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Beer – #782 – Renaissance – Grandmaster Fresh Hop IIPA

The annual fresh hop  offering from Renaissance, This in the bottle, the Grandmaster Fresh Hop IIPA.  I had it last year and loved it, I had it recently in the … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #779 – Renaissance – Grandmaster Fresh Hop IIPA

The annual fresh hop  offering from Renaissance, the Grandmaster Fresh Hop IIPA. Still reminds me of some disco things, and this being an annual thing means I had it last … Continue reading

May 7, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #763 – Renaissance Enlightenment Series – Boom!

It has a long name –  Renaissance Enlightenment Series Boom! It also has a big IBU, and a big ABV. This is a beer that is available in bottles too, … Continue reading

April 2, 2016 · 5 Comments

Beer – #600 – Renaissance – Enlightenment Series – Sencha Saison

Renaissance – Enlightenment Series – Sencha Saison. 600 Beers. My poor liver. So Strange beer, strange numbers, strange musics and strangers. French style farmhouse ale brewed with Japanese Green Tea. … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #593 – Renaissance – Grandmaster Fresh Hop IIPA

Renaissance Grandmaster Fresh Hop IIPA. Reminds me of some disco things. Anyway, memories, reminiscing, remainders and reunions. Somewhere between a Barley Wine and an American Double IPA… So we thought … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · 4 Comments

Beer – #587 – Renaissance – Stonecutter Scotch Ale – Tap

This was at the FYO station, so hear we have the  Renaissance – Stonecutter Scotch Ale A beer I had a year ago in the bottle format. In this post then; … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #517 – Renaissance – Abundance Baltic Cherry Porter

I was just out with MrsPdubyah at a pubic house and had some Renaissance  Elemental Porter Ale, which reminded me how much I like that style, and I had something … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #383 – Renaissance – Enlightenment Series – Bière de Garde (a redux)

This is Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in Blenheim, New Zealand, and of course as a  Bière de Garde. and I’ve had it before of course. I had the draft version,  this is the bottle. … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 6 Comments

Beer – #332 – Renaissance – Bière de Garde

Indeed from the tap to the growler – Renaissance Biere de Garde This s an 8.5% ABV  beer – that’s a Barrel aged French style farmhouse ale, I have the equivalent … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #312 – Renaissance – Voyager India Pale Ale

So the last of the christmas beers. A Renaissance Voyager India Pale Ale. Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the style of an India Pale Ale (IPA) and they are still in Blenheim, New Zealand Familiar 500ml … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #310 – Renaissance – Stonecutter Scotch Ale

A beer that was a gift – Renaissance – Stonecutter Scotch Ale Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the style of a  Scotch Ale and they live in Blenheim, New Zealand This is the big, hearty … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #292 – Renaissance – Discovery American Pale Ale

This is one of the christmas beers I received – Renaissance Discovery American Pale Ale. Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the style of an  American Pale Ale and it’s made in sunny Blenheim, New … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #228 – Renaissance Enlightenment Series – Fresh Hop Benelux Ale

So to the fridge he dashes, and grabs for the Renaissance Enlightenment Series Fresh Hop Benelux Ale.  Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the style of a : Belgian Ale, and they do that … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #174 – Renaissance – Enlightenment Series – Scotch on Rye 70/- Ale

For a Friday then, the Renaissance Enlightenment Series Scotch on Rye 70/- Ale. ..it means ’70 shilling’ (sigh, OK, I will tell the whole story). We were asked to make … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #173 – Renaissance – Enlightenment Series – The Age of Raisin

AND it’s back home to NZ and ironically a Belgium style beer – Renaissance Enlightenment Series The Age of Raisin. of course Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the style of a  Belgian … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #149 – Renaissance – Tribute Barley Wine (2011)

Renaissance – Tribute Barley Wine (2011) , at 10.8% ABV in a 330 0ml bottle (2.81 standard drink units) this is a bit of a finisher. Brewed by Renaissance Brewing in the … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #143 – Renaissance – Enlightenment – White As Wheat IPA

Renaissance – Enlightenment – White As Wheat IPA. A most unlikely beer Brewed by Renaissance Brewing In the style of a  Wheat Ale in Blenheim, New Zealand. Unfiltered beers are prized by … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer- #100 – 8 Wired – Superconductor

Well, we’re 100 not out, literally, since so far my the beers have all been from the bottle shop and enjoyed in the pleasure of the home. Makes me a … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #82 – 8 Wired – The Big Smoke

Tonight then – a 8 Wired The Big Smoke Smoked Porter. Brewed at Renaissance Brewing, in the style of a ” Smoked*”, and they do this in Blenheim, New Zealand. “Now … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

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