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Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Amir on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 01:14:05
I'm very much a cider man myself at the moment.  There's a lovely organic cider in most supermarkets now, magner's is good for the summer, and sheppey's do some that will knock you for six :D

A pint of guinness does the trick now and again, and I sometimes drink red wine although my only criteria is that it's over a fiver.


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: yeo on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 01:18:58
I drink Guiness,Lager and Cider.

Not all at once though.Im getting rather into the cider lately especially if its Sunny or im thirsty.


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Dazzza on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 01:24:20
Magners is great just makes me feel so ill the next day.

Have to say it's a bottle of poncey Corona for me at the moment washed down with a decent Vodka and maybe a good double J&T with a twist of lime.


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: sonicyouth on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 01:29:21
not drinking much lately but if i have its been lager, kronie or fosters. more likely a guinness though.

magners is lovely but it's £3.50 a pint in the only pub near me which serves it. fuck that.


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Amir on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 01:35:11
Quote from: "dazzza"
Magners is great just makes me feel so ill the next day.



Really?  I quite like it because it doesn't really do much damage, especially because of the ice.  My fear is that I'm going to start wanting to punch people that order it.


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Dazzza on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 01:39:11
Punch people that order it, why is that?   :D

I'm normally blessed with a fairly mild hangover but not sure if it's the mixing drinks (which it probably is) but a couple of botttles and I feel like sandpaper in the desert the next morning.


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Amir on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 01:53:19
Quote from: "dazzza"
Punch people that order it, why is that?   :D


I don't know, you can just see things are going to become so fashionable that some knob is holding you up getting a drink because he's buying two magner's with his credit card and telling everybody in earshot how much he loves it.  I wouldn't really punch anyone because of it, the sentiment just expresses the disdain I feel for them.  Innitt.


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Dazzza on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 01:55:41
Quote from: "Amir"
Quote from: "dazzza"
Punch people that order it, why is that?   :D


I don't know, you can just see things are going to become so fashionable that some knob is holding you up getting a drink because he's buying two magner's with his credit card and telling everybody in earshot how much he loves it.  I wouldn't really punch anyone because of it, the sentiment just expresses the disdain I feel for them.  Innitt.


Credit cards in pubs should be banned.


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Spud on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 02:48:22
Paying for a drinks on a fucking credit card....the dirty bastards!. :evil:


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Sade on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 11:02:56
Not very original....but I either drink malibu and coke or vodka and coke.


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: STFC Village on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 11:06:57
I'm a guinness man, but i often dabble with Smiths, and some lagers


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: DMR on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 12:10:02
I spent a night on the Guiness last night before we hit the clubs then it turned to the traditional bottled lager and shots.

I'd say Guiness is my tipple of choice now but it does vary.


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Simon Pieman on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 14:39:18
Stella or Strongbow, although I've been having red wine a fair bit until recently, which is quite surprising as I didn't like it very much a year ago.


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: mexico red on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 15:29:17
tuaca, fuckin lush italian spirit.


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 15:36:36
Red Label............Bloody lovely cup of tea !

NMH


Title: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Amir on Sunday, April 16, 2006, 15:40:38
Quote from: "Nomoreheroes"
Red Label............Bloody lovely cup of tea !

NMH


I've just given up caffine because most tea is pretty rank if you drink too much.  Earl Grey or English Breakfast are okay as long as it's twinnings.  At the moment I'm drinking Cranberry, Raspberry, and Elderflower.


COOOOOOEEEEEE!!!! :oops:


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: bamboonoclue on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 01:09:32
So what are you drinking (or not) currently fellas (and fellaettes) ?


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: 4D on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 02:10:11
Jeez, this thread takes me back to my mid thirties  :(


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: bamboonoclue on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 02:23:55
I thought it nice to revisit but it's ironic as my early to mid thirties is my approach zone now.

Drinking a 7% Japanese Rice Beer.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Quagmire on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 02:49:19
Jeez, this thread takes me back to my mid thirties  :(

I was 15 - fucking hell iíve spent half of my life talking to strangers on the internet.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: bamboonoclue on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 03:01:05
I was 15 - fucking hell iíve spent half of my life talking to strangers on the internet.

And the irony being your name is Quagmire  :D


#WhoElseButQuagmire


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 06:44:12
Sang de Sheridan


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Arriba on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 14:34:15
Ooh this is an old thread.
Lager man through the winter. Birra Morretti my personal fav at the moment.
Had 3 cans of the ready mixed Jack Daniels and coke with it last night.
Cider through the summer months. Love Thatcher's Haze


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Flashheart on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 14:36:36
Gin with soda and lemon.

Does the job nicely.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Barry Scott on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 14:54:57
I'm a red wine drinker these days. The majority of which is made up with Campo Viejo Tempranillo, when it's on offer. Aldi do some great ones as well. Morrisons used to do a Montepulciano d'Abruzzo that was the shit, and we practically lived off, but alas, that's no longer sold.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Ginginho on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 15:20:26
If in a pub, Guinness. At home, usually red wine, occasionally lager and whisky.

I failed miserably doing Dry January, so doing Dry February. A week in so far and feel better for it. I'm not staying up late drinking and eating crap. I might even carry on and make my next drink a pint in a pub when they open.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Crackity Jones on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 15:22:57
Whatever beer i have made.  Particularly into double IPA'S and NEIPA's at the moment


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 15:23:15
Jeez, this thread takes me back to my mid thirties  :(
I was 40!

My alcohol choices have stayed the same though.

Strong Belgian beers by preference between 9% and 16% alcohol, I cannot drink enough to get drunk any more so I drink them because I like the taste of them not for their alcohol content.

When I go out I would rather abstain totally than drink generic beers/lagers/ciders on tap, utter grabage that they are.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Bogus Dave on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 17:36:43
Some nice nostalgia on the first page of this thread, with SY moaning that £3.50 a pint is excessive. That would be cheap nowadays


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Hunk on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 17:40:54
I flit between lager (Heineken usually) and whatever real ales are on offer. Favourite ale will always be London Pride


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Panda Paws on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 17:53:31
I flit between lager (Heineken usually) and whatever real ales are on offer. Favourite ale will always be London Pride

The landlord at one of my old locals, the red lion in Barnes, used to be a multiple winner of Fullers' cellerman awards and his London Pride was incredible. Beautiful pint when it's kept well.

Some of the locals used to call that pub "studio 3", given it was over the road from the famous Olympic Studios, home to the Beatles, the Stones, Led Zeppelin and Hendrix, among  others.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Hunk on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 18:26:33
The landlord at one of my old locals, the red lion in Barnes, used to be a multiple winner of Fullers' cellerman awards and his London Pride was incredible. Beautiful pint when it's kept well.

Some of the locals used to call that pub "studio 3", given it was over the road from the famous Olympic Studios, home to the Beatles, the Stones, Led Zeppelin and Hendrix, among  others.

Fuck me I miss being able to go to the pub for a pint whenever I fancied it.

Used to be in the pub trade and Pride was the kind of thing you had on sale whenever you could get your hands on it. Flew out of the pumps like a big popular thing, so it never approached its sell by date. Timmy Taylorís Landlord (another personal favourite) was a different story. Beautiful drop but more expensive so could hang around in the cellar a bit longer.

Appreciate a good cellarman. Looking after the beer was one of the few things I actually enjoyed about my job before I left the trade.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: mystical_goat on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 18:45:47
I'm not a big fan of wine, but I have recently discovered that I love dessert wine.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 20:58:58
I'm not a big fan of wine, but I have recently discovered that I love dessert wine.

🤮


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: JoeMezz on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 21:10:49
Any lager - peroni and moretti are top tier.

Do love a spiced rum and coke too - Dead Man's Fingers the nicest spiced rum I've tried


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Broadbents Tackle on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 21:15:34
Two bouts of food poisoning in India and Laos mean I can't drink the way I could 15 years ago, so it's red wine or light beers mainly. I still drink cider, ale, brandy, and whisky on occasion because I'm a twat, and if I'm feeling particularly intelligent I mix them.

I'm not a big fan of wine, but I have recently discovered that I love dessert wine.

Wrong'un

I might even carry on and make my next drink a pint in a pub when they open.

I tell myself stories like that, ginge  ;D


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Samdy Gray on Monday, February 8, 2021, 06:48:33
Usually cider or red wine, but apart from a small glass of fizz on Christmas Day I've not touched a drop since the beginning of December.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Monday, February 8, 2021, 08:09:15
Seems any type of alcohol gives me heartburn now.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: normy on Monday, February 8, 2021, 08:16:55
A double whiskey before bedtime which helps me get to sleep, as I suffer from can't get to sleep insomnia.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: 4D on Monday, February 8, 2021, 10:09:43
A nice rum


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Bob's Orange on Monday, February 8, 2021, 10:39:33
I do love a pint of Guinness but in general only drink it when over in Ireland as I think it just tastes so much nicer and creamier over there. (I guess its the time taken over the pour) My MIL also makes the best Irish coffees, I think this is because she has never drank and so has no idea how potent whisky is so I get a proper measure!!

With food, generally a nice bottle of wine, as Bazza mentioned, Aldi do a decent range and do a case of 6 reds for £33 with free delivery so usually top that up with a pick and mix depending on what we fancy. I recently bought some cans of Tangle Foot beer which I enjoyed and some bottles of Wursteiner Pils (also from Aldi) which are lovely and refreshing during Monday's zoom poker evenings.

When lockdown is over looking forward to seeing what the Northants brewers have to offer around here.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Chubbs on Monday, February 8, 2021, 12:52:44
In the last year (lockdown) I could probably count on one hand how many drinks i've had. Never been a "casual drinker" in the sense of a glass or two with dinner, or a couple of pints infront of the TV, just never understood it. Not being able to see my mates, or go to pubs, I've just not had the urge to drink.
The exception was Christmas and New Year really

That being said, I'm very much a Spiced Rum and Coke/Ginger Beer fan.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Chubbs on Monday, February 8, 2021, 12:53:45
Any lager - peroni and moretti are top tier.

Do love a spiced rum and coke too - Dead Man's Fingers the nicest spiced rum I've tried
Got a bottle of this for Christmas, yet to try it though.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: 4D on Monday, February 8, 2021, 12:54:32
Tis good.

I like Kraken too.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Hunk on Monday, February 8, 2021, 14:29:41
I do love a pint of Guinness but in general only drink it when over in Ireland as I think it just tastes so much nicer and creamier over there. (I guess its the time taken over the pour).

Have you done the Guinness brewery tour? Its fantastic, more like a museum than a typical tour. The Guinness you get given there is obviously really, really good but if anything its a bit too fresh. A Guinness in any of the pubs near St James's Gate, however, is perfection.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Sippo on Monday, February 8, 2021, 14:55:30
Tis good.

I like Kraken too.

Noooooo. Both are too commercialised and sweet.

Get on Salford Rum, or Plantation. Don't have with mixers as that ruins the flavour.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Bob's Orange on Monday, February 8, 2021, 14:57:54
Have you done the Guinness brewery tour? Its fantastic, more like a museum than a typical tour. The Guinness you get given there is obviously really, really good but if anything its a bit too fresh. A Guinness in any of the pubs near St James's Gate, however, is perfection.

I have, but probably around 20 years ago and I didn't like Guinness at the time and gave my free pint away! (sacre bleu!). Dublin does do its Guinness very well but my favourite place for it was actually in Galway, i'm probably showing bias as that's where we got married.

The guinness in Cork wasn't good at all, but that is because Cork has other drinks and so my cynical head reckons they do their Guinness badly so as to show off their other wares!


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: 4D on Monday, February 8, 2021, 16:15:21
Noooooo. Both are too commercialised and sweet.

Get on Salford Rum, or Plantation. Don't have with mixers as that ruins the flavour.

Not for my palette


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Red Frog on Monday, February 8, 2021, 16:31:37
Not for my palette

It's for drinking, not painting.  ::)


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Chunkyhair on Monday, February 8, 2021, 16:56:32
At 5pm on Saturday my favourite tipple was anything with a high alcohol content that would help me forget the preceding 2 hours (I passed on the surgical spirit mind)
 :pint:


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: 4D on Monday, February 8, 2021, 17:49:42
It's for drinking, not painting.  ::)

How do you know what I do with it?


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Lambo75 on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 10:12:20
Just discovering rum.

Kraken was my introduction and like it.

but....

One Love Five Island Spiced Rum, knocks it out of the park. Will try another variety when this one is drunk.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Bob's Orange on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 10:32:25
We brought some Rum back from St Lucia, Chairman's reserve, which is their general offering and one we spent a little more on, called Admiral Rodney which is lovely.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Panda Paws on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 11:34:38
My last day at my current company today, before starting afresh Monday. Relevant? Well, my leaving gift is a year's sub to Flaviar.

https://flaviar.com/

Anyone got any experience or know much about it? Looks like a high-end booze subscription, which is ideal because post spirits and cocktails is literally my hobby.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Arriba on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 16:48:30
Gonna have to have a sample of some of these rum shouts. It's my go to chaser when out on the lash(once upon a time) but just go with Captain Morgan's or bicardi.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: horlock07 on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 17:04:08
Ale - Jennings Cumberland or Thwaites Wainwright.
Larger - Belgian or if in a pub, Moretti, Estrella Damn or if things are scarce Stella (nothing beats a cold Stella to cure a hangover),
Red Wine - preferably Rioja or Shiraz, none of that Merlot nonsense!
Don't really do spirits, but if needs be I like a nice G&T.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Chubbs on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 17:10:57
Just discovering rum.

Kraken was my introduction and like it.

but....

One Love Five Island Spiced Rum, knocks it out of the park. Will try another variety when this one is drunk.
I can see the vein on sippo's temple pulsating from here...


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: 4D on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 17:27:17
Ale - Jennings Cumberland or Thwaites Wainwright.
Larger - Belgian or if in a pub, Moretti, Estrella Damn or if things are scarce Stella (nothing beats a cold Stella to cure a hangover),
Red Wine - preferably Rioja or Shiraz, none of that Merlot nonsense!
Don't really do spirits, but if needs be I like a nice G&T.


Nice pint of Jennings in the Pack Horse, Keswick  :pint:


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: mystical_goat on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 23:08:21
Captain Morgan's was the first spirit I drank. About 12 and from the stolen hipflask of my mate's Dad. Rank.

The spiced is lovely stuff though.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: bamboonoclue on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 23:19:13
Captain Morgan's was the first spirit I drank. About 12 and from the stolen hipflask of my mate's Dad. Rank.

The spiced is lovely stuff though.

I see you're up to 9th. Heady heights. Might be as cold as Benson up there.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: JBZ on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 23:22:54
Never been a fan of Grolsch


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: bamboonoclue on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 23:28:14
Never been a fan of Grolsch

Wrong thread. This is "favourite" tipple.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: Red Frog on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 23:30:10
Cyanide.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: JBZ on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 23:36:04
I have been drinking a lot of Rose's lime cordial.


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: horlock07 on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 10:13:20
Nice pint of Jennings in the Pack Horse, Keswick  :pint:

Not been to Keswick for ages, actually not been anywhere for ages!  :cry:

Never been a fan of Grolsch

I don't mind it, but it gives me a stonking hangover!


Title: Re: Favourite tipple?
Post by: 4D on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 12:26:57
Not been to Keswick for ages, actually not been anywhere for ages!  :cry:


I haven't been for about 10 years  :( When this crap is over I will return.