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Beer – #849 – Funk Estate / Doctor’s Orders – Dr Funk

Beer Club Beer. Weekly. A Sour Ale. I don’t like Sour ales as a rule, but this is a club and you know that there are beers to challenge and … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #800 – Epic – 10 years 1000 Celebration Ale

Seems I have yet another beer that ‘can be cellared for 10 years’, which could happen but won’t, and this really is a one off batch and therefore diminishes daily. … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #659 – Epic – Armageddon

This is beer that I’ve had out and about but never at home, so tonight is about rectifying that. Old new beers, old old music, same old numbers and same … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #627 – Bach Brewing – Duskrider *keg*

Duskrider – a Red IPA.  New old beers, new music, old numbers and a party is a party. a ruby-red hue and a hop-forward fix I have from the FYO … Continue reading

July 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #437 – Epic – Imperium

I thought I’d have a darker beer, so an Epic Imperium it is then. “In Luke’s own words, its black, its soft, its malty and with notes of toasty loveliness” This … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #434 – Epic – Lupulingus

Beer with the oddest name for a while – Epic Lupulingus. Buying this today put me in a quandary as there seems to be a raft of new beers available ‘on … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 6 Comments

Beer – #408 – Epic – Apocalypse IPA

Epic Apocalypse IPA, I fair fell over myself going to get one of these, and one other that I went out for. I need to get out more….  Anyhoo  for … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #382 – Bach Brewing – Kingtide Pacific IPA

One of 3 beers from this brewer – Bach Brewing Ltd This is Brewed at Steam Brewing Company and this one is in the style: of and  India Pale Ale (IPA) and they are in Auckland, New … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #381 – Bach Brewing – Hopsmacker Pale Ale

One of 3 beers from this brewer – Bach Brewing Ltd This is Brewed at Steam Brewing Company and this one is in the style: of and American Pale Ale, and they are in Auckland, New … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · Leave a 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 – #300 – Epic – Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout (2013)

So, number 300, and a beer I have been so looking forward to. The last time I had this was at Beer #34. I liked it then. This is the … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · 6 Comments

Beer – #249 – Epic – Hop Zombie

I’ve drunk this in it’s bottle form. So this is a revisit but not. Epic Hop Zombie. On Tap.  Epic Hop Zombie  form the Epic Brewing Company (NZ) Brewed at Steam Brewing Company in … Continue reading

November 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #103 – Epic – Mayhem

On the premise that it can’t get worse for me, only better now it’s the turn of   an Epic Mayhem to step up . Epic Brewing Company   brewed at the … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beer – #62 – Epic – Double Stout

This is a beer that’s a bit under the radar, it’s not listed on the website, which either means that it’s a mistake beer that they had to monetize, or a seasonal thing. Well yes I went back and read “Double Fail” so this isn’t going to end well is it. A Championship level beer that may never make the Premier league.

September 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #48 – Epic – Message in a Bottle

Epic – Message in a Bottle. a 7.5% ABV beer in a 500ml bottle. Brewed at Steam Brewing Company In the style of an India Pale Ale (IPA), in Auckland. When … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #34 – Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout

Well, the Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout was another beer that was recommend to me to try. It’s an 8% ABV Imperial Oatmeal Stout delivered in a massive 750Ml bottle. My work is … Continue reading

July 6, 2012 · 5 Comments

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