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Herevana – 8 Wired and Rocky Ridge – Pflaume

A collaboration beer, and what might a bit divisive, online comments such as “bacon” “Salmon” “undrinkable” and “despite” if you look. I mean what could possibly go wrong?, Plum Smoked … Continue reading

September 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Garage Project – 11 Anniversary Dessert Stout

Here we have: Garage Project 11 Anniversary Dessert Stout. One of two beers with the label “11” the other being the 11 – TripleIPA that I just had. Might of … Continue reading

August 20, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Garage Project – 11 Triple IPA

Here we have: Garage Project 11 Triple IPA. I had the ’10’ almost a year ago! where I mentioned that the first GP beers I had was in 2013, so … Continue reading

August 20, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Three Sisters – Chocolate Tsarevich

Three Sisters Chocolate Tsarevich. Chocolate Imperial Russian Imperial Stout. After a smorgasbord of IPA’s and a surge of the more traditional West Coast style (that’s clear not hazy) beers there’s … Continue reading

August 13, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Epic / Fierce – Epicly Fiercely Intolerant

Made a short pit-stop length stop at the Epic Tap room today. One of the beers I picked up was the Epic / Fierce Epicly Fiercely Intolerant Stout. Get in! … Continue reading

August 13, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – North End – Fortitude

North End Fortitude. A Winter IPA. On a Sunday. On a Sunday when my Daughter, after a few weeks at home, left again to got back to Australia and her … Continue reading

August 7, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – The Battle of the Best Bitter Beers.

Two English Bitters. A Sprig and Fern Best Bitter and Whistling Sisters English Bitter. I’ve had both these beers before, the former out on my travels a long time ago, … Continue reading

July 31, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Small Gods/Heyday – Basabasa Japanese Cold IPA

Basabasa. Here we have an IPL, or Cold IPA, or IPA made slightly differently. It isn’t the first cold IPA I’ve had, which might be a surprise, but shouldn’t be, … Continue reading

July 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,105 – Craftwork – Sacré Blend

There’s much to be enjoyed about being at home mid-winter with a beer or two for your own private beer festival. I’m starting with a Craftwork Sacré Blend. Unlike most … Continue reading

June 25, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Moon Dog – Rosé Sour Power

Here we have: Moon Dog Rosé Sour Power, the #BeerJerk NZ beer of the week. Although I frequently try them I am not a huge fan of Sour beers. But … Continue reading

June 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Small Gods – Agnostos Theos

Here we have a beer from Small Gods x Known Unknown – Agnostos Theos. A ‘Grape Ale’. I know the brewers and have a lot of respect for the driver … Continue reading

June 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,104 – Omer Vander Ghinste Brasserie – LeFort

On a Monday too! It is a holiday day, Queens Birthday so it’s like a Sunday. On a weekend where I had unmet expectations I turn then to an Omer … Continue reading

June 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,103 –  Fantôme – Coffee Ruby

Fantôme Coffee Ruby. It is an unusual Sunday, a couple of reasons, mostly that there is Monday holiday, and the other is that it really is my Birthday. Although I’m … Continue reading

June 5, 2022 · Leave a comment

4:24 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

Faster than the speed of Light, Planets and intelligence. The closest star to Earth is a triple-star system called Alpha Centauri, about 4.35 light years away, or if you like 227 … Continue reading

May 17, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Craftwork – Siege of Liège

Craftwork – Siege of Liège. I joined a small club that Craftwork launched, the CW Societe, which limited to 96 membership offered at least 20 beers in two deliveries (I … Continue reading

April 23, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Fuller’s – Imperial IPA

Here we have a carton containing a bottle of Fuller’s Imperial IPA. English Bitter. I make it sound rare when there is al local that pours pints, not of this, … Continue reading

March 12, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Superb Owl Belgian-Style Wit 

Superb Owl Belgian-Style Wit  – this came as part of a monthly subscription that I had with the brewery. I alway look forward to these, but never enjoy the 2 … Continue reading

February 26, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Craftwork – Terroir Blend 2019

The annual release of the Craftwork – Terroir Blend – this one the 2019 version. Craftwork beer always a bit of a celebration. It really has only just been released, … Continue reading

February 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Three Sisters – Straight Outta Plumpton

Three Sisters Straight Outta Plumpton – a beer that I passed up once but there’s a compelling thing about the name and the way it is packaged. So here we … Continue reading

December 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

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