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Beer – #869 – Sawmill – I Love Ugly

Friday night and it’s time for the Sawmill I Love Ugly Extra Pale Ale. before the BBQ starts and I get otherwise distracted. I’m enjoying this back to beers in … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #785 – McLeod’s – 40 Acre Fresh Hop

McLeod’s – 40 Acre Fresh Hop Pale Ale. The seeming never ending ‘fresh hop’ beers continue, and this must really be the last of them, because it must be. But … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #748 – Baylands – Zythra Pale Ale

Quick stop at the bottle store and the fill station for some of that Baylands Zythra Pale Ale. Bit of a mystery beer, but I’ll get to the bottom of … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #580 – Altitude – Posturing Professional Pale Ale

It’s time for the Altitude Brewing Posturing Professional Pale Ale. Posturing, Posing, Pondering and Sports! Named in honor of the ego driven montain professionals that we so often meet. Quality session … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #218 – Townshend – Toppa’s Hadd’n Full On Pale Ale

Note that the term pale ale is used in England to signify a bottled bitter, and in that way there is no such thing as English Pale Ale to the English. The style is a North American construct, borne of the multitude of pale ales that pay homage to these bottled bitters – Bass in particular – and therefore the majority of true examples of the style are found outside Britain.

October 6, 2013 · 7 Comments

Beer – #206 – Zeelandt – Pale Ale – a redux

It’s a revisit again – this time to the Zeealant – Pale Ale – although slightly differently this time from the Tap c/- Hopscotch Beer Company in Mt.Eden. Still Brewed … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #151 – Zeelandt – Pale Ale

The second of the two beers– this one the Pale Ale – Brewed by Zeelandt Brewing Co of course in the style of a English Pale Ale and that’s in sunny … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

Beer – #129 – ParrotDog – DeadCanary

ParrotDog – DeadCanary, Brewed by ParrotDog Brewing Ltd. in the style of a  English Pale Ale from the Windy and Dry Wellington, New Zealand. Laughingly the review site suggests to serve this … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #68 – Golden Eagle South Island Pale Ale (S.I.P.A)

Rightly so, for a Friday, Golden Eagle South Island Pale Ale (S.I.P.A),  this on Brewed by Golden Eagle Brewery and they make this in the style of an English Pale Ale they’re … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #40 – Townshend Sutton Hoo

Tonight I enter the naughty forties with a “Townshend Sutton Hoo” This is Brewed by the Townshend Brewery in the style of an English Pale Ale, and it’s from Upper Moutere, … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

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