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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 – #1007 – Craftwork – Grisette

Craftwork Grisette. A quite specific and unusual style of beer, one that has the purist drooling in anticipation, and brings the the brewer a kudos among their peers. Apparently. Sweet … Continue reading

September 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer and Vinyl for a Tuesday with FOALS

Recovery Tuesday, a thing I just invented.  I am actually home alone, and I have had a surgery on my knee, which makes my knee temporarily less bendy.  Neither of … Continue reading

September 25, 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 – #1006 – Garage Project – Chocolate Beer

What’s like a beer that’s like a desert or treat? Garage Project Chocolate Beer probably. Unbelievably rich, dark and creamy It comes with some very specific opening instructions, since it … Continue reading

September 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1005 – Craftwork – Bruxelles Ma Belle

Craftwork Bruxelles Ma Belle – Beer over Apricots, and that could be interesting, hopefully as tasty as it sounds in my head. Best drunk fresh This 500ml bottle of a beer is … Continue reading

September 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1004 – Belching Beaver – Peanut Butter Milk Stout

So then Belching Beaver Peanut Butter Milk Stout. A lot to unpack about this as a beer. But that’s just busy work, I’m going to pass over all that and … Continue reading

September 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1003 – Deep Creek – DoBro

This is a beer that should win awards for the can presentation, and the wonderful name, DoBro. DoBro though is a  Double Brown IPA. Based the magnificent Dusty Gringo that … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1002 – Three Weavers – Knotty

Well since the last time I was writing; Football didn’t come home, it got very cold herein NZ (possibly the Winter), and in the UK it got a bit warm … Continue reading

August 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – The BBC, Sparks, Duran Duran and the Indie Wit

Classic original vinyl album music and a classic style of beer on a Sunday, with cheese and other things on the side..

July 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

Album – 9 of 10 – Dire Straits – Dire Straits

It would have been impossible to go past the  Dire Straits first Album for this list. Even if my favourite song is on the second album 🙂 Dire Straits also … Continue reading

June 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 6 of 10 – Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here. Back in 1975 when this was released I wasn’t interested, it’s hard to know exactly when  I did listen to this, so there’s not a lot of historical … Continue reading

May 5, 2018 · 1 Comment

Beer – #1001 – Behemoth – Too Big to fail

I know I said I’d stop but sometimes a beer comes along that makes you stop and think A Triple IPA, essentially a more hopped imperial Pale Ale, which is … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

Beer – Fortune Favours – A Threesome with Thin Lizzy

Fortune Favours- A Threesome. 4 Sides of a 1978 original Vinyl and 3 cans of beers of different styles. It’s a humid wet afternoon and there wasn’t anything else to … Continue reading

February 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1000 – Garage Project – Gyle 500

That’s it then, that’s perfect. A Garage Project Gyle 500 – 1,000 beers, and a change of plan at the last moment and the grande finale was dropped to something … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – Harringtons – Lazy Sunday Summer Lager

Harrington’s Lazy Sunday Summer Lager. They’ve been kind to me have Harrington’s and this was waiting for me when I arrived home after a couple of days away It comes … Continue reading

January 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

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