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Aldi specials

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

 

  1. altone

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    Posted 26/9/18
    Lucky bugger, none at my Aldi today - had to buy a 6 pack of Hofbrau original.
    But it tastes better than the Hofbrau Oktoberfest I tried last year.
    Maybe it's just my standards have dropped. Are they actually different beers?
     
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    Posted 26/9/18
    The Oktoberfest should have a higher ABV at 6.3% vs 5.3% for the Original.
     
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    Thanks, well I guess I prefer the lower alcohol one then.

    Drinking another one as I type :)
     
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    Posted 26/9/18
    One is Münchner Hell the other
    Hefe-Weissbeir which do you recommend?
     
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    Posted 26/9/18
    Paulaner Hefe Weissbier and Paulaner Munchner Hell.

    Does anyone know whether the kegs can be hacked and re-used?
     
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    Posted 26/9/18
    Paulaner Original Munchner Hell is in my opinion the perfect lager. I absolutely love it.

    I think Franziskaner make better Weizens in particular the Dunkel.
     
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    Posted 27/9/18
    You can reuse the kegs but they are a bit of a hassle (in my experience).

    Getting the bung out of the top takes patience and care to avoid damage the bung and keg. You can get replacement bungs (eBay), but they don't necessarily fit all these types of kegs.

    I would advise that you enjoy the beer, but don't rely on the kegs as a packaging option.
     
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    Had a couple of pints of the Münchner last night and I agree a very drinkable drop, quite smooth and not too gassy.
     
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    Hi all, trying to work out how to reuse these kegs. Different bung to those in YouTube tutorials. Any tips. I've bungled this one but 5 kegs remain. Cheers Carl
     

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    You could get a pack of 5 new bungs going back a few years ago Carl. Not sure if they’re still available. I think trying old bungs won’t work. If I remember the name of the product I’ll post it here.
     
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    Look, you enjoyed the beer. If you want a reusable keg just buy one, what you have now is an empty can.
    Why spend time and money trying to reuse what is meant to be a one time thing.
    A reusable keg will last your lifetime.

    Just my 2c
     
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    Posted 23/10/18
    Cheers razz, I see some on Amazon and ebay Will buy a set Hopefully they fit ok
     
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    $60 for a case of stella, asahi, heineken, tiger etc...a real waste of money right there! There's about 2 decent beers in there
     
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    Yeah it's a shame when they do all those decent Oktoberfest beers, I'm sure they could have come up with a tastier mix from their current suppliers.
     
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    aldi charlestown (newcastle) still has about half a dozen Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier 5L Kegs left over. still $30, no price reduction yet....anyone think they will still be okay to drink in late November?
     
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    they will ok ok to drink - no worries - i still have 3 left for Christmas..
     
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    Posted 4/12/18
    Paulaner 500ml Oktoberfest and Weiss on sale $2.49 at my local Aldi
     
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    Black Sheep Ales and Biltong man jerky at Aldi! Merry Xmas!!
     

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