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Beer – #1,068 – Deep Creek – Wildwood Solera 2019

Deep Creek Wildwood Solera. A Lambic. Yes, a sour beer.  This one was released without much fanfare, or much fuss and noise from the stockists, unlike the Diep Kreik – … Continue reading

January 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Some thoughts on the beer treadmill

When I found myself pondering why I wouldn’t open a bottle of a 2013 beer that I have in my fridge it led me to thinking about why I have … Continue reading

January 1, 2020 · 3 Comments

Beer – #1,067 – Rhyme and Reason – Oamaruvian Xmas 2017

Rhyme & Reason Oamaruvian Xmas 2017, a beer for New Year.  A year ago I was drinking Brouwerij Huyghe – Delirium Noël / Christmas so two festive beers in a row, now … Continue reading

December 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,066 – Zeelandt – Mary

Zeelandt Mary – A Cherry Gose.  I’m not a fan of Sour beers, but am compelled to try them, it’s like kissing frogs, which may or may not be legal … Continue reading

December 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,065 – Whistling Sisters – Red Pils

Whistling Sisters, Red Pils, It’s the BeerJerk beer club beer of the week. The 253rd different brewer for this project. I say project because that’s the popular word for most … Continue reading

December 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,064 – Emporium – Reuben the Red 2019

Emporium Brewing Reuben the Red – I liked the idea of a Spiced Red Ale, it’s sounds like an Anti-Flanders Red type of beer, but spices and Star Anise made … Continue reading

December 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,063 – 8 Wired / Moon Dog – Byg is Beautiful

8 Wired / Moon Dog Byg is Beautiful- It is beer of the week on the BeerJerk beer club, which is a magnificent surprise as I’m Big on Barleywine. “This … Continue reading

December 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,062 – Stone – 20th Anniversary Encore Series: 02.02.02 Vertical Epic Ale

It is a beer with a long name Stone 20th Anniversary Encore Series: 02.02.02 Vertical Epic Ale. A couple of weekends until the Christmas break, and it’s warm and humid, … Continue reading

December 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,061 – Van Diest – Früli Strawberry Beer

Früli Strawberry Beer. I couldn’t help myself here, and the idea of a strawberry beer is quite appealing, for no reason that I can think of. zesty fruitiness This 330ml … Continue reading

December 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,060 – Kunstmann – Gran Torobayo

Not the usual this one is the big one, the Gran Torobayo. I was out buying beer from Hopscotch beer, you’d be familiar with their bottle, it’s in a lot of … Continue reading

November 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,059 – Craftwork – Barrique Honey Medlar

Craftwork Barrique This used to be known as ‘Craftwork Anniversaire’ the last version was  in 2017, although the last one I had was in 2016 I’m easily confused. This was bottled … Continue reading

November 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

4:19 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

So there I am  not going to sleep. Once again it’s space travel. I know that there has been speculation on these but at this time of the day there’s … Continue reading

November 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,058 – Garage Project – Triple Day of the Dead 2018

Garage Project Triple Day of the Dead 2018 – an 11% Black Lager. Tequila Barrel Aged Chilli Chocolate Black Lager if you want to argue the point . This year … Continue reading

November 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,057 – McLeod’s – Smugglers Bay Quadrupel

McLeod’s Smugglers Bay Quadrupel – A Quad! An honest to goodness Quad, honestly to goodnessly aged in Bourbon barrels. This is bottle 1472 of around 1700 that made it in … Continue reading

November 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,056 – 8 Wired – Dynamo Merlot 2018

Dynamo Merlot 2018, always always worth are the drink the beers from 8 Wired, which beers do not last long in stores, snapped up quickly, particularly the more exotic and … Continue reading

November 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,055 – Moon Dog – Jumping The Shark 2017

Moon Dog Jumping The Shark 2017. A beer that has been in then back of the fridge for too long. Possibly. I can’t remember buying it but that also might … Continue reading

November 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,054 – 8 Wired / Pinta – Opium Cake

8 Wired Opium Cake, collaboration beer with a Polish brewer Pinta. This bottle c/- the BeerJerk club  as beer of the week. Obviously made with amongst other things Poppy Seeds. based … Continue reading

October 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1053 – Misfit – Haring

Misfit Brewing Haring. A White IPA! The third in a 3 beer series, and it’s a been a while coming I had the other two back in February 2019.  If you … Continue reading

October 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1052 – North End – Salt and Wood Baby Grand

North End Salt and Wood Baby Grand. Seems that you never see a Flanders Red and then you see a bunch of them. I like many styles of beer, and … Continue reading

September 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

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