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Beer – #984 – Panhead – Snake Oil Bogus IPA

Panhead Custom Ales (Lion Breweries – NZ) Snake Oil Bogus IPA. It’s a soured IPA, and I’ve had a couple recently, one of which was superb from McLeod’s Brewery, I … Continue reading

October 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #852 – Hallertau – Dämmerung Black IPA

Hallertau –   Dämmerung Black IPA.  Also Sunday music on Vinyl day, which is always a bit good. “… a seasonal release… “ 7% ABV of beer in a 500ml … Continue reading

October 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #704 – Harrington’s – SobeRing Thought

I got sent some beer from the nice people at Harrington’s Brewery, a re-release of a beer they made a few years ago, and back for another run, or a … Continue reading

November 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #588 – Wild Beer – Sourdough

Indeed. Wild Beer Sourdough. Strange beer, strange music, strange scores and strangers at a gathering. Collaboration with Hobbs House Bakery. Sour ale based on a Berliner Weisse. This is a 330ml … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #587 – Renaissance – Stonecutter Scotch Ale – Tap

This was at the FYO station, so hear we have the  Renaissance – Stonecutter Scotch Ale A beer I had a year ago in the bottle format. In this post then; … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #575 – Harrington’s – Ngahere Gold

Ngahere Gold – Heller Bock? Strong Lager?  Golden Lager? Euro Strong Lager? Going with the brewer here and their label of “Strong Lager’ then, but if you look around you’ll … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer- #570 – Harringtons – Belgium Trapist – thRreedux

Same beer new name, Same band same name, same numbers and the similar parties The 3rd time, a three-peat, that I’ve drunk this as a beer then. Except this time … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #526 – Hinano – Ambrée

Exotic Beer, Exotic Music, Exotic Numbers and Exotic Parties. But there is more! I had to look Tahiti up on a map! This is a 330ml bottle of beer, 5.5% … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #456 – Rogue – Chocolate Stout

I was called out on not having had the Rogue Chocolate Stout, or to be exact the Double Stout version, which I do have in the fridge and was hoping … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #430 – Pelican – Imperial Pelican Ale

I stopped by a new (to me) place Brothers Beer in town today and brought me some “Pelican Imperial Pelican Ale” that was in tap to take home in a … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #407 – Garage Project – Château Aro

ok, I thought this started off really strongly and then didn’t have the legs to carry it. But it is a nicely mellow and enjoyable beer that is neither sharp or bitter, neither is it too sweet or cloying. I don’t know what a wine drinker would think of this. Overall it’s enjoyable and makes a really pleasing change to over-hopped beers that I could be drinking.

June 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #310 – Renaissance – Stonecutter Scotch Ale

A beer that was a gift – Renaissance – Stonecutter Scotch Ale Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the style of a  Scotch Ale and they live in Blenheim, New Zealand This is the big, hearty … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

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 – #258 – Tuatara – Dubbel

a Dubbel, from Tuatara, Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company in the style of an  Abbey Dubbel in the mystical Paraparaumu, New Zealand A seasonal beer, so something a little special perhaps.  650ml of a 7.5% … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Beer – #245 – Green Flash – Le Freak – another redux

I have to stop doing this, however in my defence this was in tap and not in a bottle, so I ware sore tempted and couldn’t resist.  I had this … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #222 – Firestone Walker – Double Jack IPA

The highly rated Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA Brewed by Firestone Walker Brewing Co. in this the Style of a : Imperial/Double IPA and they hail from Paso Robles , California. Double Jack IPA is our … Continue reading

October 12, 2013 · 3 Comments

Beer – #215 – Funk Estate – Funk’nStein

So to the second of the beers from the Funk Estate people, this one the Funk Estate Funk’nStein. this on though Brewed at Massey University Microbrewery and in the Style of a : Black IPA, … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

Beer – #195 – Chimay – Triple / Blanche (White) / Cinq Cents

Chimay Triple / Blanche (White) / Cinq Cents, Brewed by Chimay and this one in the Style of an  Abbey Tripel in Baileux, Belgium. The final in the group of three, Blue, Red and White. Chimay … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #117 – Moa – Imperial Stout

The Moa Imperial Stout is something I’ve been thinking about having for a while. Brewed by Moa Brewing CompanyIn the style of a : Imperial Stout Blenheim, New Zealand. This is making a … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

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