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Album – 8 of 10 – The National – Trouble Will Find Me

This should be no surprise, I listened to this as I drank, and thoroughly enjoyed, beer number #1001,  a Behemoth Triple IPA. The National. A band that I’ve been to … Continue reading

May 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 7 of 10 – Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid

2008 – Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid This was their 4th  Album, and the first one I listened to, and if I remember one that I played on an almost … Continue reading

May 12, 2018 · 2 Comments

Album – 6 of 10 – Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here. Back in 1975 when this was released I wasn’t interested, it’s hard to know exactly when  I did listen to this, so there’s not a lot of historical … Continue reading

May 5, 2018 · 1 Comment

Album – 5 of 10 – Fat Freddys Drop – Dr Boondigga and the Big BW

2009 and we have Fat Freddys Drop and their album  Dr Boondigga and the Big BW.  Fat Freddy’s Drop is a New Zealand seven-piece band from Wellington, whose musical style … Continue reading

April 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 4 of 10 – Genesis – Abacab

I can hear you all laugh. But no wait, this is a great album.  After the TL;DR of the last choice I’m going to attempt to keep this short. Genesis … Continue reading

April 29, 2018 · 2 Comments

Album – 3 of 10 – Coldplay – A Rush of Blood to the Head

ColdPlay  – A Rush of Blood to the Head. It’s just a good album. Although from memory this is an album that  didn’t initially ‘grab’ me, but ended up as one … Continue reading

April 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 2 of 10 – Donald Fagen – The nightfly

By no means in any order of preference the next album that came to mind is the one from Donald Fagen – The Nightfly I got to this album around 1986, … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 1 of 10 – David Bowie – Station To Station

I was challenged to  list 10 Albums, which I took to mean the best 10 albums I could think of. Sometimes I think too much.  I found it hard going … Continue reading

April 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

The 10 Album Challenge

You take your choice of things you want to do, of course, and I’ve listened to a lot of albums music recently. Mostly whilst drinking a beer. So this one … Continue reading

April 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1001 – Behemoth – Too Big to fail

I know I said I’d stop but sometimes a beer comes along that makes you stop and think A Triple IPA, essentially a more hopped imperial Pale Ale, which is … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

Beer – Fortune Favours – A Threesome with Thin Lizzy

Fortune Favours- A Threesome. 4 Sides of a 1978 original Vinyl and 3 cans of beers of different styles. It’s a humid wet afternoon and there wasn’t anything else to … Continue reading

February 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1000 – Garage Project – Gyle 500

That’s it then, that’s perfect. A Garage Project Gyle 500 – 1,000 beers, and a change of plan at the last moment and the grande finale was dropped to something … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

4:17 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

So there I am awake. Thinking. I think we’ve done the super-powers thing, but, I thought, there must be some left, something overlooked. Then it came to me. What would … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – Harringtons – Lazy Sunday Summer Lager

Harrington’s Lazy Sunday Summer Lager. They’ve been kind to me have Harrington’s and this was waiting for me when I arrived home after a couple of days away It comes … Continue reading

January 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – Harrington’s – Thunderkiss and Smashed ‘Em Bro

Harrington’s sent me two of their beers,  the first one I’m going to try is the Thunderkiss and then the  Smashed ‘Em Bro to follow. So much for the resolutions … Continue reading

January 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #999 – Garage Project – Mutiny on the Bounty

Garage Project Mutiny on the Bounty, a beer that probably should be considered a treasure, and an expensive treat. I’ve saved this for now, because it’s fitting that a beer … Continue reading

December 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #998 – Emerson’s – JP

I’ve bitten off a big chew here, but you can only eat the Elephant one mouthful at a time, and so encouraged by the lovely staff at the local Liquorland … Continue reading

December 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – Poke The Bear

Outlier Cartel – Poke the Bear.  Thereby breaking a promise to MrsPhil about holding back and taking a measure approach to having beer on Christmas day. I got to to … Continue reading

December 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Obligatory 2017 year in review post that you’ve been looking forward to

I made reviews on 105 beers in 2017, a bit of a drop from the 169 the year before, as I got closer to 4 digits I began to panic … Continue reading

December 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

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