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Beer – #929 – 8 Wired – Lord of the Atlas

8 Wired – Lord of the Atlas. Sunday Barley Wine and Vinyl, what could possibly go wrong? Barley Wine too, perhaps the nirvana of beers, they tend to take ages and … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #853 – Panhead – Black Sabbath (Again)

From the brewery with some of the best label artwork, Panhead – Black Sabbath. Again. when I though it was very good (8) but hard work near the end. But I’ll go … Continue reading

October 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #800 – Epic – 10 years 1000 Celebration Ale

Seems I have yet another beer that ‘can be cellared for 10 years’, which could happen but won’t, and this really is a one off batch and therefore diminishes daily. … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #778 – Pink Elephant – Trumpet

I was contemplating Beer, Something familiar and from the past, nothing fancy but a beer that I have a fond, yet distant memory of, so it is with a smile that … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #737 – Hertog Jan – Grand Prestige 2015

Seems that this is an annual beer, this one the Hertog Jan – Grand Prestige 2015 edition. Smaller bottle than a previous version I had, and it feels like I’ve had … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #713 – Deep Creek – Angel of the Presence

My local brewery Deep Creek made a BarleyWine,  and called it Angel of the Presence. They’ve labelled is a a 2015 vintage, which could be promising for next year. But … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #676 – Garage Project – Hellbender

To the front of the fridge with this one after what seems like forever at the back. I like Barley Wine beers, I hope this one gets up. Favourite beers, … Continue reading

September 19, 2015 · 4 Comments

Beer – #562 – Hertog Jan – Grand Prestige

An annual beer, this one the Hertog Jan – Grand Prestige 2013 Hertog Jan Grand Prestige is a deep, reddish-brown beer with a high fermentation and a full, ripe, bittersweet … Continue reading

March 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #433 – Rogue – New Crustacean Barleywineish Imperial IPA Sorta

Beer with the longest name – Rogue New Crustacean Barleywineish Imperial IPA Sorta – “Dedicated to Crustaceans” Brewed by Rogue Ales  and this one is in the style that is best described as Barley … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

Beer – #412 – Panhead – Black Sabbath

From the brewery with some of the best label artwork, Panhead – Black Sabbath. Brewed by Panhead Custom Ales  in the style that is of  Barley Wine and they are Upper Hutt, New Zealand … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #385 – Pink Elephant – Trumpet

Home alone and so it’s comfort beer (I hope) and one that’s been in the fridge a while – the Pink Elephant Trumpet – 2013 vintage – of course Brewed … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #201 – The Twisted Hop – Enigma

The Twisted Hop Enigma, a Barley Wine, Brewed by The Twisted Hop in the style of a  Barley Wine in good old Christchurch, New Zealand. Where I shall be next week, and … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

Beer – #149 – Renaissance – Tribute Barley Wine (2011)

Renaissance – Tribute Barley Wine (2011) , at 10.8% ABV in a 330 0ml bottle (2.81 standard drink units) this is a bit of a finisher. Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #83 – Hallertau – Barley Wine

Bit of a change of pace with a Hallertau Barley Wine*, which is Brewed by the Hallertau Brewbar & Restaurant, not surprisingly in the style of a Barley Wine. This … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

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