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Beer – #698 – 8 Wired – West Island IPA

This is a low profile beer, in the there isn’t an awful lot of information on the inter tubes about it, which isn’t surprising really, they’re brewers not keeper-uppers of … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #697 – Funk Estate – AfroGato

Stout appreciation continues with the Funk Estate Afrogato. A desert beer :-) for which then pudding stout, pudding down a track, pudding up the numbers and pudding is served. An Imperial … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #696 – Funk Estate – Renegade Red

This week on the BeerJerkNZ beer club beer list is Renegade Red IPA. Masterful beer, mastery of music, mathletics and its a numbers game. Part of the ‘Mastermind’ collection This … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #695 – Monteiths – Double Hopped IPA

Or more correctly Monteiths Brewer’s Series Double Hopped IPA – a gift from MrsPdubyah. Bless. A commercial beer by any measure, this is tarted up as a brewers selection, or hand … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #694 – Behemoth – Hops on Rye

This even by the standard of limits production is rather scarce. So happy that I brought some, coupled with some new music from a great singer, I’m in for a … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #693 – Lakeman – Black Jack Stout

This took my eye because the packaging, Shiney! So Stouts, Hurts, Punts, and Peeps “…. Rum and raisin…” This is the smaller 330 ml bottle which has beer that is … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #692 – Townshend – St Bernard’s Jet

BeerJerkNZ BeerClub beer this week is Townshend St Bernard’s Jet Stong Dark Ale, a Stout.  An oblique name that doesn’t seem to have any reference, but I’m sure it means something … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #691 – Epic – Epicurean Coffee and Fig Oatmeal Stout 2015

The 2015 version of this beer, I’ve got a stash of the year 13 and 14 and 15 for a later date, but want to try the 15 as is. … Continue reading

October 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #690 – Behemoth – Brave Bikkie Brown Ale

Anzac Biscuits!!! , if you don’t know you’re missing out, I’m told that the amount of coconut in this made the brewhaus a nightmare of aroma for ages. Nothing wrong … Continue reading

October 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #689 – Tuatara – Solstice

Or more correctly Tuatara Solstice Spiced Saison. If only the summer would arrive this might have been the perfect beer for a holiday weekend. And Lo! Sunday turned up with … Continue reading

October 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #688 – Yeastie Boys – Rex Attitude

Another of the BeerJerkNZ beer club beers, This one the slightly challenging Yeastie Boys Rex Attitude. Challenging, Challenged, Challenge and Change …the World’s first beer with 100% peat-smoked malt.  …. … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #687 – Baylands – Area 650

A visitor from the nether regions brought me a gift, most welcome indeed, of fresh from the brewery door beer, which I then had to put in the ridge and … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #686 – Choice Bros – I’m Afraid of Americans

I’m playing catchup with the BeerClub beers, and I was looking forward to this a couple weeks ago before I got the bot. Throw back, throw back, throw it back, … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – the one with the gap week

I had a strep throat infection which really took a toll, and not only that but because of the medications I’m forced into a break in the quest to drink … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · 3 Comments

Beer – #685 – Estrella Damm – Inedit

In a frame of mind where I wanted to have something a little different I went with Estrella Damm Inedit – so new country, new brewer, new, new, new and new … Continue reading

October 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #684 – De Molen – Kopi Loewak

This is a bit special, De Molen – Kopi Loewak a beer I have had before and didn’t think I’d have again, so much pleased face. This is the BeerJerkNZ Beer Club … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer- #683 – Zeelandt – Saison

They’ve changed the artwork on labels since I last had their beer, but I’m sure it’s still good fine drinking. Summer is coming and so of course it’s time for … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #682 – Garage Project – Death From Above

It was a tough call at the fill station today, but I went with Garage Project Death From Above, a beer I’ve had in bottles, and one that I rated highly … Continue reading

October 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #681 – Speakeasy – Metropolis

This is the BeerClub Beer of the week, always nice to have a random new beer to try, and not really a style I would normally gravitate to.  Unusual beer, unusual … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

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Philip Walter

Philip Walter

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