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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 · Leave a 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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