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Aldi specials

Discussion in 'Buy and Sell' started by adraine, 4/9/13.

 

  1. stevonz

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    Posted 9/6/18
    Aldi now sell craft beer! At $4 for 500mL bottles, the price is right. Lets see how they fare.

    Circadian IPA.

    Product of the UK
    4.5% ABV
    I'm guessing 35-40 IBU
    Medium hop aroma

    It's more like an APA really, but certainly quaffable. 3/5. Would buy again.


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    Coming up next. Medusa Ruby Red Ale and Pedigree Amber Ale.
     
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    Posted 10/6/18
    Medusa Ruby Red Ale is like an Irish red ale.
    5.0% ABV
    Dark copper in colour.
    Light-medium body
    heavy toffee on the nose.
    4/5.

    Pedigree Amber Ale
    4.5%
    Light amber in colour
    Nothing to speak about really.
    2/5
     
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    Posted 12/6/18
    I bought the Boddies and Tetley tins, can't begin to express my disappointment the Boddies was a terrific beer when I was living in the UK, Tetley was a nice bitter also. Neither of them tasted of anything but both are full of nitrogen induced smoothness.
     
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    Posted 5/8/18
    Thought the same, pretty much tasteless. Wonder were they are brewed.
     
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    Posted 5/8/18
    Moving away from Aldi for a moment...
    I bought a 6 pack of 150 Lashes at a bottle shop recently and could hardly taste it.
    Before I started brewing I thought it was the good gear.
     
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    Posted 7/8/18
    I tried a Boddington's can last year and it was utter crap. Tasted like sucking on a cardboard box.
     
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    Posted 9/8/18
    Checked a can last night, they are brewed in the UK by Anheuser–Busch InBev in Samlesbury Lancs.
     
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    Posted 12/8/18
    Don't know if it's all stores but my local Aldi is selling Monteith's XPA 6 packs for $9.99
     
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    Posted 16/8/18
    Not a bad drop. Drank it in NZ when I was there.
     
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    Posted 17/8/18
    If they are the same as last time - the Pilsner is a reasonable German pilsner.
    The Weizen had a strange burnt flavor to it but I don't really drink wheat beers so maybe it's just me.
     
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    I have tried each of them and the Oktoberfest beers are very nice and good examples of German lagers.
    If, however you like beers with lots of hops they are not for you.
    They are great lagers with a nice malt flavor. Unfortunately the best of the offering in the 4 pack is missing the Hacker Pschorr Oktoberfest beer which was the best pick of the bunch. The Loewenbraeu and Hofbraeu Haus are OK but the Spaten and Paulaner are likely to be the better beers.

    If you are into German wheat beers then the Paulaner is IMHO one of the best German wheat beers available.
    Generally speaking if you like a beer that is not overly hoppy and you like Lagers, the German beers are very good and while produced by very large companies, I would put them into a different league than the local lagers, especially given the fact they don't use additives beyond hops, yeast, malt and water in their beers to produce a nice beverage.

    I hope they will have a reasonable stock of the Paulaner Oktoberfest biers as I need a few for late October.
    If you like Wheat beers then the keg is a good option with a few friends.
    The "Helle" is basically the standard lager they drink and while it is brewed well, I prefer the Oktoberfest beers.

    Cheers

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    I DO like a good wheat so thanks for that info. ill try and beat the local hordes to get myself some. cheers
     
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    Posted 23/9/18
    Oooh! 2 nice beers there and the Oettinger is cheap. Thanks for that. I'll be off to Dan's tomorrow night.
    edit: wait not sure if I like the Oettinger - oh WTF.
    The Schofferhofer is one of only a few wheat beers I do like.
     
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    Thanks for the heads up. I'll be getting a dozen of the Paulaner 500ml bottles.
    Best commercial Lager...ever. It was previously available at danmurphy but only the 1lt can w/glass stein, making it about $20 per litre.
     
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    Posted 25/9/18
    i will get myself the whole lot :) the 5l kegs are great, loewenbraeu Paulaner, Hofbraeuhaus, etc. that's the right time to get some good Bavarian beers

    cheers
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    Posted 26/9/18
    Which Paulaner there are two types on sale at Aldi?
     

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