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  • TrHOPical Paradise NZ XPA Review

    1 August 2018 - Best Beer HQ

    TrHOPical Paradise NZ XPA Review

    I cast my eyes on this bright, summery beer label at my local Glengarry’s liquor shop and I immediately knew that I’d be drinking Bootleg Brewery’s TrHOPical Paradise NZ XPA tonight. Sure enough, I am. ABV: 4.7% Blurb on the bottle: We love the Kiwi summer, roadies, and beer… This sessionable citrus laden tr’HOP’ical Xtra […]

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  • Burleigh Brewing Co. Twisted Palm Beer Review

    17 June 2018 - Best Beer HQ

    Burleigh Brewing Co. Twisted Palm Beer Review

    I’ve just returned to New Zealand from a wonderful week on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, where I sampled a huge range of beers (that’s what holidays are for, right?) including this one: Twisted Palm Tropical Pale Ale by Burleigh Brewing Company. I bought a six-pack of this beer at a bottle shop in Caloundra and proceeded […]

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  • Emerson’s 1812 Pale Ale Review

    28 May 2018 - Best Beer HQ

    Emerson’s 1812 Pale Ale Beer Review

    I reckon I’ve had about half-a-dozen pints of Emerson’s 1812 Pale Ale… over a period of about five years or so. I’d be way too drunk to write this review if I’d drunk all that beer in one go! Lame jokes aside, it’s fair to say that I’m pretty familiar with the Emerson’s range of […]

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  • Mike’s Taranaki IPA Review

    13 May 2018 - Best Beer HQ

    Mike’s Taranaki IPA Beer Review

    This bottle of Mike’s Taranaki IPA has been rolling around the bottom of my fridge for nearly three months now, waiting for the perfect time to drink it. Well, there’s no better time than right now… ABV: 7% Blurb on the bottle: Taranaki IPA was first brewed as a collaboration back in 2011. It’s evolved […]

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  • The weather was so dreadful last night that rather than go to Eden Park to watch the rugby, I shunned my Blues season tickets for my couch a bottle of Harrington’s ‘The Belgian Tempest’ spiced Belgian strong ale. Here’s what I thought of the beer… ABV: 7% Blurb on the bottle: Why mess with tradition […]

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