Beer Alert & Directory IV

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Re: Beer Alert & Directory IV

Postby CTaitung » 22 Mar 2012, 23:03

Carrefour at Chih-Shan MRT station near Tianmu has Rince Cochon 330mL bottles (8.5% alc) on sale at the UNbelievable low price of NT$29. I almost did a double-take. As such, I had to grab 5. Did leave 2 on the shelf for someone else. ha!

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Re: Beer Alert & Directory IV

Postby TheGingerMan » 24 May 2012, 22:57

I stopped my local 7 this evening, and one of the clerks turned me on to this.
http://enjoy.7net.com.tw/w004.faces?cat ... mpid=DD004

Not the same as having it there in the cooler racks, the best impulse buy ever, but still some good quality brews there, at not too bad a price, comparatively speaking.

Glad to see some Fuller's Honey in there. I usually despise honey and fruit beers, but that one is a sure fire enabler.

I will order some tomorrow.
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Re: Beer Alert & Directory IV

Postby 500CBFan » 06 Jun 2012, 21:35

Figured I'd copy this thread here, because it's more about the beer than the food: http://www.forumosa.com/taiwan/viewtopi ... 9&t=110563

There's a new place in Danshui that has an amazing selection of imported beer, mostly Belgian, at extremely reasonable prices. The thread has photos of the beer menu. The food selection is also quite nice, portions small but very tasty. Tonight we tried escargot, garlic shrimp, and chicken wings, along with the beer. Yummy.
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Good Beer. Where?

Postby Rockefeller » 05 Jul 2012, 20:03

help! looking for:

any one of these
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Re: Good Beer. Where?

Postby Tempo Gain » 05 Jul 2012, 20:38

7-11 has sam adams sometimes. Just the regular one I think. Especially during the summer beer promotion, that happening this year? I've never seen a yuengling and don't expect to (unfortunately!) It sounds Chinese enough :)
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Re: Good Beer. Where?

Postby ceevee369 » 05 Jul 2012, 20:43

Maybe doing a search in the famous beer thread in which I am sure this one and better are to be found :ponder:
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Re: Good Beer. Where?

Postby Rockefeller » 05 Jul 2012, 20:53

Tempo Gain wrote:7-11 has sam adams sometimes. Just the regular one I think. Especially during the summer beer promotion, that happening this year? I've never seen a yuengling and don't expect to (unfortunately!) It sounds Chinese enough :)


Lol, Yuengling I believe is german, think the founder was Pennsylvania Dutch.

Yeah, you know I have heard somewhere that certain 7-11s have them. I've tried looking (checked out 4-5 nearby stores) but the search went nowhere! How'd you think one would go about finding one that sells em? Like maybe theres some sort of criterion a store has to meet or whatnot.

I'm not sure how much longer I can stand just going on budweisers.
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Re: Good Beer. Where?

Postby finley » 05 Jul 2012, 21:19

I'm sure I've seen that American crap in Carrefour.

They also have proper beer from Europe.

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Oh, and City Super have a pretty good selection too, but it varies depending on what mood they're in.
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Re: Good Beer. Where?

Postby Tiger Mountaineer » 05 Jul 2012, 21:21

7-Eleven has some interesting beers in the summer, but as mentioned above they vary from location to location and change rather frequently.

CitySuper in the Breeze Center has a good selection... some Rogue beers.

Costco sells their own Kirkland brand microbrew beer--not half bad and the cheapest of the lot at $33NT/bottle.

And Cascadia imports craft beer from the West Coast.
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Re: Good Beer. Where?

Postby Tigerman » 05 Jul 2012, 22:13

finley wrote:I'm sure I've seen that American crap in Carrefour.


Seems you have no idea how good the beer is in the US. Too bad for you... :D
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