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Beer – #673 – Wild Beer – Sourdough *Redux*

I had this not so long ago, when I thought it was interesting but not show stopping and this week it is the BeerJerk NZ beer of the week, so I … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #672 – Tuatara – Paūa To the People

You might know them as Abalone, this is possibly a  brilliant use of local fauna to bring together a beer called ‘Paūa To the People’ I’ve had, and you can … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #671 – Haacht – Primus

Haacht Primus. Another of the beers you can buy here. I’ve been for the exercise with MrsPhil, I’ve washed the windows, outside, mown the lawn, minced some beef and pork … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #670 – Standing Spoon – Tall Dark Alt

Standing Spoon, perhaps the newest craft brewer in NZ, bottles with hand written batch and expiry numbers on the bottles, that made me smile. This Dashing Character is full of … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #669 – Boundary Road – 18th Amendment

or more properly Boundary Road Brewer’s Cut 18th Amendment. Not strictly a ‘draft beer’ in the sense that this is a ‘big brewer’ making beer in a different guise. brewed in … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #668 – Brewdog – Punk IPA 5.6

I’ve reviewed this when I’ve had this in bottles, and I’ve had it out on my travels. Welcome to a post Punk apocalyptic mother fucker of a pale ale Now at … Continue reading

September 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #667 – Thornbridge – Saint Petersburg – a redux

I’ve somewhat recently had this to drink, and didn’t really find it that exciting, but this is the BeerJerkNZ beer club beer of the week, and so once again….  Old … Continue reading

September 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Out and about – Speakers Corner

Speakers Corner pub, a local that has only changed slightly in many years, but it is much cleaner and crisper now. Gone are the booths and in are the high … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Another big movie night in

The Second big night in for films then Get Carter – 1971 – Michael Caine as Jack Carter in a stark portal of 70’s northern living. Tried to portray a … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #666 – Panhead – Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout

666, a weird number in itself, and needed a special beer to get me there. This might also be seen around as Canhead Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout, part of the … Continue reading

September 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #665 – Behemoth – Generous Sample IPA

Unusual to see this keg beer at the local shop, they have a great relationship with the brewer. To that end then, Generous beer, Music Samples, Random Samples , and … Continue reading

September 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #664 – McLeod’s – Horopito Scotch Ale

Tonight it’s all coming up Millhouse with the McLeod’s Horopito Scotch Ale, a  Wee Heavy, aHeavy vibe, Heavy on the numbers and Heavy petting. .. the fern had to be … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #663 – ParrotDog / Two Birds – Double Stout

In what seems a never ending vein of a beer type I’m back to a ParrotDog / Two Birds Double Stout. Not that I mind, at all. Big, black and … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #662 – BrewDog – Jack Hammer

BrewDog Jack Hammer, Ruthless India Pale Ale,  is this weeks BeerJerk beer club  beer of the week, Get In I say! For blitzing the mediocre, raising hell and revelling in … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

The big movie night in

A triple header – Original film night. Vanishing Point Duel Two Lane Blacktop For no reason other than I have memories of enjoying these films from al on time ago … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #661 – Good George – Salted Caramel Chocolate Porter

I know right? What are the people in Hamilton all about and what are they up to when their creations include Salted Caramel Chocolate Porter. I bumped into Matt from Good … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #660 – Weidmann – Weidmann Beer

Gift beer, gifted musician, cited with numbers and party gifts Reinheitsgebot 500ml can of beer with an ABV of 4.8%, making it 144 calories a serve size, and 1.9 standard … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #659 – Epic – Armageddon

This is beer that I’ve had out and about but never at home, so tonight is about rectifying that. Old new beers, old old music, same old numbers and same … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #658 – Brew Mountain – Pale Pat Supreme

This week the BeerJerkNZ Beer Club beer of the week is a Golden Ale. Punchy beers, punching a number, punch the air music and punch at a party. The balance … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

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Philip Walter

Philip Walter

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Had an original thought once.

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