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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

Beer – #1,103 –  Fantôme – Coffee Ruby

Fantôme Coffee Ruby. It is an unusual Sunday, a couple of reasons, mostly that there is Monday holiday, and the other is that it really is my Birthday. Although I’m … Continue reading

June 5, 2022 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Emporium – Belgian Strong 

Mid week, and so here I am with the Emporium Belgian Strong. I previously had this beer in December 2020, with a mixed reaction This appears to be from the … Continue reading

November 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – 8 Wired – Rendition of the Devil

It’s the Beer of the week with the @BeerJerkNZ BeerJerk – just like a book club but with beers people – tonight it is the 8 Wired Rendition of the Devil. … Continue reading

October 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Workshop – Mellifluous

Workshop Mellifluous Belgian Strong Ale a beer I picked up the Fridge and Flagon the #BeerJerkNZ outlet This type of beer, made local, is always wanty and like a magpie … Continue reading

August 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Emporium – Belgian Strong

It’s the day after Christmas, fatigue day, left-overs day, hamageddon, all those things, and again I’m gong to start with a strong beer. Emporium Belgian Strong. To go with this … Continue reading

December 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Bootleg – Trapped In Matangi

A 2nd beer from Bootleg who seem to have made a big distribution push, with is a good thing if you ask me, and this one is in a style … Continue reading

December 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,062 – Stone – 20th Anniversary Encore Series: 02.02.02 Vertical Epic Ale

It is a beer with a long name Stone 20th Anniversary Encore Series: 02.02.02 Vertical Epic Ale. A couple of weekends until the Christmas break, and it’s warm and humid, … Continue reading

December 8, 2019 · 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 – #1013 – Brouwerij Huyghe – Delirium Noël / Christmas

I’m a notorious impulse buyer, and although Christmas passed I couldn’t help myself. So I reached out and got me a Brouwerij Huyghe – Delirium Noël / Christmas. appearance is … Continue reading

December 30, 2018 · 1 Comment

Beer – #1000 – Garage Project – Gyle 500

That’s it then, that’s perfect. A Garage Project Gyle 500 – 1,000 beers, and a change of plan at the last moment and the grande finale was dropped to something … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #998 – Emerson’s – JP

I’ve bitten off a big chew here, but you can only eat the Elephant one mouthful at a time, and so encouraged by the lovely staff at the local Liquorland … Continue reading

December 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #996 – Karl Strauss – Six Suits A-Hangin’

Karl Strauss Six Suits A-Hangin’ Holiday Imperial Belgian Brown. Which is a terrible lyric in a song, if you were to include it. But I find myself looking now for the … Continue reading

December 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #985 – Stone – 08.08.08 Vertical Epic

Sunday, Vinyl Sunday…. and I have for the beer a  Stone – 08.08.08 Vertical Epic, or if you can say it in one breath – A  Stone 20th Anniversary Encore … Continue reading

October 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #873 – Garage Project – Cookies and Cream

Garage Project Cookies & Cream. A collaboration of sorts, a beer made for a well known establishment, but not one I’m familiar with, or have visited,  in a style of … Continue reading

November 27, 2016 · 3 Comments

Beer – #870 – 8 Wired – Rendition

8 Wired Rendition. I loved the Belgian style ales I had recently, and despite drinking a lot of IPA, and a fair amount of Stouts I’d probably pick an Abby … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #806 – Mikkeller – Nelson Sauvignon

Undoubtedly the most expensive beer I’ve brought. I’ve been saving it for a special or auspicious occasion, and well, this afternoon  is that time where I give in to the urge … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

Beer – #753 – Gulden Draak

I overcame my willpower and went for it, a real Belgium Ale, famous even. the white bottle, the black banner, the golden dragon and the red letters, This is in … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #717 – ChImay – Chimay Grande Reserve 2014

More correctly this is Abbaye de Chimay – Chimay Grande Reserve 2014. It comes in a special bottle, which might be the only difference between this and the normal blue label … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

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