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Burger Burger’s Burgers

As has become ritual for Tuesday nights, we’ve been on the hunt for the best burgers out. Burger Burger came highly recommended by many people so it had to be done! First things first, when I checked the website it listed first ( didn’t realize there was more than one) …

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Burgers at the Bach

The Burger Bach – Review That’s right another burger review! Thankfully this wasn’t another ponsonby well marketed over hyped ordeal, in fact it was only chosen cause i knew that it was next to sals in Takapuna as a point of reference when the date was based in Takapuna and …

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Time Warp Burger

So this might be a little tricky as the circumstances around this weeks burger review were somewhat unconventional but I shall do my best! First things first, We were filming a webisode and we chose The Jukebox Diner because it was comical to take an ultra modern car there and …

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Moppies Hops – Yeastie Boys The Sly Persuader.

Yeastie Boys The Sly Persuader. Fuck me, someone mixed wine into my beer! And I like it! Yeastie Boys are known for pushing boundaries and being a little daring with mixing flavours, and this is a great example of that work. Aged by for 18 months and made from an …

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Moppies Hops – Tuatara APA

Tuatara APA   Just a damn good beer. Citrus and pine flavours over a good solid malt base This is a bit of a classic from Tuatara, one of the country’s larger craft brewers. It’s become one of the staples and given its classic taste and blend of hops and …

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Moppies Hops – Garage Project Day Of The Dead

This is a spicy beer that delivers. Built on dark malts it’s a strong black lager with depths of flavour thanks to chipotle chili being nicely balanced by blue agave syrup, coco nibs and vanilla. Sometimes lots of chili doesn’t work in beer, sometimes it does. Garageproject made it work …

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Moppies Hops – North End Brewery Super Alpha

Super Alpha from North End Brewery. When wellington is the centre of beer then the Kapiti Coast becomes its north end. Light and slightly fruity to start with, then subtle lemon and a gentle bitterness. There is nice coriander note that comes through at the end Lovely beer, subtle and …

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Moppies Hops – Baylands Brewery Red Ryder

Red Ryder pours a lovely deep red colour with a nice strong head. The Rye is not overly sweet and sits under a nice hop bitterness. Not a lot on the nose, but it’s a really lovely easy to drink beer with mixed citrus tones and little pine on a nice …

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Moppies Hops: Townshends Fat Hand

Townshend’s is one of those awesome breweries that only makes great beer. They don’t have a have huge range, and they don’t do much that is experimental, but what they do make is just fantastic.   Fat Hand is a proper Strong Ale, at 7.8% it’s got some bite to …

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Moppies Hops Modern Times Blazing World

Hoppy, dank amber. This is super Hoppy, like sucking on the water in the bottom of the Christmas tree bucket bitter, with loads of pine resin and hoppy goodness. The nose is light and floral, from the can it’s fresh and inviting. First taste is bitter and clean, second taste …

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