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I've got some Maes in the fridge for tonight but the way things look at the moment, it doesn't look like we'll be drinking it tonight :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:
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i've had a delicious beer, with a lot of paper around the bottle, blue and white | with a goose (i think) on it ... someone knows what i am talking about ?

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jan_olieslagers wrote:
Ovostar wrote::lol: but to watch a world cup you need to dring a thrash beer...

Drinking wine watching a game is a slap in the face !
Then start your own topic about that stupid game and the drinks you seem to believe it requires - but keep OUT OF HERE !!! This thread is about beer and I am glad to fully agree with André!
no need to get aggressive, i was just ironic ;)

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Ovostar wrote:i've had a delicious beer, with a lot of paper around the bottle, blue and white | with a goose (i think) on it ... someone knows what i am talking about ?
Sounds to me like Goose Island, an American brew. http://www.gooseisland.com/
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Wow! I never heard of this beer :lol: sounds good ;)

The beer i am talking about is a belgian beer, (i think ) with a lot a blue and white paper around the bottle, and there is a bird, maybe a goose, or a (cygne= ? in english)...

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Are you thinking of Jan van Gent? That has a gannet on. Image

The name Jan van Gent means gannet.
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If the paper around the bottle is mainly blue with a little white, than it's indeed 'Jan van Gent' as depicted hereabove

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YES!!! That's the one ! I didn't know why i said it was a goose :lol: Thank you for your help ;)

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You used to be able to get Jan van Gent in small bottles but now you only see it with the cork top.

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BEER FACTS
It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer, and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the "honey month" or what we know today as the "honeymoon".
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Had a nice British beer in Clitheroe the other week - Cumberland Gold - a bit like a blonde Guinness - creamy texture like draught Guinness but golden coloured.

And this security thing has caused the end of our beer-buying trips to Belgium :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

The only Belgian brews we have in at the moment are Rochefort 10 for the winter and Sloeber.
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Chunnel your beers....

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Comet wrote:And this security thing has caused the end of our beer-buying trips to Belgium :evil: x12
So you will have to Chunnel your beers.... :lol: London to Brussels in 2 hours 40 minutes.
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Why is it that, on the rare occasions when you see people with a glass of Orval in a bar, they always leave quite a bit of it in the glass?

You don't see this so much with other beers.
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Comet wrote:Why is it that, on the rare occasions when you see people with a glass of Orval in a bar, they always leave quite a bit of it in the glass?
Because Orval, like most good abbey beers refermented in the bottle, contains a lot of solid yeast.
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sn26567 wrote:
Comet wrote:Why is it that, on the rare occasions when you see people with a glass of Orval in a bar, they always leave quite a bit of it in the glass?
Because Orval, like most good abbey beers refermented in the bottle, contains a lot of solid yeast.
You don't see people doing this with other good abbey beers which are refermented in the bottle :mrgreen:
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Beers I've had so far this year:

Corsendonk Christmas Ale (1), Rodenbach Red (1), Bramble Stout (1), Carlsberg Special Brew (1), Rochefort 10 (2), Mort Subite Kriek (1), Ename Dubbel (1), Crocodile (1), Tag Lag (2), Petrus Oud Bruin (1), Tongerlo Dubbel Christmas (1), Guinness (9), Christmas Pudding Ale (1), Abbaye des Rocs Speciale Noel (1), Atomium Premier Grand Cru (1), Winter Warmer (1), Bah Humbug (1), Rochefort 8 (2), Osprey (1), WychCraft (1), Achel Blond (1), Sloeber (5), Firecrest (1), Old Tom (1), Leffe Brune (2), Vieux Temps (1), Mort Subite Apple (1), Westmalle Tripel (2), Maes (3), Abbaye du Val Dieu Blonde (1), Guido (1), Saison Silly (1), Barnsley Gold (1), Chapeau Mirabelle (1), Leffe Vieille Cuvee (2), Carlsberg Extra Gold (4), Peroni (2), Cropton Two Pints (1), Judas (1), De Koninck (1), Newcastle Brown (1), Biere du Boucanier (1), Yorkshire Moors (1), Sheepsh*gger (1), Satan Gold (1), Rochefort 6 (2), Belhaven Fruit Beer (1), Copper Dragon Golden Pippin (1), Wold Gold (1), Zywiec (1), Black Cat (1), Vondel (1), Cristal (Cuban) (1), Beerlao (1), Fiddler’s Elbow (1), Hoegaarden (2), Cumberland Ale (1), Pendle Witches Brew (1), St George’s (1), Hoegaarden Grand Cru (1), Verboden Vrucht (1), Jupiler (2), Leffe 9 (1), Romy (1), Floris Apple (1), Arabier (1), Oerbier (1), Ename Blonde (1), Stella Artois (2), Maredsous Brune (1), London Pride (1), Palm Speciale (1), Grimbergen Optimo Bruno (1), Old Sh*g (1), Kwak (1), St Louis Gueuze (1), O’Hanlon’s Port Stout (1).
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Comet wrote:Zywiec (1)
Where the hell did you get that Polish beer rarely seen out of the country? Byb the way, Zywiec, the largest Plish brewery, was acquired by Heineken. They also brew a "Porter" (a brown ale having some 7°), which I don't like. The traditional blond Pilsner type (5°) is good: luckily Heineken have not imposed their standards.
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Comet wrote:Zywiec (1)
Where the hell did you get that Polish beer rarely seen out of the country?
I don't know :oops: We bought beers at our local shop and also at a shop in Knaresborough, it could have come from either one but I don't know which one exactly. All I know is that it didn't come from Bier Tempel. I like Eastern European beers as a rule, especially the Czech ones.
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Beers that I have had in my life : Bellevue Kriek
Ok, I have tasted Maes once, but I really didn't like it.
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Belgain beer = perfection

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Here is a nice link:
Belgain beer = perfection

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