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Beer – #774 – Deep Creek – Basilica

Being in a club has its privileges and the BeerJerkNZ club has again possibly come up trumps with a 2013 bottle of Deep Creek Basilica. A Porter, and as the … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #661 – Good George – Salted Caramel Chocolate Porter

I know right? What are the people in Hamilton all about and what are they up to when their creations include Salted Caramel Chocolate Porter. I bumped into Matt from Good … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #654 – Bach Brewing – Crayporter

I’ve seen a lot of Porter/Stout beers around of late. Today is some of the same. Fancy beer, fancy a song, fancy little number, and fancy seeing you here brewed with eight … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · 3 Comments

Beer – #648 – Sawmill – Coffee Porter

A long time between drinks for me and this brewer, but they appear to be quite strong at the moment, and I haven’t been wilfully avoiding them. So Long Gaps, … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #602 – Tuatara – London Porter

It begins. Winter. Porters. This one the London Porter from the nice people at Tuatara, and by local FYO station. A SHOT IN THE DARK Our Porter has plenty of … Continue reading

May 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #577 – Harrington’s – Wobbly Boot (can)

Harringtons Wobbly Boot Porter Ale, craft beer in a can! Dark beer, dark music, dark art of numbers and it’s dark, lets party. Porter style ale, brewed in the traditional … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #487 – Yeastie Boys – The Last Dictator

Spoonbending, spellbinding, whole numbers, whole conversations. Imperial porter with botrytised vigonier. The last of the 3 in a series of the Spoonbender series – this one is the Yeastie Boys … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #439 – Garage Project – Baltic Porter

A Porter. Seems like I’ve moved to a darker side in the last few beers. This is not different – Garage Project Baltic Porter. Brewed by the prolific  Garage Project of … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #425 – Mike’s – Vanilla Coffee Porter

Mike’s Vanilla Coffee Porter – from the tap – I last drank a version of this in a bottle in November 2012 – and loved it then, I wonder if … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · 5 Comments

Beer – #367 – Rogue – Mocha Porter (a redux)

I’m revisiting the Rogue – Mocha Porter  –  I had this yolks ago – review is here  – This of course brewed by the people at Rogue Ales and it’s a style … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #360 – Almanac – Biere de Chocolat

ok, so I was confused/amused by the label, and made a grab for this – Almanac Biere de Chocolat – what could go wrong – beer and Chocolate ? Made … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #351 – Kereru – For Great Justice: Wood-Fired Toasted Coconut Porter

Another contender in the long names for beer: Kereru – For Great Justice: Wood-Fired Toasted Coconut Porter. Brewed by Kereru Brewing Company in the style of a Porter and they are in Upper Hutt, New Zealand … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #319 – Fullers – London Porter

A Fullers London Porter. Brewed by Fuller’s in the style of a Porter they they are in London, England Fuller’s London Porter, is widely regarded as the World’s Finest Porter: having won awards all over the … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #284 – Yeastie Boys – Her Majesty 2013

This  is the Yeastie Boys Her Majesty 2013, the companion to the His Majesty I also have in the fridge. Brewed by Yeastie Boys and Brewed at Invercargill Brewery this is in the Style of a … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #274 – Hot Water – Walker’s Porter

Brewed by Hot Water Brewing Styled as a Porter and that really is quite local to us here at Rings Beach in the big scheme of things at Whenuakite, Whitianga, New Zealand A robust porter … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #227 – Einstök – Icelandic Toasted Porter

Well if you’re going to make a beer in Iceland why not a Toasted Porter. This is the third of three I have, of the four they make. I’ll settle … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer- #214 – Garage Project – Lord Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter

The Weirdly named Garage Project Lord Cockswain’s Courage- Blended Porter, Brewed by Garage Project in the style of a  Porter  or Imperial/Strong Porter for the stronger one, and The Garage Project is based in Wellington, … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · Leave a 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 – #97 – Mike’s – Organic Vanilla Coffee Porter

his is a beer that I would give your money back if you brought it and failed to enjoy as a Coffee Porter, or a Vanilla Coffee Porter. Get

November 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

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