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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 – #925 – Yeastie Boys – Bigmouth

Yeastie Boys Bigmouth, the Beer Club beer of the week, and it doesn’t happen often but I thought of the the music straight away, because I’m that unoriginal. Also the … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #896 – Tempest – Drop kick Me Jesus

Sunday best and it’s  a beer from Tempest  called Drop kick Me Jesus.  Honest. I’d generally avoid the comedy named beers, but this one I just couldn’t go past.  Plus … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #869 – Sawmill – I Love Ugly

Friday night and it’s time for the Sawmill I Love Ugly Extra Pale Ale. before the BBQ starts and I get otherwise distracted. I’m enjoying this back to beers in … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #862 – Moor – Union’Hop

BeerClubNZ beer, this is  weekly treat, ultra modern 330ml can of a beer that is 4.1% ABV, that’s about 120 calories a serve, 1.07 standard drinking units in NZ is … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #857 – North End – Old Island

North End brewing a homage to the old country with Old Island Burton Strong ale, it’s beer club beer of the week time. this is English beer turned up to … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #854 – Weezledog – Hoppiness

Another Beer Club exclusive, this one from Weezledog Hoppiness XPA, although I have seen this available elsewhere as also exclusive, who knows. “..  for lovers of great tasting pale ales.” … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #828 – Sparks – Parachute Adams

Parachute Adams, a name that could be anything, and meaningful to a few.  (Adam is the name of the brewer, which might give it away a bit). Also The Parachute Adams is an … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #824 – Magic Rock – High Wire Grapefruit

Beer Club Beer comes around again. and it is again a surprising beer, not one I’d usually choose. Grapefruit, a thing I haven’t had in ages. In a beer, never. … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · 6 Comments

Beer – #817 – Mata – Flower Power

BeerJerkNZ Beer Club beer of the week, again, and I love the new beers, this one a Tea and Flower infused affair. Never say never. A beer bottled for the … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #828 -Mash Palace – Korean Caddie

Mash Palace  Korean Caddie, because well it’s all about the new things, and I like Mash Palace brewing, they’ve done good things. 골프 하드 This is a 500ml bottle of … Continue reading

July 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #798 – BBC – Hinemoa

The bottle version of the beer I had fresh from the keg, and boy was it a cracker. Possibly the best session IPA I’d ever had. Named after the historic … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer- #794 – Choice Bros – On the Brain

What was I thinking? What were they thinking? Peanut butter and Raspberries and Pale Ale. Like some weird pick and mix. An English Ale With Peanut Butter & Raspberry. From … Continue reading

June 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #764 – Baylands – Woodrow’s Veto IPA

Another beer in a can, this one Baylands Brewery and their Woodrows Veto IPA, A beer I’ve had the pleasure with before both in the can and at the keg station, … Continue reading

April 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #748 – Baylands – Zythra Pale Ale

Quick stop at the bottle store and the fill station for some of that Baylands Zythra Pale Ale. Bit of a mystery beer, but I’ll get to the bottom of … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #740 – Fork Brewing – Godzone Beat

A beer in a bottle from Fork Brewing, who ever heard of such a thing! Well they’ve only gone and done it, and called it Godzone Beat ” .. I’m … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #738 – Epic – Stone Hammer: Thunder

Epic make nice beers, often, and in a seeming lull of ‘new’ beers they seem to be an oasis of new flavours. This one, Hammer, is a magnificent name for … Continue reading

February 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #730 – Duncan’s – Pale Ale

The second of the beers that I brought from Duncan’s, this the pale ale. This remarkable pale ale sure packs a punch Then the almost standard sized 500ml bottle that … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #729 – Mandrake – BruJu

You might even see this as Tuatara Mandrake Bruju Citra-limed Pale Ale. A beer take on a local ice-block confection called FruJu – in this the beer version you get a … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

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