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Thursday 15 February 2024

‘West Coast’ pilsner is still something of an emerging style, with the first few examples popping…

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Wednesday 31 January 2024

In my experience, hazy IPAs are one of the worst offenders when it comes to losing…

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Wednesday 31 January 2024

This Double IPA was originally brewed State-ide by Block 15 Brewery in Corvallis, Oregon, using Clayton…

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Monday 8 January 2024

The annual Christmas series of seasonal one-offs from Small Gods took a decidedly dessert stout turn…

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Tuesday 12 December 2023

This year’s NZIPA pilgrimage has led me to some interesting places, and with this final (or…

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Monday 30 October 2023

Creating a great new beer is a fraught and illusive enterprise, requiring inspiration, experimentation and restraint…

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Monday 16 October 2023

Brew Moon Hophead IPA is a beer with a very long history, one I myself found…

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As the new Cold IPA style has continued to evolve, my taste for these deliciously bright…

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Monday 25 September 2023

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Behemoth’s ‘Clayton’ series of single hop-grower NZIPAs have won incredible recognition in the recent Brewers Guild…

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Emerson’s Taieri George 20th Anniversary Special

Tuesday 27 June 2023

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