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Herevana – Whistling Sisters – English Bitter

Whistling Sisters English Bitter – get in! The BeerJerkNZ beer of the week, it’s a like a book club but for beer. There’s something very comforting about a pint of … Continue reading

August 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

Beer – #857 – North End – Old Island

North End brewing a homage to the old country with Old Island Burton Strong ale, it’s beer club beer of the week time. this is English beer turned up to … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #805 – Bath – Gem

BeerJerkNZ Beerclub beer of the week, already, a Bath Gem, or the Bath Gem, or just plain old Bath Gem. I’m sure that I’ve had this, I really am.  I … Continue reading

July 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer- #710 – House of Nicolas – Heritage

Epic House of Nicholas Heritage. the collaboration between House Of Nicholas, Epic and Hop Federation who’ve been on the brewing again with an ESB. Threes company, three is a band, … Continue reading

December 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #576 – Harrington’s – Classy Red

Harringtons Classy Red. A beer of parts, a band of parts, part of the equation and part-y. Seems a bit more like an Irish Red Ale with American hops – … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #532 – Hawkshead – Cumbrian Five Hop

Five hops, hip hop, hop scotch and hopping to it. “..a highly hopped aroma of tropical fruit and a blend of traditional and modern hops” Hawkshead Cumbrian Five Hop, a … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #464 – St. Austell – Admirals Ale

In this post: Beer from St. Austell  in the form that is Admirals Ale, Music from Snow Patrol, Random Numbers and double dipping. “I see no ships…” “This beer contains barley malt and … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer- #291 – Townshend – Hollandale’s Premium Best

Something a bit more mainstream, a Townshend Hollandale’s Premium Best. Brewed by Townshend Brewery in this style of an Premium Bitter/ESB and that is the mysterious Upper Moutere, New Zealand. 500ml bottle, that’s just shy of … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #241 – Robinsons – Trooper

Iron Maiden inspired  and Brewed by Robinsons in the Style of a  Premium Bitter/ESB Stockport, England, it’s Trooper! They also made the Elbow beer that I wasn’t overly in love with. A 4.7ABV in … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #162 – St Peters – Suffolk Gold

Change of pace again , this time to a St Peters Suffolk Gold in the style of a Premium Bitter/ESB – Brewed by St Peters (UK)  in Bungay, England 500ml bottle, 4.9%ABV,  2.45 … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #125 – Moa – Five Hops

Brewed by Moa Brewing Company in the style of a  Premium Bitter/ESB  brewed in the Marlborough region , Blenheim, New Zealand Premium! none of the riff-raff. All cage and Cork too … Continue reading

March 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #10 in a series – Introducing the Bishops Finger

I look like a bit like someone who’s escaped from somewhere, can’t help that. Tonight it’s the Bishops Finger, a dark Kentish Strong Ale. The local New World supermarket seems … Continue reading

February 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

Beer – #9 in a series – Badger Blandford Flyer

So it’s Back to Dorset then for  a revisit for me, but first time here. This is a beer that you’d find in some ways similar to the  Boundary road … Continue reading

January 30, 2012 · 4 Comments

Beer – #2 in a series

Today; Fullers London Pride What can I say except this is a solid beer. Right on my beer button, middling taste not as harsh as a pale ale, and for … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · 1 Comment

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