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Message 1256313 - Posted: 6 Jul 2012, 7:58:05 UTC

Happy Birthday to your little one Julie! Its amazing how fast they grow. My daughter just turned 7 a couple weeks ago. I'm amazed at how smart this little girl is. She's more into electronics than I am it seems! She can figure things out real quick. Roller blades, now thats something that I'm sure she will figure out in no time flat!
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Message 1256514 - Posted: 6 Jul 2012, 17:44:41 UTC

TGIF! Had a busy week at work. The weekend will be quiet here as my kids are staying with my mother till sunday evening. I've planned an evening out with my sister in law saturday night. It will do me good she says.
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Message 1256519 - Posted: 6 Jul 2012, 17:46:43 UTC - in response to Message 1256514.  

TGIF! Had a busy week at work. The weekend will be quiet here as my kids are staying with my mother till sunday evening. I've planned an evening out with my sister in law saturday night. It will do me good she says.


Yes, i agree with her.
Its very important to see something else.

I hope you have a great time.

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Message 1256522 - Posted: 6 Jul 2012, 17:48:46 UTC - in response to Message 1256519.  

TGIF! Had a busy week at work. The weekend will be quiet here as my kids are staying with my mother till sunday evening. I've planned an evening out with my sister in law saturday night. It will do me good she says.


Yes, i agree with her.
Its very important to see something else.

I hope you have a great time.


Thanx Mike:)
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Message 1256533 - Posted: 6 Jul 2012, 17:54:10 UTC

Have a good time, relax, enjoy, come back refreshed x
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Message 1256534 - Posted: 6 Jul 2012, 17:54:55 UTC - in response to Message 1256533.  

Have a good time, relax, enjoy, come back refreshed x


Will do Rob:)
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Message 1257197 - Posted: 7 Jul 2012, 20:24:48 UTC

That's it, cleared up after John's escape bash last night.
One koala was complaining about a terrible draught - I was concerned a barrel had gone off until I notice John's new entrance way. It is hidden behind the bar, and someone had forgotten to put the crates back after John's spectacular entrance last night....

Now for Julie's bash tonight.
Loads of Belgian beers in stock, only Belgian chocolate on sale, what else is needed?? Oh yes, all the waitresses are dressed in finest Flemish lace thingies...
Sorry Mike, no German beer will be served tonight, nor will there be any English or American beers either. (As I was politely informed by the koala that served me a few minutes ago when I order a Greene King IPA)
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Message 1257206 - Posted: 7 Jul 2012, 21:07:46 UTC

Oooh, we got some new beers in? I'll order a pint of random from the koalas.
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Message 1257210 - Posted: 7 Jul 2012, 21:23:47 UTC

It doesn´t have to be german beer.
In London i always drink Fosters.

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Message 1257219 - Posted: 7 Jul 2012, 21:51:05 UTC - in response to Message 1257210.  

It doesn´t have to be german beer.
In London i always drink Fosters.

You'll have to have a word with John and Chris, I'm sure they know of some pubs that have some proper ale on tap :)
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Message 1257220 - Posted: 7 Jul 2012, 21:53:54 UTC - in response to Message 1257219.  

It doesn´t have to be german beer.
In London i always drink Fosters.

You'll have to have a word with John and Chris, I'm sure they know of some pubs that have some proper ale on tap :)


I know a couple pubs already.
I tried Landlord and lets say i´m done with ale.

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Message 1257231 - Posted: 7 Jul 2012, 22:14:33 UTC - in response to Message 1257220.  

It doesn´t have to be german beer.
In London i always drink Fosters.

You'll have to have a word with John and Chris, I'm sure they know of some pubs that have some proper ale on tap :)


I know a couple pubs already.
I tried Landlord and lets say i´m done with ale.

Different beers for different people, some you like, some you don't. I tell you though, I've had a couple of dodgy pints that almost put me off beer for life. Almost though :) But to real ales, yeah they really can be quite different from barrel to barrel and if your not used to them can be quite, erm, different :)
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Message 1257235 - Posted: 7 Jul 2012, 22:22:52 UTC

I know you brits love your ales and thats fine by me.
But we bavarians cant cope with it.

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Message 1257238 - Posted: 7 Jul 2012, 22:29:27 UTC - in response to Message 1257235.  

I know you brits love your ales and thats fine by me.
But we bavarians cant cope with it.

Well, as long as there's something for you to drink while out with friends I guess that's all that matters. Oh, and the pub lunch as well :)
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Message 1257242 - Posted: 7 Jul 2012, 22:34:51 UTC - in response to Message 1257238.  

I know you brits love your ales and thats fine by me.
But we bavarians cant cope with it.

Well, as long as there's something for you to drink while out with friends I guess that's all that matters. Oh, and the pub lunch as well :)


Totally agree.
Yes, i really like having lunch in pubs.
Its cheap and fine compared to bavarian restaurants.
Had a lovely steak in a pub near tower bridge a few weeks ago.
That was yummy.

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Message 1257245 - Posted: 7 Jul 2012, 22:50:38 UTC - in response to Message 1257242.  

I know you brits love your ales and thats fine by me.
But we bavarians cant cope with it.

Well, as long as there's something for you to drink while out with friends I guess that's all that matters. Oh, and the pub lunch as well :)


Totally agree.
Yes, i really like having lunch in pubs.
Its cheap and fine compared to bavarian restaurants.
Had a lovely steak in a pub near tower bridge a few weeks ago.
That was yummy.

Oh yeah, the mixed grill, nommity nom :)
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Message 1257324 - Posted: 8 Jul 2012, 2:24:05 UTC - in response to Message 1257197.  

Now for Julie's bash tonight.
Loads of Belgian beers in stock, only Belgian chocolate on sale, what else is needed?? Oh yes, all the waitresses are dressed in finest Flemish lace thingies...
Sorry Mike, no German beer will be served tonight, nor will there be any English or American beers either. (As I was politely informed by the koala that served me a few minutes ago when I order a Greene King IPA)

Stella Artois is always good for me. Could do with a pint right now. Innkeeper, if you please......
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Message 1257487 - Posted: 8 Jul 2012, 11:05:32 UTC
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I know you brits love your ales and thats fine by me.
But we bavarians cant cope with it.

Most continentals don't like them Mike, you're not alone, nor do the Aussies either. British beers tend to have a reputation for being flat and warm, continental lager/beers are cold and frothy. Landlord either grabs you or it doesn't, it happens to suit me. What I would like to do is take you to a real ale festival one day where there can be up to 50-100 different real ales in all strengths, tastes and colours. You buy them in 1/2 pints at a time. I'd be very surprised if you didn't find one there you liked. And there are lagers too!

At the moment when home I am drinking Polish Warka, which they market as a lager, but I find it a cross between beer and lager, and I've been into that for 2 years now. A little bit strong at 5.7% so you don't want more than 3 x 1/2 litre cans at a time :-) But my corner shop sells a can for £1.25 which is equivalent to £1.43 a pint, well less than half the pub price for a pint of lager :-))




When out, London pride is my usual tipple, or maybe a Doombar, but the last Doom I had in London was a bit sour, could have been a dirty pipe.



But if it's Belgian night, I'll have one of these.




And oh yes, Mike does love his steaks!!!
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I also have mine, and if you don't like them ... tough, live with it.
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Message 1257538 - Posted: 8 Jul 2012, 14:52:33 UTC

Just been down to the off license where there's a sale on. Picked up this little lot for £7.

From left, two old favourites, a reliable staple, a wildcard, and one that i have to try because it's advertised by Rik Mayall.
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Message 1257542 - Posted: 8 Jul 2012, 15:03:22 UTC

This was always the one I liked....
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