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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 – #995 – Deschutes – Black Butte XXVIII

Deschutes Black Butte XXVIII. I can’t keep putting it off and it has to be drunk, and it’s 1st December and the season of good cheer and all that. and … Continue reading

December 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #986 – Deschutes – Jubel 2015

I have a Deschutes Jubel 2015. Another unusual to see beer in New Zealand, this is one that I’ve been looking forward to getting to, even though it’s only been … Continue reading

October 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #985 – Stone – 08.08.08 Vertical Epic

Sunday, Vinyl Sunday…. and I have for the beer a  Stone – 08.08.08 Vertical Epic, or if you can say it in one breath – A  Stone 20th Anniversary Encore … Continue reading

October 15, 2017 · 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 – #970 – Hallertau – Flemish Giant

Hallertau Flemish Giant – the beer of the week for the Beer Jerk beer club. I’m partial to a Triplel. However I’ve seen this in the shops and been put … Continue reading

August 24, 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 – #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 – #891 – Nomad – Long Trip

Thursday, BeerJerkNZ beer club night, and tonight it’s a Nomad Long Trip, A Saison. I love a good Saison. ..some fantastic unique.. This then is a bottle of a beer … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · 3 Comments

Beer – #877 – Wells – Banana Bread

Wells Banana Bread beer. It’s an awful long time ago that I had this, and on checking it came up as beer #13 in the list, back when it was … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #874 – Northern Monk – Communion

BeerJerkNZ beer of the week and it’s Northern Monk Communion. Brewed in collaboration with the legendary Swedish band Opeth. a collaboration This is a 330ml can of a beer that is 5.1% … Continue reading

December 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

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 – #832 – Outlier Cartel – Honey Chestnut

Look here, it’s different and a bit unusual, and having brought it perhaps a little rash, but I like the other Outlier beer I’ve had. Then I discovered that this … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · 3 Comments

Beer -#827 – Outlier Cartel – KeriKeri Harwood Orange Edition

Beer club night, and exclusive in bottles for the club, but available in kegs elsewhere is the Outlier Cartel KeriKeri Harwood Orange edition. Membership etc etc “… to remind you … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #814 – Mata Fat Monk – White IPA

Aotearoa Mata / Fat Monk White IPA Mango Infused Collaboration – well now Beerclub beer again, comes around every week of course, and they like to test and push a … Continue reading

July 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #810 – The Herbalist – Manuka Ale

The Herbalist Manuka Ale, it’s BeerJerkNZ beer of the week time. This has a mixed review set but I’m going to go in with some expectations and hope that it’s … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #801 – Rogue – Santa’s Private Reserve Ale

BeerJerkNZ beer of the week  a Rogue Santa’s Private Reserve Ale. Got to be happy with that. A double hopped Red Ale, reddish in color with a roasty, malty flavor and a … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

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 – #703 – Ballast Point – Wahoo

It’s BeerJerkNZ beer club beer of the week, and it’s a real change of paste with the Ballast Point Wahoo, a Witbeir. A Day late, because I wouldn’t have appreciate … Continue reading

November 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

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