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Beer – #250 – Moa – Ten Year Beer

Bit Excited to have a 2012 vintage Moa Ten Year Beer.  Brewed by Moa Brewing Company In the style of a  Sour/Wild Ale and they do that of course in Blenheim, … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #248 – Duvel – Tripel Hop 2012 (Citra)

I’ve been putting this aside, until now, because I wanted to get to 250 beers with a splash. I have an Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout, and a … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #235 – Tuatara – Belgian Tripel – Redux

Back to the middle again, away from the heavier beers that I seem to have been having of late with a NZ Tuatara Belgian Tripel, Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company in the … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #228 – Renaissance Enlightenment Series – Fresh Hop Benelux Ale

So to the fridge he dashes, and grabs for the Renaissance Enlightenment Series Fresh Hop Benelux Ale.  Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the style of a : Belgian Ale, and they do that … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #225 – Einstök – Icelandic White Ale

Iceland! Beer! New Zealand! No idea how you join those dots. Einstök Ölgerð Brewed at Viking Ölgerd of course in the Style of a  Belgian White (Witbier) in the exotic sounding Akureyri, Iceland. A 5.25 ABV … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #223 – Lindemans – Pêche Lambic (Pêcheresse)

Yes. Yes I did. I brought a Lindemans Pêche Lambic (Pêcheresse).  Brewed by Brouwerij Lindemans in the Style of a  Lambic Style – Fruit and they are in the regal sounding St Pieters Leeuw-Vlezenbeek, Belgium. 250ml … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #220 – Ben Middlemiss – Nota Bene Abbey Ale

I had a grand evening with a friend Julian on his 41st birthday, MrsPdubyah enjoyed it a bit much. We came home. So to make up for that I’m going … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #211 -Stone – Cali-Belgique IPA (Cali-België)

I know right, what madness is this  – Stone Cali-Belgique IPA (Cali-België). Brewed by Stone Brewing Co. in the style of an India Pale Ale (IPA) in the exotic sounding Escondido, California USA. When reading the name “Stone … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · 7 Comments

Beer – #209 – Harrington’s – Brewers’ Selection IAPA

Want a Fine Belgium Style tribute ale – Top heavy caramel\malt beer with a seeming alcohol edge, ace, As an IAPA, *sadface*

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

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 #187 – Invercargill – Wasp Honey Pilsner

So this is a confusion in a bottle, is it a Pilsner, Golden or Wheat beer?

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #182 – Moon Dog – Dasher’s Envy

Moon Dog Dasher’s Envy, a Fancy Christmas Ale, I was always a bit slow on things. This is Brewed by Moon Dog Craft Brewery in the style of a  Belgian Strong Ale and … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #173 – Renaissance – Enlightenment Series – The Age of Raisin

AND it’s back home to NZ and ironically a Belgium style beer – Renaissance Enlightenment Series The Age of Raisin. of course Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the style of a  Belgian … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #171 – Verhaeghe – Duchesse De Bourgogne

Sunday, I’ve just been to the movies, I’ve switched on the UFC, and I’ve decided to have a single beer – this on the Verhaeghe – Duchesse De Bourgogne. Brewed … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #161 – Brewaucracy – In Triplicate

Brewaucracy  – In Triplicate is an Abbey Tripel beer from a new brewer in the ‘Tron.  Brewaucracy Brewed at Shunters Yard Brewery in the Style of an  Abbey Tripel in the … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 4 Comments

Beer – #158 – Lindemans – Gueuze Cuvée René

Ok don’t judge me,  Lindemans – Gueuze Cuvée René. It looked pretty on the shelf.  Brewed by Brouwerij Lindemans in the style of a  Lambic – Gueuze and that in the mysterious … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #149 – Renaissance – Tribute Barley Wine (2011)

Renaissance – Tribute Barley Wine (2011) , at 10.8% ABV in a 330 0ml bottle (2.81 standard drink units) this is a bit of a finisher. Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #140 – Harrington’s – Big John Special Reserve

Harrington’s Big John Special Reserve, which after the disastrous Belgium Tempest I’m slightly wary of.  This however a Limited Edition, and at the same time a Special Reserve !  Cover … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #138 – Maredsous 8 Brune/Bruin

The second of a pair for this afternoon – a Maredsous 8 Brune/Bruin. Brewed by Duvel Moortgat in the style of a Abbey Dubbel Breendonk-Puurs, Belgium. 300ml of an 8% ABV beer … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

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