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Beer – #989 – Garage Project – The Aardvark

The Aardvark, which is all intriguing, isn’t it.  Not the prettiest of animals. Then you read the blurb “Flavoured with Lemongrass Ants” and then I’m thinking what could possibly go wrong! … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 · 5 Comments

Beer – Saturday Night Beerver

There are quite a few good puns around ‘Saturday Night’ that this could easily grow into the alternate to the single beer review, where all that happens is I do … Continue reading

October 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #958 – Wayward Brewing Co – Funky Hoppy People

The GABS (Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular)  pack then delivers me a  Funky Hoppy People  from Wayward Brewing Co – Australia. Another sour beer, I’m really going to stop trying them soon, said … Continue reading

July 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #956 – Wild and Woolly – From the Ashes

Wild & Woolly From the Ashes.  A beer in a paper bag. It’s actually in green glass and they’ve put it in a bag because that was the best way … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #923 – Petrus – Aged Pale

Petrus Aged Pale – a medal winner in New Zealand. New brewer to me too, and a new cap for the cap jar that is now about full, I must … Continue reading

April 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #915 – Behemoth – Im-Peach-ment

Behemoth Im-Peach-ment Sour Ale. For someone who says he’s not a fan of the sour beers I seem to drink a lot of them. Perhaps it’s a journey to find … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #896 – Tempest – Drop kick Me Jesus

Sunday best and it’s  a beer from Tempest  called Drop kick Me Jesus.  Honest. I’d generally avoid the comedy named beers, but this one I just couldn’t go past.  Plus … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #849 – Funk Estate / Doctor’s Orders – Dr Funk

Beer Club Beer. Weekly. A Sour Ale. I don’t like Sour ales as a rule, but this is a club and you know that there are beers to challenge and … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #812 – Funk Estate – Jungle Boogie

The very short journey (of two beers)  must end then with the Funk Estate Jungle Boogie a Soured Fruit Beer, this is another Soured beer. How unusual, not, and not … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · 4 Comments

Beer – #811 – 8 Wired – Palate Trip

From that special beer 6 pack this one is the 8 Wired Brewing Palate Trip a Specialty IPA, a Sour IPA. Heaven help me. At least there is some nice … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #673 – Wild Beer – Sourdough *Redux*

I had this not so long ago, when I thought it was interesting but not show stopping and this week it is the BeerJerk NZ beer of the week, so I … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #643 – ParrotDog – Rarebird Puffinus Huttoni

The second in a series of rare bird beers. Rare Beer, Common music, endangered numbers, and a rare quiet day in. Haere ra e nga Titi — farewell o Hutton’s shearwater! … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #592 – Moa – Cherry Sour

Moa Cherry Sour- the 2013 year. I’ve been buying sours. I’m going to stop. Stop and go music, stopping the dial, stop the dance and stop the party! “..A food … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #589 – Wild Beer – Somerset Wild

Wild Beer Somerset Wild, it was that kind of day. Wild about beer, Wild about music, Wild with numbers and a wild time out. Spontaneously fermented berlinner weisse inspired beer. … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #588 – Wild Beer – Sourdough

Indeed. Wild Beer Sourdough. Strange beer, strange music, strange scores and strangers at a gathering. Collaboration with Hobbs House Bakery. Sour ale based on a Berliner Weisse. This is a 330ml … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #559 – Garage Project – Beyond the Pale China White

Garage Project – Beyond the Pale China White, Fringe beer, Fringe music, on the fringe and from the fringe. ‘infused with White Tea, Jasmine and fragrant Orris root“ This is … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #483 – Moa – Special Reserve Sour Blanc (2012)

Special beer, Special Music, Special Numbers and Special gatherings A traditional Sour beer with a complexity best described as a riot of flavours.  With a base of Moa Blanc this … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #465 – Garage Project – Wabi Sabi Sour

Wherein I have a  Sour Beer,  A moment of happiness, a second glance, ponder random numbers and indulge in double dipping. The people at Garage Project make a lot of … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #250 – Moa – Ten Year Beer

Bit Excited to have a 2012 vintage Moa Ten Year Beer.  Brewed by Moa Brewing Company In the style of a  Sour/Wild Ale and they do that of course in Blenheim, … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

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