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Deep Creek Brewing – Trinity

Brewery:  Deep Creek in Auckland, New Zealand Style:   Hazy IPA ABV:   6.5% Rate Beer:   No listing on Rate Beer Pour:   Opaque hazy yellow with a creamy white head. Tropical fruits dominate the aroma. Passionfruit and stone fruits like mango and apricot come through on the palette. A hint of bitterness comes through in a balanced beer. Triple dry […]

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Liberty – Citra Double IPA

Brewery: Liberty Brewing in Helensvale, New Zealand Style:  DIPA ABV:  8% IBUs:   100 Rate Beer:  99/100 Pour:  Light golden or age colour with a good white head.  Ahhh citra, my first hop love. I was a big fan of the citrus aromas and flavours this hop would bring to IPAs. Nowadays, there’s so many great hops that Citra has taken a back seat. […]

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Monteith’s Brewing Co – West Coast IPA

Brewery: Monteith’s in Greymouth, New Zealand Style:  IPA ABV:  6.5% Rate Beer:  No Rating Yet Pour:  Golden orange in colour. With a small white head. Big piney, hoppy, citrus aromas. Nicely balanced with sweeter maltier backbone with hoppy bitterness. I’m getting orange and grapefruit and little bit of pine flavour. A nod to old school West Coast IPAs and a good reminder […]

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Garage Project – Hazy Daze (Simcoe, Mosaic, Citra and Strata)

Brewery: Garage Project in Wellington, New Zealand Style:  Hazy Pale ABV:  5.8% Rate Beer:  no rating yet Pour:  Pale hazy white straw colour with a small white head. Apart of their series of hazy pales where the hop combinations are the focus. The citrus flavours of grapefruit, orange and lemon mix well with a creamy body […]

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Panhead – Quickchange XPA

Crisp and clean pale ale with sharp citrus flavours. More akin to a tropical pale ale or pacific ale

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Deep Creek Brewing – Lava Lava

Brewery: Deep Creek Brewing in Auckland, New Zealand Style: Berliner Weiss ABV: 4.5% Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour: Tangerine orange on pour with no real head. A deliciously fruited sour with mango and raspberries. Easy to drink with low tartness and bitterness. Cracked this open as I watch the Bush Fire Appeal concert. A great […]

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Garage Project – Beer

Brewery: Garage Project in Wellington, New Zealand Style: Czech Pilsner ABV: 4.8% Rate Beer: 37/100 Pour Golden straw colour with a big, fluffy white head The can says it all. Simply ‘Beer’. Nothing special here. Pilsner malt, Saaz hops and yeast to create a Pilsner style beer. A little dry and a touch bitter, but also […]

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Garage Project – Slay Ride

This tastes just like a rich dark chocolate mud cake.