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Beer – #844 – Garage Project – Golden Brown

Not only that but Golden Brown Original Strength. There I was singing along in the beer fridge in the shop, all the words… Everything old is new again. In their … Continue reading

September 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #734 – Liberty – The Rusty Sheriff vs The Blank Stare

The Rusty Sheriff vs The Blank Stare – perhaps the beer with the oddest of names, and I’ve been putting it off for one reason or another but the time … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #690 – Behemoth – Brave Bikkie Brown Ale

Anzac Biscuits!!! , if you don’t know you’re missing out, I’m told that the amount of coconut in this made the brewhaus a nightmare of aroma for ages. Nothing wrong … Continue reading

October 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #672 – Tuatara – Paūa To the People

You might know them as Abalone, this is possibly a  brilliant use of local fauna to bring together a beer called ‘Paūa To the People’ I’ve had, and you can … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #649 – Epic – No Agenda

Unusually, or usually I can’t remember, this is a beer that I’m having keg version first over the bottle version. Epic – No Agenda, which leaves me with; No Agenda, … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #544 – Garage Project – Burning Globe

Burning Beer, Burning down the house, fire numbers and a fire party A smoky English ale was destined to be created. Actually. A 650ml bottle of beer, that is of … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #486 – Pelican – Dorymans Dark Ale

Same Beer, Same Beat, Same number, same old same old. A dark brown color, with a balanced aroma of roasted malts and Northwest-grown hops. The sweetness of the ale, crystal, … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #475 – Garage Project – Texas Tea Brown Ale

I’ve been thinking about Snake Oil, Soul food, guessing and double guessing Texas Tea is slang for oil and Garage Project operate out of an old service station in Aro Valley It … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #438 – Hop Federation – American Brown Ale

Dial it back a notch, or up a notch with a Hop Federation American Brown Ale, possibly the oldest beer in the fridge that’s not on the save to a really … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #325 – 8 Wired – C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale

Okie Dokie. 8 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale for perhaps the finale of the #PhilsBeerFest14 night in for Saturday 8 Wired Brewing do this of course  and they do it a  Renaissance … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #208 – Pink Elephant – Mammoth

Right then – Pink Elephant Mammoth- a Strong Ale – be warned. Brewed by Pink Elephant – and they aim for a Brown Ale and they do that in their secret lair in Blenheim, … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer #194 – Rogue – HazelNut Brown Nectar

And another of the seemingly endless concoctions from Rogue – this one Rogue HazelNut Brown Nectar. Brewed by Rogue Ales in the style of a dull as ditch water sounding  Brown Ale and they … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #59 – Eagle vs Dog Episode 2 Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster

This is, I have to say, a barnstormer of a good beer, it’s got taste for Africa. I got Coffee, Malt, chocolate, I’m still getting it, this is a Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster of a a beer. It has a sweet bitterness and lots of depth. I am impressed. I am however easily impressed.

September 21, 2012 · 3 Comments

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