Monthly Archive:: December 2014

30 Dec 2014

Beer Word of the Year

This post was originally published on this siteBeer Without Borders announces that the Beer Word of the Year is Sessionable. It beat “Crowdfunding” and “Crisp!” into second and third place respectively. And it must be considered a
30 Dec 2014

Random End of Year Rant

This post was originally published on this siteFrom our point of view as retailers and distributors of local and imported beer, there have been significant changes this year in what the people that we sell to have
28 Dec 2014

Beer of the Year?

This post was originally published on this siteBartlett and I have been engaged in writing up our beer awards for this year. Largely we have achieved consensus, although he will insist that his mainstream winner has to
25 Dec 2014

Showcasing the distinctive zingy, tropical fruit, citrus and…

This post was originally published on this site Showcasing the distinctive zingy, tropical fruit, citrus and herbaceous aromas and flavours of New Zealand hops, Kiwi craft brewers like Emerson’s (of Dunedin), Croucher (Rotorua), Tuatara (Kapiti), Panhead (Upper
24 Dec 2014

Beers of Auckland Advent Calendar 2014 DAY 24 – Funkonnay by Hallertau BOTTLE:  …

This post was originally published on this site Beers of Auckland Advent Calendar 2014DAY 24 – Funkonnay by Hallertau BOTTLE:  FunkonnayBREWED: The Beer FountainABV: 6.7%IBU: 18 I wanted to finish with something special for the Advent Calendar. Steve (Hallertau) was kind
23 Dec 2014

Beers of Auckland Advent Calendar 2014 DAY 23 – Stuntman IIPA by Hallertau TAP + BOTTLE: Stuntman…

This post was originally published on this site Beers of Auckland Advent Calendar 2014DAY 23 – Stuntman IIPA by Hallertau TAP + BOTTLE: Stuntman IIPABREWED: The Beer FountainABV: 8.5%IBU: 90HOPS: Lots and Lots This is probably the first time I’ve
23 Dec 2014

Day 19 – Beers of Auckland – Not Beersies

This post was originally published on this site Beers of Auckland Advent Calendar 2014DAY 22 – Not Beersies by New Zealand Tax Payer BOTTLE: Not BeersiesBREWED: The Beer FountainABV: 0.00%HOPS: maybe traces So today this article made it into the mainstream media.
21 Dec 2014

Even before Simon Nicholas finished the first batch of his lower…

This post was originally published on this site Even before Simon Nicholas finished the first batch of his lower alcohol craft beer, it had “pretty much” sold out. The Hop Federation chief brewer is the latest to
21 Dec 2014

Have you ever wondered why in modern Christmas tradition we do…

This post was originally published on this site Have you ever wondered why in modern Christmas tradition we do the things we do? What is the origin of the Christmas tree, with the star on top, decorations
16 Dec 2014

Summer Wine: The Beer Evolution starts in Yorkshire, apparently

This post was originally published on this site“The Last of the Summer Wine” was a British sitcom which ran for 295 episodes over a staggering 31 seasons (1973-2010).[1]