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Beer – #1,056 – 8 Wired – Dynamo Merlot 2018

Dynamo Merlot 2018, always always worth are the drink the beers from 8 Wired, which beers do not last long in stores, snapped up quickly, particularly the more exotic and … Continue reading

November 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #960 – 8 Wired – Cosmic Chaos

Continuing the GABS(Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular) pack I’ve come to the  Cosmic Chaos – 8 Wired Brewing beer. At last a true local beer. I’ve moved the order around a bit and … Continue reading

July 23, 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

Beer – #929 – 8 Wired – Lord of the Atlas

8 Wired – Lord of the Atlas. Sunday Barley Wine and Vinyl, what could possibly go wrong? Barley Wine too, perhaps the nirvana of beers, they tend to take ages and … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #920 – 8 Wired – Grand Cru 2015

8 Wired Grand Cru 2015.  A beer that might just sure the slower nature of a Sunday afternoon. aged with currants and cascara This bottle of beer is 9% ABV, … Continue reading

April 9, 2017 · 1 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

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 – #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 – #777 – 8 Wired – Superconductor

Beer 777 , how the time flies and I’ve turned to a beer from 8 Wired, this is Superconductor, a beer that got me to #100 all those beers ago, … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #768 – 8 Wired – Fresh HopWired 2016

Fresh Hops are amongst us! This one from 8Wired, and why change a good thing when you can go again with Fresh HopWired. Mad if you don’t! A wet hopped … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #534 – 8 Wired – Black Wired Black IPA

Broken promise, broken record, broken a record, and break for a party. 8 Wired Black Wired Black IPA, I know I said I didn’t get them, the Black IPA, but. … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #198 – 8 Wired – HopWired IPA

8 Wired HopWired IPA. Brewed by  8 Wired Brewing , although brewed at Renaissance Brewing in the sttyle: India Pale Ale (IPA) and that’s all the thing in Blenheim, New Zealand. 7.3% ABV making 500ml about … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · 7 Comments

Beer – #165 – 8 Wired – Grand Cru 2011

All Poshed up with this then : 8 Wired Grand Cru 2011  – Brewed by 8 Wired Brewing in the style of a : Abt/Quadrupel and as always that’s all happening in Blenheim, New … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #152 – 8 Wired – Tall Poppy India Red Ale

Back to something from a more established NZ brewery – the 8 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale – 8 Wired Brewing which is brewed at Renaissance Brewing, this one in the style … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer- #100 – 8 Wired – Superconductor

Well, we’re 100 not out, literally, since so far my the beers have all been from the bottle shop and enjoyed in the pleasure of the home. Makes me a … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #82 – 8 Wired – The Big Smoke

Tonight then – a 8 Wired The Big Smoke Smoked Porter. Brewed at Renaissance Brewing, in the style of a ” Smoked*”, and they do this in Blenheim, New Zealand. “Now … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #5 in a series – 8 Wired Saison Sauvin

I’m not generally a fan of that style of beer this one is a little bit special and very tasty

January 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

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