#temptingtuesday – January

What was your first beer of 2014?

What the heck is #temptingtuesday I hear you say? (well, in my head you do). It’s combining my love affair with Twitter, the fun of chatting with great people and my eternal affection for beer. The mechanics are simple, just like its author, where on the first Tuesday of each month I ask the big wide Twitterverse a beer related question. I get inspired and blog the results.

Like an enthusiastic date with wandering hands, the new year is now upon us. Many of us have made new years resolutions centred around health – vowing to increase exercise and decreasing booze consumption (my armband smart phone case should arrive in my letter box any minute now).

But the thing about this new years resolution stuff is that you gotta make it reasonable and achievable, I reckon it’s about starting the year as you intend to finish it – with a damn good beer.

So it seemed fitting to ask the social media world …

What was your first beer of 2014?

Burleigh Brewing FIGJAM
My first beer of 2014 – Burleigh Brewing FIGJAM
Aromas of caramel, orange and marmalade
Very sessionable IPA with a nice spicy character, tropical fruits and dry finish.

And I wasn’t the only one bringing in the new year in beer-style …

Cavalier Berliner Weisse

Bridge Road Summer Single Hop IPA

Hargreaves Hill 2010 The Phoenix

Rogue Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Mapel Ale

Brewdog Black Tokyo Horizon

Mornington Peninsula IPA

Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project Jack D’or

Edge Brewing Project Ashes to Mashes

Epic Hop Zombie

Some went local …

Little Creatures IPA


Feral Hop Hog

Cheeky Monkey Hagenbeck

Cheeky Monkey Brewery & Cidery
Cheeky Monkey Brewery & Cidery

Others went ‘formerly local’ …

Matilda Bay Fat Yak

Whilst others admitted to questionable taste bud decisions …

VB can

Crown Lager

So, here’s the big question – what did you toast in the new year with?

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