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Beer – #924 – Double Vision – Expatriate

BeerJerk beer club night again and this one is a new brewer to me,  this is from Double Vision and it’s their APA – Expatriate a kiwi convert with residency … Continue reading

April 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #923 – Petrus – Aged Pale

Petrus Aged Pale – a medal winner in New Zealand. New brewer to me too, and a new cap for the cap jar that is now about full, I must … Continue reading

April 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #922 – Garage Project – Château Aro

I have had this before, in June 2014, It was in a bigger bottle then, clearly something they’ve discovered was popular, and you know, more is less, so making hay whilst … Continue reading

April 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #921 – Weezledog – DickleDoi Imperial Ruby Ale (A Redux)

Weezledog Dikledoi a beer I’ve had before a long time ago it seems, when I rated it highly after an interesting and interactive pouring session Anyway, enough salesman speak This … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #920 – 8 Wired – Grand Cru 2015

8 Wired Grand Cru 2015.  A beer that might just sure the slower nature of a Sunday afternoon. aged with currants and cascara This bottle of beer is 9% ABV, … Continue reading

April 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #919 – Victory – Golden Monkey

… with added spice …. Beer Jerk beer club night again. A can. A Tripel. Unusual enough, and it’s really pushing my sense of what’s proper in beer. I wouldn’t have … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #918 – Craftwork – Scotch Bonnet

I had the glorious Anniversaire 2016 and it seemed remiss not to then go and have the Craftwork Scotch Bonnet, so here I am, and here we go. hard to … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #917 – Craftwork – Anniversaire 2016

Saturday starts here, Craftwork Anniversaire 2016, a quiet day, I went to the park to watch the first game of the football season, should have taken sun cream. so I settle … Continue reading

April 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #916 – Deschutes – Obsidian Stout

Deschutes Obsidian Stout, a beer for the BeerJerk club night. Summer has made another appearance, and it’s warm and sunny outside, and here I am inside but happy. Deep, robust … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #915 – Behemoth – Im-Peach-ment

Behemoth Im-Peach-ment Sour Ale. For someone who says he’s not a fan of the sour beers I seem to drink a lot of them. Perhaps it’s a journey to find … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #914 – Stone – Citrusy Wit

Stone Citrusy Wit, the Beer Jerk beer of the week. Something from Stone in a style that I wasn’t expecting. I quite like the Wheat beers, and expect something soft, … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #913 – Oskar Blues – G’Knight Imperial Red

Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red.  I brought a selection of 3 and this is the last of them. G’Lorious Canned, of course, 355ml, a  beer of 60 IBU,  261 calories … Continue reading

March 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #912 – Clown Shoes – American Monastic

Clown Shoes American Monastic. BeerJerk NZ beer club with another potential outstanding choice. Once a long time ago I had a Clown Shoes beer, and I loved it. use of … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #911 – Oskar Blues – Ten FIDY

Oskar Blues Ten FIDY  beer that I’ve coveted for a while, one of those elusive and wanty beers, like Pliny the anything, or some of the other beers that I’ll … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · 4 Comments

Beer – #910 – Brekeriet – Brillant

Brekeriet Brillant. A Saison. Beer Club beer, and another in the job lot of Swedish beers lately.  They’ve been alright though, and the BeerJerk NZ beer club is proving good … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #909 – Oskar Blues – Dale’s Pale Ale

Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale. Oskar Blues as far as I know haven’t been available in NZ, at least not in any great quantities. So when they’re here you have … Continue reading

March 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #908 – Omnipollo – Magic #3.5 Pineapple Gose

Omnipollo Magic #3.5 – Pineapple Gose. The last two beers from Omnipollo though have been rather enjoyable, even if one of them was a Gose, sour beer done properly and … Continue reading

March 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #907 – Garage Project – Rum and Raisin

A special heer this one. Garage Project – Rum and Raisin. Nicest presentation for a while, cork, cage, dinky looking bottle, also eye wateringly expensive in the scheme of things. … Continue reading

February 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #906 – Moa – White Lager

Moa White Lager. I’d not normally be keen on waxing lyrical on beer you buy by the dozen, but I’m honestly about 3 dozen into these and I’m going to … Continue reading

February 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

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