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Beer – #851 – Speakeasy – Black Hand

The Black Hand Chocolate Milk Stout. I don’t know that I can rightly help myself, but I find another stout awaits me, this one from the USA, so at least … Continue reading

October 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #850 – ParrotDog – Kowhai

Part of the Flora IPA Series. Formerly Riwaka Secret, which I havn’t had before so I can’t say one way or the other if it’s going to be good or … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #849 – Funk Estate / Doctor’s Orders – Dr Funk

Beer Club Beer. Weekly. A Sour Ale. I don’t like Sour ales as a rule, but this is a club and you know that there are beers to challenge and … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #848 – Tiamana – Even Older Fritze

And I didn’t know there was a Ftitze the younger – This is a new brewer to me, another from New Zealand, and they’re well regarded where they are known. … Continue reading

September 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #847 – Freigeist – Abraxxxas

It’d be a guess on the pronunciation. But it’s always about the new beers, and so I went and brought one. Also it’s Vinyl Music Sunday. I love Sunday. Inspired … Continue reading

September 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Walter would cross a busy road

Originally posted on Brian Bilston's Poetry Laboetry:
He would stride through a subway and barely falter but, for some reason, a bridge over-troubled Walter.

September 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #846 – Garage Project – Los Lobos

Los Lobos, The Beer. It was a hard choice tonight with some very nice beer available (well they read nice, don’t know if they drink nice, buy hey, what’s the … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #845 – Pirate Life – IIPA

You don’t choose the Pirate Life, the Pirate Life chooses you. ‘strayan beer for a change, Seems like ages since I’ve been offshore, and its a new brewer to me … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #844 – Garage Project – Golden Brown

Not only that but Golden Brown Original Strength. There I was singing along in the beer fridge in the shop, all the words… Everything old is new again. In their … Continue reading

September 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #843 – Good George – Rocky Road Dark Stout

Good George Rocky Road Stout, the dark one. I just had the white one. In for a penny. you could possibly improve it is by adding beer This is in … Continue reading

September 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #842 – Good George – Rocky Road White Stout

Good grief, Good George have make a white stout, it’s the companion to the dark stout that’s coming up. White Stout, now there’s an interesting thing. Which is why it … Continue reading

September 17, 2016 · 5 Comments

Beer – #841 – ParrotDog – Wood Rose

Beer all about Flora, this one the Wood Rose.  Mad if you don’t buy one. And it was at the fill station and you know how easy I am when … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #840 – Mike’s – RIP

Mike’s Organic Brewery Robust Imperial Porter, never a bad time to have a Porter beer, and even better an Imperial one. This is the BeerClub beer of the week. There are … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #839 – BBC – Rawene

Rawene Coconut & Vanilla Oatmeal Stout.  Another beer from the locally based Birkenhead Brewing Co. This one a stout, like it says. Deep brown with a tight cream-like head..Body is voluptuous 500ml … Continue reading

September 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #838 – To Øl – Fuck Art – The Heathens Are Coming

The Heathens Are Coming  indeed. Swears on a beer label too, what’s it all coming to? I’ve been known to have a few swears now and again, I’m not comfortable … Continue reading

September 11, 2016 · 4 Comments

Beer – #837 – Liberty – Elixir Bright Ale

Six of the best Liberty Elixir Bright Ale’s in a carry out box. A Gift from #1 son. Well done lad. …mystical properties that act mildly on the nub ends… … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #836 – 8 Wired – Saison Sauvin

I had this beer as beer #5 way back when, and when I thought it was 9 on the arbitrary scale. I’ve had a few beers since then of course … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #835 – Funk Estate – Doozy

Another Competition beer, and I have this in a can too for a later day with the BeerJerkNZ beer club people, This is an IPA, and it was at the … Continue reading

September 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

4:15 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

Just when I thought I’d stayed awake enough, along came Transmutation… …the action of changing or the state of being changed into another form. Except, of course, and it’s my … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

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