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Beer – #941 – Ballast Point – Red Velvet (Nitro)

A side trip to Hopscotch beer company meant I left with a couple of beers that I’ve been looking for, and a couple that I haven’t bit had to have. … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #937 – Deschutes – Red Chair

Deschutes Red Chair is the beer of the week for the beer club, on a night when I dropped a bottle of beer, which caused me untold sadness and grief, … Continue reading

June 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #934 – Victory – Prima Pils

Victory Prima Pils – the regular weekly beer club beer. A pilsner, which I’m hoping has the  things I’m looking for, such as that hop bite at the back. Another … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #919 – Victory – Golden Monkey

… with added spice …. Beer Jerk beer club night again. A can. A Tripel. Unusual enough, and it’s really pushing my sense of what’s proper in beer. I wouldn’t have … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #916 – Deschutes – Obsidian Stout

Deschutes Obsidian Stout, a beer for the BeerJerk club night. Summer has made another appearance, and it’s warm and sunny outside, and here I am inside but happy. Deep, robust … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #914 – Stone – Citrusy Wit

Stone Citrusy Wit, the Beer Jerk beer of the week. Something from Stone in a style that I wasn’t expecting. I quite like the Wheat beers, and expect something soft, … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #913 – Oskar Blues – G’Knight Imperial Red

Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red.  I brought a selection of 3 and this is the last of them. G’Lorious Canned, of course, 355ml, a  beer of 60 IBU,  261 calories … Continue reading

March 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #912 – Clown Shoes – American Monastic

Clown Shoes American Monastic. BeerJerk NZ beer club with another potential outstanding choice. Once a long time ago I had a Clown Shoes beer, and I loved it. use of … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #911 – Oskar Blues – Ten FIDY

Oskar Blues Ten FIDY  beer that I’ve coveted for a while, one of those elusive and wanty beers, like Pliny the anything, or some of the other beers that I’ll … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · 4 Comments

Beer – #909 – Oskar Blues – Dale’s Pale Ale

Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale. Oskar Blues as far as I know haven’t been available in NZ, at least not in any great quantities. So when they’re here you have … Continue reading

March 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #863 – Almanac – Mandarina

Almanac Mandarina, it looked so nice, and it wasn’t a local beer, and I need to broaden the horizons occasionally, after all this is about a beer you can get … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #851 – Speakeasy – Black Hand

The Black Hand Chocolate Milk Stout. I don’t know that I can rightly help myself, but I find another stout awaits me, this one from the USA, so at least … Continue reading

October 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #801 – Rogue – Santa’s Private Reserve Ale

BeerJerkNZ beer of the week  a Rogue Santa’s Private Reserve Ale. Got to be happy with that. A double hopped Red Ale, reddish in color with a roasty, malty flavor and a … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #799 – Behemoth – Hop Frolic

Seven Hundred and Ninety Nine. An IPA, how peculiar. A Collaboration between the Beer Giraffe and some crowd in the US called LionStone Brewing, a family owned brewery operating in Geneseo, … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer- #792 – Maui – Big Swell IPA

BeerClub night- again !  Another IPA. Another American beer. It’s all good. a lingering yet pleasant bitterness.  330ml can of the good stuff at 6.8% ABV, making that about 196 … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #789 – Rogue Farms – 7 Hop IPA *Redux*

It’s been a long time since I had this beer, and I raved over it, a rare 10, it was over two years ago though, and I wonder if I … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer- #788 – Maui – Mana Wheat

BeerClub already, and into some canned stuff from the USA. Hawaii, I passed through it once time, a long time ago.   A beer that is described on a lot … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #757 – Gigantic – Snakebite

It’s their beer #29 –  and Snakebite sent a shiver down my spine with vague memories of long nights and late mornings. Snakebite–that’s beer and cider combined for those not in the know This is a 650ml bottle that has … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #755 – Speakeasy – Baby Daddy Session IPA

It’s been a while since I had a BeerJerkNZ beer, and what a way to get back on that horse, with a beer that seems to be well liked and … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

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