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Offline oscarvan

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Sverige......
« on: November 01, 2011, 08:32:49 AM »
So after the month's 7th all nighter across the pond, my posterior finds itself waking up in Stockholm, where a beer in a bar is about $10........ :o

Plan B in that situation is to find the local hootch store. In a shopping center I not only find a plethora of vendors with cheese, sausages etc, there is also a liquor store.

Interesting concept. All that is available is on display, behind glass, with a card with a description, in Swedish alas, and a stock number. One display with white wine, one red and one beer. When you figure out what you want you go to one of many "tellers" and order 2 2345's, one 13223 etc etc.

Maredsous......(BIG bottle) $5.50.......I'll take two.
And of course some local tasties.....this guy:

http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/3065/7885/?ba=bark

Nam nam NAM! Please sir, may I have another SIR!

I think I will survive the 48 hours here under $100.......in STYLE. That's good, VERY good.

« Last Edit: November 01, 2011, 08:37:36 AM by oscarvan »
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Re: Sverige......
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2011, 08:44:39 AM »
I really like Maredsous' beers. Nice pick.

How's the weather over there?

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Re: Sverige......
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2011, 01:22:11 PM »
Fifties for a high, cloudy today, sunny tomorrow. Everyone's holding their breath as they know it's the silence before the storm. Winter comes early and leaves late here.....Look at a map, latitude is same as southern tip of Greenland.
« Last Edit: November 01, 2011, 03:13:21 PM by oscarvan »
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Re: Sverige......
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2011, 10:02:47 PM »
IIRC Maredsous is from Duvel Moortgat brewery and I like all three. Expensive in Texas. :o Loved Stockholm and had the best pizza in my life there. Lucky guy Oscar. 8)
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Re: Sverige......
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2011, 02:48:24 PM »
Pizza? Didn't have the urge to have that here......Salmon coming out of my ears..... ;D
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