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Beer – #959 – Yeastie Boys – Royal Tanninbomb

Next up from the GABS (Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular)  pack the  Royal Tanninbomb  from the larrikins at Yeastie Boys and despite AUS trying to claim there they are local to NZ. This would … Continue reading

July 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #905 – Harringtons – Old Spice

Harrington’s Old Spice – a Spiced Ale as part of their 25 celebration. They’ve sent me this beer to try, and as usual I thank them and appreciate it. Christmas … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #828 -Mash Palace – Korean Caddie

Mash Palace  Korean Caddie, because well it’s all about the new things, and I like Mash Palace brewing, they’ve done good things. 골프 하드 This is a 500ml bottle of … Continue reading

July 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #810 – The Herbalist – Manuka Ale

The Herbalist Manuka Ale, it’s BeerJerkNZ beer of the week time. This has a mixed review set but I’m going to go in with some expectations and hope that it’s … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #762 – Yeastie Boys – Her Majesty 2015

Annual Royal visit, the His and Hers. Every year something different and sometimes a challenge, but usually a bit good. Ladies first. A heavily beeted blood red strong pale ale … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #741 – Garage Project – Beyond The Pale Fringe Fruits Edition

Beyond the Pale, and the Fringe Festival. Garage Project can be hit and miss, more hits than misses probably but you never really know. This though seem to have the … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

Beer – #726 – The Herbalist – Rosemary And Liquorice Ale

Indeed, eye of newt and leg of toad, or in this case Rosemary And Liquorice. No reason not to put Liquorice in beer, and I’ve had beer that had Rosemary in … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #578 – Harrington’s – Prince Harry Ginger Beer

Harringtons Prince Harry Ginger Beer. “.. a hint of cheeky stiff upper lip” This is in the 500ml bottle,  4.8% ABV, about 144 calories a serve, and 1.8 standard drink units. … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #493 – Tuatara – Act of God

Closing in on 500!  Here we have Act of God, Class acts, Actual numbers and Acting the fool What’s particularly notable is that this microbial intercession was totally unplanned. An … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #450 – Garage Project – Venusian Pale Ale

I like the play on words and amuse value that some brewers put into their products. Garage Project Venusian Pale Ale fits that. After a slight dip into the more mainstream … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #415 – Garage Project – Umami Monster

This has been in the fridge a while, and whilst I’m not avoiding it, I’ve been waiting for the right moment. Which is now. Bring on the Garage Project – Umami … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #361 – Moon Dog – Artisan Pouseuré

More by name than reputation I picked up this, a Moon Dog Artisan Pouseuré. An annual celebration of northern hemisphere Halloween stuff. So, like, we added pumpkin to the mash. … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #359 – Wigram – Captain Cook Spruce Beer

Riiight – Wigram Captain Cook Spruce Beer, Honestly this was picked a beer to serve Royals – http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/food-wine/drinks/9943919/What-beer-we-d-serve-Will-Kate – It says 2) Wigram Spruce Beer – While The Mussel Inn’s Captain Cooker is arguably our most … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #321 – Lakefront – 25th Anniversary Series #03 Imperial Pumpkin

BeerFest continues with this the Lakefront Brewery 25th Anniversary Series #03 – Imperial Pumpkin Brewed by Lakefront Brewery in the style of a  Spice/Herb/Vegetable and they are in Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA This is a  Lager brewed with pumpkin … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #243 – Garage Project – La Calavera Catrina

The 2nd of the day of the dead beers, this one the Garage Project La Calavera Catrina. Brewed by Garage Project This one also in the Style of a  Spice/Herb/Vegetable and of course from windy Wellington, New … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #242 – Garage Project – Day Of The Dead

Keeping in theme with heavy metal then, or not, I have the pleasure of a Garage Project beer, this one  “Day Of The Dead” Brewed by Garage Project in the rather mixed style … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer- #184 – Yeastie Boys – Golden Age of Bloodshed

Yeastie Boys – Golden Age of Bloodshed,  Which comes from Yeastie Boys and is brewed at Invercargill Brewery in the style of a  Spice/Herb/Vegetable beer. I’ve also seen this described as a Belgium … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #115 – Brew Moon – Olé Molé

Brew Moon (NZ) Olé Molé beer – Brewed by Brew Moon Brewing Company in the styleof a Spice/Herb/Vegetable and that trickery happens in Amberley, North Canterbury, New Zealand. 500mls (pint) of a 5% … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer- #105 – Wanaka Beerworks – Oompa Loompa

Yes, Wanaka Beerworks Oompa Loompa av7.5% ABV beer in a 330ml bottle ( 2 standard drinks )  and it’s brewed by Wanaka Beerworks in the sttyle of a : Spice/Herb/Vegetable beer and they do that … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

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