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Album – 1 of 10 – David Bowie – Station To Station

I was challenged to  list 10 Albums, which I took to mean the best 10 albums I could think of. Sometimes I think too much.  I found it hard going … Continue reading

April 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

Beer – #887 – Tuatara – XV

More celebration beer, this one 15 years, the Tuatara – XV – Russian Imperial Stout 15 years is a good enough reason to make a wee bit of a song and … Continue reading

January 8, 2017 · 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 – #772 – Tuatara – Conehead

In a bottle this time, there might be times where they’re different. Shouldn’t be of course, we all know that, and these are fresh beers so not really an issue … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #771 – Tuatara – Conehead

More precisely the Air Hopped Conehead of 2016, Loving the Fresh Hop season of beers, and I like the Nelson Sauvin hops, and I liked this beer last year too. … Continue reading

April 23, 2016 · 5 Comments

Beer- #707 – Tuatara – APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)

A beer I’ve been remiss in drinking – this is the well regarded Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale). I’ve had the other iterations of this APA, but this is  Old … Continue reading

November 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #689 – Tuatara – Solstice

Or more correctly Tuatara Solstice Spiced Saison. If only the summer would arrive this might have been the perfect beer for a holiday weekend. And Lo! Sunday turned up with … Continue reading

October 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #672 – Tuatara – Paūa To the People

You might know them as Abalone, this is possibly a  brilliant use of local fauna to bring together a beer called ‘Paūa To the People’ I’ve had, and you can … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #645 – Tuatara – Tu-Rye-Aye

To be accurate –  Tu-Rye-Aye Midnight Rye IPA – Emerging beer, Forgotten songs, count your own beat and beat a path to the gathering. Like the lyrics to Dexy’s famous … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #617 – Tuatara – Black Wellington Chocolate Factory Chocolate Stout

A beer with a long name,  Black Wellington Chocolate Factory Chocolate Stout, a long song, a long division and long time at a gathering. “If you’re going to do a … Continue reading

June 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #602 – Tuatara – London Porter

It begins. Winter. Porters. This one the London Porter from the nice people at Tuatara, and by local FYO station. A SHOT IN THE DARK Our Porter has plenty of … Continue reading

May 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #599 – Tuatara – Conehead Air Hopped IPA (2015) (Keg version)

The Tuatara Conehead Air Hopped IPA (2015) from the keg . I know there is a keg version, stand by.  Older new beer, old new music, old number math and oldies only parties. … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #595 – Tuatara – Conehead Air Hopped IPA (2015)

The Tuatara Conehead Air Hopped IPA (2015) in a bottle. I know there is a keg version, stand by.  Older new beer, old new music, old number math and oldies only parties. … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #546 – Tuatara – Sauvinova

Single hop, single records, single digits and singing at a party  Full malt body copiously hopped with Nelson Sauvin displaying mouthwatering gooseberry, pineapple and grapefruit flavours. Balanced bitterness. A 330ml … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

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 – #441 – Tuatara – NUI (Mighty Big Hop APA)

Big brother of the fantastic ITI, I’m now going to enjoy the NUI. I hope anyway to enjoy it. It’s a big act to follow. Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company and … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #440 – Tuatara – ITI (Little Big Hop APA)

Another beer from the nice people at Tuatara, this one their ITI,  this is the companion to a beer I don’t have, the NUI (Mighty Big Hop APA), which I … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · 8 Comments

Beer – #421 – Tuatara – Black, the Mojo Espresso version

Three versions of this beer – This one the third and last one for me, the Tuatara Black Mojo Espresso – Limited Edition Unfiltered Espresso Stout Tuatara Black Mojo Espresso – … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #420 – Tuatara – Black, the Whittaker’s Chocolate version

Three versions of this beer – this one, my second, the  Tuatara Black Whittaker’s Chocolate – Limited Edition Unfiltered Chocolate Stout Tuatara Black Whittaker’s Chocolate Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company in the style … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

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