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Herevana – Three Sisters – Straight Outta Plumpton

Three Sisters Straight Outta Plumpton – a beer that I passed up once but there’s a compelling thing about the name and the way it is packaged. So here we … Continue reading

December 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Pohjala X One Drop – Pime Suvi

I was at the Fridge and Flagon and had a bit of a shop. One of the things I bought was Pohjala X One Drop // Pime Suvi One Drop … Continue reading

December 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Emporium – Elimination Strategy

Emporium Elimination Strategy a beer name that the brewer had high hopes for. I’m pretty sure the beer is fine. Brewed during 2020 lockdown and then bottled during 2021 lockdown. … Continue reading

December 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Emporium – Imperial Apfelstrudel 

Imperial Apfelstrudel – A beer I’m quite excited about – kviek, Coffee, Apple Strudel. What’s not to like about this Emporium Brewing are based in Kaikoura, Canterbury, 🇳🇿 and the … Continue reading

December 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Emporium – Brettibix

Emporium Brettibix – onto the more exotic end of the beers , there’s two stouts after this one , this appears to be a halfway house there. All the better. … Continue reading

December 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Alice – Strawberry and Vanilla

That’s correct, sometimes it’s not all about beer, sometimes it’s new things. This time it’s about Alice Hard Brewed Tea – The one with Strawberry and Vanilla – the 4th … Continue reading

November 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Emporium – Cuppa Chai Cha

Cuppa Chai Cha – I like a Chai. I like a Stout. What could go wrong? Emporium Brewing are based in  Kaikoura, Canterbury, 🇳🇿 where they brew the Cuppa Chai … Continue reading

November 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Alice – HIBISCUS, ROSEHIP & APPLE 

That’s correct, sometimes it’s not all about beer, sometimes it’s new things. This time it’s about Alice Hard Brewed Tea – The one with HIBISCUS, ROSEHIP & APPLE  A 330ml … Continue reading

November 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Emporium – Belgian Strong 

Mid week, and so here I am with the Emporium Belgian Strong. I previously had this beer in December 2020, with a mixed reaction This appears to be from the … Continue reading

November 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Emporium – Sourtopf

The one thing that catches my eye is the way beers are packaged – this is a prime example Emporium – Sourtopf – simple bottle with a simple printed label … Continue reading

November 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Craftwork – Pickleback O’ambic

Craftwork Membership beer- in a bottle this is a member exclusive. I’m going the whole hog on this so the Whiskey, the beer and a pickle. The pickles from the … Continue reading

November 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Peckham’s Eclipse

Breed in Collaboration with Cell Division I’m having Peckham’s Eclipse – a Graff- sort of a cider beer, a hopped cider, oh you get it. Peckham’s in collaboration with Cell … Continue reading

November 12, 2021 · 2 Comments

Herevana – Small Gods / 8 Wired Three on a Match

Here we have: Small Gods / 8 Wired Three on a Match – the latest from the Small Gods brewers, another collaboration. There was no shortage of cigarettes in the … Continue reading

November 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Alice – Green Tea

That’s correct, sometimes it’s not all about beer, sometimes it’s new things. This time it’s about Alice Hard Brewed Tea – The one with Lime and Marigold. Green Tea Lime … Continue reading

November 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Garage Project – 10

The first GP beers I wrote about were in early 2013 – Hops on Pointe and the truly legendary Red Rocks reserve. It’s been a long time. They once sent … Continue reading

November 6, 2021 · 2 Comments

Herevana – Garage Project – Surrender to the Void: Rocky Road

Another in the series, and one I’e been wanting to get to. Once again on the back of the 8 Wired Frangipane I find that the time Tis now.  I’ve … Continue reading

October 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – 8 Wired Double Scoop – Chocolate Cherry Frangipane

8 Wired Double Scoop Chocolate Cherry Frangipane – beer with a long name. Brilliant! This beer has been in the dridge waiting for a gap, or an appropriate time, and … Continue reading

October 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Alice Hard Brewed Tea – Rooibos Tea 

That’s correct, sometimes it’s not all about beer, sometimes it’s new things. This time it’s about Alice Hard Brewed Tea – The one with Rooibos Actually Rooibos with Orange and … Continue reading

October 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Epic – Count Dankula

This Halloween Edition mini-series Count Dankula, a magnificent name for a beer, reminds me of Cushing, and Lee and Lugosi, and the glory years of horror movies. Epic Count Dankula … Continue reading

October 29, 2021 · 1 Comment

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