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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

Beer – #667 – Thornbridge – Saint Petersburg – a redux

I’ve somewhat recently had this to drink, and didn’t really find it that exciting, but this is the BeerJerkNZ beer club beer of the week, and so once again….  Old … Continue reading

September 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Out and about – Speakers Corner

Speakers Corner pub, a local that has only changed slightly in many years, but it is much cleaner and crisper now. Gone are the booths and in are the high … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

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