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Beer – Epic, Sparks, Stouts and Steely Dan

It’s  Sunday, I washed the car, and I went for some exercise with MrsDubyah at the beach, and the name back to settle into to Camembert and some Vinyl Music … Continue reading

June 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

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 – #895 – Epic – St. Luke Milestone Ale

Lots of celebration beers around – this one though something to crow about – Epic St. Luke Milestone Ale. My first Epic beer entry on here July 2012. and it’s a … Continue reading

February 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #872 – Epic – Danger Zone

Epic Danger Zone. Of course I thought of Archer, but no not this time. Epic loves you 5.5 % ABV making it 165 calories  a serve size, this 500 ml … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #834 – Epic – Snow White

Snow White is a Wheat Ale in this instance In a 500ml bottle, this is 6.5% ABV and 35 IBU thingies, 195 calories a serve size, this is 2.7 standard … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #823 – Epic – Eric the Red

Epic – Eric the Red. A beer i’ve had on draught out on my travels, and far to good not to try again. A beer that I had on my … Continue reading

August 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #803 – Tuatara – Tiramisu

Tuatara Tiramisu – like the desert, Coffee, Vanilla, Chocolate, what could possibly be wrong with that. It really is a bit winter like out there today, Auckland style, rain, wind, … Continue reading

July 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #800 – Epic – 10 years 1000 Celebration Ale

Seems I have yet another beer that ‘can be cellared for 10 years’, which could happen but won’t, and this really is a one off batch and therefore diminishes daily. … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #738 – Epic – Stone Hammer: Thunder

Epic make nice beers, often, and in a seeming lull of ‘new’ beers they seem to be an oasis of new flavours. This one, Hammer, is a magnificent name for … Continue reading

February 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #736 – Epic – Brooklyn

Wedensday one-trick pony night, some new beer with one hop, art of a series that showcase single hops in beer. Brooklyn is a new New Zealand hop This is beer … Continue reading

February 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #699 – Epic – The Observer

This is a numbered limited edition beer, this one #4404,  has been in the fridge for a few weeks observing, or just waiting for its chance. Tonight is that night. … Continue reading

November 7, 2015 · 5 Comments

Beer – #691 – Epic – Epicurean Coffee and Fig Oatmeal Stout 2015

The 2015 version of this beer, I’ve got a stash of the year 13 and 14 and 15 for a later date, but want to try the 15 as is. … Continue reading

October 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #659 – Epic – Armageddon

This is beer that I’ve had out and about but never at home, so tonight is about rectifying that. Old new beers, old old music, same old numbers and same … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #649 – Epic – No Agenda

Unusually, or usually I can’t remember, this is a beer that I’m having keg version first over the bottle version. Epic – No Agenda, which leaves me with; No Agenda, … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #591 – Beer Baroness and Epic Brewing Co – Lady Danger Extra Hoppy Red Ale

Beer Baroness & Epic Brewing Co. Lady Danger Extra Hoppy Red Ale. Long names for beer, long time dead bands, long division and long service parties.  Extra Hoppy Red Ale which … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #558 – Epic – Equinox

Epic Beer, Equinox the music, mid way, and pagan parties All this has happened before. All this will happen again. A new hop, another IPA. Day & night divided equallly. … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer- #500(a) – Epic – Epicurean Coffee and Fig Oatmeal Stout

#500, and it’s a Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout, the 2014 version. In a massive re-think because I can’t arrange a night in when I can do a head … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #523 – Epic – 1991

So the last day of summer break, and it’s back to less beer and a healthier regime. Then what happens is the local beer shop taps this one for the … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #508 – Epic – Carolina

Carolina, a name of a beer that made me sing, and in a shop that is a bit embarrassing. So Singing beer, singing songs, numerical scales and numbers attending. “Putting … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

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