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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

Beer – #644 – Summer Wine – Teleporter

BeerJerkNZ Beerclub beer! This week another interesting and delightful looking beer, the Summer Wine Teleporter. Two beers one glass, two genres on album, a choice of numbers and choosing your … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #633 – Theakston – Old Peculier *bottle*

I had this beer as #12, when the idea of keeping a diary of beers was new. #12! so many beers ago. So here we go with; The Legend, Legends, … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #628 – Beavertown – Bloody ’Ell – the threepeat

Bottle, keg and now the can, The first beer I can recall where I’ve had all three versions. The still amusingly named beer from Beavertown –  Bloody ’Ell which I’ve had … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #596 – Beavertown – Bloody ’Ell

The still amusingly named beer from Beavertown –  Bloody ’Ell which I’ve had before in a bottle, this is from the keg. “Blood Orange IPA” Zest and juice of blood oranges were … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #590 – Wild Beer – Ninkasi Premier Cru

Wild Beer Ninkasi, the Premier Cru in for a penny.. “..created by the time and the oak are incredibly tasty, complex, layered beers, perfect for enjoying with friends through the winter … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #589 – Wild Beer – Somerset Wild

Wild Beer Somerset Wild, it was that kind of day. Wild about beer, Wild about music, Wild with numbers and a wild time out. Spontaneously fermented berlinner weisse inspired beer. … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #588 – Wild Beer – Sourdough

Indeed. Wild Beer Sourdough. Strange beer, strange music, strange scores and strangers at a gathering. Collaboration with Hobbs House Bakery. Sour ale based on a Berliner Weisse. This is a 330ml … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #532 – Hawkshead – Cumbrian Five Hop

Five hops, hip hop, hop scotch and hopping to it. “..a highly hopped aroma of tropical fruit and a blend of traditional and modern hops” Hawkshead Cumbrian Five Hop, a … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #531 – Hawkshead – NZPA

Surprised by the beer, Surprised by the music, surprised by the numbers and surprising party things. A pale ale brewed with 100% New Zealand hops to celebrate our 1000th brew … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #464 – St. Austell – Admirals Ale

In this post: Beer from St. Austell  in the form that is Admirals Ale, Music from Snow Patrol, Random Numbers and double dipping. “I see no ships…” “This beer contains barley malt and … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #463 – Badger – Hopping Hare

This episode: I have an expectation: Crispy, Zesty, Grapefruit, Hoppy. I have a beer, Badger Hopping Hare, some music: Dashboard Confessional, the double dip and a random number. This was a gift for … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #477 – Bachata – Bachata Rum Beer

Despite everything wrong with this I’m going to attempt to drink a Bachata. “ ’’Ba-cha-ta’’ Finest quality lager blended with a dash of golden rum to create an exciting new … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #457 – Young’s – Double Chocolate Stout

I find myself in a track of a type of beer, Stout. This time as a gift from my daughter, this one a  Young’s  Double Chocolate Stout. Check out her … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #453 – Badger – Fursty Ferret *A redux*

MrsPdubyah has been buying me random beer at the supermarket, this time Badger Fursty Ferret, which was beer #6 on the list of beers that I’ve been writing about so … Continue reading

September 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #436 – Beavertown – Black Betty

More beer in a can, the new normal –  this one a previous gift from the nice people Beertique.co.nz – Today I’m drinking the Beavertown Black Betty. Brewed by Beavertown in the style … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #435 – Timothy Taylor – Landlord *Redux*

I’m going again, even though this was only about 30 beers ago, so once more into the breech with  –  Timothy Taylor Landlord  – English beer. I really didn’t like it … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 3 Comments

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