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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 · Leave a 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

Beer – #697 – Funk Estate – AfroGato

Stout appreciation continues with the Funk Estate Afrogato. A desert beer 🙂 for which then pudding stout, pudding down a track, pudding up the numbers and pudding is served. An Imperial … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #693 – Lakeman – Black Jack Stout

This took my eye because the packaging, Shiney! So Stouts, Hurts, Punts, and Peeps “…. Rum and raisin…” This is the smaller 330 ml bottle which has beer that is … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #691 – Epic – Epicurean Coffee and Fig Oatmeal Stout 2015

The 2015 version of this beer, I’ve got a stash of the year 13 and 14 and 15 for a later date, but want to try the 15 as is. … Continue reading

October 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #684 – De Molen – Kopi Loewak

This is a bit special, De Molen – Kopi Loewak a beer I have had before and didn’t think I’d have again, so much pleased face. This is the BeerJerkNZ Beer Club … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #667 – Thornbridge – Saint Petersburg – a redux

I’ve somewhat recently had this to drink, and didn’t really find it that exciting, but this is the BeerJerkNZ beer club beer of the week, and so once again….  Old … Continue reading

September 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #663 – ParrotDog / Two Birds – Double Stout

In what seems a never ending vein of a beer type I’m back to a ParrotDog / Two Birds Double Stout. Not that I mind, at all. Big, black and … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

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