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Beer – #553 – Lakeman – Taupo Pale Ale – a redux

The brewers, concerned, send me a replacement for the beer that I had, and some others, which was beyond what I’d expect.  so, in short order, I revisit the scene … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #552 – Panhead – Quickchange XPA

Panhead Quickchange Xtra Pale Ale. Quick beer, quick temp, quick count and quick party tricks.  “…an automotive connection in the beer’s name – quickchange being a type of transmission fitted … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #551 – Brave Brewing – Farmhouse Ale

Brave Brewing – Farmhouse Ale, I am looking forward to this. Rustic beer, Rustic music, Rough numbers and rousing parties. LIGHT • DRY • RUSTIC As a 500ml bottle that … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #550 – Gigantic – Too Much Coffee Man

Beer to coffee by, music to beer by, the numbers of coffee beans and after party coffee Imperial Black Saison with cold pressed Coava coffee. And what you get with this … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #549 – Garage Project – Louisiana Voodoo Queen

Special beer, special music, social numbers and special friends. Louisiana Voodoo Queen, from Garage Project, perhaps the most bonkers beer I’ve had. Best enjoyed from a stemmed glass rubbed on … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #548 – Sparks – Prospector

Prospects, prospective musics, prospects and prospects  “Golden sunshine in a glass with a lively effervescence that holds up a centimeter of foam before dropping back to a thin lace” This … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer- #500(a) – Epic – Epicurean Coffee and Fig Oatmeal Stout

#500, and it’s a Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout, the 2014 version. In a massive re-think because I can’t arrange a night in when I can do a head … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #547 – Menabrea – 1846

Brief beer, brief songs, brief maths, an a brief gathering. A well-balanced beer with a marked floral fruitiness coming through from the aromatic yeasts used in its production Menabrea – … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #546 – Tuatara – Sauvinova

Single hop, single records, single digits and singing at a party  Full malt body copiously hopped with Nelson Sauvin displaying mouthwatering gooseberry, pineapple and grapefruit flavours. Balanced bitterness. A 330ml … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #545 – Moa – Tripel Sauvignon 2014 Vintage

Experimental beer, experimental music, experiments with numbers and an experiment at a party A Belgian style Tripel experimental fusion beer A Moa Tripel Sauvignon 2014 Vintage beer, in a cork … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #544 – Garage Project – Burning Globe

Burning Beer, Burning down the house, fire numbers and a fire party A smoky English ale was destined to be created. Actually. A 650ml bottle of beer, that is of … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #543 – Emerson’s – Bird Dog IPA

Commercial beer, commercial music, numbers commercial, and the commerce of parties. After two years of development on tap in our Dunedin Sound Series, Bird Dog India Pale Ale is to … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #542 – Lakeman – Taupo Pale Ale

Pale beer, Pale Music, Unclear numbers and feeling pale at a party “… won a bronze medal once…” The last of the three in bottles (that I could find), from … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · 6 Comments

Beer – #541 – Pelican – Red Lantern IPA

More Red beer, Simply red, seeing red and red light disco “…Born from our brewer’s love of hops “ This is a bottle that is 22fl oz, or 650ml, and it has … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

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