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Old Mar 20th 2017, 1:43 pm
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I go for Galas here, in England the Cox's Orange Pippin is still king for taste.

And why oh why in this vast and fertile land can they not grow a cooking apple? Bramleys were the best for baking.
Galas are nice too, though I tend to prefer tartness over sweetness when it comes to apples. Granny Smiths are about the best for making apple pies out here but yeah, you can't beat a Bramley for a nice pie.

I suppose my absolute favourite apples though, come in cans that say 'Strongbow' on them
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Old Mar 20th 2017, 3:08 pm
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I suppose my absolute favourite apples though, come in cans that say 'Strongbow' on them
As nature intended.
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Old Mar 20th 2017, 3:11 pm
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Originally Posted by Nutek View Post
As nature intended.
You can get it from the offie in the supermarket down the road from me, too

Only bottles, rather than cans, but it'll do. 3 months time I'll be able to buy my son his first proper pint of cider in my old local though ...
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You can get it from the offie in the supermarket down the road from me, too

Only bottles, rather than cans, but it'll do. 3 months time I'll be able to buy my son his first proper pint of cider in my old local though ...
Has it changed? All I find recently is some bollocks called "Gold". It's "improved", which apparently means "sweeter". Which sort of misses the point somewhat.

I've been getting by on Redds Apple Ale.
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Has it changed? All I find recently is some bollocks called "Gold". It's "improved", which apparently means "sweeter". Which sort of misses the point somewhat.

I've been getting by on Redds Apple Ale.
It is a little sweeter but it does the job at a pinch.

I haven't tried the Redd's Apple Ale yet.
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It is a little sweeter but it does the job at a pinch.

I haven't tried the Redd's Apple Ale yet.
Give it a try. It's actually pretty good. Goes down a bit too easily.
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Give it a try. It's actually pretty good. Goes down a bit too easily.
I shall give that a go next time I'm getting the beers in.
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You can get it from the offie in the supermarket down the road from me, too

Only bottles, rather than cans, but it'll do. 3 months time I'll be able to buy my son his first proper pint of cider in my old local though ...
In a few months I can buy a Ploughmans with a side of scrumpy.
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In a few months I can buy a Ploughmans with a side of scrumpy.
In a few months I'll be buried under a pile of battered sausages and curry chips. Mmmmmmm.
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I hope my kids don't think English food is too weird. The eldest is a bit of a fussy eater. Unfortunately I won't be in Birmingham this time, where I had the most amazing curry, and I have eaten a lot of curries. It was probably one of my more expesnive curries, around £30 a head with no drinks.
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I hope my kids don't think English food is too weird. The eldest is a bit of a fussy eater. Unfortunately I won't be in Birmingham this time, where I had the most amazing curry, and I have eaten a lot of curries. It was probably one of my more expesnive curries, around £30 a head with no drinks.
The fussy eater probably won't like curries, but a nice fish supper should be just fine.

I wasn't sure if my son would like curry the first time he came over to the UK, when he was 8, but he devoured it like it was about to disappear.
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In a few months I can buy a Ploughmans with a side of scrumpy.
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In a few months I'll be buried under a pile of battered sausages and curry chips. Mmmmmmm.
Few weeks.
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Few weeks.
Once things start kicking off here at work for the spring, the next few months will fly by.
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Once things start kicking off here at work for the spring, the next few months will fly by.
It does sneak up on you.
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It does sneak up on you.
Like those scary sneaker waves
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