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Beer – #378 – Weezledog – DickleDoi Imperial Ruby Ale

A peculiar name and I didn’t realize it was local,  I have Weezledog – DickleDoi Imperial Ruby Ale. So then, from Weezledog Brewing Company but brewed at Black Sands Brewing Company … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – out and about – Deep Creek Brewery

I decided that rather than mope at home, now that I may be jobless, that I would make a trip to the local pub, in this case the Micro Brewery … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #315 – ParrotDog – BloodyDingo

or ParrotDog Bloody Dingo Imperial Amber, both work. Brewed by ParrotDog Brewing in the style of an Amber Ale and they are of course based in Windy Wellington, New Zealand Peculiar thing the intertubes, ParrotDog … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #199 – Garage Projects – L’il Red Rye

I start tonight with a beer that’s been in the fridge for a while, because I’ve been looking forward to it, it’s a Garage Projects – L’il Red Rye. Brewed … Continue reading

August 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer #190 – Deep Creek Brewery – Little Armoured One

Deep Creek Brewery, Browns Bay, a hop skip and a jump from home,  This their “Little Armoured One” in the Style of an  Amber Ale , or American Amber Ale brewed … Continue reading

July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer #186 – Wigram – Harvard Honey Ale

was expecting more amber than chestnut in the colour, and more sweet than bitter in the taste. But is is a good drinking beer, if you like a bitter, if you were after a honey Amber Ale then you should be looking elsewhere.

June 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #166 – Mountain Goat – Fancy Pants Amber Ale

Mountain Goat – Rare Breed – in this case the Fancy Pants Amber Ale.m a beer from ‘strayer. Brewed by Mountain Goat Beer in the unsurprising style of an Amber Ale and … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #163 – Garage Project – Red Rocks

Garage Project – Red Rocks – Brewed by Garage Project in the Style: Amber Ale in Wellington, New Zealand All a bit special. 650ml bottle, 7.5% ABV – 3.6 Standard Drink units. Red … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #152 – 8 Wired – Tall Poppy India Red Ale

Back to something from a more established NZ brewery – the 8 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale – 8 Wired Brewing which is brewed at Renaissance Brewing, this one in the style … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #139 – Schipper’s – Scallywag

Schipper’s Scallywag – a Rich Amber Ale – From the Schipper’s Beer Company Brewed at Aotearoa Breweries in Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand 5.5% ABV in a 500ml bottle. (2,2 Drink units) of … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #128 – ParrotDog – Bloodhound

ParrotDog – Bloodhound : Brewed by ParrotDog Brewing Ltd.  on twitter as @ParrotDog  – in the style of an  Amber Ale  (!) and they do that in Windy Wellington, New Zealand And … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #107 – Stoke Bomber – Kiwi Pale Ale

McCashin Family Original Stoke Bomber Kiwi Pale Ale 🙂 brewed by the  McCashin Family Brewery in the Style of an  Amber Ale in sunny sunny Nelson, New Zealand. “Our Stoke Bomber IPA is … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beer – #80 – Rogue – Dry Hopped St. Rogue Red Ale

It’s about that time of the day when all there is left is a roll of the dice, and this is the last chance saloon (this week) and I usher … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #52 – Apache American Amber Ale

Apache American Amber Ale –  Brewed by Golden Eagle Brewery, in the style of an Amber Ale, and is brewed in Rolleston,  Just outside Christchurch, New Zealand.  It delivered in … Continue reading

September 1, 2012 · 2 Comments

Beer – #41 – Raindogs Brewing Company – Apothecary Amber Ale

So then Apothecary Amber Ale (Raindogs Brewing Co), Well it’s an Amber Ale, and it’s from Christchurch and it’s in a fine 500ml bottle of 5.9% ABV-ness Bit of a new … Continue reading

August 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #22 in a series – Hawkes Bay Amber Ale

C/- Hawkes Bay Independent Brewery who talk it up a bit: “A rich malt body with mild hop characteristic adds complex fruitiness and a pronounced bitterness to this deep amber ale. Batch … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #6 in a series – Fursty Ferret

I had some of this. Badger’s Fursty Ferret It comes in hand pint-sized bottle, so it’s just like being in a pub when you’re drinking it from a sleeve (As opposed … Continue reading

January 21, 2012 · 3 Comments

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