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Beer – #1045 – Hallertau – Ingrid Starnes Omega Plum and Rose Hip Sour

A beer with a long name – the Hallertau x Ingrid Starnes Omega Plum & Rose Hip Sour. I had a birthday day our recently and picked this up at … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

Beer – Saturday Night Beerver

There are quite a few good puns around ‘Saturday Night’ that this could easily grow into the alternate to the single beer review, where all that happens is I do … Continue reading

October 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #956 – Wild and Woolly – From the Ashes

Wild & Woolly From the Ashes.  A beer in a paper bag. It’s actually in green glass and they’ve put it in a bag because that was the best way … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #939 – Boneface – The Juice Dry Hopped Gose

Boneface. The Juice. A Dry Hopped Gose. I like Gose. Just in case you read somewhere that I didn’t, when in fact it is sour beers I’m not a big … Continue reading

June 3, 2017 · 5 Comments

Beer – #915 – Behemoth – Im-Peach-ment

Behemoth Im-Peach-ment Sour Ale. For someone who says he’s not a fan of the sour beers I seem to drink a lot of them. Perhaps it’s a journey to find … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #908 – Omnipollo – Magic #3.5 Pineapple Gose

Omnipollo Magic #3.5 – Pineapple Gose. The last two beers from Omnipollo though have been rather enjoyable, even if one of them was a Gose, sour beer done properly and … Continue reading

March 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

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 – #643 – ParrotDog – Rarebird Puffinus Huttoni

The second in a series of rare bird beers. Rare Beer, Common music, endangered numbers, and a rare quiet day in. Haere ra e nga Titi — farewell o Hutton’s shearwater! … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #592 – Moa – Cherry Sour

Moa Cherry Sour- the 2013 year. I’ve been buying sours. I’m going to stop. Stop and go music, stopping the dial, stop the dance and stop the party! “..A food … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #590 – Wild Beer – Ninkasi Premier Cru

Wild Beer Ninkasi, the Premier Cru in for a penny.. “..created by the time and the oak are incredibly tasty, complex, layered beers, perfect for enjoying with friends through the winter … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #589 – Wild Beer – Somerset Wild

Wild Beer Somerset Wild, it was that kind of day. Wild about beer, Wild about music, Wild with numbers and a wild time out. Spontaneously fermented berlinner weisse inspired beer. … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #588 – Wild Beer – Sourdough

Indeed. Wild Beer Sourdough. Strange beer, strange music, strange scores and strangers at a gathering. Collaboration with Hobbs House Bakery. Sour ale based on a Berliner Weisse. This is a 330ml … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #483 – Moa – Special Reserve Sour Blanc (2012)

Special beer, Special Music, Special Numbers and Special gatherings A traditional Sour beer with a complexity best described as a riot of flavours.  With a base of Moa Blanc this … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #465 – Garage Project – Wabi Sabi Sour

Wherein I have a  Sour Beer,  A moment of happiness, a second glance, ponder random numbers and indulge in double dipping. The people at Garage Project make a lot of … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #308 – Townshend – Ned’s Head Flaunders Red

Townshend – Ned’s Head Flaunders Red…. Get on the bandwagon. It might be clearer next beer. Brewed by Townshend Brewery This is styled as a  Sour Red/Brown ad they do this trick in Upper Moutere, New … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #250 – Moa – Ten Year Beer

Bit Excited to have a 2012 vintage Moa Ten Year Beer.  Brewed by Moa Brewing Company In the style of a  Sour/Wild Ale and they do that of course in Blenheim, … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #171 – Verhaeghe – Duchesse De Bourgogne

Sunday, I’ve just been to the movies, I’ve switched on the UFC, and I’ve decided to have a single beer – this on the Verhaeghe – Duchesse De Bourgogne. Brewed … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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