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Beer – #889 – Nomad – Freshie Salt And Pepper Gose

Nomad Freshie Salt And Pepper Gose. Salt. Pepper. Sea water. It sounds like someone was sitting in the sun too long to be honest. slightly tart, savoury and spicy  This … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #888 – Moa – Breakfast

I’ve had this before, in October 2013, and then I didn’t like it, and I finished with “It looks great, upfront aroma is nice, pours great, and then, well the … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

4:16 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

Light. What exactly is light? You can see light (in the visible spectrum), you can’t see light (in the spectrum you can’t see),  it has colours that entertain us, in … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #887 – Tuatara – XV

More celebration beer, this one 15 years, the Tuatara – XV – Russian Imperial Stout 15 years is a good enough reason to make a wee bit of a song and … Continue reading

January 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #886 – Moa – Tripel Savvy 2016

This is the Moa – Tripel Savvy 2016 vintage, a right proper treat in among other treats in the fridge, and I genuinely have been looking forward to this. a … Continue reading

January 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #885 – Sunshine – Pipeline Pilsner

Beer club beer, a day late and a story later, this is a beer that might more properly be called the Sunshine Sunrise Project Pipeline Pilsner. Of course. a shallow … Continue reading

January 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #884 – Schneider Weisse – Original (TAP7)

Schneider Weisse Original (TAP7). It’s a Friday and this is the 3rd of the 3 that I had to drink, the others have been entertaining enough, and this hopefully is … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #883 – Schneider Weisse – Unser Aventinus (TAP6)

Schneider Weisse Unser Aventinus (TAP6) – A beer c/- the Beer Jerk NZ beer club and this one is later than usual because a holiday got in the way. You might … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

The one with the end of year story.

It’s true, the end of a year, and what a year, just like all the others but different. I’m away on holiday writing this, and the beer offering is green … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #882 – Schneider Weisse – Tap 5

BeerClub beer of the week time again, this one is a Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Meine Hopfen-Weisse. I know that I have this, a 6 and a 7 in the fridge, … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #881 – Emerson’s – Phantom Lord

Emerson’s Phantom Lord  – an ominous sounding name for a beer. …all the classic stout, characteristics…. 5.9% ABV and 177 calories a serve size, this is 500ml making it Brewed … Continue reading

December 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #880 – Moa – Festive IPA (Pine Edition)

Moa Festive IPA the Pine Edition, the last of, the latest and  the third, and they dialled this one up a bit with Pine! ..nod to the first… 500 ml … Continue reading

December 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #879 – Behemoth – Sauvin Slayer

Behemoth Sauvin Slayer. I planned on having this on Friday Night, you know start the evening off with a bang and it goes well for me. Turns out that I … Continue reading

December 11, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #878 – Mata – Matawhaka

Mata Matawhaka- a clever play in words for a big beer that I’ve had out a few years ago and thought it was rather good. But in a bottle, we’ll … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #877 – Wells – Banana Bread

Wells Banana Bread beer. It’s an awful long time ago that I had this, and on checking it came up as beer #13 in the list, back when it was … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #876 – Moa – Festive IPA (Belgian Edition)

Moa Festive IPA (Belgian Edition), a fusion of Belgian yeast and IPA styles, what’s that about? The 500ml bottle of a beer that is 60-85 IBU things and of 6% … Continue reading

December 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #875 – Moa – Festive IPA (Red Edition 2016)

Christmas beer you’d think, the Festive IPA (Red Edition) but it’s a beer festival drink. I think. Just happens to be festive season.(Originally brewed for Marchfest 2015) perfect for the changing  This … Continue reading

December 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #874 – Northern Monk – Communion

BeerJerkNZ beer of the week and it’s Northern Monk Communion. Brewed in collaboration with the legendary Swedish band Opeth. a collaboration This is a 330ml can of a beer that is 5.1% … Continue reading

December 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #873 – Garage Project – Cookies and Cream

Garage Project Cookies & Cream. A collaboration of sorts, a beer made for a well known establishment, but not one I’m familiar with, or have visited,  in a style of … Continue reading

November 27, 2016 · 3 Comments

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