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Herevana – Thornbridge – Cocoa Wonderland

Almost a personal bucket list beer the Thornbridge Cocoa Wonderland, a surprise find at @BeerJerkNZ shop the Fridge and Flagon. I was quite gleeful. I can’t tell you why it’s … Continue reading

August 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1016 – Omnipollo Buxton – Yellow Belly Peanut Butter Biscuit Stout

Omnipollo / Buxton Yellow Belly Peanut Butter Biscuit Stout. My daughter brought this for me from the BeerJerk people for my birthday, and obviously it is a treasure of a … Continue reading

January 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #993 – Shepherd Neame – Double Stout

Shepherd Neame Double Stout. England v Tonga on the TV, I have nothing to lose except my dignity. Perhaps. creamy and delicious A Bottle of a beer that is 5.2% … Continue reading

November 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #982 – Thornbridge – Raindrops On Roses

Thornbridge Raindrops On Roses – a Witbeer. Made with Rose Petals.  Could then remind me of an old ladies linen draw, or rest home perfume. Could of course be a … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #930 – Courage Russian Imperial Stout (2013)

Courage Russian Imperial Stout. I have had a version of this before, and rated it very highly. I didn’t note which year that was though, rookie error, but on re-reading it can’t … Continue reading

May 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #897 – Marble – The Pit and The Pendulum

Marble The Pit & The Pendulum. A Barrel Aged version of a beer. Barrel Aged. Everything is BA these days, I think I used to be more impressed, now I … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #877 – Wells – Banana Bread

Wells Banana Bread beer. It’s an awful long time ago that I had this, and on checking it came up as beer #13 in the list, back when it was … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #874 – Northern Monk – Communion

BeerJerkNZ beer of the week and it’s Northern Monk Communion. Brewed in collaboration with the legendary Swedish band Opeth. a collaboration This is a 330ml can of a beer that is 5.1% … Continue reading

December 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #868 – Thornbridge – Mirrors

Thornbridge Mirrors it’s  BeerJerk NZ beer of the week, and this week the music match is already made . sherbet and citrus 4.5% ABV in a 500ml bottle,  135 calories a … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #862 – Moor – Union’Hop

BeerClubNZ beer, this is  weekly treat, ultra modern 330ml can of a beer that is 4.1% ABV, that’s about 120 calories a serve, 1.07 standard drinking units in NZ is … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #824 – Magic Rock – High Wire Grapefruit

Beer Club Beer comes around again. and it is again a surprising beer, not one I’d usually choose. Grapefruit, a thing I haven’t had in ages. In a beer, never. … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · 6 Comments

Beer – #818 – Magic Rock – Cannonball

Magic Rock Cannonball. A beer that rates really well on the various rating places where you go, as you do. And a new brewer to me, that’d be 212 when I … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · 4 Comments

Beer – #805 – Bath – Gem

BeerJerkNZ Beerclub beer of the week, already, a Bath Gem, or the Bath Gem, or just plain old Bath Gem. I’m sure that I’ve had this, I really am.  I … Continue reading

July 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #781 – Moor – Hoppiness

Beer club night again, a beer that I had a long time ago, but one with I really did rate, although it was bottle conditioned, and this on is in … Continue reading

May 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #749 – Fuller’s – Black Cab Stout

Fuller’s Black Cab Stout, a beer that I’ve seen being enjoyed by some of my connections on the inter tubes and I have FOMO, and that ends now. Named in … Continue reading

March 10, 2016 · 2 Comments

Beer – #747 – Timothy Taylor – Boltmaker

I hadn’t seen this on the shelf before and it seemed like a good idea Timothy Taylor Boltmaker, I’ve had the landlord, with mixed feelings, and I’m hoping for something rewarding … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #733 – Batemans – Vintage Ale 2014

Beer from Ol’ Blighty today, an annual release of a beer they call ‘vintage’ it seems to me that this is just an annual brew and isn’t aged, but it’s … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #678 – Wild Beer – Millionaire

BeerJerkNZ beer club beer of the week then, from the company known for Sour beers then a Milk Stout! So way out of left field with this. Opposite beer, Opposite … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #673 – Wild Beer – Sourdough *Redux*

I had this not so long ago, when I thought it was interesting but not show stopping and this week it is the BeerJerk NZ beer of the week, so I … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

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