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Beer – #1003 – Deep Creek – DoBro

This is a beer that should win awards for the can presentation, and the wonderful name, DoBro. DoBro though is a  Double Brown IPA. Based the magnificent Dusty Gringo that … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1002 – Three Weavers – Knotty

Well since the last time I was writing; Football didn’t come home, it got very cold herein NZ (possibly the Winter), and in the UK it got a bit warm … Continue reading

August 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 7 of 10 – Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid

2008 – Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid This was their 4th  Album, and the first one I listened to, and if I remember one that I played on an almost … Continue reading

May 12, 2018 · 2 Comments

Album – 6 of 10 – Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here. Back in 1975 when this was released I wasn’t interested, it’s hard to know exactly when  I did listen to this, so there’s not a lot of historical … Continue reading

May 5, 2018 · 1 Comment

Beer – #1001 – Behemoth – Too Big to fail

I know I said I’d stop but sometimes a beer comes along that makes you stop and think A Triple IPA, essentially a more hopped imperial Pale Ale, which is … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

Beer – #954 – Mythica – Succubus Golden IPA

Mythica Succubus Golden IPA. The beer Jerk beer of the week. This is the other of the beer that I didn’t get when I brought the Incubus  which the club … Continue reading

July 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

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