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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 – #964 – Nomad – Granite Pale Ale

Nomad Granite, the beer of the week for the Beer Jerk beer club. And again I’m late to the party with this one,  because club night is Thursday, this week … Continue reading

July 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #961 – Blackman’s Brewery – Espresso Martini Kölsch

A beer that I might travel to buy is the next beer from the GABS  Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular) selection  – the  Espresso Martini Kölsch by Blackman’s Brewery   get the … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #958 – Wayward Brewing Co – Funky Hoppy People

The GABS (Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular)  pack then delivers me a  Funky Hoppy People  from Wayward Brewing Co – Australia. Another sour beer, I’m really going to stop trying them soon, said … Continue reading

July 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #957 – Colonial Brewing Company – Rye ‘N Gose Sling

Having  a GABS (Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular) 6 pick, the best of celebration  package, and I’m starting with : Rye ‘N Gose Sling  from the Colonial Brewing Company straight to La La … Continue reading

July 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #932 – Blackman’s – Ernie Golden Ale

Blackman’s Ernie Golden Ale – this weeks BeerJerk beer of the week. A bit late but I held out to Sunday so I could have the music on just a … Continue reading

May 21, 2017 · 4 Comments

Beer – #891 – Nomad – Long Trip

Thursday, BeerJerkNZ beer club night, and tonight it’s a Nomad Long Trip, A Saison. I love a good Saison. ..some fantastic unique.. This then is a bottle of a beer … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · 3 Comments

Beer – #889 – Nomad – Freshie Salt And Pepper Gose

Nomad Freshie Salt And Pepper Gose. Salt. Pepper. Sea water. It sounds like someone was sitting in the sun too long to be honest. slightly tart, savoury and spicy  This … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · 1 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 – #809 – Two birds – Taco

There was a beer festival recently in Auckland and they made a 6 pack of the best beers, this is one of those, the Two Birds Brewing Taco a (Specialty … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · 3 Comments

Beer – #635 – Coopers – Best Extra Stout

A second Australian beer, to recap it was my big brothers birthday, he resides in Australia now, and so as a birthday tribute I brought some Aussie beer.  Cheap beer … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #634 – Coopers – Original Pale Ale

It was my big brothers birthday recently, he resides in Australia now, and so as a birthday tribute I brought some ‘strayan liquid-gold, the amber nectar. I could have picked his … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #622 – Moon Dog – Mummy Have A Bite

Odd beers, odd music, odd numbers and the odd party or two. BeerJerkNZ  beer club – week 3. Get in! ‘ … Biting into a toffee apple….. Barrel aged, toffee apple, … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #427 – Speakeasy – Scarlett Red Rye

About to be drinking a Speakeasy beer – this one is the  Scarlett Red Rye The is Brewed by Speakeasy Ales and Lagers and take you pick of a style that is : Specialty … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #361 – Moon Dog – Artisan Pouseuré

More by name than reputation I picked up this, a Moon Dog Artisan Pouseuré. An annual celebration of northern hemisphere Halloween stuff. So, like, we added pumpkin to the mash. … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #182 – Moon Dog – Dasher’s Envy

Moon Dog Dasher’s Envy, a Fancy Christmas Ale, I was always a bit slow on things. This is Brewed by Moon Dog Craft Brewery in the style of a  Belgian Strong Ale and … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #166 – Mountain Goat – Fancy Pants Amber Ale

Mountain Goat – Rare Breed – in this case the Fancy Pants Amber Ale.m a beer from ‘strayer. Brewed by Mountain Goat Beer in the unsurprising style of an Amber Ale and … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

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