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Bootleg Apehanger IPA

Tuesday 28 February 2023

Bootleg Apehanger IPA has stood the test of time since its trophy winner at the NZ…

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A life In 60 Beers

Friday 24 February 2023

It’s a significant birthday for me. Sixty. SIXTY! More than 20,000 spins on the planet. So,…

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Thursday 23 February 2023

This 49th edition (6.8% ABV) of McLeod's 802 series showcases the new Australian hop Eclipse, alongside…

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Should you invest in Parrotdog?

Thursday 23 February 2023

If you’ve got a spare $1000 lying around should you invest in Parrotdog?

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NZ Hops Ltd Launches Superdelic

Friday 10 February 2023

NZ Hops Ltd released Superdelic today after more than 10 years of breeding work — and…

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Around the North Island in 87 Pints

Tuesday 7 February 2023

John Lovegrove tries to visit every North Island Brewery in a month.

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Rumours Opens In Wellington

Tuesday 7 February 2023

Stephen Gallagher visits Rumours, a new bar in Wellington that's also a record shop and a…

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New Beer Year Resolutions

Tuesday 31 January 2023

Tim Newman has some New Year beer resolutions of his own, and some he'd like others…

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The Ultimate Guide To IPA

Tuesday 31 January 2023

Everything you wanted to know about IPA but were afraid to ask is answered in this…

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Why is there a CO2 Crisis

Tuesday 24 January 2023

The CO2 crisis in New Zealand was pushed off the news agenda by Jacinda Ardern’s unexpected…

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Thursday 19 January 2023

Sprig & Fern Lock Bock and Barrel is resplendently malty on the nose, with dark chocolate,…

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Tuesday 17 January 2023

Small Gods "Siding With Chaos Against Good Order" takes a normal New Zealand-style pilsner but uses…

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