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Beer – #1003 – Deep Creek – DoBro

This is a beer that should win awards for the can presentation, and the wonderful name, DoBro. DoBro though is a  Double Brown IPA. Based the magnificent Dusty Gringo that … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #986 – Deschutes – Jubel 2015

I have a Deschutes Jubel 2015. Another unusual to see beer in New Zealand, this is one that I’ve been looking forward to getting to, even though it’s only been … Continue reading

October 22, 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 – #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 – #622 – Moon Dog – Mummy Have A Bite

Odd beers, odd music, odd numbers and the odd party or two. BeerJerkNZ  beer club – week 3. Get in! ‘ … Biting into a toffee apple….. Barrel aged, toffee apple, … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #612 – 8 Wired – Tall Poppy India Red Ale

I had this ways back when, in a bottle, the 8 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale. So tonight it’s the same but different, different but the same, same same and … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #539 – Nøgne Ø – Red Horizon 2. Edition – a redux

Back to the past, back to past, back to basics and back to the familiar. (warning poetry and waffling might follow). Brewed with Masumi sake yeast no. 7 I remember … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #454 – Ballast Point – Tongue Buckler

I had a couple of very good IPA beers today, New Zealand ones,  and not I digress and continue with this one, a Ballast Point Tongue Buckler Imperial Red Ale … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #299 – Stone – Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale

Beer #299 then, the prequel ….. Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale Brewed by Stone Brewing Co. in the style of  American Strong Ale and they are still on the road to Escondido, California USA Small though, being a … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer- #290 – Nøgne Ø – Red Horizon 2. edition

Beer in a can :-), Nøgne Ø Red Horizon 2. edition Brewed by Nøgne Ø, in the Style of an  American Strong Ale and they are in the exotic Grimstad, Norway. This is a 250ml … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #281 – Dogfish Head – Palo Santo Marron

I wasn’t going to have a beer today, but events conspired and I feel the need for solace. This then the unusually named – Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron – Brewed by Dogfish … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer- #261 – Stone – Arrogant Bastard Ale

Arrogant Bastard Ale  – Brewed by Stone Brewing Co. as an: American Strong Ale   and that’d be on the road to Escondido, California USA This is an aggressive ale. You probably won’t like it. It is quite doubtful … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #141 – Golden Eagle – Big Yank American IPA

Oh yes I did.  Golden Eagle Big Yank American IPA, on a Thursday!, Brewed by Golden Eagle Brewery Styled as a American Strong Ale in Christchurch, New Zealand. 7.5% ABV in a 500ml … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #119 – Hallertau – Maximus Humulus Lupulus

Hallertau Maximus Humulus Lupulus. Brewed by Hallertau Brewbar & Restaurant in the styleof an American Strong Ale, in Auckland. Strong Ale? It says Pale Ale on the label. The fiercely floral and fragrant … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #118 – Coronado – Red Devil

The Red Devil they say an Imperial Red Ale –  Brewed by Coronado Brewing Company in the style of an  American Strong Ale, in of all places Coronado, California ‘merica. Talking it up … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #116 – Liberty – Yakima Scarlet

The Liberty – Yakima Scarlet. Brewed by Liberty Brewing  In the style: American Strong Ale and they do that of course in New Plymouth, New Zealand Of course. It’s been a while since … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #103 – Epic – Mayhem

On the premise that it can’t get worse for me, only better now it’s the turn of   an Epic Mayhem to step up . Epic Brewing Company   brewed at the … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

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