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Beer – #822 – Panhead – Weedeater

Panhead Custom Ales Weedeater (IPA). I have had this on tap and didn’t write about it, but it was  an astonishingly good beer. Oily, rich, grassy, pungent, delightful and all … Continue reading

August 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

Beer – #798 – BBC – Hinemoa

The bottle version of the beer I had fresh from the keg, and boy was it a cracker. Possibly the best session IPA I’d ever had. Named after the historic … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #564 – DB – Export Gold

DB Export Gold. Everyman beer. One of the very common and readily available domestic beers in NZ, cans, stubbies and quarts. In 1960 Morton Coutts discovered the Holy Grail of … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #560 – Lakeman – Lahar

A Lahar of beer, a lyric of music, a counting of numbers and a storm of friends Floral nose of passionfruit and Strawberry. This is a 330ml bottle of beer, which is … Continue reading

March 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #539 – Nøgne Ø – Red Horizon 2. Edition – a redux

Back to the past, back to past, back to basics and back to the familiar. (warning poetry and waffling might follow). Brewed with Masumi sake yeast no. 7 I remember … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #485 – Pelican – Kiwanda Cream Ale

Unusual names, unusual music, unusual numbers but usual pondering Kiwanda Cream Ale is pale gold with a fruity, floral hop aroma. A sweet malty flavor and a smooth dry finish round … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #471 – Emerson’s – JP (2013 – Belgian Stout)

The one where I’m late to a beer, contemplate an old fashioned working week, fluff the maths and ponder sharing. I looked this one up especially – Emerson’s JP (2013 – … Continue reading

September 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #465 – Garage Project – Wabi Sabi Sour

Wherein I have a  Sour Beer,  A moment of happiness, a second glance, ponder random numbers and indulge in double dipping. The people at Garage Project make a lot of … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #405 – Mikkeller – Beer Geek Brunch Weasel

Another beer with a long torturous name Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel. So this is a Mikkeller beer, brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri as an Imperial Stout and they are in Copenhagen, Denmark, even if the bottle says it’s brewed … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #365 – Baird – Teikoku IPA

Baird, I had one ages ago, so I thought I’d go again… First of two – Baird Teikoku IPA.  Brewed by Baird Brewing Co. in the style of an  India Pale Ale (IPA) and … Continue reading

May 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #359 – Wigram – Captain Cook Spruce Beer

Riiight – Wigram Captain Cook Spruce Beer, Honestly this was picked a beer to serve Royals – http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/food-wine/drinks/9943919/What-beer-we-d-serve-Will-Kate – It says 2) Wigram Spruce Beer – While The Mussel Inn’s Captain Cooker is arguably our most … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #352 – Hitachino Nest – Red Rice Ale

Something very different for me, Hitachino Nest Red Rice Ale, this is brewed by Kiuchi Brewery in the style that is new to me of a Traditional Ale, and they are in Ibaraki, Japan … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #314 – BrewDog – Hardcore IPA (9.2%)

Two of two, this is the BrewDog Hardcore IPA (9.2%) version Brewed by BrewDog brewed in the style of an Imperial/Double IPA, and they are in  Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Ingredients: Maris Otter, Crystal … Continue reading

March 1, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #276 – Ass Kisser – Strawberry Belgian Style Wit

May have made a bit of an error of judgement with this, but if you don;t try you’ll never know. Ass Kisser Strawberry Belgian Style Wit. Brewed by Ass Kisser Ales and this particular … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 4 Comments

Beer – #273 – Hot Water – Golden Steamer Ale

Brewed by Hot Water Brewing Styled as a  California Common and that really is quite local to us here at Rings Beach, in the big scheme of things, at Whenuakite, Whitianga, New Zealand The … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #230 – Deep Creek – Dweller on the Threshold

Strange names for beer abound, and this one is no exception. From Deep Creek  I have a “Dweller on the Threshold”  Brewed by Deep Creek Brewing Co in the style of a  Scotch … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #221 – Eugene City – Tracktown Triple Jump Pale Ale

Eugene City Brewery  – Tracktown Triple Jump Pale Ale. Brewed by Eugene City Brewery & Rogue Ales in the style of an American Pale Ale in, of course, Eugene, Oregon USA. Triple Jump Pale Ale is a … Continue reading

October 11, 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 – #217 – Garage Project – Sauvin Nouveau

Another beer from the dwindling back of fridge stocks, the Garage Project Sauvin Nouveau, baing saved for no reason. Brewed by Garage Project in the style of a Pilsener and they’re in Wellington, … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

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