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Herevana – Small Gods – Agnostos Theos

Here we have a beer from Small Gods x Known Unknown – Agnostos Theos. A ‘Grape Ale’. I know the brewers and have a lot of respect for the driver … Continue reading

June 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,061 – Van Diest – Früli Strawberry Beer

Früli Strawberry Beer. I couldn’t help myself here, and the idea of a strawberry beer is quite appealing, for no reason that I can think of. zesty fruitiness This 330ml … Continue reading

December 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1027 – Garage Project – Pas De Deux 2016

Garage Project Pas De Deux. 2016. A beer I looked past the first time I saw it. GP have made some noises around wines and I’m not sure that it’s … Continue reading

March 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – The Box of Duncan’s – Part the Second

The continuing enjoyment of the Duncan’s Polymorphic Mix 6 pack that I was gifted as a present. Not surprisingly this is beer that is brewed by Duncan’s Brewing Co. who are … Continue reading

January 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #990 – Garage Project – Pig Squeal

Garage Project Pig Squeal. They might have thought about calling it a Snakebite. Perhaps I don’t know what snakebite is, perhaps its a generational thing. This is a Beer and … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #965 – Three Boys – Apricot Ale

Three Boys 10th Anniversary Apricot Ale. A proper fruit beer by any other name and fitting that as I get close to the end of the journey to 1,000 beers … Continue reading

August 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #964 – Nomad – Granite Pale Ale

Nomad Granite, the beer of the week for the Beer Jerk beer club. And again I’m late to the party with this one,  because club night is Thursday, this week … Continue reading

July 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #963 – Garage Project – Yuzukoshō

Garage Project – Yuzukoshō.  I received this and a get well card from the lovely people at Garage Project, which really brought a smile to another otherwise dull and tedious … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #922 – Garage Project – Château Aro

I have had this before, in June 2014, It was in a bigger bottle then, clearly something they’ve discovered was popular, and you know, more is less, so making hay whilst … Continue reading

April 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #888 – Moa – Breakfast

I’ve had this before, in October 2013, and then I didn’t like it, and I finished with “It looks great, upfront aroma is nice, pours great, and then, well the … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #814 – Mata Fat Monk – White IPA

Aotearoa Mata / Fat Monk White IPA Mango Infused Collaboration – well now Beerclub beer again, comes around every week of course, and they like to test and push a … Continue reading

July 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer- #788 – Maui – Mana Wheat

BeerClub already, and into some canned stuff from the USA. Hawaii, I passed through it once time, a long time ago.   A beer that is described on a lot … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #757 – Gigantic – Snakebite

It’s their beer #29 –  and Snakebite sent a shiver down my spine with vague memories of long nights and late mornings. Snakebite–that’s beer and cider combined for those not in the know This is a 650ml bottle that has … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #727 – To Øl – Baltic Frontier Seabuckthorn IPA

This took my eye in the shop, because short name: To Øl, just how do you pronounce that? And,  I had no idea what kind of beer it was really, but … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #407 – Garage Project – Château Aro

ok, I thought this started off really strongly and then didn’t have the legs to carry it. But it is a nicely mellow and enjoyable beer that is neither sharp or bitter, neither is it too sweet or cloying. I don’t know what a wine drinker would think of this. Overall it’s enjoyable and makes a really pleasing change to over-hopped beers that I could be drinking.

June 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #246 – Three Boys – Wild Plum Ale

In for a penny with this, a Three Boys Wild Plum Ale, Brewed by Three Boys Brewery in the style of a  Fruit Beer from the wonderful Christchurch, New Zealand. A 330ml of a 7.7ABV … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #224 – Moa – Breakfast

Indeed, a beer called “Breakfast” which raised the hackles when it was first launched a while back. But continuing with the lighter frivolousness of a Sunday then I have in … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #193 – Rogue – Voodoo Doughnut Chocolate Peanut Butter and Banana Ale

A most improbable beer then – Rogue Voodoo Doughnut Chocolate Peanut Butter and Banana Ale, with I hasten to add – Natural Flavours! Brewed of course by Rogue Ales and this is in … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · 4 Comments

Beer – #67 – Monteiths Unfiltered Apricot Wheat

a whaaa? Monteiths Unfiltered Apricot Wheat. I’d pick Monteiths as a commercial brewery that make a stock range of beers.  Something must be awry as they’ve branched out into a “brewer’s … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

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