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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 – #978 – Deschutes – The Stoic 2015

Deschutes The Stoic 2015, beer that they flag as best after a date, which is nice. Being as it’s a Sunday I’m also going to have a vinyl music, and … Continue reading

September 10, 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

Beer – #976 – Behemoth – Good Morning Vietnam

Behemoth – Good Morning Vietnam. A beer inspired by a holiday, or at least the coffee on Holiday. something very special. This is a 500ml bottle of a beer that … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #975 – Moa – Milk Chocolate Stout

Moa Milk Chocolate Stout. It’s a collaboration or a combination of things. A Moa Stout, and some Lewis Road Milk, and the addition go cocoa nibs from Belgium. It’s not … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #974 – Galbraith’s – Trappist Style Ale

Galbraith’s – Trappist Style Ale. Not a style that is big in NZ or really many places, and this was a special limited run beer, as many are, but this … Continue reading

September 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #973 – Stone – Imperial Russian Stout

Stone Imperial Russian Stout. a 2016 version. Unusually rare and uncommon in New Zealand although there does appear to have been a small amount available at some point, stashed away … Continue reading

August 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #972 – Garage Project – DIPK

Garage Project DIPK, one of the ‘Silk Road‘ series of beers. Lovely bit of artwork and interesting and different twists on familiar beers. Garage Project always thinking ahead. lovers do … Continue reading

August 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #971 – Yeastie Boys – Pullyu

Yeastie Boys Pullyu, a collaboration of sorts,  more a combination Using a wine branded as “Pushmi’ they’ve come up with a corker of a name. Look for subtle 750ml bottle … Continue reading

August 25, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #970 – Hallertau – Flemish Giant

Hallertau Flemish Giant – the beer of the week for the Beer Jerk beer club. I’m partial to a Triplel. However I’ve seen this in the shops and been put … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #969 – Garage Project – Qishir

Garage Project Qishir. A Dunkler Bock with additions. A Sunday beer and vinyl music day of course, and I’m looking forward to both. From people who know I understand this … Continue reading

August 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #968 – Good George – Blackberry, Sage And Honey Cream Stout

Good George Blackberry, Sage And Honey Cream Stout. You read that right, it’s a stout with a herb garden added. Actually it’s a Stout with an ice-cream recipe added. They’ve … Continue reading

August 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #967 – Garage Project – Bhang Thandai

Garage Project Bhang Thandai. I have a fridge that seems to be full of Stouts, which I suppose is a winter thing, and I have to make room for incoming … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #966 – Deep Creek – Neptune

Deep Creek Neptune. A jazzed up Stout. I know the brewer, and he was quite enthusiastic about this, and it’s been in the fridge for too long.  When I say … Continue reading

August 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #965 – Three Boys – Apricot Ale

Three Boys 10th Anniversary Apricot Ale. A proper fruit beer by any other name and fitting that as I get close to the end of the journey to 1,000 beers … Continue reading

August 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #964 – Nomad – Granite Pale Ale

Nomad Granite, the beer of the week for the Beer Jerk beer club. And again I’m late to the party with this one,  because club night is Thursday, this week … Continue reading

July 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #963 – Garage Project – Yuzukoshō

Garage Project – Yuzukoshō.  I received this and a get well card from the lovely people at Garage Project, which really brought a smile to another otherwise dull and tedious … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #962 – Behemoth – Chocolate Fish

Finally what has to be the crowing glory in the GABS (Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular) pack: the  Chocolate Fish  from Behemoth Brewing Company What could go wrong with a beer and a … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

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