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Brewer’s personal drive for low carb beer

Monday 2 May 2022

Scott Sharp-Heward, quality manager and technical brewer at Sawmill in Matakana, wants to make a low…

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Cold IPA a refreshing alternative

Tuesday 26 April 2022

Much of what we enjoy about beer today stems from innovative brewers’ hard work: creating novel…

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Alex Peckham A Cider Artist

Monday 25 April 2022

Alex Peckham, who died on April 12, 2022, was a cider artist who changed the nature…

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Brew it: Hallertau NZ IPA Recipe

Sunday 24 April 2022

The runner-up at the Smith’s NZ IPA Challenge last year from Hallertau was pilsner-clear and had…

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Hopstock celebrates 10th year

Sunday 24 April 2022

This week, Wellington’s annual fresh hop festival, Hopstock, is marking its 10th anniversary. Denise Garland looks…

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The spirit of spontaneity

Thursday 21 April 2022

Spontaneously-fermented beers, or wild ales, are making a comeback. Luke Owen Smith visits some of the…

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Froth yeast turns Bookbinder into trophy winner

Tuesday 12 April 2022

One of the highlights of the Brewers Guild Awards last year was Emerson’s Bookbinder taking out…

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A Mixed Six with Jesse Sigurdsson of Shining Peak

Friday 8 April 2022

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Brave Brewing make foray into fresh hops

Thursday 7 April 2022

Matt Smith of Brave Brewing is usually way too busy to make a fresh hop beer…

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A tiny pub for these troubled times

Friday 25 March 2022

My Little Pub takes the idea of a backyard shed to a new level with their…

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Hannah Blackwood: Showcasing the art in beer

Tuesday 8 March 2022

Heyday co-owner and designer, Hannah Blackwood wanted to design beer, so she went the whole way…

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Mixed Six Vol 4: Soren Eriksen

Monday 28 February 2022

Soren Eriksen from 8 Wired joins us to discuss his ideal Mixed Six, featuring three of…

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