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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 – #201 – The Twisted Hop – Enigma

The Twisted Hop Enigma, a Barley Wine, Brewed by The Twisted Hop in the style of a  Barley Wine in good old Christchurch, New Zealand. Where I shall be next week, and … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

Beer – #141 – Golden Eagle – Big Yank American IPA

Oh yes I did.  Golden Eagle Big Yank American IPA, on a Thursday!, Brewed by Golden Eagle Brewery Styled as a American Strong Ale in Christchurch, New Zealand. 7.5% ABV in a 500ml … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · Leave a 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- #136 – Harringtons – Belgium Tempest – revisited

I did this already – Beer #32 – June – a while ago, and I wasn’t that impressed. But clearly I wasn’t that miffed, or disappointed or this might not … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #88 – Wigram Brewing Co. – Ginger Jerry

The Wigram Ginger Jerry bottle of 330ml sized 4% ABV beer, the quiet end of a night out. Brewed by Wigram Brewing Company, in the style of a Belgian White (Witbier), … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #79 – Mussel Inn – Dark Horse

Right then, last chance saloon the Mussel Inn Dark Horse Black Beer – Which is brewed by The Mussel Inn, and they do this in the style of a Porter in … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #77 – KJD Brewing – Chocolate Cherry Porter

In for a penny….  KJD Brewing Chocolate Cherry Porter Brewed at the Wigram Brewing Company in the style of a Porter (we’re on a theme here) and this one is from … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #52 – Apache American Amber Ale

Apache American Amber Ale –  Brewed by Golden Eagle Brewery, in the style of an Amber Ale, and is brewed in Rolleston,  Just outside Christchurch, New Zealand.  It delivered in … Continue reading

September 1, 2012 · 2 Comments

Beer – #41 – Raindogs Brewing Company – Apothecary Amber Ale

So then Apothecary Amber Ale (Raindogs Brewing Co), Well it’s an Amber Ale, and it’s from Christchurch and it’s in a fine 500ml bottle of 5.9% ABV-ness Bit of a new … Continue reading

August 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #32 – Harrington’s – Belgium Tempest

Harrington’s Belgium Tempest a Strong Ale of 8% ABV in a 500ml bottle. Not a flash bottle, not a flash label. Brewed by Harringtons Breweries (Christchurch) in the Abbey Tripel style the interwebtubes seems … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · 3 Comments

It’s Electioneering time…..

only a few weeks ago it’ll be sling some mud time, see what sticks, then credit the voters with enough sense to pick and choose

October 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Story So far

I like the idea that the last post from me was a couple weeks ago, or december, whatever Much has happened in such a short space of time I became … Continue reading

June 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

And in other news – Earthquakes

No one died, at least not as a direct result of the recent quake in Christchurch. That’s about it. Some building partially fel down, some old ones fell down a … Continue reading

September 8, 2010 · Leave a comment

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