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Old Apr 23, 04, 3:43 pm
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The NEW -what are they serving in QPs/F Lounges thread!

Todays Offerings at the Sydney F lounge at 06:30

Spirits Section

Jonnie Walker Black
Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry
Martell
Campari
Drambuie
Old Bunderbug Rum
Drambuie Cream Licqour
Galway's Port
Tia Maria
Bacardi
Chivas Regal
Cointreau
Jack Daniels
Gordson's Gin
Absolut Vodka
The Glenlivet 12 y/o Scotch
Southern Comfort

Beers Section

Cascade
Stella Artois
Crown
VB
Cascade Premium Light

Wines

Red

Blass Cabernet Sauvignon
Tim Adams Chiraz

White Still

Alkoomi Chardonay
Ravett Reisling

White Sparkling

Chandon

To help wash it down there is some cheese / ham / toast together with fruit

Apparantly, there are some non alcoholic drinks. Not convinced of this... I saw no Budweiser there

Note: If I have misspelt anything above, please just presume it is due to my diligently testing to make sure everything in the bottles is what it claimed. hic.

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Old Apr 23, 04, 3:54 pm
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Old Apr 23, 04, 4:07 pm
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Well done Dave,

Such dilligence in the research. Then at 6:45 am the F bar was closed for re-stocking.
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Old Apr 23, 04, 4:12 pm
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Ever the martyr to a cause, I popped next door to where the great unwashed of QP members and J travellers were hanging out.

Todays Offerings at the Sydney International Qantas Pub at 07:00

Spirits Section

Tia Maria
Bacardi
Chivas Regal
Jack Daniels
Gordson's Gin
Campari
Old Bunderbug Rum
Absolut Vodka
Jim Bean
Southern Comfort
Napoloeon Brandy

Beers Section. Rather than in bottles, these are being offered from soda type machines.

Fosters
VB
Cascade Premium Light


Wines

Red

Tyrells Merlot
Amberton Shiraz

White Still

Tyrells Semillon
Evans & Tate Chardonnay


White Sparkling

Rosemount Pinot Noir

Note to QF WP: Does such dedication to the cause earn a new star?

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Old Apr 23, 04, 4:25 pm
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Is that Martyr to the cause or you trying not to attract attention to your conspicuous comsumption. I hope you've told the door staff that you are about to be a passenger in need of special boarding assistance.

Do either QP's have fresh celery for the all important Bloody Mary?
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Old Apr 23, 04, 4:42 pm
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"Is that Martyr to the cause or you trying not to attract attention to your conspicuous comsumption."

Well, it's all very similar isn't it

"I hope you've told the door staff that you are about to be a passenger in need of special boarding assistance. "

Heh. I have told them to make sure that a glass of champagne is waiting for me for when I have completed my climb up the mountain of stairs to the Upper Deck and fall into my exit row skybed at 16K in a few minutes

"Do either QP's have fresh celery for the all important Bloody Mary?"

I saw no celery and apparantly bloody Mary and her friends are leaving on the LAX AA codeshare service

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Old Apr 23, 04, 4:58 pm
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Wow! AA beats QF in the F lounge wars

I never thought that I would live to say this, but the AA F lounge has nicer liquor selection than QF!!!!! Only marginally and still a good bit worse than BA F lounges, but thanks to a strong flock of Gray Goose Vodka (4 different kinds) and generally matching the other spirits (AA has Bombay Sapphire gin, Glenlivet 12 yo, but no decent cognac). Also Heidsieck champagne (both French and Sonoma -- an interesting study in contrasts). How the mighty QF F has fallen. Better not go over to the SQ lounge in SYD, that is stocked with XO and Dom. Or was last year.
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Any funny looks as you staggered around the spirits selection with a notebook and pen?
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"Any funny looks as you staggered around the spirits selection with a notebook and pen? "

Not that I could focus on ... Once onboard I decided to take it easy on the alcohol and stuck to the Charles Heidseick which they served immediately I staggered into the upper deck cabin and continued to ply towards Mel. They did do a nice breakfast in J . Quite pleasant

As far as AA comparisons go.. My experience of AA F lounges ( the few that there are ) is that their stock is not as good...perhaps it does depend what you drink to what makes it good. For me, choice of vodka is not very important. It would be nice to see some JW Blue label replacing the Black. Onboard AAs service however, even in premium cabins, sucks ime. I do agree that they do have a long way to go to match the quality of BA lounges, especially in London


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Old Apr 23, 04, 7:35 pm
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Enjoy MEL Dave and we want a comparable MEL F lounge report on your return flight...
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"Enjoy MEL Dave and we want a comparable MEL F lounge report on your return flight..."

I will try, I will try

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Old Apr 24, 04, 8:52 pm
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Given time to detox from yesterday, your intrepid reporter started his review of the Melbourne F lounge. Such dedication.

Todays Offerings at the Melbourne F lounge at 11:30

Spirits Section

Jonnie Walker Black
Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry
Martell
Campari
Drambuie
Old Bunderbug Rum
Drambuie Cream Licqour
Galway's Port
Bacardi
Chivas Regal
Cointreau
Jack Daniels
Gordson's Gin
Absolut Vodka
Southern Comfort
Cinzano Extra Dry
Cinzano Bianco

Beers Section

Boags Premium
Hahn Premium
Hahn Premium Light
Crown
VB
Fosters

Wines

Red

Blass Cabernet Sauvignon
Tim Adams Chiraz

White Still

Alkoomi Chardonay
Ravett Reisling

White Sparkling

Chandon


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Well done Dave Noble. I will report on BNE F lounge tomorrow enroute to SIN. If I have time for a quick pop into the SIN F lounge before heading over the other terminal to connect to MH flight to KUL, I check the offering there. Otherwise will report back on Friday for SIN F lounge.
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Such dilligence in the research. Then at 6:45 am the F bar was closed for re-stocking.
Explains why he "popped" next door
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Old Apr 25, 04, 1:13 am
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Originally Posted by Dave Noble
Beers Section


White Sparkling

Chandon

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Dave


PPPPPPPPTTTTTT
At LEAST Sing F has a baby bottle of Joseph Perrier.

I also enjoyed Santiago Lan Chile club.
Great glasses to drink a reasonable french
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