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Beer – Beer and Vinyl Sunday with a Mountain Goat

A Mountain Goat Nitro Burnin’ Funny Cars Stout. A very stout stout. I have a one litre bottle from the fill station of this beer. I’ve had 16% ABV beer … Continue reading

June 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1041 – Elation – Native Beast

Elation Native Beast – The second of the Sunday Stouts and along with some outstanding vinyl music I’m  not having a lot of trouble smiling. I promised this against the … Continue reading

May 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1034 – Moon Dog – Funky Miller’s Monkey Filler

Moon Dog beer  – this one is the Funky Miller’s Monkey Filler. ‘Strayan beer, at least they’re trying at this, and good in places. Unexpected and awesome Funky Miller’s Monkey … Continue reading

April 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1033 – Moon Dog – Black Lung VIII

I find myself with a  beer from Moon Dog – this one is the  Black Lung VIII. How have I missed 7 other versions, why don’t I pay attention more, … Continue reading

April 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1026 – Liberty – Royal Oat Stout

Liberty Royal Oat Stout – if it’s anywhere near as good as the Prohibition Porter there’s a treat in store. Never being one to need encouragement Liberty Royal Oat Stout … Continue reading

February 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1016 – Omnipollo Buxton – Yellow Belly Peanut Butter Biscuit Stout

Omnipollo / Buxton Yellow Belly Peanut Butter Biscuit Stout. My daughter brought this for me from the BeerJerk people for my birthday, and obviously it is a treasure of a … Continue reading

January 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

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