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New Zealand Breweries Limited by Steinlager Classic

Mark H. is drinking a Steinlager Classic by New Zealand Breweries Limited at Gonville

Guilty as charged. Yes, it’s a Steinie.

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Heineken by Heineken

Mark H. is drinking a Heineken by Heineken at Paddle Steamer Waimaire

High score for the vibes of company and location. Can’t blame the lager, all goods! With Chris, Chelsea and Reuben

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Hopped Down (Level 7) Earned the Hopped Down (Level 7) badge! 99 Bottles (Level 10) Earned the 99 Bottles (Level 10) badge!
Laughing Bones Brewing Co. by Shake Your Mangos

Mark H. is drinking a Shake Your Mangos by Laughing Bones Brewing Co. at My Bar

Really lovely long just-right bitter finish - would have given it a 5 for just that, but a bit too sweet up front for me. Pretty awesome tho

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Verified Adventure (Level 11) Earned the Verified Adventure (Level 11) badge! Drink Like a Kiwi (Level 81) Earned the Drink Like a Kiwi (Level 81) badge!
Yeastie Boys by Bigmouth

Mark H. is drinking a Bigmouth by Yeastie Boys at The Portland Public House

They’ve managed to pack in the flavour really well for a low-ish alc IPA here - good job Yeastie Boys!

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Bar Explorer (Level 26) Earned the Bar Explorer (Level 26) badge!
Emerson's Brewery by Bird Dog IPA

Mark H. is drinking a Bird Dog IPA by Emerson's Brewery at Saint Johns, Auckland

Really solid, straight-down-the-middle IPA from Emerson’s there. Chewy and sharp, nice balance of hops and malts

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Middle of the Road (Level 60) Earned the Middle of the Road (Level 60) badge!
Behemoth Brewing Company by 6 Foot 5 IPA

Mark H. is drinking a 6 Foot 5 IPA by Behemoth Brewing Company at The Block Cafe

Happy Easter all!

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Beer Foodie (Level 10) Earned the Beer Foodie (Level 10) badge!
Cassels & Sons Brewing Co. by The Alchemist

Mark H. is drinking The Alchemist by Cassels & Sons Brewing Co. at The Lumsden Freehouse

After the Maundy Thursday service, with two other clergy people. Ahem...

Purchased at The Lumsden Freehouse

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Riding Steady (Level 37) Earned the Riding Steady (Level 37) badge!
Aotearoa Breweries by Mata Wai-iti Waka

Mark H. is drinking a Mata Wai-iti Waka by Aotearoa Breweries at Te Atatu Peninsula

Nice pale with tart citrus notes

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North End Brewing by Cuvee De Moor

Mark H. is drinking a Cuvee De Moor by North End Brewing at The Lumsden Freehouse

Real sheeryish flavour to this, and caramelised late autumn apple notes. Rich

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Lumsden Local (Level 3) Earned the Lumsden Local (Level 3) badge! Taster, Please (Level 2) Earned the Taster, Please (Level 2) badge! Dubbel, Tripel and Quad Oh My! Earned the Dubbel, Tripel and Quad Oh My! badge! Drink Like a Kiwi (Level 80) Earned the Drink Like a Kiwi (Level 80) badge!
North End Brewing by La Mūre

Mark H. is drinking a La Mūre by North End Brewing at The Lumsden Freehouse

Pretty sour, definitely a berry thing going on. Sharp and refreshing

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North End Brewing by La Mūre

Mark H. is drinking a La Mūre by North End Brewing at The Lumsden Freehouse

Pretty sour, definitely a berry thing going on. Sharp and refreshing

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Rudi's by 酸味 Berliner Weisse

Mark H. is drinking a 酸味 Berliner Weisse by Rudi's at The Lumsden Freehouse

Delish - sour, salty and green apple, hint of lime and creamy body. Genius

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Verified Adventure (Level 10) Earned the Verified Adventure (Level 10) badge!
Eagle Brewing NZ by Sorbet

Mark H. is drinking a Sorbet by Eagle Brewing NZ at Saint Johns, Auckland

Another adventure in Eagle’s round the world in IPAs.This one massively hopped, quite a lot of grapefruit coming through. Sharp & refreshing

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St. Patrick's Day (2018) Earned the St. Patrick's Day (2018) badge!
Garage Project by Orange Sunshine

Mark H. is drinking an Orange Sunshine by Garage Project at St John the Evangelist Theological College

Quite refreshing on a Symmet’s day. Definitely taste the orange, goes quite nicely with the wheat malts

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Pale as the Moon (Level 19) Earned the Pale as the Moon (Level 19) badge!
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