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Antipodeans are coming

Post by TonyGoodman » Wed 07 Feb 2018 17:57

Not quite a wine topic. We have incoming antipodeans, certainly they will love some of the big heavyweight local reds however no doubt they will also want to investigate the local ales. Cap D'Ona will get a visit of course. Any others?

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Post by sue and paul » Wed 07 Feb 2018 18:13

https://www.facebook.com/brasserielacanya/

An independant new brewer in Saint André

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Post by Helen » Wed 07 Feb 2018 18:15

The Bear Brewery?

www.thebearbrewery.com

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Post by Helen » Wed 07 Feb 2018 19:26

Beer-making seems to be on the 'up'.

I'd no idea there were so many:

https://www.infogreffe.fr/entreprises-d ... 066-1.html

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Post by Anthea & Tim » Thu 08 Feb 2018 08:24

Also in 66130 Bouleternère http://www.biere-alzina.com

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Post by TonyGoodman » Fri 09 Feb 2018 11:43

Goodness thanks all that's quite a list. It would make a rather nice summer project to drop into a few.

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Post by Santiago » Tue 20 Feb 2018 13:31

Just take them to Le Chaudron, either in Bages or Mas Guerido.

Best selection of craft beers in the region, several on tap.
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Post by martyn94 » Wed 21 Feb 2018 11:13

Santiago wrote:Just take them to Le Chaudron, either in Bages or Mas Guerido.

Best selection of craft beers in the region, several on tap.
A night on the lash in Mas Guérido sounds glamorous. What’s the second prize? And who’s the designated driver?

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Post by Santiago » Wed 21 Feb 2018 16:13

Have you been there Martyn? It's pretty impressive.
Live music, great tapas. Comfy sofas. Pretty buzzy after-work drinks.
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Post by TonyGoodman » Thu 22 Feb 2018 10:07

martyn94 wrote:
Santiago wrote:Just take them to Le Chaudron, either in Bages or Mas Guerido.

Best selection of craft beers in the region, several on tap.
A night on the lash in Mas Guérido sounds glamorous. What’s the second prize? And who’s the designated driver?

Yes the lack of night buses is an issue. Do we have Uber in Perpignan?

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Post by Webdoc » Thu 22 Feb 2018 11:23

TonyGoodman wrote:Do we have Uber in Perpignan?
Uber? You have more chance catching a ride home on the back of a Unicorn.

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Post by martyn94 » Thu 22 Feb 2018 18:38

Santiago wrote:Have you been there Martyn? It's pretty impressive.
Live music, great tapas. Comfy sofas. Pretty buzzy after-work drinks.
The inside looks very convivial, but the outside looks very much like a unit on an industrial estate (I can’t work out how to link the photos on Google). It looks a bit young for me (which is not hard): I no longer need after-work drinks, but before-work ones can be welcome, unless I am going up a ladder.

I was struck by the fact that one of the interior shots showed the sort of big “jugsâ€￾ of beer with a handle, which you normally very rarely see in France. That is reason enough to avoid the place if you’ve ever served in a pub which used them. They are popular with landlords (and a certain sort of customer, back in the day) because they are much tougher than straight glasses. The downside it that they would chip round the rim when damaged, when a straight glass would have shattered. And so they gave the next customer very nasty cuts to the mouth.

I used to work in a pub in my vacations, run by a notably tight manager (Flint by name, and flint by nature). I used to check them for chips as I washed them and throw the bad ones away. Maybe two a day. The boss used to look on in rage as I did so, but never dared say anything. Maybe he fished them out of the trash after I’d gone home: there were always plenty of bad ones next day.

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Post by TonyGoodman » Thu 22 Feb 2018 21:50

Webdoc wrote:
TonyGoodman wrote:Do we have Uber in Perpignan?
Uber? You have more chance catching a ride home on the back of a Unicorn.
I'm not that fussy, do they take CC's ?

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Post by martyn94 » Sat 24 Feb 2018 16:55

TonyGoodman wrote:
Webdoc wrote:
TonyGoodman wrote:Do we have Uber in Perpignan?
Uber? You have more chance catching a ride home on the back of a Unicorn.
I'm not that fussy, do they take CC's ?
Bravo.

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