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Herevana – McLeod’s – Sunset Wit

Christmas Eve, that interminable day leading to an interminable day of faux enjoyment and forced co-operation, and that discussion about what Christmas movie we’re watching, like I’m going to be … Continue reading

December 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Herevana – Sailors Grave – Wild Strawberries

 It’s Thursday, which means that it is of course the Beer Jerk beer of the week, it’s also Christmas Eve, and I don’t know how that’s important. Sailors Grave Wild … Continue reading

December 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1004 – Belching Beaver – Peanut Butter Milk Stout

So then Belching Beaver Peanut Butter Milk Stout. A lot to unpack about this as a beer. But that’s just busy work, I’m going to pass over all that and … Continue reading

September 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #939 – Boneface – The Juice Dry Hopped Gose

Boneface. The Juice. A Dry Hopped Gose. I like Gose. Just in case you read somewhere that I didn’t, when in fact it is sour beers I’m not a big … Continue reading

June 3, 2017 · 5 Comments

Beer – #938 – Wild and Woolly – Coeur de Cerise

Wild & Woolly Coeur de Cerise – it’s a saison not a sour 🙂 But I do have a sour beer from this brewer in the fridge, stand by and … Continue reading

June 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #927 – Outlier Cartel – Kekulé’s Dream

Outlier Cartel Kekulé’s Dream. Beer and education. I have no problems with that. An intensely tropical fruit Canned 355ml craft beer, with the big wide lid thing, beer that is … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #919 – Victory – Golden Monkey

… with added spice …. Beer Jerk beer club night again. A can. A Tripel. Unusual enough, and it’s really pushing my sense of what’s proper in beer. I wouldn’t have … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #853 – Panhead – Black Sabbath (Again)

From the brewery with some of the best label artwork, Panhead – Black Sabbath. Again. when I though it was very good (8) but hard work near the end. But I’ll go … Continue reading

October 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #820 – Harrington’s – Rogue Hop Deluxe

Harrington’s Rogue Hop Deluxe. From the Brewers this one, a gift, a very welcome gift. … 25% more flavour 25% more alcohol and 25% more brewing time… This is in a … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer- #788 – Maui – Mana Wheat

BeerClub already, and into some canned stuff from the USA. Hawaii, I passed through it once time, a long time ago.   A beer that is described on a lot … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #778 – Pink Elephant – Trumpet

I was contemplating Beer, Something familiar and from the past, nothing fancy but a beer that I have a fond, yet distant memory of, so it is with a smile that … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #628 – Beavertown – Bloody ’Ell – the threepeat

Bottle, keg and now the can, The first beer I can recall where I’ve had all three versions. The still amusingly named beer from Beavertown –  Bloody ’Ell which I’ve had … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · 2 Comments

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 – #596 – Beavertown – Bloody ’Ell

The still amusingly named beer from Beavertown –  Bloody ’Ell which I’ve had before in a bottle, this is from the keg. “Blood Orange IPA” Zest and juice of blood oranges were … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · 1 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 – #583 – Gigantic – Ginormous

Superlatives, Super Bands, Super Numbers, Super groovers A myriad of juicy citrus hop aromas and flavors envelope your mouth. I have the the bottle that is 650ml (22 fl oz), … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #581 – Garage Project – Cherry Bomb

Garage Project Cherry Bomb Warning – may contain hints of stone age love. The big 650 ml bottle, 9% ABV, 270 calories a serve, and that makes it 4.6 standard … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Thoughts on a beer

I was kindly sent a 12 box of beers from Harrington’s Brewery. Out of the blue, unsolicited but very welcome. I’ve listed them below and in brackets the arbitrary score … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · 7 Comments

Beer – #415 – Garage Project – Umami Monster

This has been in the fridge a while, and whilst I’m not avoiding it, I’ve been waiting for the right moment. Which is now. Bring on the Garage Project – Umami … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

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