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clint van damme

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Anyone got one?
The Blade seems popular the the Phillips is half the price and has decent reviews.
 

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I was thinking of getting one , but I think the novelty would where off fairly quickly . There’s some good offers on beer hawk though
 

clint van damme

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Would it be like a Tassimo where it ends up in the cupboard and you just go and buy cans?
this has crossed my mind which is why I didn't want to fork at £500 quid for the blade.
The Phillips is £200 and they do Stella.
 

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Would it be like a Tassimo where it ends up in the cupboard and you just go and buy cans?
And it’s £30 for a 6 litre keg which is what roughly 10pints you can get 3 cases for the same price or less
 

clint van damme

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And it’s £30 for a 6 litre keg which is what roughly 10pints you can get 3 cases for the same price or less
a lovely pint though apparently but yeah, pushes up the weekly ale bill.
Think Moretti for the blade works out slightly cheaper.
 

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Keep an eye out on either amazon or Tesco as I seen the krup dispenser being sold for about £80/90 last year on Black Friday
 
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a lovely pint though apparently but yeah, pushes up the weekly ale bill.
Think Moretti for the blade works out slightly cheaper.
My mate has a blade, and gets the Moretti. Absolutely swears by it. Turning him into an alcoholic haha. You get money off kegs when you send back returns apparently.

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My mate has a blade, and gets the Moretti. Absolutely swears by it. Turning him into an alcoholic haha. You get money off kegs when you send back returns apparently.

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Fancy spending a load of money and a beer machine and using it to serve up that piss water. Like putting Nescafe through my bean to cup machine (no offence)
 

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Surely you've got local micro breweries or indie boozers willing to deliver mini kegs or bottles etc?

Spend yer wedge with them instead of some gimmicky tat.
 

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Fancy spending a load of money and a beer machine and using it to serve up that piss water. Like putting Nescafe through my bean to cup machine (no offence)
I'm with you as it happens, seems too much money just so you can pull a pint instead of pouring one.

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Sky_Blue_Daz

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Get your self down Aldi and get a load of Rossini , £1:29 for a pint bottle . Till this whole thing blows over
 
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clint van damme

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I think having considered the sage advice of some of the forums greatest minds I'm not going to bother with such a frivolous purchase in these uncertain times. Cheers!
 
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Sky_Blue_Daz

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Start a beer thread, get some recommendations (sure there was one already, but I can't be arsed to find it!)
I may have started a few of those , but I can honesty recommend Rossini from Aldi ( phoney peroni) really nice and very smooth and in my opinion better then peroni . Although during this lockdown I’m not going to drink as much for the first few weeks I was on it every night
 

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Spooky! Article about them in today’s Mailonline.
 

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Been tempted a few times with these but feel the novelty would wear off quickly unless I had a bar or a proper designated place for it
 

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Everyone I know who got one has it now gathering dust next to their George Foreman grill
 

clint van damme

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So the wife's only gone and bought me one. Not a Blade a German make.
Dhillions got a sale on as well.
Think I'll order a couple of kegs from them later. Sky blue army lager for £15 a keg
 
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Oh man, beer on tap, best present ever. Next stop the bigger barrels and a bar area.
 
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Sky_Blue_Daz

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So the wife's only gone and bought me one. Not a Blade a German make.
Dhillions got a sale on as well.
Think I'll order a couple of kegs from them later. Sky blue army lager for £15 a keg
Apologies for the bump , Clint are you Still using Your machine . We are renovating our garage and I’m going to bite the bullet and get a Phillips one .
 

clint van damme

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Apologies for the bump , Clint are you Still using Your machine . We are renovating our garage and I’m going to bite the bullet and get a Phillips one .
I haven't used it for a few weeks though was looking at some kegs the other day.

Definitely a bit of a novelty but if you're making yourself a man cave worth including one in your budget.
 
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Sky_Blue_Daz

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Yes gonna get one when the garage gets done
 
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Sky_Blue_Daz

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I’m on the waiting list for the Phillips machine .
 

Sky_Blue_Daz

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Thought I’d bump this,Aldi are selling the Phillips perfect draft machine online for £200 and in store from Sunday
 

Sky_Blue_Daz

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After some umming and aahhhing I bought the phillips machine, and had the Lowenbrau keg over the weekend.
not going to touch it during the week though.

got 2 other kegs ready