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Beer – #1037 – McLeod’s – Barley Wine

McLeod’s Barley Wine. A beer that really did bring on the FOMO, and I ended up with put-asides for me in two stores, but thing happen like that for a reason, … Continue reading

May 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1036 – Monastère – Bière Blonde

Monastère Bière Blonde – a panic buy really, but I’m always intrigued when a brewer uses a cork and cage over a bottle cap, this is either going to be … Continue reading

April 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1035 – Panhead – Le Grande Zombi

Panhead Le Grande Zombi, or Li Grande Zombi  –  A Barleywine. Don’t see them for ages then you see them all over the place, it seems. Beware of the charms … Continue reading

April 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1034 – Moon Dog – Funky Miller’s Monkey Filler

Moon Dog beer  – this one is the Funky Miller’s Monkey Filler. ‘Strayan beer, at least they’re trying at this, and good in places. Unexpected and awesome Funky Miller’s Monkey … Continue reading

April 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1033 – Moon Dog – Black Lung VIII

I find myself with a  beer from Moon Dog – this one is the  Black Lung VIII. How have I missed 7 other versions, why don’t I pay attention more, … Continue reading

April 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1032 – AleSmith – Old Numbskull

Stepping it up with some  Barley Wine, a style that I’d hold above all others as the ultimate, or pinnacle of brewing. For no reason than in my head it … Continue reading

April 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1031- North End – Salt and Wood Rhum Visitation

North End Salt and Wood Rhum Visitation. You don’t get NZ version of Abbey Quads very often and I remember having real FOMO about this beer. leaving work early to … Continue reading

April 7, 2019 · 3 Comments

Beer – Vinyl Sunday with Clements and Daughter where Bob Dylan played his part

One of the great things about Social Media is the randomness of things. Sometimes it veers off to the ‘social’ as it is supposed to be. So when this happens, … Continue reading

March 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1030 – New New New – Fear Not

New New New Fear Not – it’s a smoked Stout with added conger eel. No Dolphins though because that would be odd. with a deep undercurrent of NZ New New … Continue reading

March 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1029 – Behemoth (Chur) / Heart of Darkness – Churtz’s Insane

Behemoth (Chur) / Heart of Darkness Churtz’s Insane. A collaboration beer. A hazy double IPA. What’s not to be scared of. Massive amount The 440ml big-mouth can has beer that … Continue reading

March 15, 2019 · 1 Comment

Beer – #1028 – Kereru – Paloma

A Barley Wine, this one a New Zealand version, the 2017 vintage  Kereru Paloma – Treat it like a port or red wine and serve it in an elegant glass – … Continue reading

March 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1027 – Garage Project – Pas De Deux 2016

Garage Project Pas De Deux. 2016. A beer I looked past the first time I saw it. GP have made some noises around wines and I’m not sure that it’s … Continue reading

March 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1026 – Liberty – Royal Oat Stout

Liberty Royal Oat Stout – if it’s anywhere near as good as the Prohibition Porter there’s a treat in store. Never being one to need encouragement Liberty Royal Oat Stout … Continue reading

February 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1025 – Stella Artois – Stella Artois

I’m not above drinking any beer, and so I’m going to swallow me some of that pride and have some swallows of the Stella Artois. I’ve convinced myself that this … Continue reading

February 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1024 – Epic – Thirteen

Epic Thirteen , the worlds first Quadruple Brut IPA, a beer recommended to drink at ‘cellar temperature’ so I had to look that up. as pale as possible “Your strong beers … Continue reading

February 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1023 – AleSmith – Horny Devil

AleSmith Horny Devil – here’s a beer you don’t see that often down under, and of course this comes from the BeerJerk club, where they often and frequently surprise and … Continue reading

February 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1022 – Opperbacco – TriplIPA

Opperbacco TriplIPA. Beer from Italy, and a really unusual bottle shape too, mostly why I brought it. That an the unpronounceable name, a new cap for the bottle jar (I … Continue reading

February 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1021 – Misfit – Basquiat

Misfit Brewing – Basquiat NZIPA a rare example This is a 330ml bottle that is pleasing wrapped with black paper with a simple tag, the beer is 6% ABV which … Continue reading

February 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1020 – Misfit – Warhol

Misfit Warhol Pilsner, a new beer brewer. Local in Auckland. Mysterious though. prolific in taking Misfit Pilsner is a 330ml bottle of beer that is 5.1% ABV which is 1.3 … Continue reading

February 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

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