Thursday, 31 August 2017 13:22

A loving ode to unsung heroes

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While stars, celebrities and politicians are constantly showered with accolades – some of which may even be deserved - there are many unsung heroes out there doing fantastic work out of the limelight.
Ah, Beervana. A two day craft beer festival preceded by a week packed with beer and food events now known around the world as the Road to Beervana. I attempted to be moderate but – as the famous saying allegedly goes – “moderation in all things, including moderation.”
Thursday, 10 August 2017 19:10

Mother of Hops 5.5%

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Using an abundance of US hops we've created a hop forward West Coast IPA. Pine, cedar and orange marmalade aromas jump out of the glass to greet you followed by a citrus and tropical taste sensation.
Thursday, 10 August 2017 18:58

Chocolate Chilli Porter 5.8%

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A combination of Dominican and Peruvian cacao nibs accompanied by the sutble addition of crushed Thai chilli give this Robust Porter layered complexity. You can expect chocolate and roasted notes followed by a warming sensation.
I have taken my first steps on the Road to Beervana - they were glorious and smelled like bacon. Last night I had the privilege to run the second Baconation event at Fork & Brewer, Malthouse’s sister establishment. The concept is simple yet fiendish. [1]
Tuesday, 08 August 2017 16:26

Road to Beervana

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Beervana is almost upon us and this year we are again holding a couple of events for Road to Beervana.  From noon tomorrow we're hosting our Second East Coast IPA challenge, this year's focus being style rather than geography. We asked a few of our favourite breweries to create their interpretation of an East Coast IPA. Hazy, juicy, dank, unfiltered? We have exclusives from Auckland's Brothers Beer, Epic (the only…