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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

Beer- #500(a) – Epic – Epicurean Coffee and Fig Oatmeal Stout

#500, and it’s a Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout, the 2014 version. In a massive re-think because I can’t arrange a night in when I can do a head … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #528 – Karl Strauss – Wreck Alley Imperial Stout

I like this because well it is what is says it is. There isn’t an addition like “Chocolate” or “fruit of some kind” or “Coffee” that would guest in the middle. This is an honest and goodness “Stout” that I can discern. The chocolate or Coffee fro the roasted malts (I might be making it up) but what you end with is a beer that is really level drinking, there are no peaks in the flavour, no side shoes and a finish that isn’t dry and hints a some kind of dark fruits. It is perry good and worthwhile.

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #499 – Rogue – Double Chocolate Stout

A beer I’ve been looking forward to so much, it’s been in the  fridge ages, this is  the Rogue – Double Chocolate Stout. Beer #499. So Great beer, Great Music, Great … Continue reading

December 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #455 – Wigram – Czar Imperial Russian Stout

Stout time. This one the  Wigram Czar Imperial Russian Stout. Brewed by Wigram Brewing Company in the style that of the  Imperial Stout and they are based in Christchurch, New Zealand 500ml bottle of … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #429 – Thornbridge – Saint Petersburg

I’ve had a Thornbridge Saint Petersburg in the fridge for a while, and tonight seems a good night to get to drinking it. Brewed by Thornbridge done in the style that is … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #405 – Mikkeller – Beer Geek Brunch Weasel

Another beer with a long torturous name Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel. So this is a Mikkeller beer, brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri as an Imperial Stout and they are in Copenhagen, Denmark, even if the bottle says it’s brewed … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #348 – Amager/Mikkeller – Hr. Frederiksens Væsel Brunch Barrel Aged

Same but different this is the Amager/Mikkeller Hr. Frederiksens Væsel Brunch – the  Barrel Aged version. Brewed by Amager Bryghus in the style of an Imperial Stout and not new … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #347 – Amager/Mikkeller – Hr. Frederiksens Væsel Brunch

Tonight I’m kicking off with the extended named Amager/Mikkeller Hr. Frederiksens Væsel Brunch – which is an Imperial Stout beer. Brewed by Amager Bryghus in the style of an Imperial Stout and … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #301 – The Twisted Hop – Nokabollokov

bwahaha and so it’s back to reality with this  The Twisted Hop Nokabollokov. Brewed by The Twisted Hop in the style of an Imperial Stout in the lovely Christchurch, New Zealand. I know it’s … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #300 – Epic – Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout (2013)

So, number 300, and a beer I have been so looking forward to. The last time I had this was at Beer #34. I liked it then. This is the … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · 6 Comments

Beer – #297 – Sierra Nevada – Narwhal Imperial Stout

I seem to be stuck in a groove, The Imperial Stout.  I continue with this a Sierra Nevada Narwhal Imperial Stout. Single bottle of a 12 fl Oz, (355ml)  10.2% ABV, … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · 4 Comments

Beer – #295 – Ballast Point – Sea Monster

Slightly Different this one, the Ballast Point Sea Monster. Brewed by Ballast Point Brewing Company in the style of an Imperial Stout and they are of course in San Diego, California USA At 10% ABV, 300 calories, and … Continue reading

February 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #266 – De Molen – Hel & Verdoemenis (Hell & Damnation)

Paired with the Kopi Loewak is this – De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis (Hell & Damnation),  Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen and styled: Imperial Stout in Bodegraven, Netherlands. Brewed with brown malts, an English traditional specialty … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

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