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UberZagFan
03-15-2013, 10:11 PM
Getting it started early! This is what Uber will be sipping when CBS announces that GU is the #1 seed in the West!

http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/2441/imag0447pl.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/22/imag0447pl.jpg/)

Sip up!

RenoZag
03-15-2013, 10:37 PM
Bushmills, more than likely.

Go Zags !

Beat 'em all. We know you can.

gbnyba17
03-16-2013, 01:04 AM
Guiness!!!

mtzaga
03-16-2013, 06:11 AM
I have not had a beer since I got back from Vegas, but I will have a Guiness on Sunday.

gu03alum
03-16-2013, 06:41 AM
I'm heading to dogfish head alehouse to get a growler filled. Does anyone have any suggestions.

75Zag
03-16-2013, 07:12 AM
Something new to celebrate St. Pat's and Selection Sunday

http://assets1.sherry-lehmann.com/file_uploads/0007/4722/connemara-single-malt-irish-whiskey-peated-12yr-80prf_small.jpg

Go Bulldogs!

hooter73
03-17-2013, 08:58 AM
http://www.cravenscoffee.com/zlcms/editor/uploads/images/Zags-Pouch-Indigo-RPC.jpg

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-oBSdYOl7-2Y/TeZzsVeW5eI/AAAAAAAAANo/P836WNvAfzQ/s400/kahlua_brand_union_delicioso.jpg

stevet75
03-17-2013, 09:13 AM
St. Francis Chardonnay to go with my favorite Sunday snack - Popcorn and Dubliner cheese.

Zag4Hire
03-17-2013, 09:14 AM
I'm heading to dogfish head alehouse to get a growler filled. Does anyone have any suggestions.

The last one I had, Raison D'etre, was one of the better ones I had. If they offer their limited edition items, I would probably ask to sample first.


Gonna stick with coffe and water throughout the day. Going to be enough drinking with the tournament coming up.

Once and Future Zag
03-17-2013, 09:15 AM
Right now?

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/81wq%2Bi1L8aL._SL1500_.jpg

gu03alum
03-17-2013, 09:25 AM
The last one I had, Raison D'etre, was one of the better ones I had. If they offer their limited edition items, I would probably ask to sample first.


Gonna stick with coffe and water throughout the day. Going to be enough drinking with the tournament coming up.

I ended up going with 60 minute. I had wanted to get Palo Santo Marron, but they wouldn't sell it to me in a growler. I also accidentally drank all of it yesterday and now I feel crappy. I think I will be drinking water today.

Birddog
03-17-2013, 09:33 AM
St. Francis Chardonnay to go with my favorite Sunday snack - Popcorn and Dubliner cheese.
If you haven't already, try the Dubliner with slices (eighths) of Bosc Pear. Ummmm delicious and not too caloric.

Birddog
03-17-2013, 09:36 AM
I'll be having a Black and Tan in honor of my favorite Saint.
http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcThW5CTPGXZq3FRhE-7uUq86VYDaEjmnYRv4S4jTc2DthWXh-leJg

B Wayne
03-17-2013, 09:58 AM
I've heard great things about Moylan's beer, so I tried their Irish Dry Stout last night. It is the same style beer as a Guiness, but fresher. To be fair to Guiness, I've heard from many that the Guiness we get is significantly inferior to the product in Ireland. I've heard many explanations, including it doesn't travel well, or that it is brewed differently for overseas consumption.

Try this wonderful Moylan's if you ever get a chance. It is hard to find.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8494/8301948793_cbfa32ef99_z.jpg

Martin Centre Mad Man
03-17-2013, 10:31 AM
I had Jameson's and Guinness for breakfast. I'm not sure about the rest of the day.

Zag4Hire
03-17-2013, 11:17 AM
I also accidentally drank all of it yesterday and now I feel crappy. I think I will be drinking water today.

The ol' tip of the cap to you, sir. Few accomplishments come without a price lol.

Jazzgirl_127
03-17-2013, 11:26 AM
[QUOTE=B Wayne;892658]To be fair to Guiness, I've heard from many that the Guiness we get is significantly inferior to the product in Ireland. I've heard many explanations, including it doesn't travel well, or that it is brewed differently for overseas consumption.
[QUOTE]

One of my childhood friends moved to Ireland, she said that over there Harp actually isn't as good as it is in the States. It's so bad, they jokingly call it "Harpic" (not sure of the spelling) but it is apparently the brandname of a toilet bowl cleaner in Ireland lol.

B Wayne
03-17-2013, 12:37 PM
One of my childhood friends moved to Ireland, she said that over there Harp actually isn't as good as it is in the States. It's so bad, they jokingly call it "Harpic" (not sure of the spelling) but it is apparently the brandname of a toilet bowl cleaner in Ireland lol.[/QUOTE]

Jazz Girl

To add to that. I've been surprised that U.S. craft brewery Belgian and abbey style ale often taste as good or better than the Belgian breweries that developed the style (Chimay, Orvel Duvel,etc) and have been around for hundreds of years!

But I was talking to some Belgian travelers in Portland last summer and they said the version of many European beers that we have here are inferior to the original in Europe. Makes sense to me.

75Zag
03-17-2013, 12:44 PM
I am working at my office a bit this am and just went for a walk to stretch my legs and accidentally wandered into a Pub called Dublin Down located in downtown Vancouver (WA). They opened early this am and are offering large pours of Tullamore Dew all day for only $4.

One of the most refreshing mid-day walks I can recall.

Go Bulldogs!

gamagin
03-17-2013, 12:57 PM
One of my childhood friends moved to Ireland, she said that over there Harp actually isn't as good as it is in the States. It's so bad, they jokingly call it "Harpic" (not sure of the spelling) but it is apparently the brandname of a toilet bowl cleaner in Ireland lol.
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Jazz Girl: To add to that. I've been surprised that U.S. craft brewery Belgian and abbey style ale often taste as good or better than the Belgian breweries that developed the style (Chimay, Orvel Duvel,etc) and have been around for hundreds of years! But I was talking to some Belgian travelers in Portland last summer and they said the version of many European beers that we have here are inferior to the original in Europe. Makes sense to me.


Easter, too.

It taught me a lesson: what easter and st. pat's have become in the U.S. is quite different (as in opposite) than in Ireland. For the most part you will not find an Easter Bunny anywhere and there is NEVER green beer or a parade I'm aware of in the emerald Isle. Both are church-mass centric occasions, mostly, no great shakes in my view.

UberZagFan
03-17-2013, 12:58 PM
Guiness!!!

That's what Uber is having for breakfast.

Uber loves all the "accidentlys" in this thread. Uber got a growler of Laurelwood IPA last night and purposely drank it all.

TheZagPhish
03-17-2013, 01:03 PM
Uber got a growler of Laurelwood IPA last night and purposely drank it all.

Rep.

asoc
03-17-2013, 01:05 PM
Need to bring this thread down a level I think... Just for fun:-)

Vodka and Mountain Dew
mmmmm

And coincidentally it happens to be green, so it kinda fits the occasion.

Birddog
03-17-2013, 01:36 PM
Need to bring this thread down a level I think... Just for fun:-)

Vodka and Mountain Dew
mmmmm

And coincidentally it happens to be green, so it kinda fits the occasion.

Whatsamatta, couldn't find the bacon flavored Vodka?

gu03alum
03-17-2013, 02:15 PM
I have a Bud Light Platinum that I'm going to open for the selection show. My headache has finally gone away.

RenoZag
03-17-2013, 02:24 PM
Just tried a Ballast Point Brewing Company ( San Diego) Sculpin IPA. . .If you are an IPA fan, highly recommend. 7% ABV.

Our COSTCO has started stocking 22 ouncers for single bottle purchase. . .the above was one of the recent selections.

Birddog
03-17-2013, 02:34 PM
This is by far the best thread of the day. The lack of piss and vinegar is truly delightful. Drink up laddies and lasses!

Jazzgirl_127
03-17-2013, 03:10 PM
Easter, too.

It taught me a lesson: what easter and st. pat's have become in the U.S. is quite different (as in opposite) than in Ireland. For the most part you will not find an Easter Bunny anywhere and there is NEVER green beer or a parade I'm aware of in the emerald Isle. Both are church-mass centric occasions, mostly, no great shakes in my view.


Haha, I don't know about the green beer, but she did say they were going to a parade today in Derry (which is in the UK part of the isle so it might be different in other areas). Also, very funny, her name is Erin (which over here we think of as a very Irish girl's name) she told me that in the 4 years she's lived there she's never met another Erin!

And B Wayne, I don't know that I've had many Belgian beers but that's interesting.

75Zag
03-17-2013, 03:51 PM
I lost the cap to my bottle of Irish whiskey. I think it rolled under the couch. Easier just to finish the bottle.

Go Bulldogs!

Birddog
03-17-2013, 04:01 PM
I lost the cap to my bottle of Irish whiskey. I think it rolled under the couch. Easier just to finish the bottle.

Go Bulldogs!
That's the smart thing to do, don't want that stuff getting too much air.

HOOTER
03-17-2013, 04:24 PM
Going with the old standby.
http://www.deschutesbrewery.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/brew-label/desktop/INV_oval.png

bballbeachbum
03-17-2013, 04:44 PM
:cheers:

http://www.guinness.com/en-us/img/beer_photo_draught_pint.jpg

Hoopaholic
03-17-2013, 04:45 PM
Scotch and Cuban cigar been saving just for this day

75Zag
03-17-2013, 04:56 PM
Scotch and Cuban cigar been saving just for this day

I wish I was you.

Go Bulldogs!

Hoopaholic
03-17-2013, 04:57 PM
One day we will enjoy both vices together