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Beer – #909 – Oskar Blues – Dale’s Pale Ale

Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale. Oskar Blues as far as I know haven’t been available in NZ, at least not in any great quantities. So when they’re here you have … Continue reading

March 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #868 – Thornbridge – Mirrors

Thornbridge Mirrors it’s  BeerJerk NZ beer of the week, and this week the music match is already made . sherbet and citrus 4.5% ABV in a 500ml bottle,  135 calories a … Continue reading

November 17, 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

Beer – #764 – Baylands – Woodrow’s Veto IPA

Another beer in a can, this one Baylands Brewery and their Woodrows Veto IPA, A beer I’ve had the pleasure with before both in the can and at the keg station, … Continue reading

April 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #669 – Boundary Road – 18th Amendment

or more properly Boundary Road Brewer’s Cut 18th Amendment. Not strictly a ‘draft beer’ in the sense that this is a ‘big brewer’ making beer in a different guise. brewed in … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #647 – North End – Fieldway APA

It’s the BeerJerkNZ Beer Club beer of the week, this week the  North End – Fieldway APA A home grown classic. 330ml can of a beer that is 5.8% ABV 50 … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #630 – Rocky Knob – Home Again

I like the beer I’ve had so far from the lovely people at Rocky Knob, and had a few words with Bron in passing recently at a beer festival. Then … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #625 – Rogue – Juniper Pale Ale *redux*

The BeerJerkNZ beerclub beer of the week is the   Rogue Juniper Pale Ale which is a beer I’ve previously had, but you know things change and so here we go again… … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #599 – Tuatara – Conehead Air Hopped IPA (2015) (Keg version)

The Tuatara Conehead Air Hopped IPA (2015) from the keg . I know there is a keg version, stand by.  Older new beer, old new music, old number math and oldies only parties. … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #598 – Baylands – Rock Solid

Gifts of beer! Gifts of music, gift of numbers and gifts for a party. A wickedly hoppy West Coast APA I have then a 1.25 litre growler of a beer … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #595 – Tuatara – Conehead Air Hopped IPA (2015)

The Tuatara Conehead Air Hopped IPA (2015) in a bottle. I know there is a keg version, stand by.  Older new beer, old new music, old number math and oldies only parties. … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #582 – Hallertau – Resurgence

Hallertau Resurgence. A born again beer. Beastwars IPA reborn, apparently, as a Stong Pale. Same but different beer, same but different music, same number and same party thoughts this is … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #566 – Harrington’s – The Yankdak APA

Fresh beer, Fresh music, a fresh number and party fresh. “.. a fist pumping hop mix of Simcoe & Amarillo” This is a 500ml bottle, that is beer with a … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #560 – Lakeman – Lahar

A Lahar of beer, a lyric of music, a counting of numbers and a storm of friends Floral nose of passionfruit and Strawberry. This is a 330ml bottle of beer, which is … Continue reading

March 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #554 – Behemoth – Tasty Beverage

Tasty Beverage! Indeed. Ideal beer for a film, some film music, film scores, and scores of people Light in colour, big on flavour. Goes great with a big kahuna burger … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #442 – Liberty – Yakima Monster

On a theme of big beers, or at the very least the APA style,  the Liberty Yakima Monster. A beer I’ve been acused of avoiding. Which isn’t true of course, … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #441 – Tuatara – NUI (Mighty Big Hop APA)

Big brother of the fantastic ITI, I’m now going to enjoy the NUI. I hope anyway to enjoy it. It’s a big act to follow. Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company and … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #440 – Tuatara – ITI (Little Big Hop APA)

Another beer from the nice people at Tuatara, this one their ITI,  this is the companion to a beer I don’t have, the NUI (Mighty Big Hop APA), which I … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · 8 Comments

Beer – #432 – Baylands – Woodrows Veto IPA

Another beer in a can. Two in a row!, this one Baylands Brewery and their Woodrows Veto IPA Brewed by Baylands Brewery this on in the style that is  American Pale Ale … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · 6 Comments

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