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Beer – #723 – Duncan’s – Pilsner

Duncan’s is a small craft beer company located on the Kāpiti Coast. We make awesome beer! From the FYO station a beer of 4.9% ABV, so that’s 147 calories a … Continue reading

January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #639 – Behemoth – Hopped Up On Pils *bottle*

Beer club beer of the week, this time it’s Behemoth “Hopped Up On Pils” I’ve had this from the keg previously, and came away underwhelmed, but I might have been uninformed. … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a 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

Beer – #536 – Brauerei Braunschweig (Oettinger) – 5,0 Original Pils

A second beer, a second play, second best and second best mates. Black-Red-Gold… Brauerei Braunschweig (Oettinger) – 5,0 Original Pils 500ml can of beer, 4.7% ABV, making it 1.8 standard … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #519 – Behemoth – Hopped Up On Pils

Another of the summer of  FYO (tap) beers, this one the Behemoth “Hopped Up On Pils” “A Pilsner made with ale hops, apparently. Unique” A bottle of one litre of a … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #462 – Tiger – Tiger Beer

So another of the more accessible beers – this one Tiger beer, available in supermarkets, and in restaurants that want to offer “authenticness” to their menu, as a representative beer. … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #461 – Tsingtao – Tsingtao

A bit of a quick comedy run of cheaper more accessible beers (i.e. from a supermarket). This one Tsingtao. Beer from China. In a gigantic bottle format: 640ml, and it’s … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · 7 Comments

Beer – #459 – Stewart Brewing – Top of the Hops

The name appealed to me, as did the ingredients list, so I got me a beer from Stewart Brewing  called Top of the Hops. New to me then, Stewart Brewing Company, who do … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #447 – Green Man – Czech Pilsner

The second of the two beers from this brewery that I found locally, this one Green Man Czech Pilsner. Brewed by Green Man Brewery (NZ) in of course the style that is of Pilsener and … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #428 – Garage Project – Pils ‘n’ Thrills

This is a more mainstream beer from Garage Project, and usually that means a bit ‘meh’ , but hey ho – Garage Project – Pils ‘n’ Thrills it is, for my … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #413 – Ochakovo – Stolichnoe Double Gold

Da! Ochakovo Stolichnoe Double Gold,  MrsPdubyah thought she was being nice and brought me this from the supermarket, and what finer an example of Russian beer than that which is a … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #404 – Two Fingers – Joan of Arc Smoked Pilsener

I love creative names and this is no different – Two Fingers Joan of Arc Smoked Pilsener, and so I’m back to back in Pilsners this evening. This on is brewed … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #380 – Bach Brewing – Czechmate Pilsner

One of 3 beers from this brewer – Bach Brewing Ltd – This is Brewed at Steam Brewing Company and this particular one is in the style: of a Czech Pilsner (Světlý) and they are in Auckland, New … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #374 – Moa – Methode (a redux)

Moa Methode- I’ve reviewed this before #47 on the list  and I gave it an 8.5 then, this was on special and therefore qualifies as purchasable 🙂 Brewed by Moa Brewing Company and … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #371 – Stoke – Coconut Vanilla Pilsner

More Properly – McCashin Family Coconut Vanilla Pilsner. And being a sucker for a lot of nice words my basket became one with this. Brewed by McCashin Family Brewery in the style … Continue reading

May 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #329 – Black Dog – Bite Hopped Pilsner

Black Dog beer, I’ve only had out on my travels in pubs from taps. So this is a new experience. Pilsner too, a style with which I have a love/hate thing … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #324 – Liberty – Halo Pilsner

Moving the dial again, this next beer the Liberty Halo Pilsner offering. Brewed by Liberty Brewing Co and this then is styled as a Pilsener and you know they are located in Auckland, New Zealand. “Nelson hopped … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #302 – Zipfer – Pils

Zipfer – “Ein Glas heller Freude (“A glass of delightful joy”, play on words – “helle Freude” means “delightful joy”, but “Helles” is also a type of beer) Brewed by Zipfer (Brau Union) in … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer #187 – Invercargill – Wasp Honey Pilsner

So this is a confusion in a bottle, is it a Pilsner, Golden or Wheat beer?

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

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