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Herevana – McLeod’s – Smugglers Bay Belgian Strong Ale

A cold Saturday on a long weekend, so much for a trip to the beach. But there’s always a beer to hand, from the award winning McLeods’s in Waipu, one … Continue reading

October 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – 8 Wired – Rendition of the Devil

It’s the Beer of the week with the @BeerJerkNZ BeerJerk – just like a book club but with beers people – tonight it is the 8 Wired Rendition of the Devil. … Continue reading

October 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Bootleg – Belgian Firings-Quad

Bootleg Belgian Firings-Quad. Double down from the Dubbel I just had, of course, why go the one when you can go them all. Bootleg Brewery Ltd make the Bootleg Belgian … Continue reading

October 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Bootleg – Rum Burgundy Belgian Dubbel

Bootleg Rum Burgundy Belgian Dubbel. Bootleg produce some top shelf product, regularly and I’m a big fan of that. I’ve got this one to kick me off. I quite the … Continue reading

October 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Behemoth – Infra-Red

Behemoth Infra-Red Double Red IPA. There are always far too many Chur beers to try at any one time there are many that are worth of an inspection and purchase. … Continue reading

October 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Weihenstephaner – Festbier 

Weihenstephaner Festbier  – I mean if you’re having a fest have at least two beers. Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan make the Weihenstephaner Festbier in  Freising, Bavaria, 🇩🇪 Germany and it is … Continue reading

October 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Hofbräu – München Oktoberfestbier

München Oktoberfestbier. It seems the right time of year to enjoy something different and new. And Friday night seems the night to be doing that. So I sit with new … Continue reading

October 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Altitude – Southern Lights

Altitude Southern Lights I this weeks beer of the week with the BeeerJerkNZ people. A Pale Ale. Altitude Brewing make the Altitude Southern Lights and they do that in  Queenstown, … Continue reading

October 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Garage Project – Infinite Spirit

Garage Project Infinite Spirit. Finishing a short side trip of the sour side of beers, wherein I’ve had a bit of everything and I’ve chosen very well I think to … Continue reading

October 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Hallertau – Primal Descent

It’s a Friday and it’s time for the Primal Descent. From Hallertau. I’m not a fan of sour beer in general although I drink more than my share of them. … Continue reading

October 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Small Gods – Lucifer’s Share

Small Gods Lucifer’s Share. It’s the beer of the week for the BeerJerkNZ beer club. Like a book club but for beer, a delicious new beer every week. This one … Continue reading

October 7, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – McLeods’s -Smugglers Bay Hoppy Saison

Smugglers Bay Hoppy Saison – Bottle 1632 of 2000. All the beers are special treats, some a special specials, I look forward to each and every one of them McLeod’s … Continue reading

October 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – 8 Wired – Horseshoe

8 Wired Horseshoe – a Brown Ale. A Texas Brown Ale. 8 Wired do some weird (good weird) things and so when the do a weird thing it does you … Continue reading

October 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – North End – Ngaio Road Pilsner

I purchased a mix case of North End beers, from the lovely people at BeerHug in NZ, a little something from all parts of the spectrum, Sours, Saison, Pales to … Continue reading

October 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – North End – Pacific Blonde Kapiti Lager

I purchased a mix case of North End beers at BeerHug in NZ, something from all parts of the spectrum, Sours, Saison, Pales to Stouts. Outstanding value and quality. North … Continue reading

October 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana -McLeod’s – Smugglers Bay Rauchbier

Being as how it’s a Tuesday I though I’d push the boat out with something special. Bottle 1859 of 2200 bottles. So now there’s one less. McLeod’s Brewery McLeod’s Smugglers … Continue reading

September 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Bach Brewing – Wandering IPL 

Bach Brewing Wandering IPL  – An IPL, there are never enough IPL beers. Over hopped lagers, ideal. Bach Brewing Ltd make the Bach Brewing Wandering IPL- in Auckland, 🇳🇿 New … Continue reading

September 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Behemoth – Bourbon Batshit Crazy Imperial Stout

Improbably long named beer time, and another Stout. A sentence I’d written a few weeks since when I was on a stout bender. I wrote about this Stout binge in … Continue reading

September 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Behemoth – A Single Plum Floating In Bourbon Served In A Man’s Hat

Behemoth – A Single Plum Floating In Bourbon Served In A Man’s Hat, possibly the beer with the longest name that I’ve ever seen. Would that the name be like … Continue reading

September 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

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