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Beer – #905 – Harringtons – Old Spice

Harrington’s Old Spice – a Spiced Ale as part of their 25 celebration. They’ve sent me this beer to try, and as usual I thank them and appreciate it. Christmas … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #904 – Omnipollo – Nebuchadnezzar

Omnipollo Nebuchadnezzar – what a stunning name for a beer. Both the construction of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and the destruction of Jerusalem‘s temple are ascribed to him, a man … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #903 – Catlins – Scotch Mist

The Catlins, they’re deep way down south of the south island, and they have a beer or two that have made it up to the big smoke. I chose the … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #902 – Omnipollo – Bianca Mango Lassi Gose

Omnipollo Bianca Mango Lassi Gose  – which could easily be a lyric to a song, but it isn’t, its this weeks Beer Jerk NZ beer club beer. A sour beer. … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #901 – Craftwork – Saison Zest

Craftwork Saison Zest. Craftwork, quietly making a bit of name for themselves. Also it’s Sunday and that means I have a vinyl record to play. with a big rocky head … Continue reading

February 12, 2017 · 3 Comments

Beer – #900 – Ninkasi and BBC – Beautiful Trouble

Beer 900. I don’t know if I’m impressed with my effort or depressed at the investment made, but it was mostly in happiness and enjoyment so I’ll not dwell. But … Continue reading

February 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #899 – Mythica – Incubus

Mythica Brewing. There’s two choices, I made one – Mythica Incubus  I might make the other if it tempts me. with a spicy finish This is a 500ml bottle of a … Continue reading

February 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #898 – Birra del Borgo – ReAle Extra

Birra del Borgo ReAle Extra.  The last of the 12 box for this round, a new one carries Tuesday, and this should be a pretty special way to get there. … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #897 – Marble – The Pit and The Pendulum

Marble The Pit & The Pendulum. A Barrel Aged version of a beer. Barrel Aged. Everything is BA these days, I think I used to be more impressed, now I … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #896 – Tempest – Drop kick Me Jesus

Sunday best and it’s  a beer from Tempest  called Drop kick Me Jesus.  Honest. I’d generally avoid the comedy named beers, but this one I just couldn’t go past.  Plus … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #895 – Epic – St. Luke Milestone Ale

Lots of celebration beers around – this one though something to crow about – Epic St. Luke Milestone Ale. My first Epic beer entry on here July 2012. and it’s a … Continue reading

February 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #894 – Yeastie Boys – His Majesty 2016

Arrived very late in the year  the Yeastie Boys His Majesty – the 2016 version. Sine then I’ve done all sorts of things, and even planned to have this the next … Continue reading

February 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #893 – Behemoth – White and Nerdy White IPA

Behemoth White & Nerdy White IPA I want to roll with the Gangstas a 330ml wide opening can, 6.2% and 45 IBU of a beer, making it 1.6 standard drinks. … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #892 – Birra del Borgo – My Antonia

Birra del Borgo My Antonia. Beer Jerk Beer club with another interesting and unusual beer, that is in one of the prettiest bottle I’ve seen for a while. mouth feel … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #891 – Nomad – Long Trip

Thursday, BeerJerkNZ beer club night, and tonight it’s a Nomad Long Trip, A Saison. I love a good Saison. ..some fantastic unique.. This then is a bottle of a beer … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · 3 Comments

Beer – #890 – Yeastie Boys – Her Majesty 2016

Arrived very late in the year  the Yeastie Boys Her Majesty – the 2016 version. I’m going ladies first, because it’s polite and because to be honest I’ve already had some … Continue reading

January 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #889 – Nomad – Freshie Salt And Pepper Gose

Nomad Freshie Salt And Pepper Gose. Salt. Pepper. Sea water. It sounds like someone was sitting in the sun too long to be honest. slightly tart, savoury and spicy  This … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #888 – Moa – Breakfast

I’ve had this before, in October 2013, and then I didn’t like it, and I finished with “It looks great, upfront aroma is nice, pours great, and then, well the … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

4:16 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

Light. What exactly is light? You can see light (in the visible spectrum), you can’t see light (in the spectrum you can’t see),  it has colours that entertain us, in … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

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