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Beer – #626 – Ballast Point – Sculpin IPA *Redux*

I can’t help it that I’m easily led. This time astray by the Ballast Point – Sculpin IPA. Again. Something that has a sting but tastes great At 7% ABV … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #312 – Renaissance – Voyager India Pale Ale

So the last of the christmas beers. A Renaissance Voyager India Pale Ale. Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the style of an India Pale Ale (IPA) and they are still in Blenheim, New Zealand Familiar 500ml … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #278 – Panhead – The Vandal

The Vandal is Brewed by Panhead Custom Ales in the style of an  India Pale Ale (IPA) and they’re in Upper Hutt, New Zealand This is a 500ml bottle of an 8.0% ABV beer, … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #271 – Ballast Point – Sculpin IPA

In a bottle this time, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA, Brewed by Ballast Point Brewing Company in the  style of an  India Pale Ale (IPA), and of course in  San Diego, California USA This is a 650ml bottle … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – # 272 – Hot Water – Kauri Falls Pale Ale

Brewed by the  Hot Water Brewing Styled as an IPA,  and that all happening under our noses  really quite local to us here at Rings Beach, in the big scheme of things, … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #269 – Coromandel – Easy Rider

A local beer to where we are on holiday, Coromandel Easy Rider,  Brewed by Coromandel Brewing in the style of a American Pale Ale and  they do that in Matarangi, Whitianga, New Zealand, … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · 4 Comments

Beer – #268 – AleSmith – IPA

The major problem I see with this is empty bottle, empty glass, long night ahead full of regrets and emptiness.

December 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #251 – Schipper’s – Chinook IPA

The now weekly bottle of 1 litre from a tap,  this one A Schipper’s Chinook IPA, Brewed by Schipper’s Beer Company in the style of an India Pale Ale (IPA) allegedly in Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand, … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #249 – Epic – Hop Zombie

I’ve drunk this in it’s bottle form. So this is a revisit but not. Epic Hop Zombie. On Tap.  Epic Hop Zombie  form the Epic Brewing Company (NZ) Brewed at Steam Brewing Company in … Continue reading

November 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #244 – Rogue – Yellow Snow IPA – a Redux

so to quote Eminem it’s back to reality …… with a bump –  and I retreat to a Rogue Yellow Snow IPA. Never ever eat yellow snow, they said….  Brewed by … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #238 – Ballast Point – Sculpin IPA

I can’t help it that I’m easily led. This time astray by the Ballast Point – Sculpin IPA. In a one litre bottle from the taps take-away style. Comes Highly … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Beer – #237 – Panhead – Days of Thunder

It’s Thursday, a work day, and I’d put my empty bottle in the car hoping to fill it tomorrow. But being how as I’m easily lead I’ve stopped off at … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #236 – West Coast – 1080

I travelled to the Hopscotch Beer Company with my empty bottle today. I came away with a litre of West Coast 10-80, Brewed byWest Coast Brewing in the style of an India Pale … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #219 – Left Coast – Trestles IPA

Weirdly named Left Coast Trestles IPA,  which is Brewed by Left Coast/Oggis Pizza and Brewing Company of all things in the style of an  India Pale Ale (IPA) and that’d be in Del Mar, California USA … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #216 – Liberty – Sauvignon Bomb

The Liberty Sauvignon Bomb has been in the fridge for a few weeks, and tonight is it’s big night out. Brewed by Liberty Brewing Co in the style of an  India Pale Ale … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer #188 – Hallertau – Stuntman

So Liquorland in Newmarket have the old school fill your own going on, and they rotate through beers of the week. This week the pick of them seems to be the  … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #120 – Nøgne Ø – India Pale Ale

Nøgne Ø – India Pale Ale. Brewed by Nøgne Ø this in the style of an India Pale Ale (IPA) and they get their groove on in Grimstad, Norway. A rich, malty, and very … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #98 – Ballast Point – Big Eye IPA

Big Eye IPA is Brewed by Ballast Point Brewing Company in the style of an India Pale Ale (IPA) and that all happens in San Diego, California USA. If you have fallen for the IPA style like … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beer – #80 – Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing – Yakima Raven

A few beers ago I tried the Yeastie Boys – Motueka Raven. This time I’m up for the Yakima Raven. This one similarly brewed by the Yeastie Boys in their … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

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