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Beer – #985 – Stone – 08.08.08 Vertical Epic

Sunday, Vinyl Sunday…. and I have for the beer a  Stone – 08.08.08 Vertical Epic, or if you can say it in one breath – A  Stone 20th Anniversary Encore … Continue reading

October 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – Saturday Night Beerver

There are quite a few good puns around ‘Saturday Night’ that this could easily grow into the alternate to the single beer review, where all that happens is I do … Continue reading

October 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – Came a Hot Friday – a session

As I get closer to the 1000 beers I’m doubting myself and wanting the run-up to be quality beers, or beers of note, not just this week’s special or variation … Continue reading

October 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #984 – Panhead – Snake Oil Bogus IPA

Panhead Custom Ales (Lion Breweries – NZ) Snake Oil Bogus IPA. It’s a soured IPA, and I’ve had a couple recently, one of which was superb from McLeod’s Brewery, I … Continue reading

October 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #983 – Moon Dog – Jumping The Shark 2013

Moon Dog Jumping The Shark 2013. Barrel-Aged, Truffled Imperial Stout. It’s been in someone else’s cellar, it’s been in my fridge and now it’s at the front of me and I’m … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #982 – Thornbridge – Raindrops On Roses

Thornbridge Raindrops On Roses – a Witbeer. Made with Rose Petals.  Could then remind me of an old ladies linen draw, or rest home perfume. Could of course be a … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #981 – Behemoth – The Dude Abides

Behemoth The Dude Abides. A White Stout. Honest. Confusion reins.  Also it’s a vinyl music day, and I’ve found something from 1986 at the back of the garage, The Art … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #980 – Emerson’s – A Beer Called Gary

Emerson’s Brewer’s Reserve A Beer Called Gary. A beer. Called Gary. What a hoot! Imagine drinking that much of the product they made a beer for you. Easier to change … Continue reading

September 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #979 – Garage Project – Rebel County

Garage Project Rebel County – of course it’s a beer and vinyl day – American Strong Ale and Siouxsie and Banshees.  Fancy beer the Rebel County . Feel the fear, … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #978 – Deschutes – The Stoic 2015

Deschutes The Stoic 2015, beer that they flag as best after a date, which is nice. Being as it’s a Sunday I’m also going to have a vinyl music, and … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #977 – Hallertau – Little Beast

Hallertau Little Beast – a Barley Wine. The grail of brews if you ask me, mysterious, rich deep fruity I hope. will soften with time This is a 500ml bottle … Continue reading

September 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #976 – Behemoth – Good Morning Vietnam

Behemoth – Good Morning Vietnam. A beer inspired by a holiday, or at least the coffee on Holiday. something very special. This is a 500ml bottle of a beer that … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #975 – Moa – Milk Chocolate Stout

Moa Milk Chocolate Stout. It’s a collaboration or a combination of things. A Moa Stout, and some Lewis Road Milk, and the addition go cocoa nibs from Belgium. It’s not … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #974 – Galbraith’s – Trappist Style Ale

Galbraith’s – Trappist Style Ale. Not a style that is big in NZ or really many places, and this was a special limited run beer, as many are, but this … Continue reading

September 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #973 – Stone – Imperial Russian Stout

Stone Imperial Russian Stout. a 2016 version. Unusually rare and uncommon in New Zealand although there does appear to have been a small amount available at some point, stashed away … Continue reading

August 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #972 – Garage Project – DIPK

Garage Project DIPK, one of the ‘Silk Road‘ series of beers. Lovely bit of artwork and interesting and different twists on familiar beers. Garage Project always thinking ahead. lovers do … Continue reading

August 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #971 – Yeastie Boys – Pullyu

Yeastie Boys Pullyu, a collaboration of sorts,  more a combination Using a wine branded as “Pushmi’ they’ve come up with a corker of a name. Look for subtle 750ml bottle … Continue reading

August 25, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #970 – Hallertau – Flemish Giant

Hallertau Flemish Giant – the beer of the week for the Beer Jerk beer club. I’m partial to a Triplel. However I’ve seen this in the shops and been put … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #969 – Garage Project – Qishir

Garage Project Qishir. A Dunkler Bock with additions. A Sunday beer and vinyl music day of course, and I’m looking forward to both. From people who know I understand this … Continue reading

August 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

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