Liverpool Beer Festival 2014

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Liverpool Beer Festival 2014

Post by djewesbury » 14:33 Sat 27 Sep 2014

Just walked past a sign for this by chance! The gods have smiled on me.

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Should my pies be shallow and round like these, or long and deep as currently?
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Re: Liverpool Beer Festival 2014

Post by AW77 » 14:42 Sat 27 Sep 2014

You were indeed lucky that the beer festival was on. I think that the form of a pie does not really matter. The main thing is that it tastes good, then the shape is irrelevant. So if the shape you use suits you best, stick to it.
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Post by djewesbury » 14:50 Sat 27 Sep 2014

I thought of you André, when we came into the Great Hall filled with tables like this - very like a Bierkeller. I agree that shape makes no difference technically or theoretically but we eat with the eye as well as the mouth. Your opinion is noted.
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Post by JacobH » 17:02 Sat 27 Sep 2014

That’s an impressive looking beer festival. Is it in St George’s Hall? It makes me wonder why are so many in the South either in tents, a souless exhibition space or outside terrible pubs. I suppose a lack of serious interest!

Circular presumably has the advantage of making the amount of crust consistent when the pie is quartered...
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Post by djewesbury » 17:04 Sat 27 Sep 2014

It is indeed St. George's. We had an excellent time and at the end, a man dressed as Father Time came and called last orders, and at closing time a guy played that really well-known processional on the enormous pipe organ. Everyone was beaming. An excellent day.
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Re: Liverpool Beer Festival 2014

Post by AW77 » 23:53 Sat 27 Sep 2014

djewesbury wrote: Everyone was beaming.
I can imagine that you were beaming all right after this beer festival. :)
And what was your BOTD (Beer of the Day)?
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