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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

Beer – #1051 – Kereru – Chocolate Cherry Porter

Kereru Chocolate Cherry Porter – one of a batch of new beers from Kereru, they’ve had a resurgence of late. I had a conversation with an ambassador recently about their … Continue reading

August 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1050 – Kereru – Blueberry Stout

Kereru Blueberry Stout. A seemingly improbable mix. I’ve always thought as Kereru as more conservative brewer, but some of their recent releases make me think that they’ve been playing a … Continue reading

August 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1049 – Averbode – Averbode

Abdij Averbode. It’s all a bout the new beers, and this one looked too good to go past, the label is really clean and I thought rather appealing. Also Belgian … Continue reading

August 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1048 – Eagle – Kahikatoa

Eagle Kahikatoa – I’m a sucker for a Barley Wine beer, despite my recent experiences (you can tell I’ve let it go). But you know it’s about the beer I’m … Continue reading

July 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1047 – Deschutes – The Abyss Tequila

Deschutes The Abyss Tequila – the 2017 release, A gift from the favourite boy chid of mine, I’ve only the one, so they’ll figure out who I’m talking about. As … Continue reading

July 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1046 – Craftwork – Riverstone ’10

Craftwork Riverstone ’10.  A beer brewed for a celebration. I don’t think that it was me opening a beer on Sunday they brewed it for, but we live in hope. … Continue reading

July 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

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