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Beer – #1035 – Panhead – Le Grande Zombi

Panhead Le Grande Zombi, or Li Grande Zombi  –  A Barleywine. Don’t see them for ages then you see them all over the place, it seems. Beware of the charms … Continue reading

April 26, 2019 · 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 – #984 – Panhead – Snake Oil Bogus IPA

Panhead Custom Ales (Lion Breweries – NZ) Snake Oil Bogus IPA. It’s a soured IPA, and I’ve had a couple recently, one of which was superb from McLeod’s Brewery, I … Continue reading

October 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #859 – Panhead – Blacktop

My good buddy likes this, and I’ve never had it, so I have to make that right, and tell him how good or bad his taste is. Fat and chewy … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #853 – Panhead – Black Sabbath (Again)

From the brewery with some of the best label artwork, Panhead – Black Sabbath. Again. when I though it was very good (8) but hard work near the end. But I’ll go … Continue reading

October 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #822 – Panhead – Weedeater

Panhead Custom Ales Weedeater (IPA). I have had this on tap and didn’t write about it, but it was  an astonishingly good beer. Oily, rich, grassy, pungent, delightful and all … Continue reading

August 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

Beer – #783 – Panhead – Green Hop Vandal

Fresh Hop Canned Beer, it’s all happening here I can tell you. A beer that I’ve consistently had in the 8’s and 9’s every time I’ve had it, telling me … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #720 – Panhead – Port Road Pilsner

Continuing the Pilsner theme, I splashed out on a craft beer version “a bright golden hue beneath a fluffy white head” A 500ml bottle of a beer that is 5.2% … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · 2 Comments

Beer – #666 – Panhead – Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout

666, a weird number in itself, and needed a special beer to get me there. This might also be seen around as Canhead Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout, part of the … Continue reading

September 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #605 – Panhead – Vandal (Fresh Hopped) keg

2015 and it’s that time again, Fresh Hopped beers abound, and this is an old favourite in a current version. so Hop grassy beer, SuperGrass, Super numbers and all-in on … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · 6 Comments

Beer – #563 – Panhead – The Vandal – from the taps

Variations on a theme, various music, varying number and various party recollections. Not only did the Americans invent hot-rodding, they invented hop-rodding too. This is a fyo bottle of 1000ml,  of … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #552 – Panhead – Quickchange XPA

Panhead Quickchange Xtra Pale Ale. Quick beer, quick temp, quick count and quick party tricks.  “…an automotive connection in the beer’s name – quickchange being a type of transmission fitted … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #529 – Panhead – Whitewall Hoppy Wheat Ale

Weird Beer, Weird Musics, Weird numbers and Weird parties. Any petrol head knows you can’t redline the engine all the time…sometimes you just need to drop the seat back and … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #460 – Panhead – Lamb Chopper

How could you not want to buy a beer called Lamb Chopper ? Brewed by Panhead Custom Ales  in the style that is of  Saison and they are Upper Hutt, New Zealand I have … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #412 – Panhead – Black Sabbath

From the brewery with some of the best label artwork, Panhead – Black Sabbath. Brewed by Panhead Custom Ales  in the style that is of  Barley Wine and they are Upper Hutt, New Zealand … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #379 – Panhead – Vandal (Fresh Hopped)

Ah there’s a new version off this beer I had a while back and gave it a 10! – This though is  a Fresh Hopped  version. The Vandal is Brewed by Panhead Custom Ales in the style … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #337 – Panhead – Trekken

I ease myself into the Saturday evening with this a Panhead – Trekken- a Saison beer. Brewed by Panhead Custom Ales , this one in the Style of a  Saison and they’re in Upper … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #278 – Panhead – The Vandal

The Vandal is Brewed by Panhead Custom Ales in the style of an  India Pale Ale (IPA) and they’re in Upper Hutt, New Zealand This is a 500ml bottle of an 8.0% ABV beer, … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #260 – Panhead – Supercharger American Styled Pale Ale

From the new boys, as it were, this a Panhead –  Supercharger American Styled Pale Ale. Brewed by Panhead Custom Ales in the style of an American Pale Ale and they do that in … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · 4 Comments

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