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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 – #733 – Batemans – Vintage Ale 2014

Beer from Ol’ Blighty today, an annual release of a beer they call ‘vintage’ it seems to me that this is just an annual brew and isn’t aged, but it’s … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #664 – McLeod’s – Horopito Scotch Ale

Tonight it’s all coming up Millhouse with the McLeod’s Horopito Scotch Ale, a  Wee Heavy, aHeavy vibe, Heavy on the numbers and Heavy petting. .. the fern had to be … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #510 – Brew Moon – Hophead IPA

#NZSecretSanta, yes Secret Santa for NZ Twitter Users!,   brought me a couple of beers, this is one of them – Brew Moon Hophead IPA. So Gifted Beer, Gifted Musicians, Gift … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #409 – Laughing Bones – Lazy Bones Cream Ale

I start Dry July with a beer that I’ve had on tap out on my travels. Laughing Bones Lazy Bones Cream Ale For Laughing Bones Brewing Company brewed at Brothers Beer in the style that … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #400 – Garage Project – Mecha-Hop

This writing is of the 400th beer thing since I started making notes.  This small milestone needed to be got to with something a bit different, and unusual.  So I … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · 5 Comments

Beer – #394 – 8 Wired – Chardonnay Barrel Aged Saeson

Is the season for Saison it seems, and I’ve enjoyed the ones I’ve had recently, and might just try this one 8 Wired Chardonnay Barrel Aged Saeson. For 8 Wired Brewing Brewed … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #390 – Bellerose – Bière Blonde Extra

I grabbed this based on the simplicity of the label mostly. Tonight them I’m drinking a Bellerose Bière Blonde Extra. Brewed by Brasserie des Sources (formerly: de St. Amand) in the style that … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #361 – Moon Dog – Artisan Pouseuré

More by name than reputation I picked up this, a Moon Dog Artisan Pouseuré. An annual celebration of northern hemisphere Halloween stuff. So, like, we added pumpkin to the mash. … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #352 – Hitachino Nest – Red Rice Ale

Something very different for me, Hitachino Nest Red Rice Ale, this is brewed by Kiuchi Brewery in the style that is new to me of a Traditional Ale, and they are in Ibaraki, Japan … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #304 – Pink Elephant – Mother’s Bruin

Mother’s Bruin. Pun intended. Probably. 2013 vintage. I have no idea if they’ve made this before, but they may be planning to make this again. Brewed by Pink Elephant in the enigmatic … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #292 – Renaissance – Discovery American Pale Ale

This is one of the christmas beers I received – Renaissance Discovery American Pale Ale. Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the style of an  American Pale Ale and it’s made in sunny Blenheim, New … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #277 – Behemoth – CHUR! NZ Pale Ale

Indeed – a quick dash to the shops and I picked me up a  Behemoth CHUR! NZ Pale Ale.  From the  Behemoth Brewing Company who Brew this at The Twisted Hop in the style … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #273 – Hot Water – Golden Steamer Ale

Brewed by Hot Water Brewing Styled as a  California Common and that really is quite local to us here at Rings Beach, in the big scheme of things, at Whenuakite, Whitianga, New Zealand The … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #204 – Ringwood – Boondoggle

Ringwood Boondoggle – in a bottle – Brewed by Ringwood (Marstons plc) in the style of a Golden Ale/Blond Ale and they do that in Ringwood, England, where ever that is. I … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer #186 – Wigram – Harvard Honey Ale

was expecting more amber than chestnut in the colour, and more sweet than bitter in the taste. But is is a good drinking beer, if you like a bitter, if you were after a honey Amber Ale then you should be looking elsewhere.

June 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #156 – AleSmith – X Extra Pale Ale

Still in the US of A then with an AleSmith X Extra Pale Ale. Brewed by AleSmith Brewing Company In the style of a American Pale Ale and that’s all happening in San … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #140 – Harrington’s – Big John Special Reserve

Harrington’s Big John Special Reserve, which after the disastrous Belgium Tempest I’m slightly wary of.  This however a Limited Edition, and at the same time a Special Reserve !  Cover … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #115 – Brew Moon – Olé Molé

Brew Moon (NZ) Olé Molé beer – Brewed by Brew Moon Brewing Company in the styleof a Spice/Herb/Vegetable and that trickery happens in Amberley, North Canterbury, New Zealand. 500mls (pint) of a 5% … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

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