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Beer – Epic, Sparks, Stouts and Steely Dan

It’s  Sunday, I washed the car, and I went for some exercise with MrsDubyah at the beach, and the name back to settle into to Camembert and some Vinyl Music … Continue reading

June 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 9 of 10 – Dire Straits – Dire Straits

It would have been impossible to go past the  Dire Straits first Album for this list. Even if my favourite song is on the second album 🙂 Dire Straits also … Continue reading

June 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #999 – Garage Project – Mutiny on the Bounty

Garage Project Mutiny on the Bounty, a beer that probably should be considered a treasure, and an expensive treat. I’ve saved this for now, because it’s fitting that a beer … Continue reading

December 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #992 – Three Boys – Imperial Oyster Stout

Three Boys Imperial Oyster Stout, a beer of celebration. I had the original Oyster Stout a long time ago, and I didn’t think much of it as a Stout back … Continue reading

November 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #983 – Moon Dog – Jumping The Shark 2013

Moon Dog Jumping The Shark 2013. Barrel-Aged, Truffled Imperial Stout. It’s been in someone else’s cellar, it’s been in my fridge and now it’s at the front of me and I’m … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #981 – Behemoth – The Dude Abides

Behemoth The Dude Abides. A White Stout. Honest. Confusion reins.  Also it’s a vinyl music day, and I’ve found something from 1986 at the back of the garage, The Art … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #976 – Behemoth – Good Morning Vietnam

Behemoth – Good Morning Vietnam. A beer inspired by a holiday, or at least the coffee on Holiday. something very special. This is a 500ml bottle of a beer that … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #973 – Stone – Imperial Russian Stout

Stone Imperial Russian Stout. a 2016 version. Unusually rare and uncommon in New Zealand although there does appear to have been a small amount available at some point, stashed away … Continue reading

August 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #966 – Deep Creek – Neptune

Deep Creek Neptune. A jazzed up Stout. I know the brewer, and he was quite enthusiastic about this, and it’s been in the fridge for too long.  When I say … Continue reading

August 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #933 – 8 Wired – Bumaye 2013

Turns out it’s It’s Ali Boma ye, so I was a bit wrong, but we all learnt something. This was the beer that was going to rescue the afternoon, and Mark … Continue reading

May 21, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #930 – Courage Russian Imperial Stout (2013)

Courage Russian Imperial Stout. I have had a version of this before, and rated it very highly. I didn’t note which year that was though, rookie error, but on re-reading it can’t … Continue reading

May 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #911 – Oskar Blues – Ten FIDY

Oskar Blues Ten FIDY  beer that I’ve coveted for a while, one of those elusive and wanty beers, like Pliny the anything, or some of the other beers that I’ll … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · 4 Comments

Beer – #897 – Marble – The Pit and The Pendulum

Marble The Pit & The Pendulum. A Barrel Aged version of a beer. Barrel Aged. Everything is BA these days, I think I used to be more impressed, now I … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #776 – Funk Estate – Super Afro~Disiac

Beer club night and it’s a revisit to some Funk Estate Super Afro-Disiac. I’ve only had this a few beers since, so It’d be nice to revisit that experience. Despite the … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #770 – Funk Estate – Super Afro~Disiac

I gave in and brought some Funk Estate Super Afro-Disiac, not a hard choice as it seems like a Stout kind of evening really. Not sure about needing a ‘lift’ but … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #750 – Galbraith’s – Rurik

A tale of two stouts, this one is the Galbraith’s Rurik  which is a Russian Imperial Stout, following on from the Fullers Black Cab stout. And 750 beers, seven hundred … Continue reading

March 10, 2016 · 2 Comments

Beer – #732 – Hallertau – Nocturne

Another beer with a label that intrigues, again from Hallertau, and this time a Stout, because, well, I like a good Stout. Plus there seems to be a quite a … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #712 – Liberty and Hallertau – Matakana Imperial Oyster Stout

A collaboration, a stout, what is it all about! You’d think that as it is summer that it’d be something lighter but this has been sitting in the fridge forlornly … Continue reading

December 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #700 – Garage Project – Cabbages and Kings

Cabbages & Kings, An Imperial Oyster & Hiropito stout brewed with Te Matuku Bay oysters. A rich & decadent brew clocking in at 12%. Seems a shame with summer coming on … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

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