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While I love to eat, I”ve also at the same time, known to be a relatively cheap drunk – ie: it doesn’t cost much to get me drunk. My usual tolerance is about 3-4 glasses of alcohol on a good night.

Then again, those who are regarded as connoisseur does not necessarily eat a lot, audiophiles aren’t someone who must have their music super loud, so why must a “good drinker” be one that drinks a lot? To me, it should just be one who knows how to enjoy their alcohol, be it beer, spirit, whisky, or tapai (ok maybe not the last one :D)

FA, Michael, KY & Haze at Craft Brews
FA, Michael, KY & Haze at Craft Brews

Having said that, I don’t consider myself at all skilled in alcohol tasting, I can’t describe the subtle hint of chocolate aroma or certain type of truffle smell in some aged whisky, but I do know what I like and what I don’t like. In another word, like most everyone else, I assume.

A week or so ago I was invited to  Craft Brews at Kota Damansara for their Rogue beer launch – there were altogether 8 types of beers, with four available on tap and the other four in bottles.

my favorite fried roast pork is awesome as always
my favorite fried roast pork is awesome as always

The Rouge beers come with weird names - Brutal IPA, Mom Hefeweizen, Chocolate Stout, Dead Guy Ale, Juniper Pale Ale, Mocha Porter, OREgasmic Ale and Hazelnut Brown Nectar.

I can’t pretend to remember the tastes of all the 8 beers I’ve tried (of course some only a sip or two), not taking notes did not help either, but I remember I don’t care much about Chocolate Stout (still love my Guinness).

The Hazelnut Brown Nectar really does carry a hint of hazelnut aroma in it, slightly sweetish at the end and quite drinkable, if not tasted a bit unconventional.

8 types of Rogue beer, plenty to go around
8 types of Rogue beer, plenty to go around

The memory on other beer were a bit of a blur, though I remember enjoying most of them, and especially like the Dead Guy Ale, creamy and richer in flavor.

Oh, and there were food too. Craft Brews still serve one of the best tasting fried roast pork out there, I took quite a few helpings. The teriyaki style sausage were yummy too.

Haze and I also won a couple t-shirts (XL in size, WHY!?) in beer pouring contest after being push up the “stage” by host of the night – Linora.

It was a fun night, good beer, good food, and great company in Michael, FA, Deep and the like.

Adress:
Craft Brews
Jalan PJU 7/2,
Mutiara Damansara,
47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

GPS: 3.161031, 101.613761
Tel: 03-7722 3000

Discuss : KY drinks – Craft Brews Rogue Beer

  1. i think alcohol connoisseurs who drink a lot are just nice names of alcohol dependents…no offense but what you said is true… if you truly know how to drink, you will enjoy it slowly than guzzling everything in one go.

  2. :lol: my friend prefer durian than tapai, he said, the smell is stinky enough to make her gf run away for 1 week.

  3. hey, chocolate stout sounds like it’d be pretty yummy. i’m still waiting for wasabi-laced beer (someday, i hope!) :D

    • Sean: hahaha that’d be interesting, you can let the fish swim in wasabi beer first before eating em sashimi style :P

  4. DEAD GUY ALE FTW!!!!

  5. looks great.. hic hic!!

  6. i drink for the taste but not to get drunk. and that itself makes me happy. Super jeles lar. mmm beer tasting in conjunction for the coming october fest.

  7. Your 2 paragraphs reminded me of a scene from Ratatouille:

    Linguini: And you’re thin for someone who likes food.

    Anton Ego: I don’t LIKE food. I LOVE it. If I don’t love it, I don’t SWALLOW.

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