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Moppies Hops – Two Birds Taco

Two Birds Taco is an Australian beer, brewed for the GABS festival, it is only available in limited quantities here. It was inspired after a trip to the states, the idea being to capture the flavours of a traditional Mexican Taco in a beer. This is not a new idea, …

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RECIPE: Chocolate Cake with Semolina

Ingredients: 2 tsp coconut oil 2 cups coconut milk 1 cup semolina 1/2 cup oat flakes 10-12 dates 1 tsp cacao powder 1 tsp coconut oil 50 g dark chocolate for decoration 1/2 lemon juice 4-5 tsp maple syrup or other sweetener 2-3 tsp peanut butter 1 banana 1 tsp …

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Moppies Hops -Yeastie Boys PKB Remix

Yeastie Boys latest offerings to the gods. Yeastie Boys are one of those experimental breweries that constantly produces excellent and amazing beers. They are not afraid to load a beer up withso much smoke you need a breathing apparatus to drink it, or gently add subtle amounts of tea to an …

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RECIPE: Stir-fry Eggplant and Mushroom

Ingredients: 2 cups black rice 2-3 small eggplants, chopped into little cubes 1 bunch of bok choy 200-300g mushrooms 2 spring onions, sliced 1/2 cup coriander, sliced Medium chili, sliced 200ml vegetable oil (50 ml in final product after draining) 50 ml soy sauce 30g tapioca starch 25-30 ml sweet …

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Moppies Hops – Harringtons Ngahere Gold

Harrington’s Ngahere Gold is one of those great honest beers. It’s a strong lager, 7.2% and easy to drink while still being packed with flavour. Like all good lagers it is light on the hops, but being strong, it’s heavy on the malt and is packed with floral and honey …

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RECIPE: Vegan Pesto Pasta with Roasted Pumpkin 

Ingredients: Bag of gluten free pasta 200g pumpkin and, chopped in cubes and roasted with your favorite spices for 15-20 min at 180C 200g cherry tomatoes, roasted Handful of pine nuts for decoration – optional Pasta pesto: 1 cup spinach leaves 1 cup basil 1/2 cup cashews 2 cloves of …

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Moppies Hops – Garage Project Death From Above

Garage Project have recently started sending Death From Above overseas in cans. It should travel pretty well, but I read review by a beer fan in Europe and got the impression some of its flavours may not have made the trip. So I found one to try. Death From Above …

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Moppies Hops: DB Draught

A simpler beer from a simpler time. It can trace its origins back to 1929 when the the Waitemata Brewery Co. started in Otahuhu on the same site it still sits. Then in 1930 a publicly listed company was started called DB Breweries, this included the Waitemata Brewery Co. and …

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Moppies Hops – Garage Project Lack Of Faith

Moppies Hops – Garage Project Lack Of Faith Lack Of Faith has been around for a while, put being produced in limited runs of cans only, it is not always easy to find. As a beer it promises a lot, all the best bits of a dark stout or porter, …

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Giapo – Review

Well, first things first I had no idea what I was getting myself into with this, After dinner with friends ( vegans and the like) someone suggested Icecream, and I like icecream as much as the next person so I was like ” fuck yeah lets get at it” There …

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