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Beer – #924 – Double Vision – Expatriate

BeerJerk beer club night again and this one is a new brewer to me,  this is from Double Vision and it’s their APA – Expatriate a kiwi convert with residency … Continue reading

April 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #922 – Garage Project – Château Aro

I have had this before, in June 2014, It was in a bigger bottle then, clearly something they’ve discovered was popular, and you know, more is less, so making hay whilst … Continue reading

April 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #921 – Weezledog – DickleDoi Imperial Ruby Ale (A Redux)

Weezledog Dikledoi a beer I’ve had before a long time ago it seems, when I rated it highly after an interesting and interactive pouring session Anyway, enough salesman speak This … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #920 – 8 Wired – Grand Cru 2015

8 Wired Grand Cru 2015.  A beer that might just sure the slower nature of a Sunday afternoon. aged with currants and cascara This bottle of beer is 9% ABV, … Continue reading

April 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #918 – Craftwork – Scotch Bonnet

I had the glorious Anniversaire 2016 and it seemed remiss not to then go and have the Craftwork Scotch Bonnet, so here I am, and here we go. hard to … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #917 – Craftwork – Anniversaire 2016

Saturday starts here, Craftwork Anniversaire 2016, a quiet day, I went to the park to watch the first game of the football season, should have taken sun cream. so I settle … Continue reading

April 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #915 – Behemoth – Im-Peach-ment

Behemoth Im-Peach-ment Sour Ale. For someone who says he’s not a fan of the sour beers I seem to drink a lot of them. Perhaps it’s a journey to find … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #907 – Garage Project – Rum and Raisin

A special heer this one. Garage Project – Rum and Raisin. Nicest presentation for a while, cork, cage, dinky looking bottle, also eye wateringly expensive in the scheme of things. … Continue reading

February 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #906 – Moa – White Lager

Moa White Lager. I’d not normally be keen on waxing lyrical on beer you buy by the dozen, but I’m honestly about 3 dozen into these and I’m going to … Continue reading

February 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #905 – Harringtons – Old Spice

Harrington’s Old Spice – a Spiced Ale as part of their 25 celebration. They’ve sent me this beer to try, and as usual I thank them and appreciate it. Christmas … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #903 – Catlins – Scotch Mist

The Catlins, they’re deep way down south of the south island, and they have a beer or two that have made it up to the big smoke. I chose the … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #901 – Craftwork – Saison Zest

Craftwork Saison Zest. Craftwork, quietly making a bit of name for themselves. Also it’s Sunday and that means I have a vinyl record to play. with a big rocky head … Continue reading

February 12, 2017 · 3 Comments

Beer – #900 – Ninkasi and BBC – Beautiful Trouble

Beer 900. I don’t know if I’m impressed with my effort or depressed at the investment made, but it was mostly in happiness and enjoyment so I’ll not dwell. But … Continue reading

February 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #899 – Mythica – Incubus

Mythica Brewing. There’s two choices, I made one – Mythica Incubus  I might make the other if it tempts me. with a spicy finish This is a 500ml bottle of a … Continue reading

February 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #895 – Epic – St. Luke Milestone Ale

Lots of celebration beers around – this one though something to crow about – Epic St. Luke Milestone Ale. My first Epic beer entry on here July 2012. and it’s a … Continue reading

February 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #893 – Behemoth – White and Nerdy White IPA

Behemoth White & Nerdy White IPA I want to roll with the Gangstas a 330ml wide opening can, 6.2% and 45 IBU of a beer, making it 1.6 standard drinks. … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #890 – Yeastie Boys – Her Majesty 2016

Arrived very late in the year  the Yeastie Boys Her Majesty – the 2016 version. I’m going ladies first, because it’s polite and because to be honest I’ve already had some … Continue reading

January 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #888 – Moa – Breakfast

I’ve had this before, in October 2013, and then I didn’t like it, and I finished with “It looks great, upfront aroma is nice, pours great, and then, well the … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #887 – Tuatara – XV

More celebration beer, this one 15 years, the Tuatara – XV – Russian Imperial Stout 15 years is a good enough reason to make a wee bit of a song and … Continue reading

January 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

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