Monthly Archive:: June 2008

28 Jun 2008

Beerly Tasting – But, wait, there’s more

The June session of the Cellar Vate beer tasting club looked at New Beers: The June session of the Cellar Vate Beer Club took a look at a range of new beers. These were beers which have
26 Jun 2008

Beer Haiku Friday – Just a Quick Lunch Break

This week’s Beer Haiku is one of the best ever. It is called “Just a Quick Lunch Break” and is written by the aptly named Mr Home Office Blues: when your liquid lunchbumps into happy hourit’s a
26 Jun 2008

Nelson: One beery blonde moment

Resisting the urge to use both hands, I am grasping a slender and statuesque glass brimming with a golden liquid named Straw Beery Blonde. Like a chocolatier in an abattoir; a land-lubber all at sea, I am
24 Jun 2008

[VIDEO] OMG – I think you added too many hops!?!

These are the hops left in the tank from the Epic Armageddon IPA, part 2 of the West Coast (USA) IPA Challenge – Epic vs Hallertau. This is what 9.5kg of hops look like when added loose
24 Jun 2008

Scholarship Deadlines Approach – Siebel Institute

Course Scholarship Deadlines Approach Each year, our scholarship programs provide world-class educational opportunities to several deserving recipients. The deadline for two of our most important scholarships is approaching, so now is the time to prepare and send
23 Jun 2008

Beerly Writing – Around the Traps

From The Wellingtonian, the Malthouse gets Captain Cooker and Chimay White on Tap: Captain James Cook was a sailor, a navigator, an explorer, a cartographer and a brewer. He personally made the first batch of beer in
23 Jun 2008

Beerly Tasting – Recent Tastings

The May Cellar Vate tasting was all about Winter Warmers and Imps: It was appropriately freezing for the May Cellar Vate Beer Tasting which involved sampling a range of Winter Warmers. On the whole, winter beers tend
19 Jun 2008

Beerly Writing – As Salient as Ever

In a recent beer column for Salient magazine, I profiled the Founder’s range of beers: Finding a beer which is environmentally friendly, certified organic, vegan, GE-free and kosher is not quite as hard as it may sound.
19 Jun 2008

Beer Haiku Friday – One Man’s Fight

Captain Hops has written about a blogger battling some of America’s most stupid liquor laws. The haiku is called One Man’s Fight: With stubborn reasonHe tackles hypocrisy,politics, and greed. Glass Tip – Beer Haiku Daily If you
19 Jun 2008

Patrons find alcohol price rises hard to swallow

If this is as bad as things are in Southland then this is a great reason to move there. – Maybe these guys should get into homebrewing “The main areas of pressure are global commodities, such as