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Beer Writer Neil Miller Remembered

Monday 20 June 2022

Neil Miller, who was farewelled in Wellington to laughter and bagpipes today, was one of this…

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‘Sports Drink’ Beer Wins Trophy

Monday 20 June 2022

A 31 per cent “beer”, a braggot made with raw wild honey, and a beer reminiscent…

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Changes brewing at Mean Doses

Wednesday 25 May 2022

There's big changes on the horizon for Wellington's Mean Doses brewery and taproom.

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Highly commended winners at New World Beer & Cider Awards

Tuesday 24 May 2022

The New World Beer & Ciders dish out 70 highly commended gongs to go with their…

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Craig Orr resigns as NZ Hops CEO

Thursday 19 May 2022

Craig Orr has stepped down as chief executive of New Zealand Hops Ltd after two and…

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Supreme Champion named at New World Awards

Monday 16 May 2022

For the first time the New World Beer & Cider Awards has named a Supreme Champion:…

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New World Awards Top 30 tasting notes

Monday 16 May 2022

Tasting notes for the winners in the Top-30, plus judges comments from the 2022 New World…

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New non-alcohol craft brand launched

Wednesday 4 May 2022

State of Play is the first New Zealand brewery brand to be totally focused producing on…

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Canyon Brewing harvest their own grain

Thursday 28 April 2022

Canyon Brewing are also experimenting with growing their own grain as a part of a push…

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Excise tax hike opposed

Friday 22 April 2022

The Brewers Guild and Brewers Association are together lobbying government to offer some excise tax relief…

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Alasdair Cassels: farewell to a force of nature

Wednesday 20 April 2022

Alasdair Cassels, who died last week of prostate cancer, was quite the force of nature.  …

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Tiny craft operator buys brewery off Lion

Thursday 31 March 2022

Christchurch brewery Two Thumb has reversed a recent trend in craft beer circles by buying a…

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