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Beer – #999 – Garage Project – Mutiny on the Bounty

Garage Project Mutiny on the Bounty, a beer that probably should be considered a treasure, and an expensive treat. I’ve saved this for now, because it’s fitting that a beer … Continue reading

December 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – Poke The Bear

Outlier Cartel – Poke the Bear.  Thereby breaking a promise to MrsPhil about holding back and taking a measure approach to having beer on Christmas day. I got to to … Continue reading

December 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #993 – Shepherd Neame – Double Stout

Shepherd Neame Double Stout. England v Tonga on the TV, I have nothing to lose except my dignity. Perhaps. creamy and delicious A Bottle of a beer that is 5.2% … Continue reading

November 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #947 – Boneface – The Darkness India Stout (we go again)

Boneface – The Darkness India Stout. – the rework. Turns out the banter was more than that and the brewer sent me another bottle, they’ve bottled it to a smaller … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #945 – Boneface – The Darkness India Stout

Boneface – The Darkness India Stout. This is a beer that I dropped onto a concrete floor and was dissapointed as it spread out over the concrete. Not as disappointed … Continue reading

June 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #933 – 8 Wired – Bumaye 2013

Turns out it’s It’s Ali Boma ye, so I was a bit wrong, but we all learnt something. This was the beer that was going to rescue the afternoon, and Mark … Continue reading

May 21, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beer – #916 – Deschutes – Obsidian Stout

Deschutes Obsidian Stout, a beer for the BeerJerk club night. Summer has made another appearance, and it’s warm and sunny outside, and here I am inside but happy. Deep, robust … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #887 – Tuatara – XV

More celebration beer, this one 15 years, the Tuatara – XV – Russian Imperial Stout 15 years is a good enough reason to make a wee bit of a song and … Continue reading

January 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #851 – Speakeasy – Black Hand

The Black Hand Chocolate Milk Stout. I don’t know that I can rightly help myself, but I find another stout awaits me, this one from the USA, so at least … Continue reading

October 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #843 – Good George – Rocky Road Dark Stout

Good George Rocky Road Stout, the dark one. I just had the white one. In for a penny. you could possibly improve it is by adding beer This is in … Continue reading

September 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #840 – Mike’s – RIP

Mike’s Organic Brewery Robust Imperial Porter, never a bad time to have a Porter beer, and even better an Imperial one. This is the BeerClub beer of the week. There are … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #839 – BBC – Rawene

Rawene Coconut & Vanilla Oatmeal Stout.  Another beer from the locally based Birkenhead Brewing Co. This one a stout, like it says. Deep brown with a tight cream-like head..Body is voluptuous 500ml … Continue reading

September 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #808 – Altitude – Moonlight Track

It got a bit chilly and wintery outside, and I’m inside looking out and about to have a Stout, seems like it is that kind of afternoon. I’ve even chosen … Continue reading

July 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #776 – Funk Estate – Super Afro~Disiac

Beer club night and it’s a revisit to some Funk Estate Super Afro-Disiac. I’ve only had this a few beers since, so It’d be nice to revisit that experience. Despite the … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #770 – Funk Estate – Super Afro~Disiac

I gave in and brought some Funk Estate Super Afro-Disiac, not a hard choice as it seems like a Stout kind of evening really. Not sure about needing a ‘lift’ but … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #769 – Mike’s – Vanilla Coffee Porter

BeerJerkNZ BeerClub Beer of the week is Mike’s Vanilla Coffee Porter. I’ve had this a couple of times, and it’s been wonderful. ..after the big aroma and initial sweetness of vanilla, … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #732 – Hallertau – Nocturne

Another beer with a label that intrigues, again from Hallertau, and this time a Stout, because, well, I like a good Stout. Plus there seems to be a quite a … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #700 – Garage Project – Cabbages and Kings

Cabbages & Kings, An Imperial Oyster & Hiropito stout brewed with Te Matuku Bay oysters. A rich & decadent brew clocking in at 12%. Seems a shame with summer coming on … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #697 – Funk Estate – AfroGato

Stout appreciation continues with the Funk Estate Afrogato. A desert beer 🙂 for which then pudding stout, pudding down a track, pudding up the numbers and pudding is served. An Imperial … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

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