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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…
At the risk of unacceptable misunderstatement, it has been a tumultuous 36 hours in New Zealand politics. So tumultuous that President Donald Trump has been knocked off the front page and relegated to only (negative) articles on page 2, page 4, page 7, three letters on page 9, a cartoon on page 10, two articles on page 14 and, somehow, at least one derogatory reference in the rugby section.
Since the earliest days, humans have craved awards and trophies which recognise their achievements in life. From the winner’s olive wreath at the ancient Olympics through to the kind of gold Olympic medals today, people understandably enjoy being recognised for their talent, work and/or genius.
It is Accepted Beer Wisdom (ABW) that every fundamental problem facing the world can be solved at the pub if people just drink beer and talk about the issue very loudly and for a duration usually in inverse proportion to the participant’s knowledge of the subject matter. Here are some real world examples from Malthouse: