Dark (not lager) beer

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Dark (not lager) beer

Post by J B » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:55 am

When we have clients stay in our townhouse we always include some Keo in the welcome pack.

Some friends of friends are staying soon and I've learnt that he can't drink lager but likes bitter type stuff.

As a non expert, can anyone recommend a choice?

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Re: Dark (not lager) beer

Post by trevnhil » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:12 am

Why not ask him for a few ones he likes
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Re: Dark (not lager) beer

Post by Uncle D » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:15 am

You can buy some bitters in cans like john Smiths, but its imported and more expensive than Keo/Carlsberg, a lot of bitter drinkers sometimes drink Leon.

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Re: Dark (not lager) beer

Post by Road Warrior » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:19 pm

Worth a look, quite a lot on the net about the company :
https://www.ratebeer.com/brewers/aphrod ... any/17526/
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Re: Dark (not lager) beer

Post by J B » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:32 pm

trevnhil wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:12 am
Why not ask him for a few ones he likes
Well, he quite likes the beers that are brewed in our local brewery here in Shropshire :lol: but I don't think that they export to CY! ;)

I was hoping to get him something 'local' and wondered if Leon would fit the bill???

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Re: Dark (not lager) beer

Post by Jim B » Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:11 pm

You can buy Aphrodites Rock craft beers, they sell dark beers. Kozel is tasty and is sold in most shops though for local beer I prefer Leon.

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Re: Dark (not lager) beer

Post by trireme » Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:00 pm

The guy that has the shop called "The Beer Sellar" has some interesting ales,it is situated not far up the road from the Seven St.Georges taverna in Geroskipou,I believe he also runs a bar in the Bar St. district of Paphos.

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Re: Dark (not lager) beer

Post by bromerzz » Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:25 pm

Kozel is not a bad brew as Jim B has said. They do a Dark Ale a bit like an old fashioned Brown Ale and a Premium Ale similar to something like Pedigree.
Aphrodite brews need to be served cold and can sometimes get a bit chewy. I find Leon is little more than a darker Keo,Carlsberg - none of which I enjoy.

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Re: Dark (not lager) beer

Post by josef k » Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:19 pm

Some of the Bulgarian and Romanian beers are a bit darker than the Cyprus ones, and very good. They often come in 3 litre bottles from the Bulgarian and Romanian shops. Ask the staff for recommendations. Relatively cheap too.

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Re: Dark (not lager) beer

Post by ast » Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:36 pm

If all else fails as Uncle D mentioned the likes of John Smith's and Guinness available in shops everywhere 8-)
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Re: Dark (not lager) beer

Post by LouiseCastricum » Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:56 pm

The Belgium Leffe Oud Bruin (Dark) maybe.
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