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Old 18-01-2014, 23:53   #1
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Australia Day Beer Special

Lori just opened the local paper to the coupons section here in Melbourne. Now keep in mind these are sale prices.

On sale for Australia Day

Pabst Blue Ribbon $56 for 24 pack !!!!
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Old 19-01-2014, 00:09   #2
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Re: Australia Day Beer Special

When living in China that Pabst would come into the local market occasionally but was less than $20 Aud per carton my Canadian friends there said it tasted like something starting with P but??
How much is it in the US.
I notice in some OZ bottle shops Chinese Tsingtao that I used to buy for about $12 or less a carton but here over $60.Pretty good profit margins methinks.
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Old 19-01-2014, 00:16   #3
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Re: Australia Day Beer Special

Most imported beer is very dear over here. But, it is sometimes worth paying the extra rather than having to drink some of the rubbish that passes for beer over here.

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How much is it in the US.
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In US $18-$20 for case of 24. And it taste just as bad in the US.

In contrast, wine here in Australia is dirt cheap and fairly good.
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C'mon Coops you knocking our beautiful XXXX
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Old 19-01-2014, 00:27   #6
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Re: Australia Day Beer Special

Yes I better qualify here, the American beer that I have tasted is not very good either, and very weak. Amazed at that, normal strength beer from there would be called mid strength at best here.

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Would rather drink soda water, it has more taste and does not make you shudder.

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Re: Australia Day Beer Special

You guys just live in the wrong country.

San Miguel beer Php 624.00 per case of 24
=US$13..

And that is delivered!!

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San Miguel is Ok, used to drink that back in the seventies. It was trendy in Sydney then.

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Not a great fan of San Miguel but if you can arrange delivery at that price Ill take a few
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You guys just live in the wrong country.
Yeah, friends on Delos have indicated that the Philippines is the destination of choice.
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Have not had Miguel for years, must try it again. I do not drink anything below 4.5%, not because I am a pisshead, well, maybe, but they have not yet made a beer that I have tasted that has the right flavour below that. I try and taste something different every week. Some of the smaller breweries here make some good stuff but the big boys, only make stuff for hot days to drink quick, not to savour the flavour.

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San Miguel is Ok, used to drink that back in the seventies. It was trendy in Sydney then.

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Most of my Australian mates here in Subic have switched to drinking San Mig Zero (alcohol-free)

I think that says something about how much beer Australians friends like to drinků
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Have not had Miguel for years, must try it again. I do not drink anything below 4.5%, not because I am a pisshead, well, maybe, but they have not yet made a beer that I have tasted that has the right flavour below that. I try and taste something different every week. Some of the smaller breweries here make some good stuff but the big boys, only make stuff for hot days to drink quick, not to savour the flavour.

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Re: Australia Day Beer Special

What? No beer buzz? Aussies could be excommunicated for that. By the way, I am a pom who lives here, so not a genuine Aussie, otherwise I would be defending the stuff they make here with more gusto, because that is what you are supposed to do

This thread could be a record beater, Beer, what is more important than that?

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