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Beer – #1010 – ParrotDog – Hazy IPA Susan

A beer called Susan, sensibility has been restored in the beer naming stakes. And because Australian Hops I’m paring that with Icelandic Music, of course. enjoys shrimp on the barbie … Continue reading

October 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1009 – ParrotDog – Hazy IPA Keith

A beer called Keith, what a hoot! Don’t hold his country of origin against him This is a 440ml can of a beer  that is at 6% ABV and 180 … Continue reading

October 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1008 – ParrotDog – Microflora Specimen A Boysenberry Sour

ParrotDog Microflora Specimen A Boysenberry Sour. This was a present to me, I’d not normally pick a sour ale, but I protest too much about that all the time and … Continue reading

September 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1007 – Craftwork – Grisette

Craftwork Grisette. A quite specific and unusual style of beer, one that has the purist drooling in anticipation, and brings the the brewer a kudos among their peers. Apparently. Sweet … Continue reading

September 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer and Vinyl for a Tuesday with FOALS

Recovery Tuesday, a thing I just invented.  I am actually home alone, and I have had a surgery on my knee, which makes my knee temporarily less bendy.  Neither of … Continue reading

September 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer and Vinyl for a Sunday

Wherein I have a decent beer and a spin of some 1976 vinyl that I’ve never listened to before. What could go wrong?

September 16, 2018 · 1 Comment

Beer – #1006 – Garage Project – Chocolate Beer

What’s like a beer that’s like a desert or treat? Garage Project Chocolate Beer probably. Unbelievably rich, dark and creamy It comes with some very specific opening instructions, since it … Continue reading

September 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1005 – Craftwork – Bruxelles Ma Belle

Craftwork Bruxelles Ma Belle – Beer over Apricots, and that could be interesting, hopefully as tasty as it sounds in my head. Best drunk fresh This 500ml bottle of a beer is … Continue reading

September 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1003 – Deep Creek – DoBro

This is a beer that should win awards for the can presentation, and the wonderful name, DoBro. DoBro though is a  Double Brown IPA. Based the magnificent Dusty Gringo that … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – The BBC, Sparks, Duran Duran and the Indie Wit

Classic original vinyl album music and a classic style of beer on a Sunday, with cheese and other things on the side..

July 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – Epic, Sparks, Stouts and Steely Dan

It’s  Sunday, I washed the car, and I went for some exercise with MrsDubyah at the beach, and the name back to settle into to Camembert and some Vinyl Music … Continue reading

June 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 8 of 10 – The National – Trouble Will Find Me

This should be no surprise, I listened to this as I drank, and thoroughly enjoyed, beer number #1001,  a Behemoth Triple IPA. The National. A band that I’ve been to … Continue reading

May 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 7 of 10 – Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid

2008 – Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid This was their 4th  Album, and the first one I listened to, and if I remember one that I played on an almost … Continue reading

May 12, 2018 · 2 Comments

Album – 6 of 10 – Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here. Back in 1975 when this was released I wasn’t interested, it’s hard to know exactly when  I did listen to this, so there’s not a lot of historical … Continue reading

May 5, 2018 · 1 Comment

Album – 5 of 10 – Fat Freddys Drop – Dr Boondigga and the Big BW

2009 and we have Fat Freddys Drop and their album  Dr Boondigga and the Big BW.  Fat Freddy’s Drop is a New Zealand seven-piece band from Wellington, whose musical style … Continue reading

April 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 4 of 10 – Genesis – Abacab

I can hear you all laugh. But no wait, this is a great album.  After the TL;DR of the last choice I’m going to attempt to keep this short. Genesis … Continue reading

April 29, 2018 · 2 Comments

Album – 3 of 10 – Coldplay – A Rush of Blood to the Head

ColdPlay  – A Rush of Blood to the Head. It’s just a good album. Although from memory this is an album that  didn’t initially ‘grab’ me, but ended up as one … Continue reading

April 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 2 of 10 – Donald Fagen – The nightfly

By no means in any order of preference the next album that came to mind is the one from Donald Fagen – The Nightfly I got to this album around 1986, … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 1 of 10 – David Bowie – Station To Station

I was challenged to  list 10 Albums, which I took to mean the best 10 albums I could think of. Sometimes I think too much.  I found it hard going … Continue reading

April 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

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