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Beer – #841 – ParrotDog – Wood Rose

Beer all about Flora, this one the Wood Rose.  Mad if you don’t buy one. And it was at the fill station and you know how easy I am when … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #840 – Mike’s – RIP

Mike’s Organic Brewery Robust Imperial Porter, never a bad time to have a Porter beer, and even better an Imperial one. This is the BeerClub beer of the week. There are … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #839 – BBC – Rawene

Rawene Coconut & Vanilla Oatmeal Stout.  Another beer from the locally based Birkenhead Brewing Co. This one a stout, like it says. Deep brown with a tight cream-like head..Body is voluptuous 500ml … Continue reading

September 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #838 – To Øl – Fuck Art – The Heathens Are Coming

The Heathens Are Coming  indeed. Swears on a beer label too, what’s it all coming to? I’ve been known to have a few swears now and again, I’m not comfortable … Continue reading

September 11, 2016 · 4 Comments

Beer – #837 – Liberty – Elixir Bright Ale

Six of the best Liberty Elixir Bright Ale’s in a carry out box. A Gift from #1 son. Well done lad. …mystical properties that act mildly on the nub ends… … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #836 – 8 Wired – Saison Sauvin

I had this beer as beer #5 way back when, and when I thought it was 9 on the arbitrary scale. I’ve had a few beers since then of course … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #835 – Funk Estate – Doozy

Another Competition beer, and I have this in a can too for a later day with the BeerJerkNZ beer club people, This is an IPA, and it was at the … Continue reading

September 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

4:15 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

Just when I thought I’d stayed awake enough, along came Transmutation… …the action of changing or the state of being changed into another form. Except, of course, and it’s my … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #834 – Epic – Snow White

Snow White is a Wheat Ale in this instance In a 500ml bottle, this is 6.5% ABV and 35 IBU thingies, 195 calories a serve size, this is 2.7 standard … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #833 – 8 Wired – Russelmania

West Coast Challenge throws up lots of contenders, this one though particularly caught my eye – 8 Wired – RusselMania – HOOOOOOOOO!!! (I couldn’t help myself) ” …. medium bodied, low … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #832 – Outlier Cartel – Honey Chestnut

Look here, it’s different and a bit unusual, and having brought it perhaps a little rash, but I like the other Outlier beer I’ve had. Then I discovered that this … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · 3 Comments

Beer – #831 – Garage Project – Bière de Garage

Can’t resist a beer in a pretty bottle. Subtle but complex This is a beautifully presented 650ml bottle of a beer of 7.1% ABV, and 206 calories a serve size, … Continue reading

August 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #830 – Eagle – Coalface

Eagle Coalface, I’ve only ever seen this in bottles, so when it’s at the fill station it’s hard to say no. …. fruity, dark,… 6.2% of a dark black Stout, … Continue reading

August 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #829 – Deep Creek – Lupulin Effect

Deep Creek, the local beach bar and brewer – Deep Creek Lupulin Effect in cans one of their newer ones. Not often I get into canned beer really, makes a nice … Continue reading

August 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #828 – Sparks – Parachute Adams

Parachute Adams, a name that could be anything, and meaningful to a few.  (Adam is the name of the brewer, which might give it away a bit). Also The Parachute Adams is an … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer -#827 – Outlier Cartel – KeriKeri Harwood Orange Edition

Beer club night, and exclusive in bottles for the club, but available in kegs elsewhere is the Outlier Cartel KeriKeri Harwood Orange edition. Membership etc etc “… to remind you … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #826 – Rocky Knob – Rock Lobster

You can only get this in a keg version, and it strictly then doesn’t meet the “beer you can buy” if you wanted to be picky. I’m sure there are … Continue reading

August 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #825 – Good George – Fogcutter

Good George make some nice beer, and this might the strongest one they’ve ever made , Fogcutter a double IPA. Pretty much a mystery  From the fill station 9% of … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #824 – Magic Rock – High Wire Grapefruit

Beer Club Beer comes around again. and it is again a surprising beer, not one I’d usually choose. Grapefruit, a thing I haven’t had in ages. In a beer, never. … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · 6 Comments

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