Brewers Guild of New Zealand
The Brewers Guild of New Zealand is the industry association for brewing businesses in New Zealand. Our vision is that the quality and creativity of New Zealand beer is celebrated at home and abroad.
We have a clear mission to be the leader and voice for our diverse brewing industry by providing thoughtful leadership and a strategic focus that fosters innovation, supports social responsibility and facilitates the commercial success of New Zealand’s brewing industry.
Our diversity and unity are our strengths. The Guild represents all brewing businesses from small to large and from brewpub to contract brewer – from Southland to Northland. This makes us unique and it gives us the best chance of achieving our vision for our industry.
Behemoth Clayton F#$%ING Hops! (Nelson Sauvin Hop Oil Edition)Saturday 26 August 2023
Behemoth’s ‘Clayton’ series of single hop-grower NZIPAs have won incredible recognition in the recent Brewers Guild Awards, reaping a mighty swag of three gold medals (including the trophy) and soundly…
8 Wired’s Double Delight at NZ Beer AwardsSunday 6 August 2023
8 Wired Brewing scored an unprecedented double at the NZ Beer Awards in Christchurch on Saturday night, winning Champion Brewery and Champion Beer. It’s the second champion brewery titled for…
The CO2 Crisis Six Months OnTuesday 25 July 2023
In case you missed it, the country has been dealing with a CO2 shortage for much of 2023 thanks to a storm that had been brewing for years. One notable…
Big Breweries Make Awards SplashWednesday 14 June 2023
In March of this year, just as the hop harvest was beginning, the judging for the New World Beer and Cider Awards took place. After Covid restrictions forced it to…