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The Hoppiness 100 Beers of the Year

Wednesday 3 January 2024

Every year we ask the Pursuit of Hoppiness writers to come up with their beers of…

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Instagratification: Dusty’s Picks Dec 2023

Wednesday 6 December 2023

Photographer, beer-lover and Instagram influencer Dusty, picks his highlights from late-2023.

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Fears Over Health Warnings On Beer

Friday 27 October 2023

The Australian federal government has taken the first, small, step towards putting cigarette-like health warnings on…

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What Tuatara’s new skin says about the beer game

Wednesday 25 October 2023

Tuatara’s move to cans for all their packaged beer, along with a rationalisation of their core…

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The Beer Drinker’s Quandary

Monday 18 September 2023

A shudder went through the brewing world recently, with seemingly established brands buckling, stuttering and faltering…

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Instagratification: Dusty’s Winter Picks July 2023

Monday 24 July 2023

Photographer and beer-lover Dusty brings you his Instagram-worthy picks for Winter 2023. Featuring Baltic Porters from…

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A First XI of NZIPA

Wednesday 21 June 2023

When I set out to write this piece ahead of the annual Smith’s NZ IPA Challenge,…

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I Guess I Like Lager Now

Tuesday 20 June 2023

Something very strange happened to me recently — I started drinking lager. This might not sound…

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Big Breweries Make Awards Splash

Wednesday 14 June 2023

In March of this year, just as the hop harvest was beginning, the judging for the…

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Rex Attitude The King Of Divisive Beers

Friday 2 June 2023

It’s two hours since I finished a glass of Yeastie Boys’ Rex Attitude and my mouth…

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Dusty’s Pick of the Fresh hops

Tuesday 30 May 2023

Photographer, beer-lover and Instagram influencer Dusty, picks his highlights from the 2023 Fresh Hop season.

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Haiku Beer Vol 7

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Stephen Gallagher brings his poetic licence to beer reviews in the form of haiku. Change Maker…

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