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Beer – #970 – Hallertau – Flemish Giant

Hallertau Flemish Giant – the beer of the week for the Beer Jerk beer club. I’m partial to a Triplel. However I’ve seen this in the shops and been put … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #969 – Garage Project – Qishir

Garage Project Qishir. A Dunkler Bock with additions. A Sunday beer and vinyl music day of course, and I’m looking forward to both. From people who know I understand this … Continue reading

August 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #968 – Good George – Blackberry, Sage And Honey Cream Stout

Good George Blackberry, Sage And Honey Cream Stout. You read that right, it’s a stout with a herb garden added. Actually it’s a Stout with an ice-cream recipe added. They’ve … Continue reading

August 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #967 – Garage Project – Bhang Thandai

Garage Project Bhang Thandai. I have a fridge that seems to be full of Stouts, which I suppose is a winter thing, and I have to make room for incoming … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #966 – Deep Creek – Neptune

Deep Creek Neptune. A jazzed up Stout. I know the brewer, and he was quite enthusiastic about this, and it’s been in the fridge for too long.  When I say … Continue reading

August 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #965 – Three Boys – Apricot Ale

Three Boys 10th Anniversary Apricot Ale. A proper fruit beer by any other name and fitting that as I get close to the end of the journey to 1,000 beers … Continue reading

August 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #963 – Garage Project – Yuzukoshō

Garage Project – Yuzukoshō.  I received this and a get well card from the lovely people at Garage Project, which really brought a smile to another otherwise dull and tedious … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #962 – Behemoth – Chocolate Fish

Finally what has to be the crowing glory in the GABS (Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular) pack: the  Chocolate Fish  from Behemoth Brewing Company What could go wrong with a beer and a … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #960 – 8 Wired – Cosmic Chaos

Continuing the GABS(Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular) pack I’ve come to the  Cosmic Chaos – 8 Wired Brewing beer. At last a true local beer. I’ve moved the order around a bit and … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #959 – Yeastie Boys – Royal Tanninbomb

Next up from the GABS (Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular)  pack the  Royal Tanninbomb  from the larrikins at Yeastie Boys and despite AUS trying to claim there they are local to NZ. This would … Continue reading

July 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #956 – Wild and Woolly – From the Ashes

Wild & Woolly From the Ashes.  A beer in a paper bag. It’s actually in green glass and they’ve put it in a bag because that was the best way … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #955 – Yeastie Boys – xeRRex

Yeastie Boys – xeRRex. The beer Club beer of the week. I’ve had the normal version a couple of times, and it really is a shock to the system, this … Continue reading

July 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #954 – Mythica – Succubus Golden IPA

Mythica Succubus Golden IPA. The beer Jerk beer of the week. This is the other of the beer that I didn’t get when I brought the Incubus  which the club … Continue reading

July 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #951 – Double Vision – Red Rascal Red IPA

Double Vision Red Rascal Red IPA. I’ve been under the weather with a bit of a cough, and it hasn’t carried me off, and for the first time in ages … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #950 – Boneface – Shake Your Blood

Boneface Shake Your Blood. A red IPA. This one a gift from the brewer, on whom I threw my pitiful self, and they took me up and fit me up … Continue reading

June 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #949 – Boneface – Hoptron APA

Boneface Hoptron APA. Another in the recently available in Auckland beers from a new brewer. They’ve been pretty good so far, polished and easy to enjoy. This one is quite … Continue reading

June 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #948 – Piha Beer – Salt Water Gose

Piha Beer – Salt Water Gose. This was a swap/gift from a twitter chap, Keith,who also makes a nice line in scented candles.  but  because he’d brought the all of … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #947 – Boneface – The Darkness India Stout (we go again)

Boneface – The Darkness India Stout. – the rework. Turns out the banter was more than that and the brewer sent me another bottle, they’ve bottled it to a smaller … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #946 – Deep Creek – Steam Funk – Mango Chilli Gose

Deep Creek – Steam Funk – Mango Chilli Gose. I know I said I don’t like the sours, but they keep popping up, some of them more compelling than others, … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

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