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Beer – #1,081 – North End – Pit Boss

North End Pit Boss is a Smoked Dopplebock (or Rauchbier) –  and it’s Beer Jerk beer of the week. sweet and bready This is a beer that is  7.0% by … Continue reading

April 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,080 – Kereru – Tommancho

It has much longer name:  Kereru Tommancho Ancho Chilli & Smoked Necatrine Golden Ale. It was the Beer of the month from Kereru, new beers monthly, it’s been a delight … Continue reading

April 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,079 – Mythica – Cerberus

Mythica Cerberus, other of the Bubbles in my Bubble beers, fresh from the brewer. When asked what day of the week it was I was told “Today, it’s been Today … Continue reading

April 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,078 – Mythica – Skinwalker

Mythica Skinwalker. Bubbles in my bubble during the period of lockdown, lucky though the beer still arrives 🙂 The legend I have a 750ml  (25 fl/oz) growler of pressure filled … Continue reading

April 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,077 – Kereru – Moose Maybe!

Kereru Moose Maybe! an Unfiltered Red IPA, should there really be a thing, a bit like a Southland Moose.  Anyway some bubbles in my Sunday bubble. Bursting Moose Maybe! is … Continue reading

April 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,076 – New New New – Resolute

Supreme Harmony #001 – RESOLUTE – It’s a BarleyWine. ! I have no idea if this in the American on English style, but it is a Barleywine and I really … Continue reading

April 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,075 – Hallertau – Porter Noir (a redux)

0h well lookey here, I last had this beer in 2013 turns out I didn’t like it (a 6 on the pdubyah-o-meter), which means either I was a complete n00b or … Continue reading

April 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,074 – Alibi – APA

Alibi APA – Idaho7, Simcoe + Mosaic. Bubbles in my bubble.  I managed to get this before the isolation period started, and I’ve been looking forward to it.  But, you … Continue reading

March 30, 2020 · 1 Comment

4:21 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

The more you think about it the more down a rabbit hole you go. I’ve moved on from how is there gravity in spaceships and celestial navigation to more mundane … Continue reading

March 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,073 – Mythica – Amphitrite

Mythica Amphitrite. A tap only beer.  This is a beer that I have had before, and in these uncertain times between draft beer I jumped at the chance to go … Continue reading

March 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,072 – Emporium – Rapscallion

Emporium Rapscallion. It’s the Beer Jerk beer of the week, and although I don’t usually write about these beers, we are of course in differs times, where the next craft … Continue reading

March 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,071 – Stone – 20th Anniversary Encore Series: 6th Anniversary Porter

Stone 20th Anniversary Encore Series: 6th Anniversary Porter. Always time in my day for a celebration beer. a fresh shot A 650ml bottle of beer that is 8% ABV, making … Continue reading

March 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,070 – Peckham’s – Blaze Fire 2018

Peckham’s Blaze Fire 2018 – I don’t often write about Cider, mostly because they’re not beer 🙂 I’ve had some of their other ciders and I can assure you that … Continue reading

February 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,069 – Te Aro – Dubh X

Dubh X. I got unreasonably excited, being how I’ve hankered after a beer with my name on, or failing that a beer that I’ve named. I even had an idea … Continue reading

February 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

4:20 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

The difficult notion of space navigation has been keeping me awake. Sure it’s easy to point to Rigel, the second-brightest in the constellation of Orion and away you go. Getting … Continue reading

January 30, 2020 · 4 Comments

Beer – #1,068 – Deep Creek – Wildwood Solera 2019

Deep Creek Wildwood Solera. A Lambic. Yes, a sour beer.  This one was released without much fanfare, or much fuss and noise from the stockists, unlike the Diep Kreik – … Continue reading

January 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Some thoughts on the beer treadmill

When I found myself pondering why I wouldn’t open a bottle of a 2013 beer that I have in my fridge it led me to thinking about why I have … Continue reading

January 1, 2020 · 3 Comments

Beer – #1,067 – Rhyme and Reason – Oamaruvian Xmas 2017

Rhyme & Reason Oamaruvian Xmas 2017, a beer for New Year.  A year ago I was drinking Brouwerij Huyghe – Delirium Noël / Christmas so two festive beers in a row, now … Continue reading

December 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,066 – Zeelandt – Mary

Zeelandt Mary – A Cherry Gose.  I’m not a fan of Sour beers, but am compelled to try them, it’s like kissing frogs, which may or may not be legal … Continue reading

December 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

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