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  1. If you were making suggestive comments towards his wife?
  2. toughspiders

    Lime Cordial For in My Beer

    Has anyone found an alternative to Roses Lime Cordial. I do like a little in my lager. I have seen Roses online for $9 a bottle but wondered if there was a decent alternative at a cheaper price. Please help!!! Got withdrawal symptoms
  3. Guest

    British Beer!!!

    OK, maybe I'm being a tad dramatic by posting this on the dilema page, but for people that appreciate good beer it is a dilema. I've notice in recent months that Dan Murphys British range is becoming rather crap. Just wondering if anyone knows any off licences in the Maroubra/Sydney area that sell British beer. All help will be greatly appreciated!!!
  4. PommyPaul

    What beer?

    Possibly the most important dilema! Went to the bottle shop the other day and got a slab of XXXX gold, got home and relised its nice on a warm day but weak like shandy (3.5% boooo) What aussie beers does everyone recomend, have tried bundy and black but i'm not good with spirts unless i want to end up wasted and through up in the morning. VB was good but as sad as it sounds i do like me lagers.
  5. Last month the national university of Lesotho scientists, released the results of a recent analysis, that revealed the presence of female hormones in beer. Men should take a concerned look at their beer consumption. The theory is that beer contains female hormones { hops contain phytoestrogens ** and that by drinking enough beer, men turn into woman. To test this theory, 100 men drank 8 pints of beer each within a 1 hour period. It was then observed that 100% of the test subjects : 1** Argued over nothing. 2** Refused to apologize when obviously wrong. 3) Gained weight. 4** Talked excessively without making sense. 5** Became overly emotional. 6** couldn't drive. 7** Failed to think rationally. 8** Had to sit down while urinating. NO FURTHER TESTING WAS CONSIDERED NECESSARY. :biglaugh::biglaugh: CHEERS DAVE
  6. Guest

    The Beer in Perth

    Well? Any good? This, you'll realise, is crucial! :goofy:
  7. I recently went on a Scruffy Bunch Winery Tour to the Yarra Valley from Melbourne. I have to say it was an excellent experience. The guides were really wine savvy and had great relaxed approach to wine appreciation. Apparently they also do tours to the local breweries. I advise to anyone that likes wine to check them out. Scruffy Bunch Tours - ScruffyBunch
  8. Guest

    beer cigs vodka etc etc etc

    Hi does anyone know the current prices of things eg choc sweets cigs crisps biscuits milk beans etc etc and can you get aussi equivilant of brand stuff ?? Thanks Martin Awaiting reply from employers (3 so far all said they had vacancies but then all is quiet) has anyone else noticed the long delays between replies of corrospondance?
  9. Guest

    They Have To Drink Beer

    THEY HAVE TO DRINK BEER Next time you have a beer, think for a moment about how it travelled to your glass. Clive Barnes and David Telfer worry about it daily. And they're forced to taste the world’s best - and worst - beers as experts. Drinking international ales is part of their job; but they insist it’s strictly in the cause of science. On the day the first publican pulled down on a tap and filled a glass with foaming amber liquid, there have been contamination problems. Beer lines - the stainless steel and plastic tubes that transport the beer from cellar keg to bar - become contaminated. Yeast is the villain if cellar hygiene is not maintained. A lazy publican who forgets to flush beer out of lines at the end of the night, leaves yeast molecules happily clinging to inside of the porous plastic. Clive Barnes worked in his father’s English pub. And flushing beer lines morning and night was a thankless chore that kept him from his social life. He decided there had to be a better way. He met 28-year-old David, a builder and keen beer taster, and they discussed the problem over a jar or three. David had studied microbiology; Clive was electronics whizz. Why not, they reasoned, employ molecular science to do the beer-flushing? Explains David, sitting in a vast former hardware store on the Gold Coast: ‘We learn in school that positive and negative ions, or molecules, attract one another. Molecules that have the same charge; i.e. are both positive or both negative don’t get on; they repel each other.’ So? If yeast [the bogey of the cellar-world] is attracted to beer lines and sticks to them, why not give them the same charges so they’ll bounce off one another? That might, they reasoned, mean no more yeast adhering to the line walls, no more bacteria lurking around giving the beer an "off" taste. The lads’ studies moved from the snug to the laboratory, where they set up a beery experiment nearly six years ago in the UK. ‘We installed a pilot system and evaluated its effectiveness compared with the traditional methods of siphoning off the old beer and chemically washing the lines. We were encouraged.’ They then flew to Australia where they had talks with Carlton United Breweries. CUB agreed to test their prototype Cellarcontrol device, a grey metal box containing the electronic nerve-centre and a black tube that was inserted onto the beer line, becoming part of it. The beer from traditional cleaning and electronic cleaning was examined microscopically for a month, with an analysis of how much bacteria and yeast remained after treatment. At the same time a leading microbiologist was carrying out his own comparison. The results: Cellarcontrol and Tradition one-all. Then came the bad news. CUB phoned to tell them that the system had failed their test and that they were not interested in further testing unless they could be convinced Cellarcontrol had the ability to combat contamination. ‘Beer spoilage,’ explains Clive,’ can come from so many directions. A publican’s wife might go down to the cellar wearing perfume; it gets into the lines. So does the flavour of onions or meat stored near the beer. The lines are very vulnerable. Our device doesn’t kill the bacteria or the yeast, it just prevents them from reproducing or becoming attached to the inner walls of the lines.’ By June, 1992, the researchers were confident enough that their system would work that they began applying for patents. They were at last on their way. They sold Cellarcontrol to bars in the US, including the famous Sands Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, pubs in the UK and bars in Japan where they tasted the local beer and some of it was "awful’. The Japanese breweries were handling the cleaning at a cost of about $7,000 a year for each establishment and in some bars the bacteria and yeast had gained a hold. And in Australia between 150-200 pubs and restaurants have embraced the system at an average cost of about $6,000 depending on the number and length of beer lines. Clive,33, and David make the electronic devices themselves with the help of one full-time worker. They have re-invested all their profits in research and costly world-wide patents in 100 countries. They look forward to getting into Denmark where beer lines from brewery to pub stretch over several kilometres. ‘We anticipate producing 10,000 units a month with 25 staff,’ says David ’If it gets any bigger we may set up a factory in Taiwan or Mexico where labour is cheaper.’ What will Cellarcontrol do for the average drinker? Dave, who agrees he has had wide experience with dozens of beers, says: ’A bad beer line that has been inefficiently cleaned, leaves a bad taste and a smell in the beer. ‘Three or four glasses of beer from such a line produces an awful hangover.’
  10. Guest

    Favourite Aussie Beer??

    Whats your favourite Aussie beer? What can you recommend?
  11. I am having a BBQ sat 25 aug alcohol may be involved ....:idea: All welcome (even Dan,but he has to bring his own sheep!) i could regret this ..............:policeman: ................:goofy::goofy:
  12. Guest

    Beer

    What the guinness like in oz?
  13. Guest

    how good is ozzie beer

    hi tonyl ere just thinking as never been to oz before i like a good few jars myself how good is there grog is it strong or weak i like bitter / lager / CIDER YES LET ME KNOW PLZ THANKS TONYL
  14. Hello everyone, have been using this site for a couple of months and always recieve helpful answers to my questions , so thankyou for your help so far. me and ema have been interested in moving to perth for a while now and will be visiting for a short holiday at the end of april. So , i know this would be a bit strange in England but does any one fancy meeting us for a beer somewhere while we are in Perth ?? I know a lot of perth poms would probbaly have kids and very busy schedules but if any body fancies a free drink and a chat about the place, people, jobs etc then we would be extremley grateful. just to reassure you we are not axe weilding pyschos or any thing like that and we will be driving so we could always come to you.... any way thanks for reading this message chaps and take care .
  15. Guest

    beer drinker

    hi all can anyone tell me the legal age for drinking alcohol in aus 17yr old turns 18 in november but were hoping to be in perth by september sandy
  16. Guest

    footy, music, beer

    Call me fickle but.... me and my girlfriend are traveling to sydney in september on a working holiday visa. We are staying for a s long as poss travelling to 5 major cities, until our cash runs out or we cant get work with a view to staying if we like what we see. Perth is where we a re looking to live but, and this is the fickle bit, i think a lack of few home comforts might make me home sick namely football (the super rams), decent music and gigs (editors rakes bloc party etc) and indie/alternative clubs, pubs etc. Any of these available in oz? like sky sports or pubs showing games?
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