I used to get so excited for aldi oktoberfest. Now the sausages are available all year round it has killed a bit of the excitement. Looking forward to more paulaner though!
What's the trick with the rosti? It always falls apart when I try to cook it.
Tried it once, far too much salt. Actually Aldi's suppliers seem to be bunging more flavour enhancers into their prepared foods lately. They brought out Always Tender Pork Chops last year - lightly infused with tenderiser and are the most delectable chops. Gradually they have been getting more and more salt pumped into them and the last lot went into the bin - inedible.
Their Berg Cheese Kranskys were as good as the ones I get from the traditional German Sausage and Smallgoods factory in Taree. I bought the Aldi ones last week and SWMBO literally spat it out on her plate. She can't stand chilli and they are now packing chilli into the Kransky, who the fk puts chilli into a German Sausage unless it's currywurst or something.
Not just Aldi but chilli seems to be the cheat spice to mask poor ingredients.
Back to the specials, on Wednesday they are selling shopping baskets. I've had a couple of previous versions from Aldi and they are absolutely brilliant for storing stuff in the Brewhouse that you need to get your hands on quickly, as well as good for shopping - I always keep one in the car for a non trolley shop, so no need to faff around with sanitiser wipes, germy hand baskets or transferring to bags. They love it when I front up at Coles and Woolies as well.
My nearest Aldi is in Adelaide but no grog in SA shops = that sucks. The pox means no interstate travel, for me that means Victoria = that sucks. $10.00 for a six pack of beer that has Centennial and Galaxy in it = ooh I’d like to try that ! = 👍 Can’t get there, gunna miss out = that sucks. Poxy liquor licensing laws in SA = that sucks.
Not personally a huge fan of APAs in general but I’ll head to aldi tomorrow and give it a try. My brewery is still at my folks house so when bottle stocks run out, storm light is my unashamed go to beer.
Coming up Saturday 10th October, a couple of bar fridges for less than $300 - hard to tell if they are capable of holding fermenters but the one with freezer compartment could be good for holding hops, yeasts, spec grains, chilled glasses whatever.
Currently at Aldi with liquor, Grolsch 500ml cans. Proper 5% ABV.
I usually avoid the tall can specials such as Stella or Becks as it's usually BUL in Adelaide or Northampton in the UK. However this lot is genuine from Clog Land and is a nice smooth drop with good bitterness and hop presence.
Not to mention 5L Kegs of AC DC beer brewed in Germany per reinsheitsgebot, Been going for around seven years now so may well be a good drink at 27 clams a keg.
To be is to do (Descartes) To do is to be (Jean Paul Sartre) Do be do be do (Frank Sinatra)
Special buys on Sat 6 Feb 2021 include assorted plumbing tools. PVC pipe cutter for $14.99 - perfect for making clean cuts on beer line and the rest if the tubing around the brewery. I picked up one from the big green shed for a couple of dollars more.
I have not purchased one. However, a few years ago I did purchase a Thermomix knockoff. It was not great. Therefore I took the plunge and spent 2K on a Thermomix (money well spent considering the use it gets). You may want to look on ebay for a second hand Thermomix for what would likely cost a little more. A least we can get spares if anything goes go astray Cheers Elz PS my wife mocked me when I first forked out all of the money, but she now recognises the return on investment.
frodaddy: 128 days between brews, finally broke the drought!
Sept 21, 2021 8:18:27 GMT 10
Lord Raja Goomba I: Why do so many people think "newer is better" with kegs, when the cheap Chinese junk that come from KL/KK are thin, rubbish quality and the older American and West German ones are clearly better quality. 😱😤
Aug 23, 2021 17:15:54 GMT 10
miceandgods: I wonder if the mrs will notice the 30kgs of pork jowls in the fridge...
Jul 27, 2021 18:12:01 GMT 10
Clickeral: Stout is what jumps to mind for me
Jun 30, 2021 14:23:34 GMT 10
frodaddy: Reminder to clean your drip trays guys and girls!
Apr 4, 2021 16:49:07 GMT 10