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Beer- #1,085 – Epic – Epicurean Coffee and Fig Oatmeal Stout – Three is a crowd – 2013

It’s a taste-off of  beers, an old beer and a newer old beer beer. I’m going to taste again the  2013, the 2014 and the 2015  versions of the Epic – … Continue reading

September 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,084 – Shining Peak – 2019 Vintage Stout

Shining Peak 2019 Vintage Stout. Limited edition beer again. It’s the tail end of winter and Stouts are still appearing, in various guises from straight up and down to the … Continue reading

September 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,082 – The Barleywine Conundrum – McLeods v 8 Wired

So, I’ve held back a bit on this, but no more!,  There are two beers up on a head to head. It’s revolutionary.  These should be similar in style, they … Continue reading

August 28, 2020 · 1 Comment

Beer – #1,081 – North End – Pit Boss

North End Pit Boss is a Smoked Dopplebock (or Rauchbier) –  and it’s Beer Jerk beer of the week. sweet and bready This is a beer that is  7.0% by … Continue reading

April 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,080 – Kereru – Tommancho

It has much longer name:  Kereru Tommancho Ancho Chilli & Smoked Necatrine Golden Ale. It was the Beer of the month from Kereru, new beers monthly, it’s been a delight … Continue reading

April 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,079 – Mythica – Cerberus

Mythica Cerberus, other of the Bubbles in my Bubble beers, fresh from the brewer. When asked what day of the week it was I was told “Today, it’s been Today … Continue reading

April 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,078 – Mythica – Skinwalker

Mythica Skinwalker. Bubbles in my bubble during the period of lockdown, lucky though the beer still arrives 🙂 The legend I have a 750ml  (25 fl/oz) growler of pressure filled … Continue reading

April 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,076 – New New New – Resolute

Supreme Harmony #001 – RESOLUTE – It’s a BarleyWine. ! I have no idea if this in the American on English style, but it is a Barleywine and I really … Continue reading

April 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,075 – Hallertau – Porter Noir (a redux)

0h well lookey here, I last had this beer in 2013 turns out I didn’t like it (a 6 on the pdubyah-o-meter), which means either I was a complete n00b or … Continue reading

April 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,074 – Alibi – APA

Alibi APA – Idaho7, Simcoe + Mosaic. Bubbles in my bubble.  I managed to get this before the isolation period started, and I’ve been looking forward to it.  But, you … Continue reading

March 30, 2020 · 1 Comment

Beer – #1,073 – Mythica – Amphitrite

Mythica Amphitrite. A tap only beer.  This is a beer that I have had before, and in these uncertain times between draft beer I jumped at the chance to go … Continue reading

March 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,072 – Emporium – Rapscallion

Emporium Rapscallion. It’s the Beer Jerk beer of the week, and although I don’t usually write about these beers, we are of course in differs times, where the next craft … Continue reading

March 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,070 – Peckham’s – Blaze Fire 2018

Peckham’s Blaze Fire 2018 – I don’t often write about Cider, mostly because they’re not beer 🙂 I’ve had some of their other ciders and I can assure you that … Continue reading

February 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,069 – Te Aro – Dubh X

Dubh X. I got unreasonably excited, being how I’ve hankered after a beer with my name on, or failing that a beer that I’ve named. I even had an idea … Continue reading

February 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,068 – Deep Creek – Wildwood Solera 2019

Deep Creek Wildwood Solera. A Lambic. Yes, a sour beer.  This one was released without much fanfare, or much fuss and noise from the stockists, unlike the Diep Kreik – … Continue reading

January 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,067 – Rhyme and Reason – Oamaruvian Xmas 2017

Rhyme & Reason Oamaruvian Xmas 2017, a beer for New Year.  A year ago I was drinking Brouwerij Huyghe – Delirium Noël / Christmas so two festive beers in a row, now … Continue reading

December 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,066 – Zeelandt – Mary

Zeelandt Mary – A Cherry Gose.  I’m not a fan of Sour beers, but am compelled to try them, it’s like kissing frogs, which may or may not be legal … Continue reading

December 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,065 – Whistling Sisters – Red Pils

Whistling Sisters, Red Pils, It’s the BeerJerk beer club beer of the week. The 253rd different brewer for this project. I say project because that’s the popular word for most … Continue reading

December 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,064 – Emporium – Reuben the Red 2019

Emporium Brewing Reuben the Red – I liked the idea of a Spiced Red Ale, it’s sounds like an Anti-Flanders Red type of beer, but spices and Star Anise made … Continue reading

December 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

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