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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

Beer – #721 – Outlier Cartel – Kerikeri ’round the Corner

I’ve had this in the pub and I was blown away with it’s freshness, bitterness, fruitiness and the overall taste, so when it popped up on a tap at a … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · 2 Comments

Beer – #716 – 8 Wired – Superdank

Lots of similar beer around at the moment, Old favourites and the like. Then I spied this, and so here I go. Might or might not be based on the … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

Beer- #707 – Tuatara – APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)

A beer I’ve been remiss in drinking – this is the well regarded Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale). I’ve had the other iterations of this APA, but this is  Old … Continue reading

November 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #698 – 8 Wired – West Island IPA

This is a low profile beer, in the there isn’t an awful lot of information on the inter tubes about it, which isn’t surprising really, they’re brewers not keeper-uppers of … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #669 – Boundary Road – 18th Amendment

or more properly Boundary Road Brewer’s Cut 18th Amendment. Not strictly a ‘draft beer’ in the sense that this is a ‘big brewer’ making beer in a different guise. brewed in … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #647 – North End – Fieldway APA

It’s the BeerJerkNZ Beer Club beer of the week, this week the  North End – Fieldway APA A home grown classic. 330ml can of a beer that is 5.8% ABV 50 … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #634 – Coopers – Original Pale Ale

It was my big brothers birthday recently, he resides in Australia now, and so as a birthday tribute I brought some ‘strayan liquid-gold, the amber nectar. I could have picked his … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #633 – Theakston – Old Peculier *bottle*

I had this beer as #12, when the idea of keeping a diary of beers was new. #12! so many beers ago. So here we go with; The Legend, Legends, … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #630 – Rocky Knob – Home Again

I like the beer I’ve had so far from the lovely people at Rocky Knob, and had a few words with Bron in passing recently at a beer festival. Then … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #625 – Rogue – Juniper Pale Ale *redux*

The BeerJerkNZ beerclub beer of the week is the   Rogue Juniper Pale Ale which is a beer I’ve previously had, but you know things change and so here we go again… … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #599 – Tuatara – Conehead Air Hopped IPA (2015) (Keg version)

The Tuatara Conehead Air Hopped IPA (2015) from the keg . I know there is a keg version, stand by.  Older new beer, old new music, old number math and oldies only parties. … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #595 – Tuatara – Conehead Air Hopped IPA (2015)

The Tuatara Conehead Air Hopped IPA (2015) in a bottle. I know there is a keg version, stand by.  Older new beer, old new music, old number math and oldies only parties. … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #582 – Hallertau – Resurgence

Hallertau Resurgence. A born again beer. Beastwars IPA reborn, apparently, as a Stong Pale. Same but different beer, same but different music, same number and same party thoughts this is … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #580 – Altitude – Posturing Professional Pale Ale

It’s time for the Altitude Brewing Posturing Professional Pale Ale. Posturing, Posing, Pondering and Sports! Named in honor of the ego driven montain professionals that we so often meet. Quality session … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #560 – Lakeman – Lahar

A Lahar of beer, a lyric of music, a counting of numbers and a storm of friends Floral nose of passionfruit and Strawberry. This is a 330ml bottle of beer, which is … Continue reading

March 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #556 – Garage Project – Hops on Pointe – a redux

Ballet beer, Ballet Music, Pas de Deux, and post opera party. Beer and ballet – the perfect Pas de Deux. Brewed by Garage Project for the Royal New Zealand Ballet.  … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 · 2 Comments

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