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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 – Harrington’s – Thunderkiss and Smashed ‘Em Bro

Harrington’s sent me two of their beers,  the first one I’m going to try is the Thunderkiss and then the  Smashed ‘Em Bro to follow. So much for the resolutions … Continue reading

January 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – Bitter this and that

Friday, what’s not to like about a Friday at the end of a really hot weather week, sadly I don’t have one of those nice Chai Stout things I had … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – Sunday – What Chores?

Sunday, Hottest day of the year so far, I walked early which was pleasant, then I was shopping for a fan, because you know that it’s going uncomfortable later, then … Continue reading

December 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #993 – Shepherd Neame – Double Stout

Shepherd Neame Double Stout. England v Tonga on the TV, I have nothing to lose except my dignity. Perhaps. creamy and delicious A Bottle of a beer that is 5.2% … Continue reading

November 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #991 – Garage Project – Cintamani

Garage Project Cintamani, and Friday I’m in love. With the idea that it’s a Friday evening of course, and for first course it’s a Garage Project Beer. With weirdness. 650ml … Continue reading

November 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #988 – Garage Project – Triple Day of the Dead 2016 version

Garage Project Triple Day of the Dead, the 2016 version,  A surprise beer in many ways, seemingly sporadic in appearance this has popped up in a few places, and mad … Continue reading

October 28, 2017 · 3 Comments

Beer – Came a Hot Friday – a session

As I get closer to the 1000 beers I’m doubting myself and wanting the run-up to be quality beers, or beers of note, not just this week’s special or variation … Continue reading

October 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

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 – #981 – Behemoth – The Dude Abides

Behemoth The Dude Abides. A White Stout. Honest. Confusion reins.  Also it’s a vinyl music day, and I’ve found something from 1986 at the back of the garage, The Art … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #979 – Garage Project – Rebel County

Garage Project Rebel County – of course it’s a beer and vinyl day – American Strong Ale and Siouxsie and Banshees.  Fancy beer the Rebel County . Feel the fear, … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #974 – Galbraith’s – Trappist Style Ale

Galbraith’s – Trappist Style Ale. Not a style that is big in NZ or really many places, and this was a special limited run beer, as many are, but this … Continue reading

September 2, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #972 – Garage Project – DIPK

Garage Project DIPK, one of the ‘Silk Road‘ series of beers. Lovely bit of artwork and interesting and different twists on familiar beers. Garage Project always thinking ahead. lovers do … Continue reading

August 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #964 – Nomad – Granite Pale Ale

Nomad Granite, the beer of the week for the Beer Jerk beer club. And again I’m late to the party with this one,  because club night is Thursday, this week … Continue reading

July 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #961 – Blackman’s Brewery – Espresso Martini Kölsch

A beer that I might travel to buy is the next beer from the GABS  Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular) selection  – the  Espresso Martini Kölsch by Blackman’s Brewery   get the … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #960 – 8 Wired – Cosmic Chaos

Continuing the GABS(Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular) pack I’ve come to the  Cosmic Chaos – 8 Wired Brewing beer. At last a true local beer. I’ve moved the order around a bit and … Continue reading

July 23, 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 – #940 – Moa – N.Z. Gold Ale

Moa N.Z. Gold Ale  which was brewed in support of the New Zealand Olympic Team for the 2016 Rio Games. Weirdly available recently in the shops, which is either a … Continue reading

June 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #935 – Boneface – Outlaw IPL

An India Pale Lager. Boneface Outlaw IPL.  That’s a hopped up lager isn’t it. I’ve had some in the past and I thought they were alright. Also this is a … Continue reading

May 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

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