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Herevana – Epic – Portamarillo Rebooted

Epic Portamarillo Rebooted, a beer made with Tamarillos. Lots of 10 year celebrations going on, and this is obviously amongst them, and from reviews by others it’s rather nice. I … Continue reading

September 7, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Deep Creek – Basilica

Deep Creek Basilica. Once again 2013 was the first time I had this, and it’s back as part of the 10th anniversary re-brews. And very welcome it is too. Vanilla … Continue reading

September 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Choice Bros – Caffeinated Consciousness

Coffee Porter. Well that’s new. I’ve recently pondered over additions to Stout, and so a Coffee Porter should not surprise me, but it does. Choice Bros. Brewing made the Choice … Continue reading

September 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Bootleg – Scarface Meraki Honey Porter

Bootleg Scarface Meraki Honey Porter. The Bootleg Brewers are really hitting some hight notes and of course they’re always wanty beers when I see them available A homey Porter, well … Continue reading

August 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Thornbridge – Cocoa Wonderland

Almost a personal bucket list beer the Thornbridge Cocoa Wonderland, a surprise find at @BeerJerkNZ shop the Fridge and Flagon. I was quite gleeful. I can’t tell you why it’s … Continue reading

August 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1051 – Kereru – Chocolate Cherry Porter

Kereru Chocolate Cherry Porter – one of a batch of new beers from Kereru, they’ve had a resurgence of late. I had a conversation with an ambassador recently about their … Continue reading

August 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1015 – Liberty – Prohibition Porter

Liberty Prohibition Porter  is an annual beer, and one that I look forward to. This is one of the beers that brought be back to wanting to blog about beers, … Continue reading

December 31, 2018 · 1 Comment

Beer – #997 – Fortune Favours – The Gatekeeper – Leeds St Porter 

Fortune Favours The Gatekeeper – Leeds St Porter. This magnificent thing is c/- my mystery Secret Santa person from Twitter. They’ve outdone themselves and win my eternal gratitude and love. … Continue reading

December 23, 2017 · 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 – #774 – Deep Creek – Basilica

Being in a club has its privileges and the BeerJerkNZ club has again possibly come up trumps with a 2013 bottle of Deep Creek Basilica. A Porter, and as the … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #769 – Mike’s – Vanilla Coffee Porter

BeerJerkNZ BeerClub Beer of the week is Mike’s Vanilla Coffee Porter. I’ve had this a couple of times, and it’s been wonderful. ..after the big aroma and initial sweetness of vanilla, … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #661 – Good George – Salted Caramel Chocolate Porter

I know right? What are the people in Hamilton all about and what are they up to when their creations include Salted Caramel Chocolate Porter. I bumped into Matt from Good … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #657 – Mata – Caribbean Queen

A bit of a rare find on keg a collaboration beer with the Pink Boots society NZ chapter,  the Mata Caribbean Queen. “.Perfect for someone who likes beer that doesn’t taste like … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #654 – Bach Brewing – Crayporter

I’ve seen a lot of Porter/Stout beers around of late. Today is some of the same. Fancy beer, fancy a song, fancy little number, and fancy seeing you here brewed with eight … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · 3 Comments

Beer – #651 – Brewaucracy – Bean Counter

Alternative beers, Alternative Music, Alternating numbers and Alternate venues. “..completely ruined ….. We’re sure you’ll get it once you try it!” Understated packing on this 500ml bottle of a beer … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #648 – Sawmill – Coffee Porter

A long time between drinks for me and this brewer, but they appear to be quite strong at the moment, and I haven’t been wilfully avoiding them. So Long Gaps, … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #644 – Summer Wine – Teleporter

BeerJerkNZ Beerclub beer! This week another interesting and delightful looking beer, the Summer Wine Teleporter. Two beers one glass, two genres on album, a choice of numbers and choosing your … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #602 – Tuatara – London Porter

It begins. Winter. Porters. This one the London Porter from the nice people at Tuatara, and by local FYO station. A SHOT IN THE DARK Our Porter has plenty of … Continue reading

May 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #577 – Harrington’s – Wobbly Boot (can)

Harringtons Wobbly Boot Porter Ale, craft beer in a can! Dark beer, dark music, dark art of numbers and it’s dark, lets party. Porter style ale, brewed in the traditional … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

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