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Herevana – Renaissance – Kentishman

You’re think I’d learn when it came to the current iteration of Renaissance beers. I have absolutely no doubts as to the honestly and earnestness of the Brewer and their … Continue reading

March 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Coromandel – Hahei Doctor

Special beach edition #1. I’m having a good old time at the beach house, Bach, Crib or Holiday home, call it what you will, and of course it’s even more … Continue reading

February 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Alibi – Sun Fog

It’s Thursday and it’s the #BeerJerkNZ beer of the week time.  Alibi Sun Fog Is brewed in 🇳🇿 Onetangi, which is on Waiheke Island, New Zealand as a Pale Ale – … Continue reading

December 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,079 – Mythica – Cerberus

Mythica Cerberus, other of the Bubbles in my Bubble beers, fresh from the brewer. When asked what day of the week it was I was told “Today, it’s been Today … Continue reading

April 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,078 – Mythica – Skinwalker

Mythica Skinwalker. Bubbles in my bubble during the period of lockdown, lucky though the beer still arrives 🙂 The legend I have a 750ml  (25 fl/oz) growler of pressure filled … Continue reading

April 7, 2020 · 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

The one with the end of year story.

It’s true, the end of a year, and what a year, just like all the others but different. I’m away on holiday writing this, and the beer offering is green … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #854 – Weezledog – Hoppiness

Another Beer Club exclusive, this one from Weezledog Hoppiness XPA, although I have seen this available elsewhere as also exclusive, who knows. “..  for lovers of great tasting pale ales.” … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #828 – Sparks – Parachute Adams

Parachute Adams, a name that could be anything, and meaningful to a few.  (Adam is the name of the brewer, which might give it away a bit). Also The Parachute Adams is an … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #785 – McLeod’s – 40 Acre Fresh Hop

McLeod’s – 40 Acre Fresh Hop Pale Ale. The seeming never ending ‘fresh hop’ beers continue, and this must really be the last of them, because it must be. But … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #780 – Yeastie Boys – His Majesty 2015

His and Her Majesty beers, Annual affairs, I’ve had the Her Majesty and that was a bit of nice, now I’m onto the Yeastie Boys – His Majesty 2015. Red Oat … Continue reading

May 8, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #561 – Lakeman – Pale Ale

Not to be confused with Taupo Pale Ale of course. Different beer, different music, differential numbers and making up the numbers at a gig   smooth robust maltiness Brewers standard 330ml … Continue reading

March 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #435 – Timothy Taylor – Landlord *Redux*

I’m going again, even though this was only about 30 beers ago, so once more into the breech with  –  Timothy Taylor Landlord  – English beer. I really didn’t like it … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #311 – Dr. Hops – World Pale Ale

I won this! Some Dr. Hops World Pale Ale. Twitter is amazeballs. This is brewed by Dr. Hops at the brew to order (contract)  Invercargill Brewery in the style of an  American Pale … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #114 – Hallertau – 1, 2, 3 and 4

This then from Hallertau Brewbar & Restaurant is Hallertau #1, #2, #3 and #4. All delivered in a 330ml bottle. Hallertau Luxe a Kolsch Beer at 4.5% ABV Hallertau Statesman a Pale Ale at 5.3% ABV Hallertau Copper Tart … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #5 in a series – 8 Wired Saison Sauvin

I’m not generally a fan of that style of beer this one is a little bit special and very tasty

January 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

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