Monthly Archive:: October 2006

31 Oct 2006

BEER X – Hamilton Beer Festival – SATURDAY 4th

THIS WEEKEND Date: Saturday, 4 November 2006 Description: A festival of food, jazz, and boutique beer. Supporting Hospice Waikato Location: Claudelands Event Centre, Brooklyn Road Programme: 2pm to 10pm. Continuous musical entertainment. Food and beer (refreshments) available
30 Oct 2006

Cost of Drinking

Whether you’re a light, medium or heavy alcohol drinker, using this tool gives you an idea of how expensive your drinking is each week and projects that cost for a year’s time. You may be surprised by
30 Oct 2006

Beer Loving Flat Seeks Flatmate

Beer Loving Flat seeks flatmate, wgtn. Reply with quote I have a double room going in my flat that would suit a beer lover (although probibly not a homebrewer as space is limited). I run an english
27 Oct 2006

The Beer Nut – Blog – Recent Visit to New Zealand

The Down Under fundamentals [part 1] Back from my travels with much to report. After Singapore the rest of my time was spent in New Zealand. I was quite surprised that it has a wide and varied
27 Oct 2006

Beer there, done that by Willie Simpson

A pub crawl through New Zealand’s South Island introduces Willie Simpson to an impressive array of brews. I’m excited. Really excited. When you review beer for a living, your palate can become a tad jaded but the
24 Oct 2006

Making waves by Keith Stewart

Industrialisation of our taste buds has been a consistent theme of western history for 250 years, with bread, cheese and beer leading the way. But although supermarkets ooze sliced white death, cheeselets of every flavour and lame
20 Oct 2006

The Renaissance on the Net

Renaissance Brewing are now on-line. These guys make some awesome beers in Blenheim. The site is still pretty basic but does showcase their wicked new bottles!
20 Oct 2006

Let’s Hear It For Beer!

Beer doesn’t make you fat.  In fact it helps the cardiovascular system, slows down dementia, reduces the risk of diabetes, prevents and reduces hypertension… and amazingly can help prevent aids! The Eccentric Scientist puts some weight behind the
19 Oct 2006

Best of Beer and the Worst of Beer

Well, I have finally recovered from the terrible news that 4% of the US hop harvest was destroyed by fire and the European hop harvests are expected to produce low alpha hops. I’m beginning to wish Al
19 Oct 2006

Tavern’s winning streak continues

STAFF at the Cock & Bull have recently shown they are tops by winning a number of trophies for the group. In particular, Stacey Truong, a young Commis Chef from Botany Cock & Bull, won three titles