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Abbaye de Leffe by Leffe Blonde / Blond

Michael C. is drinking a Leffe Blonde / Blond by Abbaye de Leffe

Sweet honey, biscuit malt. Apricots. Would be good with cheese, Brie probably.

Purchased at Hilton Lake Taupo

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Outlier Cartel by From Such Great Heights

Michael C. is drinking a From Such Great Heights by Outlier Cartel

Cloudy orange. Sediment. Odd. Honey, marmalade nose. Sweet, rounded. Lacks hop punch. Not really sessionable given the sediment

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Outlier Cartel by Honey Chestnut

Michael C. is drinking a Honey Chestnut by Outlier Cartel

Chestnut brown. Minimal head. Soft, chestnut flavour. Pleasant.

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Tuatara Brewery by Vastafarian - 2017 Fresh Hop IPA

Michael C. is drinking a Vastafarian - 2017 Fresh Hop IPA by Tuatara Brewery

Hoppy, lime flavour. Opens to mango. Malt is incongruent. Lacks depth and clarity.

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8 Wired Brewing Co. by Fresh Hopwired (2017 Hopstock)

Michael C. is drinking a Fresh Hopwired (2017 Hopstock) by 8 Wired Brewing Co.

Bronze gold. Head dissipates. Pine aroma. Syrupy, sticky. Fruit salad, kiwifruit. Balanced, toasty. Hard to fault. Peppery finish.

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Tuatara Brewery by Double Trouble

Michael C. is drinking a Double Trouble by Tuatara Brewery

Huge pine nose. Big, sticky, tropical fruit. Massively best bitter. Big, yet still something missing.

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ALIBI Brewing Co. by Hop Dweller IPA

Michael C. is drinking a Hop Dweller IPA by ALIBI Brewing Co. at Uptown Freehouse

Tan brown. Minimal head. White peach. Juicy, dank. Carries bitterness well. Slightly astringent finish though.

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Sparks Brewing by Reverence

Michael C. is drinking a Reverence by Sparks Brewing

Cloudy gold. Foamy white head. Orange aroma. Floral, spice nutmeg. Treacle sweetness to finish.

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Funk Estate by Bad Mama Jama

Michael C. is drinking a Bad Mama Jama by Funk Estate

Slightly cloudy orange gold. Latte foam head. Grapefruit aroma. Tropical fruit. Sticky. Grapefruit edge can bite.

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Epic Brewing Company by Magic Dust

Michael C. is drinking a Magic Dust by Epic Brewing Company

Deep gold. Foamy head. Stone fruit aroma. Marmite? Juicy, moorish. Bitter finish. Nutmeg.

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Behemoth Brewing Company by Cheech & Chong Fresh Hop IPA

Michael C. is drinking a Cheech & Chong Fresh Hop IPA by Behemoth Brewing Company

Deep gold. Velvety white head. Tropical aroma. Amazing finish. Combines smooth w grassy. Any faults? Not many, if any. Could be stickier.

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Bach Brewing by ALL DAY Ale

Michael C. is drinking an ALL DAY Ale by Bach Brewing

Chestnut brown. Frothy head. Malty taste. Mid plate weight, but trails away. Is it good for day? Moderate bitterness.

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Epic Brewing Company by Pale Ale

Michael C. is drinking a Pale Ale by Epic Brewing Company

Copper colour, decent foam head. Hoppy with soft malt. Pine & passionfruit.

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Hop Federation by Red IPA

Michael C. is drinking a Red IPA by Hop Federation at Wood Street Freehouse

Slighty cloudy brownish red. Malty. Chewy hops. Nutmeg. Citrus. Long finish.

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