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Beer – #940 – Moa – N.Z. Gold Ale

Moa N.Z. Gold Ale  which was brewed in support of the New Zealand Olympic Team for the 2016 Rio Games. Weirdly available recently in the shops, which is either a … Continue reading

June 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #932 – Blackman’s – Ernie Golden Ale

Blackman’s Ernie Golden Ale – this weeks BeerJerk beer of the week. A bit late but I held out to Sunday so I could have the music on just a … Continue reading

May 21, 2017 · 4 Comments

Beer – #862 – Moor – Union’Hop

BeerClubNZ beer, this is  weekly treat, ultra modern 330ml can of a beer that is 4.1% ABV, that’s about 120 calories a serve, 1.07 standard drinking units in NZ is … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #658 – Brew Mountain – Pale Pat Supreme

This week the BeerJerkNZ Beer Club beer of the week is a Golden Ale. Punchy beers, punching a number, punch the air music and punch at a party. The balance … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #634 – Coopers – Original Pale Ale

It was my big brothers birthday recently, he resides in Australia now, and so as a birthday tribute I brought some ‘strayan liquid-gold, the amber nectar. I could have picked his … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #565 – Altitude – The Goldpanners Profit

The Goldpanners Profit. Golden beer, golden voice, golden numbers and going for gold. Clean, crisp lager. Perfect thirst quencher and oh so sessionable! 500 ml of a beer that is … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #530 – Weezledog – Epiphany

Whilst I think the description bigs this up – using words like ‘big’ and ‘pushes the boundaries’ this is what it is, there is no ‘masking’ going on, there isn’t an added thing to hide a mistake, or a missing thing that makes this short somewhere, it is what it is, as advertised.

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #520 – Good George – Anytime Pale Ale

Again a Fill-Your-own from a keg at the bottle shop, it’s like a never ending summer. This one is the Good George Anytime Pale Ale. So i’m looking for good … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #480 – Yeastie Boys – The Sly Persuader

Spoonbenders, sounds, numbers and cogitation Extra pale blond ale with botrytised viognier candi-sugar. The second of the  Spoonbenders series –  from Yeastie Boys this is  The Sly Persuader For Yeastie Boys Brewed … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #466 – Garage Project – Hāpi Daze

The one where I drink beer from a can, introduce some Maori,  dance,  discover DNA and think of a number between one and ten A can of  Garage Project  beer,  this … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #390 – Bellerose – Bière Blonde Extra

I grabbed this based on the simplicity of the label mostly. Tonight them I’m drinking a Bellerose Bière Blonde Extra. Brewed by Brasserie des Sources (formerly: de St. Amand) in the style that … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #273 – Hot Water – Golden Steamer Ale

Brewed by Hot Water Brewing Styled as a  California Common and that really is quite local to us here at Rings Beach, in the big scheme of things, at Whenuakite, Whitianga, New Zealand The … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer- #259 – Shepherd Neame – Brilliant Ale

So what better way to celebrate a #NZSecretSanta gift of a beer glass than have a beer ? Brilliant Ale – Brewed by Shepherd Neame in the Style of a … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #205 – Wychwood -WychCraft

Continuing  my English beer redux – the Wychwood WychCraft, Brewed by Wychwood (Marstons plc) in the style of a Golden Ale/Blond Ale and that be in Witney, England, possible the middle … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #204 – Ringwood – Boondoggle

Ringwood Boondoggle – in a bottle – Brewed by Ringwood (Marstons plc) in the style of a Golden Ale/Blond Ale and they do that in Ringwood, England, where ever that is. I … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer #187 – Invercargill – Wasp Honey Pilsner

So this is a confusion in a bottle, is it a Pilsner, Golden or Wheat beer?

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer #185 – Yeastie Boys – Golden Perch

This is the sort of beer that you should find on tap in bars, because then I’d go more often. It’s a fine taste profile and it’s lower ABV value makes it a great beer to enjoy a few times without getting yourself all in trouble.

June 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #61 – Dead Good Beer – Golden Ale

This beer has a mention / dedication for Ninoy Aquino on the label, He was assassinated at the Manila International Airport upon returning home from exile in the United States in 1983

September 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #55 – Ass Kisser – Vanilla Pale Ale

Ass Kisser Ales – Brewed at Hermitage Brewing Co. In the style of a Golden Ale/Blond Ale, and this is a visitor from further away than Hawke’s Bay being from Fort … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

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