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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

Beer – #590 – Wild Beer – Ninkasi Premier Cru

Wild Beer Ninkasi, the Premier Cru in for a penny.. “..created by the time and the oak are incredibly tasty, complex, layered beers, perfect for enjoying with friends through the winter … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

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 – #550 – Gigantic – Too Much Coffee Man

Beer to coffee by, music to beer by, the numbers of coffee beans and after party coffee Imperial Black Saison with cold pressed Coava coffee. And what you get with this … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #518 – Mikkeller – Mielcke & Hurtigkarl – a redux

The unpronounceable beer Mikkeller Mielcke & Hurtigkarl –  A Mikkeller beer. Back to the future beer, back to an old standard, standard numbers and a standard to meet at a … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #479 – Leffe – Radieuse

Belgium, beats, bingo and brainwork Strong and generous amber-coloured abbey beer.  Amber-Coloured with delicate hints of citrus and coriander seeds.  Brewed by InBev Belgium in the style that is Belgian Strong Ale and they … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #469 – Yeastie Boys – The Sun Before the Darkness

Next; Spoonbenders, 23 minutes of Kraftwerk, my own private number, and going again. “Strong golden ale with botrytised viognier candi-sugar.” Yeastie Boys – The Sun Before the Darkness – one … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #393 – ParrotDog – DevilBird

I couldn’t help myself  and stopped to pick up a 1 litre bottle from the taps of the ParrotDog DevilBird. For an unemployed man I live it a bit. Brewed by ParrotDog … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #384 – Unibroue – Maudite

Canada! Unibroue Maudite – it’s all on.  Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)  in the style of the  Belgian Strong Ale and they are in Chambly, Canada 355 ml bottle (12 fl oz) of a beer … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #355 – Mikkeller – Mielcke & Hurtigkarl

The unpronounceable beer Mikkeller Mielcke & Hurtigkarl –  A Mikkeller beer Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij in the style of a Belgian Strong Ale  from Copenhagen, Denmark Brewed with water, malt, sugar, … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #333 – Kereru – Velvet Boot

I gave in and brought some Kereru, this one their “Velvet Boot” Why not, well their go-to-market thing didn’t ring my bell, but in for a penny … Brewed by Kereru … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #307 – Brouwerij Huyghe – Delirium Tremens

The night clearly is drawing in – next up is from the Brouwerij Huyghe – Delirium Tremens. Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe this is the Belgian Strong Ale and they make this in Melle, Belgium The … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #306 – Brouwerij Huyghe – Delirium Nocturnum

yes indeed, following the Belgium beer thing this is the  Brouwerij Huyghe – Delirium Nocturnum Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe as a Belgian Strong Ale and they’re in Melle, Belgium Can sized 330ml bottle of beer, Triple … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #288 – Unibroue – Trois Pistoles

I bought me this based on the last Unibroue beer I had that made me cry with joy, this is the Unibroue Trois Pistoles. Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo) in the Style of a … Continue reading

January 18, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer- #287 – Southern Tier – Imperial Compass

Southern Tier – Imperial Compass Brewed by Southern Tier Brewing Company in the style of a  Belgian Strong Ale and that’s being concocted in Lakewood, New York USA Intriguingly Southern Tier call this  a bottle Conditioned Sparkling Ale … Continue reading

January 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

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