A life just as ordinary

Just like you, but different

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

Beer – #754 – Coronado – Stingray Imperial IPA

Well it’s Friday evening, the day after St.Patricks when the choice appears to have been Guinness or Kilkenny who seem to have cornered that market.  So breaking the shackles and … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #743 – Almanac – Paris of the West

Beer from the USA, it’s been a while and I went for a mix of the US and the familiar Belgium style, because that’s what you do. … brewed with … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Archive of Everything

This is just me being me