Tuesday, 18 April 2017 16:18

Harvest Pilsner - 5%

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It's back! - NZ's highest awarded Pilsner! You can enjoy our Fresh Hopped Quadruple Medal Winner from Wednesday April 19th! Launched exclusively for Hopstock 2017 Enjoy bold citrus aroma, passionfruit and tropical notes with a crisp, dry pilsner finish and savour those hops!
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 18:53

And I for one welcome our Hopstock overlords...

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The Craft Beer Capital (CBC) people are wonderful. Every year they organise Hopstock, a Wellington-wide celebration of sticky, green hopped, resinous and, frankly, sensual fresh hopped beers simply to honour my birthday.
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 13:33


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Enjoy a good pint of beer on a Monday? The time has come. Now you can, at ours! The grand opening of Mondays commencing 1st May 2017 and to celebrate we are offering 2-4-1 In-house rolled Wagyu Beef Dumplings with chili cashew soy (2x plate of 4's). That sauce is so good we get told off for trying to clear peoples plates even though the dumplings have been consumed! Hours…
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 10:10

Richard Emerson: The Spirit in the Sky

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March was a somewhat rocky month for this blog. I was forced to write solely about sour beers on no less than two occasions. However, I also got to post the 400th Malthouse blog which is right up there as an absolute career highlight. April is already promising to be much better with the impending arrival of Hopstock – a now annual Wellington-wide celebration of fresh, green hopped, beery goodness. [1]
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 18:45

Hopstock 2017

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Hopstock: A celebration of fresh hop beers and Welly’s “globally unique” craft beer scene The fifth annual Craft Beer Capital Hopstock Festival takes place from 19-24 April, with 22 bars and breweries taking part in 2017’s celebration of fresh hop beers. Hopstock is a beacon in the calendars of Wellington craft beer drinkers, which sees breweries and Wellington craft beer venues exclusively paired up to showcase the breweries’ “green hop…
Monday, 03 April 2017 18:19

X.P.A. - Xtra Pale Ale 4.8%

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We bring together the best bits of an IPA and an APA to form a golden brew which oozes distinctive tropical, passionfruit and citrus notes. To make this truly oru own style, instead of traditional US hops we have supported the NZ hop harvest by using locally grown Nelson hops.