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Bear Republic Brewing Co. by Hop Rod Rye™

Michael C. is drinking a Hop Rod Rye™ by Bear Republic Brewing Co.

Dark red. Malty. ABV burns. Beady, toasty flavours. Hint of cinnamon.

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Baird Brewing Company by Fruitful Life Citrus IPA

Michael C. is drinking a Fruitful Life Citrus IPA by Baird Brewing Company

Cloudy, dark orange. Citrus aroma. Fruit explosion. Grapefruit. Bitter edge.

Beerbliotek by Black IPA

Michael C. is drinking a Black IPA by Beerbliotek

Dark, rich, malty. Mushrooms & truffle? (Although I had this for lunch, so it could be that).

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Liberty Brewing by Double Halo

Michael C. is drinking a Double Halo by Liberty Brewing

Pleasant pils taste. Bit of alcohol burn. Good malt abs hop balance. Dangerously sessionable for a 7%

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Monteith's Brewing Co.  by Monteith's American Pale Ale

Michael C. is drinking a Monteith's American Pale Ale by Monteith's Brewing Co. at The Backyard

Sweet, some hop presence. Apricots? Not bad effort for a 'mainstream' beer but the MSM won't tell you that.

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Pirate Life Brewing by Hopco NZ Pale Ale

Michael C. is drinking a Hopco NZ Pale Ale by Pirate Life Brewing

Pale yellow gold (appropriately for an Aussie 'NZ pale ale'). Some bite, Motueka hops? Standard pale ale, a bit thin in the finish.

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Beerbliotek by Eternal Dankness

Michael C. is drinking an Eternal Dankness by Beerbliotek

Dank, wet dog nose. Chewy, dense, heavy hops. Almond finish.

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Garage Project by Neo Tokyo Lager

Michael C. is drinking a Neo Tokyo Lager by Garage Project

Powerful nose. Long finish, rice after taste. Interesting part for me is, why hasn't it been rated much? Other GP beers are reviewed heaps.

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Zeelandt Brewery by Bishop's Kick

Michael C. is drinking a Bishop's Kick by Zeelandt Brewery

Very cloudy, hazy, sediment or what have you. Deliciously honeyed. Banana and clove. Hint of cinnamon. Complex.

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Mash Palace by Uranium Breath

Michael C. is drinking an Uranium Breath by Mash Palace at Birkenhead Brewing Company

Hoppy. Marmite taste. Decent malt. Bitter.

Purchased at Birkenhead Brewing Company

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Baylands Brewery by Air Junkie IPA

Michael C. is drinking an Air Junkie IPA by Baylands Brewery at Birkenhead Brewing Company

Tropical fruit, melon, capsicum. Some bitterness. Chalky. Intergrated.

Purchased at Birkenhead Brewing Company

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Steam Brewing Company by Powerhouse XPA

Michael C. is drinking a Powerhouse XPA by Steam Brewing Company

Pale, some hop level. Unchallenging. Sessionable.

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Epic Brewing Company by Hop Harvester NZIPA

Michael C. is drinking a Hop Harvester NZIPA by Epic Brewing Company

Pine & tropical nose. Creamy, mango & white pepper. Rounded. Balanced.

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Emerson's Brewery by Daredevil

Michael C. is drinking a Daredevil by Emerson's Brewery

Toasty red. Roasted notes, good malt.

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Croucher Brewing Co. by Vanilla Patriot

Michael C. is drinking a Vanilla Patriot by Croucher Brewing Co.

Dark. Beautiful Vanilla. Balanced. Sublime.

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