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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

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

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