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Beer – #1,089 – 8 Wired – Double Scoop #1

8 Wired – Double Scoop #1 – so clearly a series in the offing. It’s the beer of the week for the BeerJerkNZ beer club, that’s a subscription service that’s … Continue reading

October 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1,063 – 8 Wired / Moon Dog – Byg is Beautiful

8 Wired / Moon Dog Byg is Beautiful- It is beer of the week on the BeerJerk beer club, which is a magnificent surprise as I’m Big on Barleywine. “This … Continue reading

December 12, 2019 · 1 Comment

Beer – #1053 – Misfit – Haring

Misfit Brewing Haring. A White IPA! The third in a 3 beer series, and it’s a been a while coming I had the other two back in February 2019.  If you … Continue reading

October 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1007 – Craftwork – Grisette

Craftwork Grisette. A quite specific and unusual style of beer, one that has the purist drooling in anticipation, and brings the the brewer a kudos among their peers. Apparently. Sweet … Continue reading

September 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1002 – Three Weavers – Knotty

Well since the last time I was writing; Football didn’t come home, it got very cold herein NZ (possibly the Winter), and in the UK it got a bit warm … Continue reading

August 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #983 – Moon Dog – Jumping The Shark 2013

Moon Dog Jumping The Shark 2013. Barrel-Aged, Truffled Imperial Stout. It’s been in someone else’s cellar, it’s been in my fridge and now it’s at the front of me and I’m … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #978 – Deschutes – The Stoic 2015

Deschutes The Stoic 2015, beer that they flag as best after a date, which is nice. Being as it’s a Sunday I’m also going to have a vinyl music, and … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #955 – Yeastie Boys – xeRRex

Yeastie Boys – xeRRex. The beer Club beer of the week. I’ve had the normal version a couple of times, and it really is a shock to the system, this … Continue reading

July 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #952 – Lervig – Lucky Jack

Lervig Lucky Jack. Beer club beer. I may be behind, I’ve been under the weather, and this really is the best I’ve felt for literally weeks, since before my knee … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #946 – Deep Creek – Steam Funk – Mango Chilli Gose

Deep Creek – Steam Funk – Mango Chilli Gose. I know I said I don’t like the sours, but they keep popping up, some of them more compelling than others, … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #943 – Deep Creek – Lupulin Effect Wunderbier German IPA

Deep Creek – Lupulin Effect – Wunderbier German IPA. A lovely beer based on that I’ve had it out and about, more than one, and this one is in the … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #932 – Blackman’s – Ernie Golden Ale

Blackman’s Ernie Golden Ale – this weeks BeerJerk beer of the week. A bit late but I held out to Sunday so I could have the music on just a … Continue reading

May 21, 2017 · 4 Comments

Beer – #921 – Weezledog – DickleDoi Imperial Ruby Ale (A Redux)

Weezledog Dikledoi a beer I’ve had before a long time ago it seems, when I rated it highly after an interesting and interactive pouring session Anyway, enough salesman speak This … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #916 – Deschutes – Obsidian Stout

Deschutes Obsidian Stout, a beer for the BeerJerk club night. Summer has made another appearance, and it’s warm and sunny outside, and here I am inside but happy. Deep, robust … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #914 – Stone – Citrusy Wit

Stone Citrusy Wit, the Beer Jerk beer of the week. Something from Stone in a style that I wasn’t expecting. I quite like the Wheat beers, and expect something soft, … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #904 – Omnipollo – Nebuchadnezzar

Omnipollo Nebuchadnezzar – what a stunning name for a beer. Both the construction of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and the destruction of Jerusalem‘s temple are ascribed to him, a man … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

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 – #898 – Birra del Borgo – ReAle Extra

Birra del Borgo ReAle Extra.  The last of the 12 box for this round, a new one carries Tuesday, and this should be a pretty special way to get there. … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #892 – Birra del Borgo – My Antonia

Birra del Borgo My Antonia. Beer Jerk Beer club with another interesting and unusual beer, that is in one of the prettiest bottle I’ve seen for a while. mouth feel … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

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