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Beer – #449 – Blue Moon – Belgian White Ale


This most certainly isn’t craft beer is it. Blue Moon Belgian White Ale. “Brewed with oats for creaminess and spiced with the perfect combination of orange peel and coriander. An unfiltered … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #448 – Lucky Beer – Lucky Buddha


I kid you not this is  called Lucky Beer- Lucky Buddha. It even has a unique and amusing bottle, in the shape of a Buddha. Because China! Because Beer! Because cheap … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · 4 Comments

Beer – #447 – Green Man – Czech Pilsner


The second of the two beers from this brewery that I found locally, this one Green Man Czech Pilsner. Brewed by Green Man Brewery (NZ) in of course the style that is of Pilsener and … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #446 – Pelican – Tsunami Stout


A beer that I am genuinely looking forward to drinking. Brewed by Pelican Pub & Brewery this is their take on the style that is  Foreign Stout and they are in Pacific City, Oregon USA I … Continue reading

August 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #445 – Boundary Road – Arabica Dabra Coffee Oatmeal Stout


Beer with long comedy name time – Boundary Road Arabica Dabra Coffee Oatmeal Stout. A gift from my wife for something or other.  She’s frugal so this wouldn’t have been expensive. Bless. … Continue reading

August 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #444 – Bach Brewing – Duskrider


Numerical OCD me says pick a beer that might make you grin a bit – so I went with Bach Brewing and the Duskrider – a Red IPA So this … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #443 – Green Man – IPA


Green Man are a brewery that I’ve not seen represented in my locale. So I snapped up a couple of bottles, the first this, the Green Man IPA. “Our latest seasonal … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #442 – Liberty – Yakima Monster


On a theme of big beers, or at the very least the APA style,  the Liberty Yakima Monster. A beer I’ve been acused of avoiding. Which isn’t true of course, … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #441 – Tuatara – NUI (Mighty Big Hop APA)


Big brother of the fantastic ITI, I’m now going to enjoy the NUI. I hope anyway to enjoy it. It’s a big act to follow. Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company and … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #440 – Tuatara – ITI (Little Big Hop APA)


Another beer from the nice people at Tuatara, this one their ITI,  this is the companion to a beer I don’t have, the NUI (Mighty Big Hop APA), which I … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · 5 Comments

Beer – #439 – Garage Project – Baltic Porter


A Porter. Seems like I’ve moved to a darker side in the last few beers. This is not different – Garage Project Baltic Porter. Brewed by the prolific  Garage Project of … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kereru Brewing – Auro – It’s Gluten free and about to harder to find


Originally posted on buzz and hum:
I was out north of Wellington yesterday, visiting Upper Hutt. I can’t visit my suburban satellite-city childhood home without visiting at least one of…

August 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #438 – Hop Federation – American Brown Ale


Dial it back a notch, or up a notch with a Hop Federation American Brown Ale, possibly the oldest beer in the fridge that’s not on the save to a really … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #437 – Epic – Imperium


I thought I’d have a darker beer, so an Epic Imperium it is then. “In Luke’s own words, its black, its soft, its malty and with notes of toasty loveliness” This … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

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