• The Lover craft beer review

    18 April 2017 - Best Beer HQ

    Shakespeare ‘The Lover’ Blonde Review

    I’m a crappy husband. That much should already be obvious to you all. But I sunk to a new low on Valentine’s Day this year when Mrs Best Beer bought me this bottle of ‘The Lover’ blonde beer made by Auckland brewbar The Shakespeare, and I got her nothing at all. I know, I know […]

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  • Panhead Supercharger APA Review

    26 March 2017 - Best Beer HQ

    Panhead Supercharger APA Review

    Pizza and beer – it’s a match made in heaven, as well as the perfect antidote to this rainy Sunday afternoon I find myself wasting away indoors. Spoiler alert: I’ve already tried the award-winning Panhead Supercharger APA before, so I know it’s really bloody good even before I review it. I guess sometimes you just […]

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  • Galbraith’s Czech-Style Pilsner Review

    12 March 2017 - Best Beer HQ

    Galbraith’s Czech-Style Pilsner Review

    ABV: 5.3% Blurb on the bottle: This Special Edition Pilsner is the big brother of Galbraith’s most popular beer served at their alehouse. Bigger and bolder, it’s a classic European lager, made here in NZ from original Czech ingredients for you to enjoy fresh. Who or what is Galbraith’s? Keith Galbraith’s opened his eponymous alehouse […]

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  • Moa Southern Alps White IPA Review

    5 March 2017 - Best Beer HQ

    Moa Southern Alps White IPA Review

    It was one of those gorgeous summer days that I’ll remember all year. Mrs Best Beer HQ and I were up north, exploring the picturesque Whangaparaoa Peninsula, when I got a hankering for a beer on the beach (as you do). So we made a beeline to the Four Square at Gulf Harbour, where I […]

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  • Queenstown Brewers Dead Snake Porter Review

    15 February 2017 - Best Beer HQ

    Queenstown Brewers Dead Snake Porter Review

    ABV: 4.5% Blurb on the bottle: The first snake sighted in Queenstown was in March 1894 as it emerged from a crate of bottles in the Wakatip Brewery. It escaped, but the approaching winter cold would have dealt to the “immigrant from Australia”. This Brown Porter is made for the cold months that keep us […]

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