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Three Boys win for all of Christchurch

Tuesday 2 August 2022

Three Boys winning the Champion Exhibitor Trophy at the NZ Beer Awards was a win for…

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News

Emotional night for Behemoth

Tuesday 2 August 2022

Behemoth are not shy of success and have won plenty of trophies and gold medals for…

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News

Eddyline’s West Coast IPA `Mic Drop’

Tuesday 2 August 2022

That Eddy's Drop, a fantastic musical pun from Eddyline in Nelson, took out the annual Malthouse…

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Garage Project Choconanacado Stout

Monday 25 July 2022

Garage Project have a well earned reputation for pushing brewing boundaries, and their Surrender To The…

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News

NZ Beer Awards Winners

Thursday 21 July 2022

Three Boys and Garage Project were the big winners at the NZ Beer Awards last night.

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Features

Malthouse WCIPA Challenge: Let’s go do the hop

Thursday 21 July 2022

What does your favourite brewery's entry to The Malthouse West Coast IPA Challenge say about their…

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News

Juicehead Brewery Closes

Tuesday 19 July 2022

Wellington's JuiceHead brewery is closing "for the foreseeable future" as the cost of doing business bites.

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News

Two thumb’s new brewery a great addition

Tuesday 19 July 2022

Two Thumb taking over The Fermentist adds an important new venue that forms a craft beer…

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Sprig+Fern Oast House Party NZ IPA

Sunday 17 July 2022

A tightly-focused, superbly drinkable NZ IPA, tight and focused, akin to some of the best American…

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Opinion

Why big breweries matter

Thursday 14 July 2022

In my previous article, I set out to discuss definitions of a craft brewery. Based on…

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News

Hazies high quality at NZ Beer Awards judging

Thursday 14 July 2022

Anticipate a great year for saisons and sours, and more exciting wild ferments as spontaneous beers…

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Bach All Day NON-Alcoholic HAZY IPA

Thursday 14 July 2022

Bach Brewing have created a hazy version of their super-popular All Day Non-Alcoholic IPA and it's…

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