Monthly Archive:: December 2007

20 Dec 2007

Beer Haiku: Christmas Shopping

Captain Hops captures the panic in the air with this 2006 Haiku called “A Guys Viewpoint“: Better start shoppingIt’s almost noon Christmas EveFirst, I’ll have a beer Festive Glass Tip – Beer Haiku Daily
16 Dec 2007

Risk labels proposed on alcohol

Alcohol bottles could be slapped with new labels warning pregnant women to steer clear under a new proposal floated by the trans-Tasman food regulator. FSANZ will accept public submissions on the proposal until February 6 before deciding
14 Dec 2007

SOBA HomeBrewFest 2007

SOBA HomeBrewFest.The beer event of the year. Sunday 16th December. 2pm – 8pm, The Boatshed, Wellington.$25 ($20 for SOBA members). Beers from Wellington’s keenest homebrewers (and a Hawke’s Bay one), served alongside beers (and a cider) from
13 Dec 2007

Beer Haiku – Beer by Committee

Writing about the Collaborator Doppelbock, Captain Hops aptly captures the problem with beers designed by a committee in today’s Beer Haiku. Brewed by committee.How many are too manyCooks in the kitchen? Glass tip – As ever, Beer
11 Dec 2007

Wanaka Brewery For Tender

One of Wanaka’s success stories has come to the market for the first time since it was established in 1998. After reaching Australasian acclaim for producing award winning beers, our vendor feels it is the best time
6 Dec 2007

Beer Haiku – Christmas Edition

Even though I have not yet heard Snoopy’s Christmas in the shops, it is clear that Christmas is approaching. Captain Hops has a gift for us all – a seasonal Haiku he called “Freudian Slip“: Trimming the