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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 – #953 – Lervig – Lucky Jack Black Edition

Lervig,  Lucky Jack Black Edition.The Beer Jerk NZ beer club beer of the week. I’m catching up 🙂 has fallen off drastically 330ml, 4.7% ABV, about 141 calories a serve … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #952 – Lervig – Lucky Jack

Lervig Lucky Jack. Beer club beer. I may be behind, I’ve been under the weather, and this really is the best I’ve felt for literally weeks, since before my knee … Continue reading

July 14, 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

Getting the beer to come to you. HopSpot.

I like a beer. I like a different beer. I like the new beers. I like the unusual beer. Getting your hands on the best beers available isn’t difficult, sometimes … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · 1 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

Beer – #945 – Boneface – The Darkness India Stout

Boneface – The Darkness India Stout. This is a beer that I dropped onto a concrete floor and was dissapointed as it spread out over the concrete. Not as disappointed … Continue reading

June 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #944 – Wild and Woolly – Sooty Albatross

Wild & Woolly Sooty Albatross. A smoked IPA! Deliciously presented in a paper bag, because the beer is in a green champagne bottle, and they couldn’t figure out how to … Continue reading

June 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #943 – Deep Creek – Lupulin Effect Wunderbier German IPA

Deep Creek – Lupulin Effect – Wunderbier German IPA. A lovely beer based on that I’ve had it out and about, more than one, and this one is in the … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #942 – Liberty – Uprising

Well more accurately – Liberty Uprising West Auckland Pale Ale – all rise… A present from the boy child, a very welcome one, he does go out of his way … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

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 – #940 – Moa – N.Z. Gold Ale

Moa N.Z. Gold Ale  which was brewed in support of the New Zealand Olympic Team for the 2016 Rio Games. Weirdly available recently in the shops, which is either a … Continue reading

June 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #939 – Boneface – The Juice Dry Hopped Gose

Boneface. The Juice. A Dry Hopped Gose. I like Gose. Just in case you read somewhere that I didn’t, when in fact it is sour beers I’m not a big … Continue reading

June 3, 2017 · 5 Comments

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