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Beer – #814 – Mata Fat Monk – White IPA

Aotearoa Mata / Fat Monk White IPA Mango Infused Collaboration – well now Beerclub beer again, comes around every week of course, and they like to test and push a … Continue reading

July 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #828 -Mash Palace – Korean Caddie

Mash Palace  Korean Caddie, because well it’s all about the new things, and I like Mash Palace brewing, they’ve done good things. 골프 하드 This is a 500ml bottle of … Continue reading

July 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #813 – Mike’s – Loch n’ Lode

Mike’s Beer Loch n’ Lode (Scottish Wee Heavy) – from the #GABS16 pack. Onto the second half of the beers, having got the sours out of the way. …you know it’s … Continue reading

July 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #812 – Funk Estate – Jungle Boogie

The very short journey (of two beers)  must end then with the Funk Estate Jungle Boogie a Soured Fruit Beer, this is another Soured beer. How unusual, not, and not … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · 4 Comments

Beer – #811 – 8 Wired – Palate Trip

From that special beer 6 pack this one is the 8 Wired Brewing Palate Trip a Specialty IPA, a Sour IPA. Heaven help me. At least there is some nice … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #810 – The Herbalist – Manuka Ale

The Herbalist Manuka Ale, it’s BeerJerkNZ beer of the week time. This has a mixed review set but I’m going to go in with some expectations and hope that it’s … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #809 – Two birds – Taco

There was a beer festival recently in Auckland and they made a 6 pack of the best beers, this is one of those, the Two Birds Brewing Taco a (Specialty … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · 3 Comments

Beer – #808 – Altitude – Moonlight Track

It got a bit chilly and wintery outside, and I’m inside looking out and about to have a Stout, seems like it is that kind of afternoon. I’ve even chosen … Continue reading

July 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #807 – Baylands – 650

Baylands brewery, they’re in Wellington. This popped up at the fill station, I popped in and got some. I had a beer from them called Area 650, this oddly might … Continue reading

July 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #806 – Mikkeller – Nelson Sauvignon

Undoubtedly the most expensive beer I’ve brought. I’ve been saving it for a special or auspicious occasion, and well, this afternoon  is that time where I give in to the urge … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

Beer – #805 – Bath – Gem

BeerJerkNZ Beerclub beer of the week, already, a Bath Gem, or the Bath Gem, or just plain old Bath Gem. I’m sure that I’ve had this, I really am.  I … Continue reading

July 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #804 – Mash Palace – Uranium Breath – A Redux

It didn’t end well last time I had this in a bottle, it wasn’t carbonated, a bit flat and tasteless and somewhat disappointing. BUT they’ve persevered and they say it’s … Continue reading

July 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #803 – Tuatara – Tiramisu

Tuatara Tiramisu – like the desert, Coffee, Vanilla, Chocolate, what could possibly be wrong with that. It really is a bit winter like out there today, Auckland style, rain, wind, … Continue reading

July 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #802 – Shakespeare – The Antipodean

Blow me down, this really really has to be the last of the Fresh Hop beers, the Shakespeare Tavern have made one called The Antipodean, an APA. I am made … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #801 – Rogue – Santa’s Private Reserve Ale

BeerJerkNZ beer of the week  a Rogue Santa’s Private Reserve Ale. Got to be happy with that. A double hopped Red Ale, reddish in color with a roasty, malty flavor and a … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #800 – Epic – 10 years 1000 Celebration Ale

Seems I have yet another beer that ‘can be cellared for 10 years’, which could happen but won’t, and this really is a one off batch and therefore diminishes daily. … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #799 – Behemoth – Hop Frolic

Seven Hundred and Ninety Nine. An IPA, how peculiar. A Collaboration between the Beer Giraffe and some crowd in the US called LionStone Brewing, a family owned brewery operating in Geneseo, … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #798 – BBC – Hinemoa

The bottle version of the beer I had fresh from the keg, and boy was it a cracker. Possibly the best session IPA I’d ever had. Named after the historic … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #797 – Brave Brewing – Eastern Glow

BeerJerk Beer Club beer night, always something to look forward to, and this time a Session IPA, which is always something worth going at, just to see if they can get the … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

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