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Question Where in Thredbo has the best selection of beer?

Discussion in 'Thredbo' started by telecrag, Aug 30, 2018.

  1. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I dont mind Black Sallees, but what about in the village?
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  3. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Single malt or red wine, no beer.
     
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    linked_recoveries One of Us

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    1. The Pub (Bistro) has Young Henry's Newtowner on tap as well as Kosciuszko. Unfortunately the Newtowner has replaced the Boags Draught ... boo!
    2. Lots of Maisel's Weiss beers around the place. Hard not to trip over them really. Not my thang.
    3. Candlelight has a few left field things in the fridge, including a few interesting IPAs. Some of their top shelf stuff is worth a look also - barrel-aged vodka in square bottles (from my somewhat hazy memory).
    4. The Apres Bar at the Denman has a nice Modus Operandi beer on tap; I think it's the Red IPA. Other interesting stuff available from the fridge.
    5. Black Bear always has some interesting beers. Stav will try to pour you a Maisel's Weiss first thing but you can side-step that if you're quick.
    6. Couple of good fridge beers in the T-Bar.
    7. Oh, and they're serving beers in the Frostbite Cafe now. Someone said they were doing that last year as well, so I must have either missed that fact or missed Frostbite altogether last year (they all run together after a while).
     
  5. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    This is a great list, a few points / thoughts:

    Kosci seems to have gone down hill since being completely commercialised.

    Totally agree on Candleight, we had some great pale ales and way to many of the top shelf vodka. It was a painful day skiing after as light was not our friend.

    Berntis is serving Bentspoke which is Canberra’s offering to top craft beer, their crank shaft and burley Griffin can often be found in the top Aussie beer list.
     
  6. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I don't rate Bentspoke.
    It's pretty bland.
     
  7. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Do you da Bo peeps even ski?
     
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  8. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    They drink tall beers.. .that are only 2/3 full
     
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  9. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ski hard, play hard, ski hungover it’s a vicious cycle.

    Wow @Donzah, bentspoke bland, which beers have you tried?

    Pretty sure candlelight is serving capital brewery as well.
     
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  10. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    All of them !
    Should I cross post in beer thread?
    @azzski
     
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  11. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sometimes we MTB or play tennis or golf or go for a swim or work out in the gym or go fly fishing or go bobsledding or skateboarding or walking or eat in eateries and drink in drinkeries that are open in summer.
    Occasionally we ski too.
     
  12. skifree

    skifree Sort of old & definitely grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    They pay folks to ski for them, @telecrag is on a sinecure.
     
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  13. skifree

    skifree Sort of old & definitely grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Beer & vodka, always a good mix. :cheers:
     
  14. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    The red wine never helps either
     
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    skifree Sort of old & definitely grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ahhh, empirical and imperial testing has confirmed this is a no go zone.
     
  16. cin

    cin Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    You will miss me when you have had enough beer and want the good stuff, and before we would usually hit those secret whisky bars only the secret handshake guarantees entry.
     
  17. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Everything goes in DaBo.
     
  18. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Such a pimp!
     
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  19. skifree

    skifree Sort of old & definitely grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Everything?
     
  20. cin

    cin Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    U drinking the wrong reds!
     
  21. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Even telemarking!
     
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  22. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    And untelemarking.
     
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  23. cin

    cin Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    So many cheeky replies, but sometimes she gets my iPad so I can’t :D
     
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  24. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    True, my doctorate from the University of Canberra confirms this, my thesis was in home made Zambucca which one can assure you does not assist mental capacity in the morning.
     
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  25. cin

    cin Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Respect, total respect!
     
  26. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nope that’s not the problem
     
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  27. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    You made me google....
     
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  28. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    @telecrag is this helping in the decision making process of where to go for a beer?
     
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  29. azzski

    azzski Should know better Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'd weigh in but it's been a long time since I've been to Thredbo.

    I will say Bentspoke tastes better from a keg, their canned IPAs have often been sitting around too long to be fresh enough to taste good.
     
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  30. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I should be able to get into town around 5.30, if you are all still going........

    Have been staying in Jindy this season, but as its Snowtunes, happy to make an appearance! Will have to let Jen know, she has been missing me.
     
  31. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I can do a paper on this to. I’ll walk across the road at lunch tomorrow and try some from the brewery, then try a few more on Saturday.
     
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  32. skifree

    skifree Sort of old & definitely grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Is peer review required?
     
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  33. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Recommended
     
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    sastrugi At the centre of it all Ski Pass: Gold

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    The best beers I have in Thredbo are always the BYO on the flare run chairlift :D
     
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    linked_recoveries One of Us

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    Be careful when drinking BentSpoke beers from a can. It comes out with a rush.

     
  36. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wide mouth so you can slam it down fast, solo style.

    I so want to replicate the old solo add with pictures of @telecrag in October when he does his annual Bike, Ski Kayak day at Thredbo.
     
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  37. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Jindy brewery, still the best feed and beer this season!

     
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  38. Sage Oya

    Sage Oya Like the herb, lover of Pabst, cup ramen devotee Ski Pass: Gold

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    Best beers on the the mountain are the first one (BYO) consumed waiting in the lift line for first lifts. There are usually a few dirty looks though LOL
     
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    linked_recoveries One of Us

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    Wow! Jindy Brewery looks good. How are the beers?

    And there I was working on the idea that the distillery needed a brewery next door.
     
  40. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Beers are good
     
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    cin Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’m full after Friday night pizza but after looking at that I’m hungry!
     
  42. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well priced. Great view.
    Pity about the walk!
     
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    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    If you're drinking beer from a can.
    You're doing it wrong.
     
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  44. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I don’t mind the bentspoke cans.
     
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  45. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Craft beer should be poured.
    Into suitable vessel
     
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  46. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Agree, but craft beer in a can still shits on VB!

    In tassie a few years ago we went to the St Johns beer hall, or something like that. Anyway, you could pick your beer and they would pour it from the tap into a can and can it on the spot!
     
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    Me !!!
     
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  48. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    @zac150 intruced me to the Bentspoke can last week.Much like.