Kodak Moments

January 4, 2013

From Thursday: A wee bike ride in the hills above our neighborhood. And a glimpse into what motivated me to move here.

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4 Comments

  • Reply lolcat January 7, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    Nice blog. Horrified by the beerception you fellas seem to be under.

    Consult http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beer_in_New_Zealand for great craft beer victory.

    Stand outs:
    Epic
    The Garage Project
    ParrotDog
    Renaissance
    Yeastie Boys

    I shall return in several weeks, by which point I expect a lengthy retraction regarding the state of New Zealand beer to be in print. In addition, I expect it to be written drunk.

    Sincerely,
    Concerned Kiwi

    • Reply Kristen Fellers January 8, 2013 at 11:05 pm

      I will sincerely have to study this educational information you have provided me. Of those, I’ve only ever even seen Epic. A retraction may be a bit far fetched, as I come from the land of hyper-hopped, extremely available, affordably priced microbrew goodness. However, I can commit to producing an post, while intoxicated, about the elation of finding and consuming great Kiwi brew. When it happens.

    • Reply lolcat January 11, 2013 at 1:43 am

      Make sure you do. We are watching very closely.

      If Hoppy-Goodness is what you want, I humbly submit the ‘Epic Armageddon’ for your perusal.

  • Reply Jane@skisnowboard February 5, 2013 at 3:32 pm

    The land looks beautiful. I have never been to New Zealand. I hope to be able to visit some day and see some of this lovely countryside for myself. The sea (or is it ocean? My geography is atrocious most of the time- I’m good at contour maps and that’s about it).

    Maybe I can go for a netball match or to watch the All Blacks.

    I can see why Lolcat would want to stand up for the local beer- even though they might do so with a bit of a tilt or sway. Locally made beer is always the best isn’t it, once those who make it truly try to meet the expectations of the people who buy their brews.

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