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Beer – Bitter this and that

Friday, what’s not to like about a Friday at the end of a really hot weather week, sadly I don’t have one of those nice Chai Stout things I had … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – Sunday – What Chores?

Sunday, Hottest day of the year so far, I walked early which was pleasant, then I was shopping for a fan, because you know that it’s going uncomfortable later, then … Continue reading

December 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #994 – There Be Dragons – Chasing Harvest Ale

There Be Dragons Chasing Harvest Ale, the 2015 version. Genuine nano brewing of less than 500 bottles produced a year, mostly exported, as far as I can tell to Chicago, … Continue reading

November 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – Alibi Brewing Company

Alibi Brewing Company. A new brewer in an unlikely venue, on Waiheke island, where they’re a winery, brewery, restaurant. I’ve heard good things about their beers. Lucky fo me then … Continue reading

November 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #992 – Three Boys – Imperial Oyster Stout

Three Boys Imperial Oyster Stout, a beer of celebration. I had the original Oyster Stout a long time ago, and I didn’t think much of it as a Stout back … Continue reading

November 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #991 – Garage Project – Cintamani

Garage Project Cintamani, and Friday I’m in love. With the idea that it’s a Friday evening of course, and for first course it’s a Garage Project Beer. With weirdness. 650ml … Continue reading

November 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #990 – Garage Project – Pig Squeal

Garage Project Pig Squeal. They might have thought about calling it a Snakebite. Perhaps I don’t know what snakebite is, perhaps its a generational thing. This is a Beer and … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #989 – Garage Project – The Aardvark

The Aardvark, which is all intriguing, isn’t it.  Not the prettiest of animals. Then you read the blurb “Flavoured with Lemongrass Ants” and then I’m thinking what could possibly go wrong! … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 · 5 Comments

Beer – Friday Night Not The Lights

It’s not often I lead out with the music, but tonight it is that good Kaleo, Icelandic, Blues. I also have some beers that I’m keen on. Beer from the … Continue reading

November 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – TGIF – Thirsty? Great It’s Friday!

Friday night comes around, as it always does, and I’ve been thinking of a good time to have to beers from Outlier Cartel that are both well regarded, and both … Continue reading

November 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #988 – Garage Project – Triple Day of the Dead 2016 version

Garage Project Triple Day of the Dead, the 2016 version,  A surprise beer in many ways, seemingly sporadic in appearance this has popped up in a few places, and mad … Continue reading

October 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #987 – Lone Bee – Sparkling Mead

What even is a Mead? Lone Bee Sparkling Mead is going to help me find more about this exotic and unusual concoction that I’ve only seen in ye olde television series … Continue reading

October 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – Saturday Night Beerver

There are quite a few good puns around ‘Saturday Night’ that this could easily grow into the alternate to the single beer review, where all that happens is I do … Continue reading

October 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – Came a Hot Friday – a session

As I get closer to the 1000 beers I’m doubting myself and wanting the run-up to be quality beers, or beers of note, not just this week’s special or variation … Continue reading

October 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #984 – Panhead – Snake Oil Bogus IPA

Panhead Custom Ales (Lion Breweries – NZ) Snake Oil Bogus IPA. It’s a soured IPA, and I’ve had a couple recently, one of which was superb from McLeod’s Brewery, I … Continue reading

October 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #981 – Behemoth – The Dude Abides

Behemoth The Dude Abides. A White Stout. Honest. Confusion reins.  Also it’s a vinyl music day, and I’ve found something from 1986 at the back of the garage, The Art … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #980 – Emerson’s – A Beer Called Gary

Emerson’s Brewer’s Reserve A Beer Called Gary. A beer. Called Gary. What a hoot! Imagine drinking that much of the product they made a beer for you. Easier to change … Continue reading

September 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #979 – Garage Project – Rebel County

Garage Project Rebel County – of course it’s a beer and vinyl day – American Strong Ale and Siouxsie and Banshees.  Fancy beer the Rebel County . Feel the fear, … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #977 – Hallertau – Little Beast

Hallertau Little Beast – a Barley Wine. The grail of brews if you ask me, mysterious, rich deep fruity I hope. will soften with time This is a 500ml bottle … Continue reading

September 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

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