The Year in Beer: 2016 – Reviewed Through the Bottom of a Pint Glass 2016 has been a decidedly mixed year. If I was a trained historian – and it seems that I am and have a legitimate piece of paper to prove it – I would academically describe this year as “WTF.”
Epic 11th Birthday: “My secret dream is to write an epic poem. That's probably the most pretentious thing I've said.”   This blog has for many years been built on three literary devices – tangents, disclaimers and footnotes. For once, it is time to move straight to the disclaimer before one and a half pages of finely written tangential prose about cricket (not so good right now), Star Wars (looking kind…
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 12:18

Win What Sean Likes Doing Competition

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Star Wars, Han Zimmer, good food with good people - We at Golding’s think these things are pretty great. And we think that you should get enjoy them too. So we’re going to give you the chance to win what Sean likes doing! First Prize - Two tickets to Hans Zimmer Revealed in Auckland, flights and accommodation included. Second Prize - Dinner for two with the Golding’s crew at Shepherd…
Over the years there have been many songs written about rainbows.
To err is human, to arrrrgh is stone cold pirate... for life There have been many famous pirates throughout the ages including Dionysius the Phocaean, Kim Dotcom, Black Bart, Captain Jack Sparrow, Blackbeard, Paul Burchill and Lucy Lawless. [1] They were buccaneers, freelancers, privateers, outlaws, heroes and villains.
Thursday, 17 November 2016 14:30

Ciderhouse: Cider – now with added earthquakes

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In the previous blog, I described last week as “an inauspicious week for humanity.” Subsequent events were to demonstrate this was a gargantuan understatement –