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  Reply # 638194 9-Jun-2012 11:35 Send private message

Anyone else going to the Winterfest 2012 in Hamilton? I'll be the one with the VFFs. (Those weird toe shoe things as seen on xkcd)



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  Reply # 638726 11-Jun-2012 08:56 Send private message

Wife got me a couple of Three Boys Oyster Stouts for weekend sampling, I forgot how much I like this beer, especialy with a dozen of Bluffs finest. Also had a nice German beer who's name I must write down and post before the recycling man comes.

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  Reply # 638747 11-Jun-2012 09:46 Send private message

Just had a couple of Rayon Vert from Green Flash in the US of A. Now thats something different and bloody nice ... very hoppy and a little bit sour. Much better than a hop rocker!

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  Reply # 641138 15-Jun-2012 09:10 Send private message

Kaimai Pale Ale is a staple in the fridge at home for that first beer on a Friday (generally chased with a few Flying Fortresses and some Biltong)....

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  Reply # 641927 16-Jun-2012 20:16 Send private message

Have Mac's changed the pull tags on their bottles? I keep tearing out a V and leaving the cap on the bottle - quite frustrating. A fork through the plastic inner seal allows me to prise off for the prize. Is it just my exuberance ?

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  Reply # 642030 17-Jun-2012 10:49 Send private message

lorenzo: Have Mac's changed the pull tags on their bottles? I keep tearing out a V and leaving the cap on the bottle - quite frustrating. A fork through the plastic inner seal allows me to prise off for the prize. Is it just my exuberance ?

No it's not just you.  Same happens to me, although the plastic seal does seem to just lift off, no need for utensils.





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  Reply # 642037 17-Jun-2012 11:11 Send private message

I just make my own beer in my williams warn, mmmmm beer




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  Reply # 642112 17-Jun-2012 14:43 Send private message

icepicknz: I just make my own beer in my williams warn, mmmmm beer


Can you make dark beers in it as well? I see some guy just won gold for his Pilsner at a beer show using one of those.

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  Reply # 645153 23-Jun-2012 16:08 Send private message

It's not beer, but the Rekorderlig cider range is delicious. Moore Wilsons in Wellington has just started stocking them for a scratch under $5 each which is great value when they're over twice that in most bars/pubs/clubs.

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  Reply # 645357 24-Jun-2012 10:28 Send private message

Disrespective: It's not beer, but the Rekorderlig cider range is delicious. Moore Wilsons in Wellington has just started stocking them for a scratch under $5 each which is great value when they're over twice that in most bars/pubs/clubs.


I just discovered it in Queenstown last night. Very easy to drink. $15/bottle in the pub here but 2 bottles did 5 drinks!



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  Reply # 654763 12-Jul-2012 19:19 Send private message

Wellington folks and those in Welly this night, Parrotdog Brewery Launch  21 July.

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  Reply # 663015 27-Jul-2012 16:43 Send private message

Its nearly beer o'clock. Personally I have a couple of Macs Sassy Reds and some Chocolate Mooses (Meese? Mice? A moose and another moose?) in the fridge patiently waiting for me.

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  Reply # 663053 27-Jul-2012 18:31 Send private message

#dryjuly

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  Reply # 663076 27-Jul-2012 19:39 Send private message

Dry July for me too XD
Can't wait to try the new Epic Hop Zombie and the NZIPA and the Nation Message in a Bottle.

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  Reply # 663104 27-Jul-2012 20:39 Send private message

Dryjuly why?

Is this some sort of organised charity/fundraising or just a self imposed abstinence?

I saw the Hop Zombie in New World today but felt it was too pricey at $11 for a 500ml bottle.

Opted instead for a "Sir Walter" from the Wanaka Beerworks. I was a little disappointed with it to be honest, too frothy and too yeasty for my taste.





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