In saying that, Tui’s India Pale Ale is a pretty fine drink, especially on a hot day over the BBQ, and even more so after a game of rugby.I have found in my rugby and cricket teams, you are either a Speights or Tui which is kind of interesting, even down here in Canterbury where non-Red & Black brews don’t get much of a shoe-in.
Tui, a whole ad campaign that centres around bull-shitting and hot chicks (both which we can’t do well) is part of the Kiwi psyche now, although more and more of the ‘Yeah, Right’ ads are becoming desperate.
|‘Honestly babe, they’re not hot’…Yeah, Wrong!|
For me personally, I find smoking while having Tui makes the after smell and taste seem all that much stronger. Weird.
There was a time where my whole wardrobe was almost fitted out by Tui; hats, jandals (they didn’t last long), rugby jerseys, shorts, you name it. But now only with a duck hunters hat and woolley hat with a pom-pom (which she won’t let me wear in public) it has all moved on.
A very good run of the mill brew, competitively priced to take on Speights with ad girls we can only dream of having (although for the sake of my marriage I will note here that I take no notice of the Tui Girls). Best had with red meats off the BBQ, definitely not a restaurant beer.