Monthly Archive:: August 2016

31 Aug 2016

From the Beer Vaults: Attempt to clear my desk – ends poorly

This post was originally published on this siteFrom the Beer Vaults: Attempt to clear my desk – ends poorly I am currently in week two of tidying my home office. If you don’t recall ever having read
25 Aug 2016

Yeastie Boys: “In which I talk about Stu’s pants – again”

This post was originally published on this siteYeastie Boys: “In which I talk about Stu’s pants – again” My professional and personal study of beer over many years has generated a number of themes which reappear periodically
19 Aug 2016

“In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom”: Reflections on Beervana Week 2016

This post was originally published on this site“In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom”: Reflections on Beervana Week 2016 The Road to Beervana – as it so eloquently promised – led directly to Beervana
17 Aug 2016

Craft Beer, Industry and Insights

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s been a while since I wrote anything. So here is probably ten posts’ worth of ranty text. For the last couple of years, at this time of year, the
9 Aug 2016

Get Brewing for SOBA NHC 2016!

This post was originally published on this site It’s time to be planning your beers for this year’s National Homebrew Competition. Judging will be held on Saturday 5th November, hosted again by the good people at Fine
5 Aug 2016

“All roads lead to the same place”: The Road to Beervana

This post was originally published on this site“All roads lead to the same place”: The Road to Beervana The literal road to Beervana is Customhouse Quay (for motor vehicles) or the Wellington stadium concourse (by foot). [1]
4 Aug 2016

Sour-vana

This post was originally published on this siteBeervana is just around the corner. This year there is a dedicated sour beer bar and no surprise considering the current trends in beer and the themed bar there are
2 Aug 2016

“The purpose of our lives is to be hoppy”: West Coast IPA Challenge results

This post was originally published on this site “The purpose of our lives is to be hoppy”: West Coast IPA Challenge results Judging 25 brand new hoppy West Coast India Pale Ales before noon on a Friday