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Album – 1 of 10 – David Bowie – Station To Station

I was challenged to  list 10 Albums, which I took to mean the best 10 albums I could think of. Sometimes I think too much.  I found it hard going … Continue reading

April 2, 2018 · 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 – #803 – Tuatara – Tiramisu

Tuatara Tiramisu – like the desert, Coffee, Vanilla, Chocolate, what could possibly be wrong with that. It really is a bit winter like out there today, Auckland style, rain, wind, … Continue reading

July 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beer – #729 – Mandrake – BruJu

You might even see this as Tuatara Mandrake Bruju Citra-limed Pale Ale. A beer take on a local ice-block confection called FruJu – in this the beer version you get a … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer- #707 – Tuatara – APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)

A beer I’ve been remiss in drinking – this is the well regarded Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale). I’ve had the other iterations of this APA, but this is  Old … Continue reading

November 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #672 – Tuatara – Paūa To the People

You might know them as Abalone, this is possibly a  brilliant use of local fauna to bring together a beer called ‘Paūa To the People’ I’ve had, and you can … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #617 – Tuatara – Black Wellington Chocolate Factory Chocolate Stout

A beer with a long name,  Black Wellington Chocolate Factory Chocolate Stout, a long song, a long division and long time at a gathering. “If you’re going to do a … Continue reading

June 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #602 – Tuatara – London Porter

It begins. Winter. Porters. This one the London Porter from the nice people at Tuatara, and by local FYO station. A SHOT IN THE DARK Our Porter has plenty of … Continue reading

May 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beer – #546 – Tuatara – Sauvinova

Single hop, single records, single digits and singing at a party  Full malt body copiously hopped with Nelson Sauvin displaying mouthwatering gooseberry, pineapple and grapefruit flavours. Balanced bitterness. A 330ml … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #493 – Tuatara – Act of God

Closing in on 500!  Here we have Act of God, Class acts, Actual numbers and Acting the fool What’s particularly notable is that this microbial intercession was totally unplanned. An … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #419 – Tuatara – Black, the Toasted Malt version

Three versions of this beer – This one Tuatara Black Toasted Malt – Limited Edition Unfiltered Stout Right then –   Tuatara Black Toasted Malt Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company in the style … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #376 – Tuatara – APA

Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company this in the style of the  American Pale Ale and they are in Paraparaumu, New Zealand A custom made complete with scales and ridges – 500ml bottle,  5.8% ABV and … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

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