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Beer – #912 – Clown Shoes – American Monastic

Clown Shoes American Monastic. BeerJerk NZ beer club with another potential outstanding choice. Once a long time ago I had a Clown Shoes beer, and I loved it. use of … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #879 – Behemoth – Sauvin Slayer

Behemoth Sauvin Slayer. I planned on having this on Friday Night, you know start the evening off with a bang and it goes well for me. Turns out that I … Continue reading

December 11, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #878 – Mata – Matawhaka

Mata Matawhaka- a clever play in words for a big beer that I’ve had out a few years ago and thought it was rather good. But in a bottle, we’ll … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #855 – Rocky Knob – East Coast Overdose

Rocky Knob East Coast Overdose, a beer collaboration, a big beer, and being Friday hard to resist, end of a week and all that. The trusty fill station bottle of … Continue reading

October 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #850 – ParrotDog – Kowhai

Part of the Flora IPA Series. Formerly Riwaka Secret, which I havn’t had before so I can’t say one way or the other if it’s going to be good or … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #846 – Garage Project – Los Lobos

Los Lobos, The Beer. It was a hard choice tonight with some very nice beer available (well they read nice, don’t know if they drink nice, buy hey, what’s the … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #845 – Pirate Life – IIPA

You don’t choose the Pirate Life, the Pirate Life chooses you. ‘strayan beer for a change, Seems like ages since I’ve been offshore, and its a new brewer to me … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #829 – Deep Creek – Lupulin Effect

Deep Creek, the local beach bar and brewer – Deep Creek Lupulin Effect in cans one of their newer ones. Not often I get into canned beer really, makes a nice … Continue reading

August 20, 2016 · 2 Comments

Beer – #825 – Good George – Fogcutter

Good George make some nice beer, and this might the strongest one they’ve ever made , Fogcutter a double IPA. Pretty much a mystery  From the fill station 9% of … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #790 – Rocky Knob – Snapperhead * Redux *

More IPA beer, Rocky Knob,  their dIPA – SnapperHead. More beer I’ve had before too, after that mad rush of the Fresh Hop beers it seems that there is a … Continue reading

May 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #789 – Rogue Farms – 7 Hop IPA *Redux*

It’s been a long time since I had this beer, and I raved over it, a rare 10, it was over two years ago though, and I wonder if I … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #782 – Renaissance – Grandmaster Fresh Hop IIPA

The annual fresh hop  offering from Renaissance, This in the bottle, the Grandmaster Fresh Hop IIPA.  I had it last year and loved it, I had it recently in the … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #779 – Renaissance – Grandmaster Fresh Hop IIPA

The annual fresh hop  offering from Renaissance, the Grandmaster Fresh Hop IIPA. Still reminds me of some disco things, and this being an annual thing means I had it last … Continue reading

May 7, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #777 – 8 Wired – Superconductor

Beer 777 , how the time flies and I’ve turned to a beer from 8 Wired, this is Superconductor, a beer that got me to #100 all those beers ago, … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #763 – Renaissance Enlightenment Series – Boom!

It has a long name –  Renaissance Enlightenment Series Boom! It also has a big IBU, and a big ABV. This is a beer that is available in bottles too, … Continue reading

April 2, 2016 · 5 Comments

Beer – #754 – Coronado – Stingray Imperial IPA

Well it’s Friday evening, the day after St.Patricks when the choice appears to have been Guinness or Kilkenny who seem to have cornered that market.  So breaking the shackles and … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #739 – Bannockburn – Killarabbit Double IPA

Bannockburn Killarabbit Double IPA. This has as many buzzwords as I’ve ever seen in a beer description, and of course that’s quite attractive, right? A double I.P.A fermented and aged … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #731 – Ben Middlemiss – Hodgson IPA

I brought me a beer again that has a recommend to cellar for a few year, like that’s going to happen. Well it might, but it isn’t likely. A hearty … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer- #728 – Pelican – Imperial Pelican Ale

As is the way a pretty thing caught my eye, this the special bottle of Pelican Imperial Pale Ale. I’ve had this before, from a tap fill, in a plastic … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

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