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Beer – #1053 – Misfit – Haring

Misfit Brewing Haring. A White IPA! The third in a 3 beer series, and it’s a been a while coming I had the other two back in February 2019.  If you … Continue reading

October 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1022 – Opperbacco – TriplIPA

Opperbacco TriplIPA. Beer from Italy, and a really unusual bottle shape too, mostly why I brought it. That an the unpronounceable name, a new cap for the bottle jar (I … Continue reading

February 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1021 – Misfit – Basquiat

Misfit Brewing – Basquiat NZIPA a rare example This is a 330ml bottle that is pleasing wrapped with black paper with a simple tag, the beer is 6% ABV which … Continue reading

February 6, 2019 · 1 Comment

Beer – The Box of Duncan’s – Part the Third

One of the pleasures is being given the gift of beer, and I’ve been given a box of Duncan’s,  a mixed 6 pack – The Polymorphic Mix Six – a … Continue reading

January 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – The Box of Duncan’s – Part the First

One of the pleasures is being given the gift of beer, and I’ve been given a box of Duncan’s,  a mixed 6 pack – The Polymorphic Mix Six – a … Continue reading

January 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1012 – Zeelandt – End of Empire

Saturday, Home alone for various reasons of the seasonal party and enjoyment of the season of goodwill. So I did my chores and prepared by ribs for the BBQ, and … Continue reading

December 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1011 – Sparks – Mystical Experience

I’ve been torn between the enjoying the beer and writing about them, and then the Sparks Mystical Experience came by. So here we go.  This is an IPA, but it’s … Continue reading

December 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1010 – ParrotDog – Hazy IPA Susan

A beer called Susan, sensibility has been restored in the beer naming stakes. And because Australian Hops I’m paring that with Icelandic Music, of course. enjoys shrimp on the barbie … Continue reading

October 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1009 – ParrotDog – Hazy IPA Keith

A beer called Keith, what a hoot! Don’t hold his country of origin against him This is a 440ml can of a beer  that is at 6% ABV and 180 … Continue reading

October 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer and Vinyl for a Tuesday with FOALS

Recovery Tuesday, a thing I just invented.  I am actually home alone, and I have had a surgery on my knee, which makes my knee temporarily less bendy.  Neither of … Continue reading

September 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer and Vinyl for a Sunday

Wherein I have a decent beer and a spin of some 1976 vinyl that I’ve never listened to before. What could go wrong?

September 16, 2018 · 1 Comment

Album – 10 of 10 – Squeeze – East Side Story

East Side Story is the fourth studio album by new wave group Squeeze. This was the album without Jools Holland, and he went on to do ok. This could have … Continue reading

June 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 4 of 10 – Genesis – Abacab

I can hear you all laugh. But no wait, this is a great album.  After the TL;DR of the last choice I’m going to attempt to keep this short. Genesis … Continue reading

April 29, 2018 · 2 Comments

Album – 1 of 10 – David Bowie – Station To Station

I was challenged to  list 10 Albums, which I took to mean the best 10 albums I could think of. Sometimes I think too much.  I found it hard going … Continue reading

April 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

Beer – Harrington’s – Thunderkiss and Smashed ‘Em Bro

Harrington’s sent me two of their beers,  the first one I’m going to try is the Thunderkiss and then the  Smashed ‘Em Bro to follow. So much for the resolutions … Continue reading

January 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – Bitter this and that

Friday, what’s not to like about a Friday at the end of a really hot weather week, sadly I don’t have one of those nice Chai Stout things I had … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – Alibi Brewing Company

Alibi Brewing Company. A new brewer in an unlikely venue, on Waiheke island, where they’re a winery, brewery, restaurant. I’ve heard good things about their beers. Lucky fo me then … Continue reading

November 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #991 – Garage Project – Cintamani

Garage Project Cintamani, and Friday I’m in love. With the idea that it’s a Friday evening of course, and for first course it’s a Garage Project Beer. With weirdness. 650ml … Continue reading

November 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – Friday Night Not The Lights

It’s not often I lead out with the music, but tonight it is that good Kaleo, Icelandic, Blues. I also have some beers that I’m keen on. Beer from the … Continue reading

November 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

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