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Beer – #965 – Three Boys – Apricot Ale

Three Boys 10th Anniversary Apricot Ale. A proper fruit beer by any other name and fitting that as I get close to the end of the journey to 1,000 beers … Continue reading

August 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #830 – Eagle – Coalface

Eagle Coalface, I’ve only ever seen this in bottles, so when it’s at the fill station it’s hard to say no. …. fruity, dark,… 6.2% of a dark black Stout, … Continue reading

August 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer- #819 – Harrington’s – Riot Act – Bottled

Harrington’s are an unusual brewer, they make a lot of beers in styles, and sometimes they make a lot of beer of one style, and they change the names of … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer- #787 – Harrington’s – Riot Act

Just when I stupidly thought the Fresh hop beers had all been tapped out up popped another, and I’m told there are a couple more that are in the queue. … Continue reading

May 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #675 – Three Boys – White IPA

Perhaps one of the strangest beers with the most appeal, talking of appeal here is something appealing, or appalling A White IPA. Odd beer, White Noise,  discordant numbers and disharmony. Belgian … Continue reading

September 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer- #579 – Harrington’s – Big John Special Reserve

Next then, Harringtons Big John Special Reserve. Brewed especially for connoisseurs. Conditioned in oak bourbon barrels for one year. Saved for last, the last dance, the last count, and the … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #578 – Harrington’s – Prince Harry Ginger Beer

Harringtons Prince Harry Ginger Beer. “.. a hint of cheeky stiff upper lip” This is in the 500ml bottle,  4.8% ABV, about 144 calories a serve, and 1.8 standard drink units. … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #575 – Harrington’s – Ngahere Gold

Ngahere Gold – Heller Bock? Strong Lager?  Golden Lager? Euro Strong Lager? Going with the brewer here and their label of “Strong Lager’ then, but if you look around you’ll … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #573 – Harrington’s – The Rogue Hop Organic Pilsner (Can)

So straight  to a Can of  Harrington’s “The Rogue Hop Organic Pilsner”. In a can! “.. brewed using organic malt and hops.. and put in a can “ This is … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · 6 Comments

Beer – #572 – Harrington’s – The Rogue Hop Organic Pilsner

So to a Harrington’s “The Rogue Hop” an Organic Pilsner. “.. brewed using organic malt and hops..” This is a 500ml bottle of a beer that is 5% ABV, and at 50 … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #567 – Harrington’s – Brewers’ Selection India Pale Ale

Brewers selection, artiststic interpretation, interpretive numbers, and party interpretations. “.. a crisp bitterness and the orange marmalade flavour notes..” This is the brewers standard 500ml bottle, beer that is 7.4% … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #566 – Harrington’s – The Yankdak APA

Fresh beer, Fresh music, a fresh number and party fresh. “.. a fist pumping hop mix of Simcoe & Amarillo” This is a 500ml bottle, that is beer with a … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #521- Hop Baron – 8 Ball Stout

Back to a bottle. Back to a Stout. Another new brewer to me – this one Hop Baron, and this their 8 Ball Stout. Packing eight grams of Switch Espresso’s Brighton … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #496 – Wigram – Munchner Dunkel

Oddly named beer, odd music, odd numbers and the odd night out. A Wigram Munchner Dunkel, recent winner in the New World inaugural beer awards and a beer that I hadn’t … Continue reading

November 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #482 – Golden Eagle – The Bitter End

British Beer,  Discovered genius , Imperial Numbers, and Bragging Our English Bitter has been referred to as the most authentic English Bitter in New Zealand.  This is a new beer, … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

Beer – #455 – Wigram – Czar Imperial Russian Stout

Stout time. This one the  Wigram Czar Imperial Russian Stout. Brewed by Wigram Brewing Company in the style that of the  Imperial Stout and they are based in Christchurch, New Zealand 500ml bottle of … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #296 – Eagle vs Dog – Episode 3 Hitch-Hikers Guide Don’t Panic

Yes indeed. Eagle vs Dog Episode 3 Hitch-Hikers Guide Don’t Panic – an Imperial Wheat From the Golden Eagle Brewery and brewed at Raindogs Brewing Co this one in the Style of a : Doppelbock and that’s the … Continue reading

February 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #246 – Three Boys – Wild Plum Ale

In for a penny with this, a Three Boys Wild Plum Ale, Brewed by Three Boys Brewery in the style of a  Fruit Beer from the wonderful Christchurch, New Zealand. A 330ml of a 7.7ABV … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

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

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