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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 – #196 – Rogue Farms – Dirtoir Black Lager

Rogue Farms – Dirtoir Black Lager – formely known as Chatoe Rogue – First Growth – Dirtoir Black Lager. Brewed by Rogue Ales in the Style of a  Schwarzbier in, of course,  Newport, Oregon USA 650ml of … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 4 Comments

Beer – #164 – Geek – Coconut Porter

All in then on a Geek Coconut Porter- Brewed by Geek Beer in the style of a  Porter and they weave this magic in Windy Wellington, New Zealand Never had a Geek beer – but … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #57 – Golden Bear Brewing Company – Pirate Peach Saison

Won a Trophy and a silver medal at the recent  Sutton Group Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards so there! Golden Bear – Pirate Peach Saison is brewed with fresh Black-Boy peaches, … Continue reading

September 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #56 – Sawmill Brewing Company – Crystal Wheat Beer

Sawmill Brewing Company – Crystal Wheat Beer. Brewed by Leigh Sawmill Brewing Company in Leigh, New Zealand ,and they style it as a Wheat Ale. A beer with a flip … Continue reading

September 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

Beer – #33 – Stoke Bomber – Smoky Ale

I’ve had two people who’ve had the Stoke Bomber – Smoky Ale, and they have had totally different opinions on it. It’s a 650ml bottle (big) of a 5.7% ABV … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #30 – Duvel

Duvel – a Belgium Strong ale. I went the family sized 750Ml bottle of 8.5% ABV beer. It’s hard  to be expecting anything other than magnificent from this beer. It … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #27 in a series – Jaipur

Thornbridge Jaipur IPA. “A citrus dominated India Pale Ale, its immediate impression is soft and smooth yet builds to a crescendo of massive hoppiness accentuated by honey. An enduring, bitter finish” … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 4 Comments

Beer – #26 in a series – the weekend assortment.

A quick weekend break meant that it was bulk over substance time for beer drinking. So A little bit of Speights Distinction, and provided by the Father-in-Law and some of … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #25 in a series – “The Doctor” is in the house

Tonight for my delectation I have from The Sawmill Brewing company Leigh, procured me “the Doctor“, a Dopplebock. I looked it up, as I do, on the interwebtubes and they … Continue reading

May 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #22 in a series – Hawkes Bay Amber Ale

C/- Hawkes Bay Independent Brewery who talk it up a bit: “A rich malt body with mild hop characteristic adds complex fruitiness and a pronounced bitterness to this deep amber ale. Batch … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #15 in a series – Stoke Bomber- Bohemian Ale

Ok so there’s me grinning like a loon. Presented in a magnificent 650ml bottle – that’s a lot!, I give you the “The Original Stoke Bomber Bohemian Ale” From the  Mccashin Family … Continue reading

April 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

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