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Beer – #1,089 – 8 Wired – Double Scoop #1

8 Wired – Double Scoop #1 – so clearly a series in the offing. It’s the beer of the week for the BeerJerkNZ beer club, that’s a subscription service that’s … Continue reading

October 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,088 – Mythica – Hel Dark Deception

The more I sit with this the more I like it, it’s deceptively good, deceptively easy to drink and really rewarding where it matters, taste, lingering enjoyment and desirability to drink some more of it.

October 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,087 – Mythica – Kirnis

It’s time to visit one of two ends of the spectrum of beer styles, or one of two points on the beer compass as you will with a couple of … Continue reading

October 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,086 – Garage Project Single Fruit – Raspberry

Garage Project Single Fruit – Raspberry.  As you know I have terrible fear of missing out, and I’ve dreaded not being in time to get one of these, driven only … Continue reading

October 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer- #1,085 – Epic – Epicurean Coffee and Fig Oatmeal Stout – Three is a crowd – 2013

It’s a taste-off of  beers, an old beer and a newer old beer beer. I’m going to taste again the  2013, the 2014 and the 2015  versions of the Epic – … Continue reading

September 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

4:22 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

How small is the smallest you can get. I think I may have pondered over shrinking and the conservation of mass problem, if I can shrink  by half, or even … Continue reading

September 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,084 – Shining Peak – 2019 Vintage Stout

Shining Peak 2019 Vintage Stout. Limited edition beer again. It’s the tail end of winter and Stouts are still appearing, in various guises from straight up and down to the … Continue reading

September 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,083 – Kasteel Brouwerij Vanhonsebrouck – Trignac XII (2017)

Kasteel Brouwerij Vanhonsebrouck Trignac XII (2017), letting my hair down and the wallet open, it’s been a while since I’ve splurged on a beer really, and it is a Triple, … Continue reading

September 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,082 – The Barleywine Conundrum – McLeods v 8 Wired

So, I’ve held back a bit on this, but no more!,  There are two beers up on a head to head. It’s revolutionary.  These should be similar in style, they … Continue reading

August 28, 2020 · 1 Comment

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

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