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Beer – #569 – Garage Project – Touch Wood

Peculiar beer, peculiar music, peculiar use of numbers and a peculiar party. You need a bit of good luck to pull off a beer like this – so ‘touch wood’. … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #501 – Liberty – C!tra – A redux

New territory, old beer, New music, old friends. I make a return to a beer that I really liked and found on tap so I could take it home with … Continue reading

January 4, 2015

Beer – #490 – Fiasco Brewing Company – Double DeckYa

it’s come down to this a Fiasco, Disco,  Double Time, and Double dipping The Fiasco Double DeckYa Black IIPA was the pick of the beers on the takeout taps at the grog … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 – #482 – Golden Eagle – The Bitter End

British Beer,  Discovered genius , Imperial Numbers, and Bragging Our English Bitter has been referred to as the most authentic English Bitter in New Zealand.  This is a new beer, … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

Beer – #431 – Garage Project – Beer

It’s called simply “Beer”. In a can. Brewed by Garage Project this one in the style that is Pale Lager and they are in Wellington, New Zealand 330ml can, 4.8% ABV and 1.25 standard drink … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · 4 Comments

Beer – #407 – Garage Project – Château Aro

ok, I thought this started off really strongly and then didn’t have the legs to carry it. But it is a nicely mellow and enjoyable beer that is neither sharp or bitter, neither is it too sweet or cloying. I don’t know what a wine drinker would think of this. Overall it’s enjoyable and makes a really pleasing change to over-hopped beers that I could be drinking.

June 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

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 – #368 – ParrotDog – Otis

Indeed, I’ve sort of been avoiding this out of deference, but I’m going to try it, I’ve wanted to for a while. ParrotDog – Otis Brewed by ParrotDog Brewing in the style … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 – #348 – Amager/Mikkeller – Hr. Frederiksens Væsel Brunch Barrel Aged

Same but different this is the Amager/Mikkeller Hr. Frederiksens Væsel Brunch – the  Barrel Aged version. Brewed by Amager Bryghus in the style of an Imperial Stout and not new … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #347 – Amager/Mikkeller – Hr. Frederiksens Væsel Brunch

Tonight I’m kicking off with the extended named Amager/Mikkeller Hr. Frederiksens Væsel Brunch – which is an Imperial Stout beer. Brewed by Amager Bryghus in the style of an Imperial Stout and … Continue reading

April 19, 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- #323 – Liberty / Brothers – Oh Brother Pale Ale

This then brewed by Liberty Brewing Co and styled as  American Pale Ale and they do this up the road a ways, but in general – Auckland, New Zealand A 330ml bottle, 5.1%ABV – … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #320 – Premium Cristal (Peru)

Hahaha yes, Peru! This is Brewed by Backus y Johnston (SABMiller) in thes tyle of a Pale Lager and they are in Lima, Peru 330ml bottle of a 5% ABV beer, making it about 1.2 … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #311 – Dr. Hops – World Pale Ale

I won this! Some Dr. Hops World Pale Ale. Twitter is amazeballs. This is brewed by Dr. Hops at the brew to order (contract)  Invercargill Brewery in the style of an  American Pale … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 – #285 – Coronado – 17th Anniversary IIPA

Clearly a limited edition beer – the Coronado 17th Anniversary IIPA Brewed by Coronado Brewing Company in the style of an Imperial/Double IPA and they are of course in Coronado, California USA This is a 20fl oz, … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #279 – Liberty / Brothers – Oh Brother Pale Ale

I picked a litre of this today (yesterday, the day before this post), on my shopping trip – a Liberty / Brothers Oh Brother Pale Ale, from a tap, Brewed … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

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