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Beer – #1010 – ParrotDog – Hazy IPA Susan

A beer called Susan, sensibility has been restored in the beer naming stakes. And because Australian Hops I’m paring that with Icelandic Music, of course. enjoys shrimp on the barbie … Continue reading

October 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1009 – ParrotDog – Hazy IPA Keith

A beer called Keith, what a hoot! Don’t hold his country of origin against him This is a 440ml can of a beer  that is at 6% ABV and 180 … Continue reading

October 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1008 – ParrotDog – Microflora Specimen A Boysenberry Sour

ParrotDog Microflora Specimen A Boysenberry Sour. This was a present to me, I’d not normally pick a sour ale, but I protest too much about that all the time and … Continue reading

September 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer and Vinyl for a Sunday

Wherein I have a decent beer and a spin of some 1976 vinyl that I’ve never listened to before. What could go wrong?

September 16, 2018 · 1 Comment

Beer – #850 – ParrotDog – Kowhai

Part of the Flora IPA Series. Formerly Riwaka Secret, which I havn’t had before so I can’t say one way or the other if it’s going to be good or … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #841 – ParrotDog – Wood Rose

Beer all about Flora, this one the Wood Rose.  Mad if you don’t buy one. And it was at the fill station and you know how easy I am when … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #756 – ParrotDog – Pandemonium

ParrotDog Pandemonium, a beer with a name to fill you with dread. Or not. Tonight is Ribs night, and so bearing that in mind I went for something that I … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #663 – ParrotDog / Two Birds – Double Stout

In what seems a never ending vein of a beer type I’m back to a ParrotDog / Two Birds Double Stout. Not that I mind, at all. Big, black and … Continue reading

September 3, 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 – #642 – ParrotDog – BloodHound Red Ale

BloodHound Red Ale. Mighty Ale, Mighty Music, Might count to ten, Might go home early. A big, malty red ale uplifted with generous amounts of hops. This is a magnificent looking … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #611 – ParrotDog – Rarebird Kakapo Wet-Hopped IPL – Bottle

ParrotDog Rarebird Kakapo. A Fresh Hopped IP, a Wet-Hopped beer. Also in a limited run of 126* bottles – the same as the total number of Kakapo in the wild! … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #603 – ParrotDog – Rarebird Kakapo Wet-Hopped IPL

ParrotDog Rarebird Kakapo. A Fresh Hopped IP, a Wet-Hopped beer. Also in a limited run of 126 bottles – the same as the total number of Kakapo in the wild! … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #473 – ParrotDog – BitterBitch

A play on words, play a song, play with numbers and play devils advocate. ParrotDog BitterBitch, a beer that I’ve know about but not drunk, until now. Thought I would … Continue reading

September 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #393 – ParrotDog – DevilBird

I couldn’t help myself  and stopped to pick up a 1 litre bottle from the taps of the ParrotDog DevilBird. For an unemployed man I live it a bit. Brewed by ParrotDog … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #368 – ParrotDog – Otis

Indeed, I’ve sort of been avoiding this out of deference, but I’m going to try it, I’ve wanted to for a while. ParrotDog – Otis Brewed by ParrotDog Brewing in the style … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #336 – ParrotDog – Pitbull

I have low expectation for this – ParrotDog Pitbull American IPA – it rates poorly and despite a really strong start it has all gone wrong since for me this evening. … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #315 – ParrotDog – BloodyDingo

or ParrotDog Bloody Dingo Imperial Amber, both work. Brewed by ParrotDog Brewing in the style of an Amber Ale and they are of course based in Windy Wellington, New Zealand Peculiar thing the intertubes, ParrotDog … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #129 – ParrotDog – DeadCanary

ParrotDog – DeadCanary, Brewed by ParrotDog Brewing Ltd. in the style of a  English Pale Ale from the Windy and Dry Wellington, New Zealand. Laughingly the review site suggests to serve this … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #128 – ParrotDog – Bloodhound

ParrotDog – Bloodhound : Brewed by ParrotDog Brewing Ltd.  on twitter as @ParrotDog  – in the style of an  Amber Ale  (!) and they do that in Windy Wellington, New Zealand And … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

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