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Post by AlexHuckerby on Tue 25 Oct 2011, 11:57 pm

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Someone said we needed one...

Personally not a huge drinker myself. In fact very rarely drunk, however when I drink I prefer things such as Southern Comfort with Lemonade or Coke. Not really tried that much stuff myself just don't really find being intoxicated is all what it's made out to be personally. Call me a square but I'm not alcohols biggest fan. However it's gotten me into a few more beds than I wouldn't usually so ah well eh...

What do you like to drink?
What occassions, what drink?
Then we can rip each other for being girly or so overtly macho that you are clearly just compensating for the fact that deep down you've always been bi-curious. (Don't worry Sean your secrets safe over here)

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Post by 6oldenbhoy on Wed 26 Oct 2011, 10:01 pm

Not really up on my foreign lagers, generally just stick to the Guinness. However, I do like a few polish one's, Zywiec being the best of the bunch. I like a nice pint of Grolsch when I can find one.

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Post by Michaels, Sean on Wed 26 Oct 2011, 10:36 pm

6oldenbhoy wrote:Not really up on my foreign lagers, generally just stick to the Guinness. However, I do like a few polish one's, Zywiec being the best of the bunch. I like a nice pint of Grolsch when I can find one.

Tyskie?
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Post by 6oldenbhoy on Wed 26 Oct 2011, 10:49 pm

Yeah don't mind Tyskie, but prefer Zywiec. If Ireland beat Estonia and qualify for the Euro's, I'll hopefully be out there trying a few others.

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Post by TopHat24/7 on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 8:37 am

6oldenbhoy wrote:Yeah don't mind Tyskie, but prefer Zywiec. If Ireland beat Estonia and qualify for the Euro's, I'll hopefully be out there trying a few others.

Hopefully the Ireland matches will be in Poland then as Ukraine is absolte cack. Have heard good things about Odessa, which I'm yet to visit myself, but went to Kiev a few months back and it was very much a poor cousin to other Eastern European hot-spots.

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Post by 6oldenbhoy on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 10:36 pm

TopHat24/7 wrote:
6oldenbhoy wrote:Yeah don't mind Tyskie, but prefer Zywiec. If Ireland beat Estonia and qualify for the Euro's, I'll hopefully be out there trying a few others.

Hopefully the Ireland matches will be in Poland then as Ukraine is absolte cack. Have heard good things about Odessa, which I'm yet to visit myself, but went to Kiev a few months back and it was very much a poor cousin to other Eastern European hot-spots.

I heard that Ukraine is poor. My friends just back from a weekend there and wouldn't recommend it. Hopefully all the games are in the one Country. Gdansk to Donetsk is about 1200 miles, too far to travel between games.

Anyone going over to support England?

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Post by Scottrf on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:02 pm

6oldenbhoy wrote:
TopHat24/7 wrote:
6oldenbhoy wrote:Yeah don't mind Tyskie, but prefer Zywiec. If Ireland beat Estonia and qualify for the Euro's, I'll hopefully be out there trying a few others.

Hopefully the Ireland matches will be in Poland then as Ukraine is absolte cack. Have heard good things about Odessa, which I'm yet to visit myself, but went to Kiev a few months back and it was very much a poor cousin to other Eastern European hot-spots.

I heard that Ukraine is poor. My friends just back from a weekend there and wouldn't recommend it. Hopefully all the games are in the one Country. Gdansk to Donetsk is about 1200 miles, too far to travel between games.

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Possible. Missed out in the general sale but may have a go when they go to England members, should have enough caps.

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Post by Steffan on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:09 pm

Im going to Brazil in 2 years when Wales get there...

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Post by Scottrf on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:10 pm

Just don't buy your plane tickets too early...

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Post by Steffan on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:13 pm

Our lucks gotta change at some point...

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Post by Scottrf on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:15 pm

It's not luck you need, it's ability!

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Post by Steffan on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:16 pm

We are now 45th in the world. Not bad considering we were 114th going into the game against you lot

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Post by Scottrf on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:17 pm

Only 7 places below Israel who I didn't know had a football team!

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Post by Steffan on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:18 pm

Sarcy git

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Post by Scottrf on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:19 pm

I'll buy you a beer in Brazil to make up for it Stephy!

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Post by Steffan on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:20 pm

Your on cider

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Post by Mind the windows Tino. on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:20 pm

Get a room.

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Post by Steffan on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:21 pm

Mind the windows Tino. wrote:Get a room.

Im sure we got room for a 3rd one bigboy Wink

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Post by 6oldenbhoy on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:25 pm

Scottrf wrote:
6oldenbhoy wrote:
TopHat24/7 wrote:
6oldenbhoy wrote:Yeah don't mind Tyskie, but prefer Zywiec. If Ireland beat Estonia and qualify for the Euro's, I'll hopefully be out there trying a few others.

Hopefully the Ireland matches will be in Poland then as Ukraine is absolte cack. Have heard good things about Odessa, which I'm yet to visit myself, but went to Kiev a few months back and it was very much a poor cousin to other Eastern European hot-spots.

I heard that Ukraine is poor. My friends just back from a weekend there and wouldn't recommend it. Hopefully all the games are in the one Country. Gdansk to Donetsk is about 1200 miles, too far to travel between games.

Anyone going over to support England?
Possible. Missed out in the general sale but may have a go when they go to England members, should have enough caps.

Think I'll go regardless if I can pick up tickets or not. It may be my only opportunity to see my Country play in a major tournament. Please God let them qualify.

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Post by Steffan on Thu 27 Oct 2011, 11:29 pm

I hope you qualify 6oldenbhoy

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Post by Scottrf on Tue 01 Nov 2011, 8:22 pm

Disappointed with Doom Bar after the hype in this thread. Nothing to it, the Old Thumper I had beforehand was better.

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Post by Michaels, Sean on Tue 01 Nov 2011, 8:28 pm

Scottrf wrote:Disappointed with Doom Bar after the hype in this thread. Nothing to it, the Old Thumper I had beforehand was better.


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Post by 6oldenbhoy on Tue 01 Nov 2011, 8:30 pm

Anyone tried the Glaswegian lager St Mungo's?

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Post by Scottrf on Tue 01 Nov 2011, 8:41 pm

I haven't. Only Scottish stuff I think I've had is Brewdog and Innis & Gunn.

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Post by TopHat24/7 on Tue 01 Nov 2011, 9:08 pm

Scottrf wrote:Disappointed with Doom Bar after the hype in this thread. Nothing to it, the Old Thumper I had beforehand was better.

Apologies for the anti-climax then Scott, I still think it's delicious, maybe it's just a taste thing - I don't like anything too heavy or powerfully flavoured (or bitter in fact - had a Bengal Lancer IPA the other day and really didn't enjoy it). Top 3 are probably still:

1. Bombardier
2. Doom Bar
3. Speckled Hen

Honourable mention to Wandle, a local London ale brewed in Wandsworth.

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Post by Mind the windows Tino. on Tue 01 Nov 2011, 9:10 pm

Michaels, Sean wrote:
Scottrf wrote:Disappointed with Doom Bar after the hype in this thread. Nothing to it, the Old Thumper I had beforehand was better.


tino not show up?

What? I don't even know what you mean, Michaels.

Is it safe to come back on here now? I have never seen so many toys flying around earlier. Where did your thread go, Scotty?

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Post by Scottrf on Tue 01 Nov 2011, 9:12 pm

Yeah it's individual, just think it's a bit boring. BL is a decent IPA, quite like it but prefer the sharper, more citrusy (Sorry Union) IPA's I mentioned like Goose Island.

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Post by 6oldenbhoy on Tue 01 Nov 2011, 9:35 pm

Scottrf wrote:I haven't. Only Scottish stuff I think I've had is Brewdog and Innis & Gunn.

Really is a nice summer beer. Has a hint of Vanilla to it. Only problem is getting a decent pint of it. In a lot of places it can be very flat, but the pints at the brewery are great.

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Post by Knowsit17 on Wed 02 Nov 2011, 7:27 pm

My nightly dose varies between Kronenbourg, Bière Blonde and Heineken. Occasionally I'll break out the wine, randomly whatever I have at the time, and at gatherings the JD/Jim Beam/Maker's Mark may come into play.

Me and my immediate group have also developed a taste for Frosty Jacks.

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Post by Scottrf on Wed 02 Nov 2011, 10:08 pm

Had Hoegaarden Grand Cru and La Trappe Blonde tonight.

The Grand Cru is recommended if you like Hoegaarden, don't think it's technically a wheat beer, but tastes like one with characteristics of a blonde. You can taste the alcohol a bit, but not surprising at 8.5%.

Blonde is decent, similar to Maredsous but a bit less flavour.

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Post by trottb on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 8:45 am

Where did you get the Grand Cru from Scott?

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Post by AlexHuckerby on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 8:54 am

i dont quite get the fascination with alcohol... what is it thats so good about it?

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Post by Adam D on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 9:02 am

AlexHuckerby wrote:i dont quite get the fascination with straight sex... what is it thats so good about it?

There you go - fixed that for you Wink

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Post by coxy0001 on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 9:09 am

AlexHuckerby wrote:i dont quite get the fascination with alcohol... what is it thats so good about it?

Hobo - Is that a banning offence?

Alex. It's simple. We (i don't know if you're a tax dodger) work hard, we have to put up with various females and our release is going down the pub and supping on the sweet taste of well earned beer. We then have umpteen too many and end up pishing around laughing at most things whilst being rather boisterous.

Look, come down to mine and after 3 months of hard training you'll be a pro drinker. There'll be times you'll want to give up, there'll be times you can't remember how you woke up with a chicken in the house, there'll be times you fall down the stairs, there'll be times you spend 2 hours talking to the front door demanding it opens by itself.... But by dammit it'll be worth it

3 months training = £495.00 + VAT and you buy beers for me

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Post by Adam D on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 9:10 am

You forgot to mention the part of your training where you can dehydrate 10 litres overnight Laugh


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Post by coxy0001 on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 9:11 am

Am not quite sure where this 10 litres comes from..........

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Post by Adam D on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 9:23 am

It came from an old thread about manny being at a natural weight when fighting but whoever it was he was fighting having to dehydrate by about 10 litres or something.

I cant quite remember other than you said that you dehydrate and drink 10 litres of water all the time.

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Post by BALTIMORA on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 9:34 am

AlexHuckerby wrote:i dont quite get the fascination with alcohol... what is it thats so good about it?
That's almost a hanging offence on here. I think the fascination is to do with the old 'alpha male' thing. Personally I can live without it, I've no interest in waking up with a gaping void where my bank balance used to be, with a mouth like a sewage drain. There are better alternatives.

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Post by sodhat on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 9:35 am

BALTIMORA wrote:
AlexHuckerby wrote:i dont quite get the fascination with alcohol... what is it thats so good about it?
That's almost a hanging offence on here. I think the fascination is to do with the old 'alpha male' thing. Personally I can live without it, I've no interest in waking up with a gaping void where my bank balance used to be, with a mouth like a sewage drain. There are better alternatives.

Rohypnol?

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Post by Scottrf on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 9:37 am

trottb wrote:Where did you get the Grand Cru from Scott?
Online, admittedly a lot to spend on postage unless you are getting a few. Best bet is probably a pub with lots of bottled beers.

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Post by BALTIMORA on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 9:48 am

sodhat wrote:
BALTIMORA wrote:
AlexHuckerby wrote:i dont quite get the fascination with alcohol... what is it thats so good about it?
That's almost a hanging offence on here. I think the fascination is to do with the old 'alpha male' thing. Personally I can live without it, I've no interest in waking up with a gaping void where my bank balance used to be, with a mouth like a sewage drain. There are better alternatives.

Rohypnol?
I'm not quite at that stage yet. I like to be conscious. Used to like mushrooms.

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Post by Rowley on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 9:50 am

BALTIMORA wrote: Used to like mushrooms.

Your posting history makes that abundantly clear.

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Post by AlexHuckerby on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 9:51 am

I have been drunk before, you know... But it's just like all these different beers and what not it's just like... I don't get why it's so good, doesn't realy do much for me to be honest.

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Post by Scottrf on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 9:53 am

AlexHuckerby wrote:I have been drunk before, you know... But it's just like all these different beers and what not it's just like... I don't get why it's so good, doesn't realy do much for me to be honest.
I feel the same about food. Beef, carrot, banana, just give me something that keeps me alive.

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Post by coxy0001 on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 9:58 am

AlexHuckerby wrote:I have been drunk before, you know... But it's just like all these different beers and what not it's just like... I don't get why it's so good, doesn't realy do much for me to be honest.

I feel i speak for the board as a whole - Sit there and ply yourself with lager until you do like it.

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Post by AlexHuckerby on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 10:02 am

It's rather unhealthy...

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Post by Mind the windows Tino. on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 10:03 am

coxy0001 wrote:
I feel i speak for the board as a whole

Never feel that again, please.

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Post by coxy0001 on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 10:03 am

AlexHuckerby wrote:It's rather unhealthy...

It's official guys, he's in the Dale Winton brigade

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Post by coxy0001 on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 10:04 am

Mind the windows Tino. wrote:
coxy0001 wrote:
I feel i speak for the board as a whole

Never feel that again, please.

Go join the Dale Winton brigade

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Post by Scottrf on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 10:04 am

AlexHuckerby wrote:It's rather unhealthy...
True, I did hill sprints yesterday to counteract that.

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Post by coxy0001 on Thu 03 Nov 2011, 10:08 am

Scottrf wrote:
AlexHuckerby wrote:It's rather unhealthy...
True, I did hill sprints yesterday to counteract that.

And here's Scott in action:

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