Tag Archives: New Zealand

8 Wired Brewing Co. Mighty Imperial Ale (11%)

Smoked and oak aged and hefty with alcohol, this is a beer that’s perfectly named. Pouring a deep mahogany, the smell is brandy soaked toffee apples, and the beer tastes delicious and enormous and brain boggling, thick with molasses, bran … Continue reading

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Renaissance Brewing Co. Voyager IPA (6%)

This bottle was very feisty as I opened it and needed pouring in two halves, its enormous cumulonimbus of a head big enough to make getting at the beer below rather difficult. But when I did finally make it down … Continue reading

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8 Wired Brewing Co. Tall Poppy (7%)

Want a beer with a deliciously sweet malt body that feels like a comfortable Best Bitter but has enough hops to rip off your lips? You do? Then this is the beer for you. Tall Poppy is an India Red Ale … Continue reading

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Renaissance Brewing Co. Abundance (8%)

Oh wow. I took a sip of this Baltic Cherry Porter and gave an involuntary sigh. Abundance is good. Really really good. From its warm cherry brandy aroma, the way it sits in my glass a blood red tinged mahogany, … Continue reading

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Three Boys Brewery IPA (5.2%)

A few years ago when I was just becoming really obsessed with beer, and a year or so before I started CAMRGB, a good friend of mine who’d moved to New Zealand posted me three bottles of beer that he … Continue reading

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