment with the Bock and see if I can tweak it into something similar.

    Real Ale is a rarity in Northern Ireland, a few pubs stock it but most pubs are out of my way. I generally drink Guinness when I'm out and about but I do like to sample new things.

    Off licence, I discovered a Dark Chocolate Stout which is delicious and the bottles come in handy for my own brews.
     
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    +1 I used to buy a lot of their Joker IPA but I got a bad bottle a couple of months ago, didn't taste right at all, and it kinda put me off. Since then Caesar Augustus is where it's at.

    I'm a big brewdog fan, my usual is Punk IPA in bottles but Hardcore IPA and Jackhammer on draught at the bar.
     
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    Best pub beer: Sam smiths wheat beer

    Best bottle beer: black sheep
     
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    Fullers 1845, McEwan's Champion, Fullers ESB.........
     
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    Best pub: Moorhouse- Pride of Pendle
    Best bottle: Theakston- Old Peculier
     
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    Right now I've gone mad for the tesco/marsden's revisionist rye ale. It's £1.25 p 500ml, dry hopped with citra and Amarillo. God it's good. Luckily I need to stock up on bottles for my next kit (way to Amarillo, guess why I chose it), so it's a good excuse to get tons of it in. Nt that I need an excuse.

    There are about 6 others in the revisionist range. Tried the steam, saison, dark ipa and they are all pretty good.
     
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    hi gareth. just got the way to kit myself . won't be starting till new year when i've got a keg free. really new to me as only done 2kits and taking a step up . so'll be quite keen to hear how you get on. cheers. back on topic . i don't think you can beat a fullers E. S.B. for a deceive ingly 4.7%ish boonkers brew. as in 1st one ' that's a bit fruity .don't know if i can have many of these. 2nd i'm slightly animated and this tastes great.4th ranting.6th how did i get home.amazing stuff
     
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    Hi Dave, Hoping to get the Amarillo kit on the go next weekend. Will report progress on the relevant thread in the kit review board. Did a few extract style kits back in my 20s and remember being amazed at how good they were, so high hopes for this one!
     
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    Schiehallion is a decent bottle as well,both that and the Ceaser Augustus are brewed 10 mins from my house,might pay the breweries a visit!
     
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    Not sure how widely available this one is but if you ever get the chance try Morocco Ale by Daleside Brewery. It's a spiced dark ale with one of the most interesting flavours I've ever come across.
     
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    New world Pale Ale
    95p per bottle as an "introductory offer" in Morrisons
    Very tasty,and you get a bottle ;-)
     
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    St peters-Winter ale
    Ayr brewing company- choc orange stout

    and controversially as its a mainstream brewery
    Guinness-west indies porter.
     
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    Honestly it depends on what I fancy

    If I want a hoppy beer I love a St Austells Proper Job, darker beers Hobgoblin or Old perculier. I also like an old crafty hen too
     
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    It's gotta be an old dairy gold top ipa from a relatively new Kentish brewery called old dairy.
    or a bottled conditioned blue top yum yum














    or a blue top bottle conditioned old dairy
     
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    Not tried the St Austells but the other three you list are favourites of mine too.
     

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