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Beer – #875 – Moa – Festive IPA (Red Edition 2016)

Christmas beer you’d think, the Festive IPA (Red Edition) but it’s a beer festival drink. I think. Just happens to be festive season.(Originally brewed for Marchfest 2015) perfect for the changing  This … Continue reading

December 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #844 – Garage Project – Golden Brown

Not only that but Golden Brown Original Strength. There I was singing along in the beer fridge in the shop, all the words… Everything old is new again. In their … Continue reading

September 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #534 – 8 Wired – Black Wired Black IPA

Broken promise, broken record, broken a record, and break for a party. 8 Wired Black Wired Black IPA, I know I said I didn’t get them, the Black IPA, but. … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #484 – Moa – Blanc

Local beer, Not Local Music, numbers, and  self review. Moa Blanc wheat beer is a blend of 50% wheat malt and 50% barley malt resulting in an elegantly smooth beer … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #464 – St. Austell – Admirals Ale

In this post: Beer from St. Austell  in the form that is Admirals Ale, Music from Snow Patrol, Random Numbers and double dipping. “I see no ships…” “This beer contains barley malt and … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #400 – Garage Project – Mecha-Hop

This writing is of the 400th beer thing since I started making notes.  This small milestone needed to be got to with something a bit different, and unusual.  So I … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · 5 Comments

Beer – #295 – Ballast Point – Sea Monster

Slightly Different this one, the Ballast Point Sea Monster. Brewed by Ballast Point Brewing Company in the style of an Imperial Stout and they are of course in San Diego, California USA At 10% ABV, 300 calories, and … Continue reading

February 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #252- Faversham – Whitstable Bay Organic Ale

Ok, So I was at the English Corner Shoppe and was enticed by this, well not really, I was drawn buy the pretty average but huge selling Iron Maiden beer. … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #170 – Garage Project – Aro Noir

Garage Project – Aro Noir – I’ve been looking forward to this – Brewed by Garage Project in the Style of a  Stout and they’re all about Wellington, New Zealand for those … Continue reading

May 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #163 – Garage Project – Red Rocks

Garage Project – Red Rocks – Brewed by Garage Project in the Style: Amber Ale in Wellington, New Zealand All a bit special. 650ml bottle, 7.5% ABV – 3.6 Standard Drink units. Red … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #154 – Stone – Smoked Porter

Anzac day. I’m going to try a Stone Smoked Porter with Vanilla Bean, not for any reason of remembrance just because it’s time for a beer. Mostly.  Brewed by Stone Brewing Co. … Continue reading

April 25, 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 – #128 – ParrotDog – Bloodhound

ParrotDog – Bloodhound : Brewed by ParrotDog Brewing Ltd.  on twitter as @ParrotDog  – in the style of an  Amber Ale  (!) and they do that in Windy Wellington, New Zealand And … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #118 – Coronado – Red Devil

The Red Devil they say an Imperial Red Ale –  Brewed by Coronado Brewing Company in the style of an  American Strong Ale, in of all places Coronado, California ‘merica. Talking it up … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #95 – Left Coast – Voo Doo American Stout

Left Coast Voo Doo American Stout Brewed by Left Coast/Oggis Pizza and Brewing Company in the style of a  Stout, and normally you’d find them in  Del Mar, California USA, but tonight at my … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beer – #66 – Rogue – Mocha Porter

Rogue Mocha Porter. A way to end a torrid week. Brewed by Rogue Ales in the style of a Porter, and this again a visitor from another place, the fabulous … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · 4 Comments

Beer – #25 in a series – “The Doctor” is in the house

Tonight for my delectation I have from The Sawmill Brewing company Leigh, procured me “the Doctor“, a Dopplebock. I looked it up, as I do, on the interwebtubes and they … Continue reading

May 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #20 in a series – Shepherd Neame 1698

For the win!  Shepherd Neame 1698 – This had just arrived in the English Corner Shop when I went shopping, so I did the decent thing and put some in the … Continue reading

April 28, 2012 · 3 Comments

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