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Opinion

What’s In Your Glass — Shapes Or Adjectives

Thursday 30 May 2024

How do you feel about ordering shapes or adjectives? What am I talking about? Ordering a…

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Cover Story

Boneface Brewing, Brothers Beer In Liquidation

Tuesday 28 May 2024

New Zealand’s craft beer industry suffered another setback today with both Boneface Brewing and Brothers Beer…

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Cover Story

Glory To Desperate Glory — NWBCA Supreme Winner

Friday 24 May 2024

Desperate Glory, this year’s Supreme Winner at the New World Beer & Cider Awards is a…

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Travel

The Beer Project — Shining Peak

Tuesday 21 May 2024

I arrive at Shining Peak on a hot, sunny Taranaki morning in January. New Plymouth has…

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News

New World Beer & Cider Awards — Highly Commended

Tuesday 21 May 2024

It’s incredibly difficult to get into the Top 30 at the New World Beer & Cider…

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Cover StoryNews

New World Beer & Cider Awards Top 30

Tuesday 21 May 2024

It seems like every year there’s a better, more diverse selection of styles in the New…

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Opinion

Instagratification: Dusty’s Fresh Hop Picks 2024

Tuesday 21 May 2024

Photographer, beer-lover and Instagram influencer Dusty, picks his highlights from the Fresh Hop season of 2024.

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Cover Story

Kiwis Rolling In Gold At Australian Beer Awards

Friday 17 May 2024

It’s been a night of Kiwi success at the Australian International Beer Awards … and a…

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Wanaka Beerworks X Beers Garstonstein

Thursday 16 May 2024

You thought you were safe.  You thought fresh hop season was over, but it just keeps…

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Features

Head To Head: Hazzy Hunter Vs Laughing Bones

Wednesday 15 May 2024

In the first of a new series, Joshua Lee aka Hazzy Hunter goes head-to-head with John…

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Recommended

Pacific Coast Tapawera Sunrise

Thursday 9 May 2024

Some beers are simply born for a fresh hop version, and Pacific Coast Tapawera Sunrise, a…

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Features

Twofold Sure To Draw Beer Fans to Parnell

Thursday 25 April 2024

Twofold — one of Auckland’s most anticipated new brewpubs — opened its door this week, bringing…

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