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Svend’s Beer Log 2022 01

(Rating system: 1-5. 1: undrinkable. 2: not nice. 3: decent/good. 4: very good. 5: one of the best I’ve ever had. Read more about my rating system)

Parrotdog Brewery – Sophie 4
Heyday – Magic Portal 3
Kererū Brewing Co – For Great Justice 4
Parrotdog Brewery – Bitterbitch 4
Kererū Brewing Co – Feijoa Weisse 3
Cassels Brewing Co – American Pale Ale 4

Kererū Brewing Co - Paloma

Kererū Brewing Co – Paloma

Kererū Brewing Co – Paloma 5
8 Wired Brewing Co – Gorky Park 4
Garage Project – Fugazi 4
Bach Brewing – Velvet Marley 4
Parrotdog Brewery – Birdseye 4
Volstead Brewing Co – Mosaic Hazy 4
Sawmill Brewery – Session IPA 4
Double Vision Brewing – Reverse Cowboy 4
Crimson Badger Brewing – Ginger Bear 4
Mean Doses – Mean Cerveza 3
Panhead Custom Ales – Supercharger 3
Double Vision Brewing Co – Tiny Mammoth 4
Whistling Sisters – English Bitter 3
North End Brewery – Super Alpha 4
Garage Project – Galaxy Valley 4

Svend’s Beer Log 2021 12

(Rating system: 1-5. 1: undrinkable. 2: not nice. 3: decent/good. 4: very good. 5: one of the best I’ve ever had. Read more about my rating system)

Garage Project – Astral Projection 5
Garage Project – Hāpi Daze 4
Fork Brewing – Knifey Spoony 5
Fork Brewing – Calm As 4
North End Brewing – E. S. B 4
North End Brewing – Iron Sands 5
Brew Union Brewing Co – Szechuan Citrus Saison 3
Juice Head Beer – ESB 4
Garage Project – Dr Pete’s 4
Garage Project – Tiny 3
Garage Project – Victory Air Drop 3
Garage Project – Cereal Milk Stout 4
Garage Project – Surrender To The Void 5
Heyday – Daisy 4
Heyday – Stroke Of Luck 4
Heyday – WolfII 4
Heyday – Loungin’ 4
Sawmill Brewery – Blake Beer 5
Townshend Brewing Co – Sutton Hoo 5
The Workshop – Sublime Coffee Stout 5

Test Lab Brewery by The Workshop

Test Lab Brewery by The Workshop

Test Lab Brewery – Pale Alien IPA 4
Cassels Brewing Co – Woolston Pale Ale 5
Sprig & Fern – Pale Ale 4
Sprig & Fern – Pilsner 3
The Workshop – Sublime Coffee Stout 5
Townshend – Aotearoa 4
Cassels Brewing Co – Lager 3
Malty Way – Malty Way Wit 4
Townshend – Old Town ESB 4
Three Sisters – Downwinder 3
Townshend – Sutton Hoo 4
Cassels Brewing Co – Best Bitter 3
Flavourtorium – Little Beauty 4
Flavourtorium – Big Things A Gwan 5
The Workshop – Sublime Coffee Stout 5
Mean Doses – Mean Hazy XPA 4
Garage Project – Proper Crisp IPA 4
Garage Project – Golden Path 3
Garage Project – Tiny 3
8 Wired Brewing Co – Blackberry Way 4
Heyday – Offshore 4
8 Wired Brewing Co – Lo-Fi 3
Heyday – Blackbird Raspberry Porter 4
8 Wired Brewing Co – Hippy Berliner 3
Parrotdog – Birdseye 4
Urbanaut Brewing – Beer Blender Cucumber And Mint Sour x Strawberry Hazy IPA 4
Baylands Brewery – Night Ryder 5
Townshend – Stout Wit Nowt Taken Owt 4
Whistling Sisters Beer Co – Pacific Pale Ale 3
Oud Beersel – Framboise 4
Garage Project – Fresh IPA DEC 21 4
North End Brewery – Sin Eater 4
Duncan’s Brewing – Oat Cream V.4 Hazy IPA 4
North End Brewery – Become The Ocean 3
North End Brewery – ESB 4
North End Brewery – Fieldway APA 3
North End Brewery – Super Alpha 4
North End Brewery – Pit Boss 5
North End Brewery – Iron Sands 5

Svend’s Beer Log 2021 11

(Rating system: 1-5. 1: undrinkable. 2: not nice. 3: decent/good. 4: very good. 5: one of the best I’ve ever had. Read more about my rating system)

Fortune Favours – The Nutter 4
Fortune Favours – The Wee Beasty 5
Fortune Favours – Lucky Fruits Cherry 5
Fortune Favours – The Saisonnier 4
Fortune Favours – The Sky Gardener 4
Fortune Favours – The Oracle 4
Mean Doses – Mean Haze 4
Garage Project – Heels To Jesus 4
Garage Project – Primal Stream 5
Garage Project – Shinrin Yoku 4
Garage Project – Norwegian Farmhouse Ale 3
Garage Project – Wildflower: Blackberry 3
Te Aro Brewing Co – Weasel Juice 4
Juice Head – Detonator 3
Garage Project – Boss Level 4
Renaissance Brewing Co – Renaissance Lager 3
Renaissance Brewing Co – Stonecutter 4
Parrotdog – Bitterbitch 4
Cassels Brewing Co – Triple Cream Milk Stout 5
Garage Project – Fresh IPA NOV 21 5
Garage Project – Oh What A Lovely Day, Let’s Go Out & Pick Some Blackberry 2020
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Svend’s Cider & Perry Log 2021

South Cider – Crisp Apple 4
Capital Cider Co – Love & Money 4
Svatie Brewing – NZ Cider #1 4
Good George Brewing – Doris Plum Porter 3
Fortune Favours – The Sunchaser 3
Good George Brewing – Rose Cider 4
Good George Brewing – Rose Cider 4
Svatie Brewing – NZ Cider #2 Sweet As 5
Three Wise Birds – Summer Fling 4
Svatie Brewing – NZ Cider #2 Sweet As v2 5
Scoundrels And Rogues – Bad Habit 4
Kaiser Brothers Brewery Ltd – Gin Infused Cider 3
Peckham’s Cidery & Orchard – Solstice 5
Fortune Favours – The Sunchaser 3
Good George Brewing – Doris Plum Cider 4
Three Wise Birds – Hometown Hero 4
Momento Mori – Organic Apple Cider 5

Svend’s Beer Log 2021 10

(Rating system: 1-5. 1: undrinkable. 2: not nice. 3: decent/good. 4: very good. 5: one of the best I’ve ever had. Read more about my rating system)

The Sawmill Brewery – Extra Pale Ale 4
Garage Project – Fresh IPA OCT 21 5
Mean Doses – Mean IPA 4
Fork Brewing – Aronia Syndrome 4
Fork Brewing – Basic Beach 5
Fork Brewing – Hazy Train 4
Fork Brewing – Low Blow 5
North End Brewery – Super Alpha (Pacific Pale Ale) 5
Mean Doses – Mean Juice 4
Brains – Bitter 4
Garage Project – Fresh IPA SEP 21 5
8 Wired – Hop Salad 5
The Sawmill Brewery – Extra Pale Ale 4
Behemoth Brewing Co – Im-PEACH-ment 2 4
Garage Project – Fresh IPA AUG 21 4
Garage Project – Angry Peaches 4

Svend’s Beer Log 2021 09

(Rating system: 1-5. 1: undrinkable. 2: not nice. 3: decent/good. 4: very good. 5: one of the best I’ve ever had. Read more about my rating system)

Garage Project – Peached As 5
Deep Creek Brewing Co – Aloha Guava Passionfruit Sour 4
Garage Project – Carillon 4
Garage Project – Fresh IPA AUG 21 5

Garage Project - Surrender To The Void

Garage Project – Surrender To The Void

Garage Project – Surrender To The Void 5
Garage Project – Pickle Beer 4
Sprig & Fern – Wee Heavy 4
Sprig & Fern – Cream Of The Hop 5
Sprig & Fern – Day For It 4
Sprig & Fern – Dog Town 4
Sprig & Fern – Sailor’s Warning 3
Sprig & Fern – Grizzly Porter 5
Garage Project – Raspberry Cabaret 4
Kereru Brewing Co – One Fin Day 4
Double Vision – The Classic Pilsner 4
North End Brewery – Petit Luna 3
Funk Estate – Jungle Boogie 3
Garage Project – Nitro Vanilla Latte 5

Svend’s Beer Log 2021 08

North End Brewery – ESB 5
North End Brewery – Crow & Crown 4
Sawmill – Coconut Stout 4
Heyday – Wellington Arms 5
Heyday – Blackbird 4
Heyday – Underwater Forest 4
Garage Project – Petite Mort 4
Choice Bros – Make It With You 3
Choice Bros – Death Crush 4
Choice Bros – Rebel Rebel 4
Choice Bros – Star Man 4
Eddyline Brewery – Eddy Lite 3
Te Aro – Razzle Dazzle 3
Shining Peak – Taranaki Amber 3
Rhyme And Reason Brewery – Misplaced Mistletoe 4
Urbanaut – Black IPA 4
Fork Brewing – Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster 5
Beer Baroness – Desserted 5
Fortune Favours – The Hedonist 4
Duncan’s – Tiramisu 5
The Occasional Brewer – Skyline Bush Beer 4
Townshend Brewery – Keystone 4
Derelict – Monkeymind 4
Renaissance Brewing Co – Black Forest Gateau 5
Garage Project – Fresh IPA VOL 9 5
Garage Project / Sierra Nevada – Campout Porter 5
Mata Beer – Fairy Hopmother Hoppity Hooch 4
Yeastie Boys – Gunnamatta Earl Grey IPA 5
North End Brewery – Sin Eater 5

Svend’s Beer Log 2021 07

(Rating system: 1-5. 1: undrinkable. 2: not nice. 3: decent/good. 4: very good. 5: one of the best I’ve ever had. Read more about my rating system)

Mean Doses – Mean Juice 4
Yeastie Boys / Urbanaut – Pot Kettle Black 5
Shining Peak Brewing – Cavalcade (WCIPA) 4
Fortune Favours – Bean To Beer 5
Garage Project – Fresh IPA JUN 21 4
Mean Doses – Mean Red IPA 4
Hey Day – The Wellington Arms 4
Hey Day – Daisy 4
North End Brewery – ESB 4
Kereru Brewing Co – For Great Justice 5
Zeelandt Brewery – Brunhilde’s Fate 3
Mean Doses – Mean Hazy XPA 4
Parrotdog Brewery – Birds eye (Hazy IPA) 5
Garage Project – Fresh IPA JUL 21 5
Heyday – Blackbird 4
Baylands Brewery – Hop Infiltrator 4
Mean Doses – Mean Haze 2045 5
8 Wired – Hippy Berliner 4
Garage Project – Transit Of Venus 4
Garage Project – Hāpi Daze 3