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Beer – #903 – Catlins – Scotch Mist

The Catlins, they’re deep way down south of the south island, and they have a beer or two that have made it up to the big smoke. I chose the … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #813 – Mike’s – Loch n’ Lode

Mike’s Beer Loch n’ Lode (Scottish Wee Heavy) – from the #GABS16 pack. Onto the second half of the beers, having got the sours out of the way. …you know it’s … Continue reading

July 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #791 – Garage Project – Smoke and Mirrors

Either I’ve not been paying attention or this one hasn’t been on the shelf before, probably the former. Garage Project make unusual beer often very well.  This beer has been … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · 4 Comments

Beer – #688 – Yeastie Boys – Rex Attitude

Another of the BeerJerkNZ beer club beers, This one the slightly challenging Yeastie Boys Rex Attitude. Challenging, Challenged, Challenge and Change …the World’s first beer with 100% peat-smoked malt.  …. … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #418 – Stoke (McCashin) – Great Oak Red Ale

A take-away litre of this from the people at Liquorland in Newmarket – for starter for Saturday then – The Stoke -McCashin – Great Oak Red Ale Brewed by McCashin Family … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #402 – Wild Beer – Put it in Your Pipe

I found this lurking in the fridge – Wild Beer – Put it in Your Pipe. I hadn’t forgotten it I just had overlooked it. Brewed by Wild Beer this is in the … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · 4 Comments

Beer – #343 – Emelisse – Smoked Rye IPA

Two in a row from this brewery then , this one the an Emelisse Smoked Rye IPA (Innovation Serie) 330ml bottle of a 6.25 ABV beer being 1.61 standard drinks … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #202 – Rogue – Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale

Yes it is Rogue Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale. In a bottle. It’s a Sunday, it’s Father’s day.  It seemed appropriate that I entertain myself with this. This of course is … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 3 Comments

Beer – #160 – Brewaucracy – Smoko

A Smoked Lager from a new brewer – Brewed by Brewaucracy in the style of a  Smoked and they do this all in the ‘Tron – Hamilton, New Zealand. A 500ml bottle, … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 3 Comments

Beer – #82 – 8 Wired – The Big Smoke

Tonight then – a 8 Wired The Big Smoke Smoked Porter. Brewed at Renaissance Brewing, in the style of a ” Smoked*”, and they do this in Blenheim, New Zealand. “Now … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #33 – Stoke Bomber – Smoky Ale

I’ve had two people who’ve had the Stoke Bomber – Smoky Ale, and they have had totally different opinions on it. It’s a 650ml bottle (big) of a 5.7% ABV … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

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