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Beer – #1002 – Three Weavers – Knotty

Well since the last time I was writing; Football didn’t come home, it got very cold herein NZ (possibly the Winter), and in the UK it got a bit warm … Continue reading

August 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – #1001 – Behemoth – Too Big to fail

I know I said I’d stop but sometimes a beer comes along that makes you stop and think A Triple IPA, essentially a more hopped imperial Pale Ale, which is … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

Beer – Poke The Bear

Outlier Cartel – Poke the Bear.  Thereby breaking a promise to MrsPhil about holding back and taking a measure approach to having beer on Christmas day. I got to to … Continue reading

December 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #997 – Fortune Favours – The Gatekeeper – Leeds St Porter 

Fortune Favours The Gatekeeper – Leeds St Porter. This magnificent thing is c/- my mystery Secret Santa person from Twitter. They’ve outdone themselves and win my eternal gratitude and love. … Continue reading

December 23, 2017 · 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 – Alibi Brewing Company

Alibi Brewing Company. A new brewer in an unlikely venue, on Waiheke island, where they’re a winery, brewery, restaurant. I’ve heard good things about their beers. Lucky fo me then … Continue reading

November 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – Friday Night Not The Lights

It’s not often I lead out with the music, but tonight it is that good Kaleo, Icelandic, Blues. I also have some beers that I’m keen on. Beer from the … Continue reading

November 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

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 – #968 – Good George – Blackberry, Sage And Honey Cream Stout

Good George Blackberry, Sage And Honey Cream Stout. You read that right, it’s a stout with a herb garden added. Actually it’s a Stout with an ice-cream recipe added. They’ve … Continue reading

August 12, 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 – #953 – Lervig – Lucky Jack Black Edition

Lervig,  Lucky Jack Black Edition.The Beer Jerk NZ beer club beer of the week. I’m catching up 🙂 has fallen off drastically This is canned craft beer that is 330ml … Continue reading

July 14, 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 – #948 – Piha Beer – Salt Water Gose

Piha Beer – Salt Water Gose. This was a swap/gift from a twitter chap, Keith,who also makes a nice line in scented candles.  but  because he’d brought the all of … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #946 – Deep Creek – Steam Funk – Mango Chilli Gose

Deep Creek – Steam Funk – Mango Chilli Gose. I know I said I don’t like the sours, but they keep popping up, some of them more compelling than others, … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #943 – Deep Creek – Lupulin Effect Wunderbier German IPA

Deep Creek – Lupulin Effect – Wunderbier German IPA. A lovely beer based on that I’ve had it out and about, more than one, and this one is in the … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #942 – Liberty – Uprising

Well more accurately – Liberty Uprising West Auckland Pale Ale – all rise… A present from the boy child, a very welcome one, he does go out of his way … Continue reading

June 5, 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

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