Luke Robertson headed to Wellington and, while he found the experience a little overwhelming, thinks he has certainly found a happy place in the NZ craft beer scene…
Christchurch’s Harrington’s Breweries has taken out the top honours to become the Champion Brewery in New Zealand for 2012.
The results from The Brewers Guild Of New Zealand’s latest industry wide survey show the vitality of the NZ scene…
For the second-year the Wellington region’s top restaurants will develop beer-matched cuisine for Beervana, under the leadership of multi award-winning chef Martin Bosley.
Media Release Home Brewing celebrated at Beervana 2012 Entries open for Black Rock Home Brew Competition Beervana and Black Rock announced today the inaugural Black Rock Home Brew Competition to be held at Beervana 2012. The Competition is a chance for aspiring brewers to have their brews judged by Black Rock Master Brewer Kirsten Taylor,… Read more →
Tickets for Beervana 2012 will go on sale on 1 June with a range of exciting new ticket options for beer and food lovers. Now in its 11th year, Beervana will take place at Westpac Stadium on 17 and 18 August (two sessions daily) as part of Visa Wellington on a Plate. The event will… Read more →
Nick O takes a look at a well-resourced brewery that has created a name for its controversy-inspiring marketing and asks whether that’s a good or bad thing for the growing craft beer industry…
We’re a pretty sceptical bunch here at Australian Brews News and when I saw that NZ advertising agency Clemenger was behind a project top create the beer that best describes Wellington, I could see cynical marketing ploy written all over it. But as with most good conspiracy theories, our scepticism didn’t bear up to much… Read more →
I’m not sure at what point an enthusiastic homebrewer becomes a pico-brewer or a nano-brewer – or whatever you want to call ultra small brewers – but if you have Kjetil Jikiun turning up to brew with you, I guess you can call it whatever you want. We’d normally not share news about ultra-exclusive one-bar… Read more →
Without a national day in January to announce its selections on, Wellington’s Hashigo Zake has announced its customer’s choices for best beers of 2011. To have your say on Australia’s best beers, make sure you vote in the Local Taphouse Hottest 100. Media Release Hashigo Zake Reveals 2011’s Best Beers and Brewers New Plymouth’s Liberty… Read more →