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Beer – #1,104 – Omer Vander Ghinste Brasserie – LeFort

On a Monday too! It is a holiday day, Queens Birthday so it’s like a Sunday. On a weekend where I had unmet expectations I turn then to an Omer … Continue reading

June 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Small Gods / 8 Wired Three on a Match

Here we have: Small Gods / 8 Wired Three on a Match – the latest from the Small Gods brewers, another collaboration. There was no shortage of cigarettes in the … Continue reading

November 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Coromandel – Dizzy Blonde

Special beach edition #2. I’m having a good old time at the beach house, Bach, crib or holiday home, call it what you will, and of course it’s even more … Continue reading

February 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Leffe – Blonde

Leffe Blonde. A beer that I’d keep in the fridge for general drinking. General drinking, I have no idea what I mean by that, but when I’m looking for a … Continue reading

December 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1049 – Averbode – Averbode

Abdij Averbode. It’s all a bout the new beers, and this one looked too good to go past, the label is really clean and I thought rather appealing. Also Belgian … Continue reading

August 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1036 – Monastère – Bière Blonde

Monastère Bière Blonde – a panic buy really, but I’m always intrigued when a brewer uses a cork and cage over a bottle cap, this is either going to be … Continue reading

April 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #866 – Sawmill – Christmas Ale

Sawmill Christmas Ale, the closest of which I can find is the Christmas Dubel, it’s probably me that’s confused here. Fruitcake 500 ml bottle of a beer that is 8% ABV … Continue reading

November 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #758 – B.Effect – Mojo Pin

Never wanting grass to grow under my feet, and always up for the new things I saw these on the shelf from a new brewer B.Effect.  There are four, I … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

Beer – #609 – Harrington’s – The Forgotten

Got a really pleasant surprise package from the nice people at Harrington’s Breweries, a bottle of a limited (I’d say one off) “The Forgotten” Unique beer, unique music, unique numbers … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #424 – Townshend – Divine Intervention

Townshend Divine Intervention – a collaboration beer (with Southstar Brewing). Calm down. Also A Belgium IPA\Belgium ale Brewed by Townshend Brewery as their take on the  Belgian Ale style and they are in Upper … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 4 Comments

Beer – #356 – Rogue – Beard Beer

From the Sublime to the ridiculous – Rogue Beard Beer – I wasn’t thinking straight.  Brewed by Rogue Ales in what might might be for me the early evening style of a: Belgian Ale, … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #344 – Orval – Orval

Getting back to Belgium briefly then with an Orval Brewed by Brasserie dOrval in the style of a Belgian Ale and they’re based in Florenville – Villers-d.-Orval, Belgium A simple … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #318 – Tuatara – Ardennes

I’m a simple man, but Tuatara Ardennes, strikes me as being something Belgium related, of course. Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company this is in the style of a  Belgian Ale and they do that in … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #289 – Green Flash – Rayon Vert

Green Flash – Rayon Vert Brewed by Green Flash Brewing Co. in the style of a  Belgian Ale and they are in, of course, San Diego, California USA. Green Flash even label this Belgium-Style-Pale Ale. This … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #228 – Renaissance Enlightenment Series – Fresh Hop Benelux Ale

So to the fridge he dashes, and grabs for the Renaissance Enlightenment Series Fresh Hop Benelux Ale.  Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the style of a : Belgian Ale, and they do that … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #173 – Renaissance – Enlightenment Series – The Age of Raisin

AND it’s back home to NZ and ironically a Belgium style beer – Renaissance Enlightenment Series The Age of Raisin. of course Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the style of a  Belgian … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #108 – Leffe – Blonde

Leffe Blonde, brewed by  InBev Belgium in the Style of a  Belgian Ale in Leuven, Belgium. “Leffe Blond is a pale abbey beer, with a full, sunny, golden colour. It has a smooth and … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beer – #84 – Yeastie Boys – Red Rackham

Yeastie Boys – Red Rackham –  Brewed at Invercargill Brewery, this one in the style of a Belgian Ale. 330ml bottle thereof, 6.8% ABV therein. Red Rackham is a redoubtable … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

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