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Burger Review! – Astrolabe Brew Bar

Hey burger lovers one last review from Tauranga before I bugger off back to the big smoke, Matt was down to visit and we went for a late lunch over at Astro, mostly cause it was the only place open on a Monday before dinner time for a decent feed …

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Burger Wisconsin – Review

Hey burger lovers, Apologies its been a while since a burger review, things are a little mental with the move back to Auckland and what-not but I did manage to squeeze in a brand new burger joint I’d never been to before! So why here? cause its about 800 meters …

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Gluten Free Fish and Chips! – Any Good?

So aside from the usual Burger reviews, I like other food too A friend invited me to head over to the new family business to try out their fish and chips, Now given this is a kiwi classic it either has to be really good or have something different about …

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Moppies Hops – Fork and Brewer, Skywalker Oaked Imperial Stout.

Fork and Brewer, Skywalker Oaked Imperial Stout. How could I say no to a beer called Skywalker. This is not a lightweight whiny beer new to its powers. This is more like the other Skywalker, dark, deeply bitter and very much in control. Its quite light on the malty tones, …

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Moppies Hops – Garage Project, Resonance Lager

Garage Project, Resonance Lager. I’m not a big lager fan, but this is the second Resonance beer from Garage Project . Rather than dark metal this Lager was treated to a classical playlist from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. It makes for a very clean and deeply refreshing beer. It’s …

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New Old Shapes? are they what they were?

Well, shit The whole country went into collapse when Arnotts changed their Shapes to ” New and Improved” there were harsh words spoken on the line about peoples displeasure with the new taste, far to harsh for these ears and eyes. Needless to say, people were not happy, not happy …

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Pronto Burger Mt Maunganui – Review

Hey Burger Squad So this one was a long time coming, and was highly reccomdend so I was trying to get in without the hype so I could just have it for what it was Why here? cause we’d just taken my mum up the mount and it was hard …

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The Burger Foundry – Papamoa – Review

So this one I will admit was pretty hyped up My mate the Queen of Cheat Meals was scouting for her beau King of Cheat Meals and said I had to put this on my to do list, so I did and here’s the review Tauranga is fast running out …

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Burger Review – Steak of the Nation

Hey burger aficionados, Apologies it’s been a bit quiet on the burger reviews of late, Tauranga only has so many places to go for burgers. There are some more places on my to do list but it’s not easy to get a date in this town either so fuck me …

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Moppies Hops – Higgins December Golden Ale

Higgins Brewing with The Occasional Brewer, December Golden Ale. This is as rare and limited a release as it gets. These are the only 3 bottles that made it to Auckland from an extremely small run, and it will never be produced again. Nah. It’s a Daves brew from The Occasional …

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