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Golden1 September 30th, 2011 04:10 PM

No Heineken or Corona on Princess??
 
The last cruise I took was on the Princess Crown. They did not have any heineken or Corona on the ship (my favorites, of course). Is this standard with Princess? I also noticed that their other beer was "navy beer" and had a lower alcohol content than what is sold on land in the States. I will be cruising on the Caribbean Princess next year.

Trip September 30th, 2011 04:40 PM

For shame Princess!!! How can you NOT have Corona?? On the Carnival Magic, they served their own branded beer,and the ran out in a couple of days...they airlifted it in! I missed it...grrrr..Princess could do better for all the loyal Corona fans!

Never heard of Navy Beer...have you tried Sierrra Summerfest? Princess could try that one!:cool:

Golden1 September 30th, 2011 05:02 PM

"Navy beer" is not a brand, it is just an expression. I actually drank Budweiser but it had a lower alcohol content than what is sold on land. Never tried Sierra Summerfest...??

richsea September 30th, 2011 05:32 PM

I think that Navy beer is 3.2 (3.2% alcohol) beer, which used to be served in the PX on military bases. Don't know if it still is.
I thought that Princess did serve heinekin, but not Corona, instead serving Dos Eqis (sp?). Could be wrong. But they do serve my favorite, Bass Ale, which I can't get on Celebrity. While I enjoy Corona, their commercials are better than their beer!

Trip September 30th, 2011 05:50 PM

I started a beer thread a while back, with many great suggestions. Summerfest is one of the beachy type beers..that's what I call them, like Sam Adams Seasonal, etc... this is Summerfest:

Summerfest®

DeepSpace October 1st, 2011 01:27 AM

What about Miller Lite, its better tahd BUD, but I also like Corona.

Trip October 1st, 2011 08:33 AM

It would be interesting to know, how what beer wine and spirits, make it to the bars onboard a ship. One would think, with Corona's huge popularity, it would be a no brainer. Maybe Kuki, who owned a bar, might know.


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