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I like a beer. I like a different beer. I like the new beers. I like the unusual beer. Getting your hands on the best beers available isn’t difficult, sometimes … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #950 – Boneface – Shake Your Blood

Boneface Shake Your Blood. A red IPA. This one a gift from the brewer, on whom I threw my pitiful self, and they took me up and fit me up … Continue reading

June 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #949 – Boneface – Hoptron APA

Boneface Hoptron APA. Another in the recently available in Auckland beers from a new brewer. They’ve been pretty good so far, polished and easy to enjoy. This one is quite … Continue reading

June 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #948 – Piha Beer – Salt Water Gose

Piha Beer – Salt Water Gose. This was a swap/gift from a twitter chap, Keith,who also makes a nice line in scented candles.  but  because he’d brought the all of … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #947 – Boneface – The Darkness India Stout (we go again)

Boneface – The Darkness India Stout. – the rework. Turns out the banter was more than that and the brewer sent me another bottle, they’ve bottled it to a smaller … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #946 – Deep Creek – Steam Funk – Mango Chilli Gose

Deep Creek – Steam Funk – Mango Chilli Gose. I know I said I don’t like the sours, but they keep popping up, some of them more compelling than others, … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #945 – Boneface – The Darkness India Stout

Boneface – The Darkness India Stout. This is a beer that I dropped onto a concrete floor and was dissapointed as it spread out over the concrete. Not as disappointed … Continue reading

June 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #944 – Wild and Woolly – Sooty Albatross

Wild & Woolly Sooty Albatross. A smoked IPA! Deliciously presented in a paper bag, because the beer is in a green champagne bottle, and they couldn’t figure out how to … Continue reading

June 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #943 – Deep Creek – Lupulin Effect Wunderbier German IPA

Deep Creek – Lupulin Effect – Wunderbier German IPA. A lovely beer based on that I’ve had it out and about, more than one, and this one is in the … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #942 – Liberty – Uprising

Well more accurately – Liberty Uprising West Auckland Pale Ale – all rise… A present from the boy child, a very welcome one, he does go out of his way … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #941 – Ballast Point – Red Velvet (Nitro)

A side trip to Hopscotch beer company meant I left with a couple of beers that I’ve been looking for, and a couple that I haven’t bit had to have. … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #940 – Moa – N.Z. Gold Ale

Moa N.Z. Gold Ale  which was brewed in support of the New Zealand Olympic Team for the 2016 Rio Games. Weirdly available recently in the shops, which is either a … Continue reading

June 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #939 – Boneface – The Juice Dry Hopped Gose

Boneface. The Juice. A Dry Hopped Gose. I like Gose. Just in case you read somewhere that I didn’t, when in fact it is sour beers I’m not a big … Continue reading

June 3, 2017 · 5 Comments

Beer – #938 – Wild and Woolly – Coeur de Cerise

Wild & Woolly Coeur de Cerise – it’s a saison not a sour 🙂 But I do have a sour beer from this brewer in the fridge, stand by and … Continue reading

June 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #937 – Deschutes – Red Chair

Deschutes Red Chair is the beer of the week for the beer club, on a night when I dropped a bottle of beer, which caused me untold sadness and grief, … Continue reading

June 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #936 – Zeelandt – Bishop’s Kick

Zeelandt Bishop’s Kick, my beer for a slow Sunday, so slow I didn’t even get the energy to get a vinyl record out, but that just means I’ll be more … Continue reading

May 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #935 – Boneface – Outlaw IPL

An India Pale Lager. Boneface Outlaw IPL.  That’s a hopped up lager isn’t it. I’ve had some in the past and I thought they were alright. Also this is a … Continue reading

May 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #934 – Victory – Prima Pils

Victory Prima Pils – the regular weekly beer club beer. A pilsner, which I’m hoping has the  things I’m looking for, such as that hop bite at the back. Another … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #933 – 8 Wired – Bumaye 2013

Turns out it’s It’s Ali Boma ye, so I was a bit wrong, but we all learnt something. This was the beer that was going to rescue the afternoon, and Mark … Continue reading

May 21, 2017 · 2 Comments

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