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Beer – #887 – Tuatara – XV

More celebration beer, this one 15 years, the Tuatara – XV – Russian Imperial Stout 15 years is a good enough reason to make a wee bit of a song and … Continue reading

January 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #886 – Moa – Tripel Savvy 2016

This is the Moa – Tripel Savvy 2016 vintage, a right proper treat in among other treats in the fridge, and I genuinely have been looking forward to this. a … Continue reading

January 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #885 – Sunshine – Pipeline Pilsner

Beer club beer, a day late and a story later, this is a beer that might more properly be called the Sunshine Sunrise Project Pipeline Pilsner. Of course. a shallow … Continue reading

January 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #884 – Schneider Weisse – Original (TAP7)

Schneider Weisse Original (TAP7). It’s a Friday and this is the 3rd of the 3 that I had to drink, the others have been entertaining enough, and this hopefully is … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #883 – Schneider Weisse – Unser Aventinus (TAP6)

Schneider Weisse Unser Aventinus (TAP6) – A beer c/- the Beer Jerk NZ beer club and this one is later than usual because a holiday got in the way. You might … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

The one with the end of year story.

It’s true, the end of a year, and what a year, just like all the others but different. I’m away on holiday writing this, and the beer offering is green … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #882 – Schneider Weisse – Tap 5

BeerClub beer of the week time again, this one is a Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Meine Hopfen-Weisse. I know that I have this, a 6 and a 7 in the fridge, … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #881 – Emerson’s – Phantom Lord

Emerson’s Phantom Lord  – an ominous sounding name for a beer. …all the classic stout, characteristics…. 5.9% ABV and 177 calories a serve size, this is 500ml making it Brewed … Continue reading

December 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #880 – Moa – Festive IPA (Pine Edition)

Moa Festive IPA the Pine Edition, the last of, the latest and  the third, and they dialled this one up a bit with Pine! ..nod to the first… 500 ml … Continue reading

December 16, 2016 · 3 Comments

Beer – #879 – Behemoth – Sauvin Slayer

Behemoth Sauvin Slayer. I planned on having this on Friday Night, you know start the evening off with a bang and it goes well for me. Turns out that I … Continue reading

December 11, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #878 – Mata – Matawhaka

Mata Matawhaka- a clever play in words for a big beer that I’ve had out a few years ago and thought it was rather good. But in a bottle, we’ll … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #877 – Wells – Banana Bread

Wells Banana Bread beer. It’s an awful long time ago that I had this, and on checking it came up as beer #13 in the list, back when it was … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #876 – Moa – Festive IPA (Belgian Edition)

Moa Festive IPA (Belgian Edition), a fusion of Belgian yeast and IPA styles, what’s that about? The 500ml bottle of a beer that is 60-85 IBU things and of 6% … Continue reading

December 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #875 – Moa – Festive IPA (Red Edition 2016)

Christmas beer you’d think, the Festive IPA (Red Edition) but it’s a beer festival drink. I think. Just happens to be festive season.(Originally brewed for Marchfest 2015) perfect for the changing  This … Continue reading

December 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #874 – Northern Monk – Communion

BeerJerkNZ beer of the week and it’s Northern Monk Communion. Brewed in collaboration with the legendary Swedish band Opeth. a collaboration This is a 330ml can of a beer that is 5.1% … Continue reading

December 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #873 – Garage Project – Cookies and Cream

Garage Project Cookies & Cream. A collaboration of sorts, a beer made for a well known establishment, but not one I’m familiar with, or have visited,  in a style of … Continue reading

November 27, 2016 · 3 Comments

Beer – #872 – Epic – Danger Zone

Epic Danger Zone. Of course I thought of Archer, but no not this time. Epic loves you 5.5 % ABV making it 165 calories  a serve size, this 500 ml … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #871 – BrewDog – Elvis Juice

That’s right, BrewDog Elvis Juice. A Grapefruit infused IPA .  Who Knew. Well Elvis Dickie & Elvis Watt knew is who knew. This is the beer they make at BrewDog. a … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #870 – 8 Wired – Rendition

8 Wired Rendition. I loved the Belgian style ales I had recently, and despite drinking a lot of IPA, and a fair amount of Stouts I’d probably pick an Abby … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

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