advise please

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  1. Steve

    Steve Funster Life Member

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    Is there any point taking beer/drink from uk to Spain/Portugal or just the same price locally.
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    No, which is why people go to Spain.

    Unless that is you can only live on the sort of bitter with names like "Goat's Scrotum" in which case you would need to export it yourself.
     
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    I don't go to Spain because of cheap drink.the sun is the reason but yes booze is cheaper in Spain and much more enjoy your trip.
     
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    Generally beer cheaper in Spain than here, real ale difficult if not impossible to find, but if you're OK with lager then no problem.
     
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    If I took enough beer for 3 weeks, I wouldn't have room for the missus
     
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    Chill out, my comment was meant as a joke!
     
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    Thank-you for the replies? a couple of cases of London pride it is then:Smile:
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    Chill

    chilled mate always chilled:thumb:
     
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    The trip just gets better :thumb:
     
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    You only going for three days then Steve:Rofl1::Rofl1:

    UKBill once saw the advert "Drink Canada Dry"' and thought he would do the same in Spain.
     
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    I usually take a few bottles of Hobgoblin to give a change from whatever the local brew is. I love a few bottles of Kronenbourg on a hot day, their only problem is that they are so small, the French never seemed to have grasped that the ideal measure of beer is a pint. If they must be metric then I could put up with a litre.:drink:
     
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    Use the space for Bacon, cheese and Cider. :thumb:
     
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    Hey there my Deb'n friend, don't knock "Old Scrotum". I used to drink "Rustic Flange" but I find a scrotum to be dryer with a sweeter finish

    Tinca
     
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    So, you're venturing abroad to sample other nations life styles and culture, oh yeah and the sun, and you feel you have to take english beer, tuh. I suppose you're also filling the van with cheddar cheese, english bacon, tea bags, meat pies, tomato sauce, Heinz Baked beans and English sausages.
    Oh, the local economies will really do well out of your visit then..:Rofl1:

    Only joking, I often used to take UK delicacies with me to barter with the natives. :Wink:
     
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    Just fill up with FB pies instead and drop them off in Portugal
     
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    Definitely take tea bags and bacon. Got a bit of a fright when I couldn't find any decent stuff last year (first timers abroad in van). Trying all the cheeses was great though, not for the waist line but a tasty adventure all the same. French sausages were good as was their meat generally. Of course the bread was in a different league, as was the choice and price of wine, port, cider.....erm what else did we try.. Pate, fish, it was all lovely. Just crap bacon. Oh and the cakes are to die for:BigGrin:
     
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    If anyone coming back from spain or france can buy me a few bottles of Green Chartreuse I would be most grateful - can send payment via paypal in advance if needed xxxxx
     
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    We always take tea bags and bacon to France. You can buy tea bags but the are expensive, but proper bacon seems unobtainable so we always go with a freezer full. We have found even the French are happy to have some as a gift, so can't understand why no-one sells it.
     
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