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User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1572 times:

Hi !!!

I was wondering when i fly with Delta two years ago, i ask the (good looking) Stewardess for a Beer and she had a very big Choice of Brands like Budweiser, Coors or Miller. Does the Airlines not have Contracts with the Brewing Companies that they offer exclusive only on Beer e.g. Budweiser on all their Flights ??? I know that LTU offers only Königs when you order a Pils and Diebels when you order an Alt.

Greetings from Germany

Patrick

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User currently offlineStretch 8 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 2568 posts, RR: 16
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1507 times:

The U.S. carriers do sign agreements with breweries (and other beverage manufacturers) to supply certain brands on their flights . . . it differs by airlines. Stick with LH for the trip if you come over here (Patrick is my son's name!).


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User currently offlineBruneiAir From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1490 times:

I think Qantas only serves Fosters - not sure on that one though,




User currently offlineLN-MOW From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1908 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1483 times:

This is contract negotiations as with anything else .. Like with coffee .. United serves Starbucks, Delta serves Caribou ...
And do you ever see Pepsi and Coke on the same flight?



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User currently offlineHustler From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 325 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1474 times:

I flew to Puerto Vallarta a couple of months ago and I got Corona in Aereomexico.

...Hustler.


User currently offlineSilverstreak From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 281 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1470 times:

I believe Sabena had Jubelier!

User currently offlineQantas777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 484 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1465 times:

They should have beer on tap in airplanes.

User currently offlineChepos From Puerto Rico, joined Dec 2000, 6220 posts, RR: 11
Reply 7, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1460 times:

AA serves Coke and Pepsi .
Chepos
Puerto Rico



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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39887 posts, RR: 74
Reply 8, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1451 times:

CUBANA serves beer and rum for FREE! ! !  Big thumbs up

They serve Cristal cerveza and it's pretty good!
It's better than Corona and certainly better than Coors, Bud & Miller. Personaly I prefer Stouts and Porters. But hey, I can't complain about free beer!  Smile
On Continental, you have to beg for water.  Big grin



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User currently offlineNice Tail From United States of America, joined May 2001, 80 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1452 times:

Does Alaska Air have Alaskian Amber?

User currently offlineTrident3 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 1013 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1436 times:

British Airways serve specially canned Fullers London Pride and of course on Virgin its all Virgin cola


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User currently offlineTWA717_200 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1421 times:

I know that when I have a beer on a plane, I wonder if I'm drinking it out of a CV-990.

User currently offlineSamurai 777 From Canada, joined Jan 2000, 2458 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1407 times:

In Canada, before the merger, Canadian Airlines usually served Labatt's Blue Pilsner (I don't like this beer), while I've seen Molson Canadian and Molson Dry (now, THESE I like Big grin) only on Air Canada flights. I know because on CP flights, Molson-brewed beer is usually NEVER available! So, I'm pretty sure that before the merger, Air Canada had a contract with Molson, while CP had its contract with Labatt's breweries.

WestJet will serve beer even though it is a discount airline, but only on flights one hour or greater in length. It serves both Canadian and Labatt's Blue. But interestingly, I think I've seen Big Rock beers served on WJ flights. if that's true, usually it's Grasshopper or Traditional Ale. Like WestJet, Big Rock is also headquartered in Calgary.

It usually costs about 4-5 dollars to buy any alcoholic drinks, including beer on all AC flights in economy class. But if there's a delay of more than an hour, then they'll serve the first beer for free. I don't know if they do the same on US carriers.


User currently offlineSpitfire From France, joined Feb 2001, 801 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1412 times:

Sorry for the Jupiler's lovers, but on Sabena we have Stella Artois and Maes.  Nuts


Sabena ... Never to be forgotten (12 years already , what a shame !! )
User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 1394 times:

Hi !!! Thanks for so much Reply`s !!!

Yes, i remember that SN serve Stella Artois because i get very drunken on my Flight to ATL, by the way, AF serve it too !!! But Corona on AM, that`s cool, i like this beer. The best Beer outside Germany is Rolling Rock from the USA !!!!!!!

Greetings from Germany

Patrick


User currently offlineHadpa From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1387 times:

LanChile serves Cerveza Cristal (the most popular in Chile) and also serves only Coca Cola company products.

that's all

Hadpa
Chile


User currently offlineViveAF From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2001, 198 posts, RR: 8
Reply 16, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1370 times:

I do like the Stella served on AF - nothing better than sitting in a window seat high above the atlantic sipping a cold tin and looking out for other a/c flying along with us..

Great idea to serve local beers from originating cities, the wine-buffs always get this - but I`m not sure if flights out of MAN should serve Boddingtons "The Cream of Manchester" - we know it as the original fighting beer !!  Nuts



User currently offlineGodbless From Sweden, joined Apr 2000, 2752 posts, RR: 15
Reply 17, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1367 times:

There isn't any German Airline that by chance serves Krombacher Pils? That is the best beer you can get. Even if I don't drink beer while I'm up inthe skies... well not even when I'm on the ground....lol Well but what I know is that Krombacher is the best...

regards,
max
www.IntAviation.de.vu


User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1367 times:

Delta offers Sam Adams on the Delta Shuttle flights, now only if we could get them to serve it on mainline flights. If Delta was smart, they'd start up a beer program like their Vinum wine program, feature microbrews from different regions; unfortunately most Americans wouldn't know a good beer if it was wearing a sign that said "I am a good beer!" One of the reason I flew to some cities was to sample some of their microbrews, and honestly, other than the micros up in Boston (Harpoon, Sam Adams), the city that offers the greatest brews (even at the airport) is PDX; everytime I flew there I was always bring back some good Oregon brewed beers (some of which I can't get here in Georgia, damn stupid state law, because of the alcohol content). As for having taps onboard, can't have it, the gas bottles needed to operate a keg system are considered hazmat, and cannot be brought aboard, and I damn sure know a f/a will really want to have to pull a pint the old fashion way. And what risk chipping a nail? (My one f/a smack for the year)

User currently offlineAndie007 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 867 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1367 times:

LTU... and they're flying from the beer capital of Germany (Dusseldorf)...


User currently offlineFLYT From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1361 times:

Ahhhh..... the good old days. On a flight from ORD to SEA in '74, we were delayed for about an hour and there was all the champaign you could have as a comp......Beer? I can't remember after the champaign!

Tom


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