Original as opposed to Monteith's Copycat? Whatever. Typical brown beer Kiwi bloke stuff, good round the roasted pig and the circular saw bench. If that's your gig.
Strong in flavour and colour, this typical dark ale is styled on the English Porter.
A fruity, malty highly sessionable beer designed to be low enough in alcohol to drink all night and flavourful enough to remain interesting.
Baird Numazu lager is a flavoursome, clean and crisp lager. Numazu lager is rich in flavour and complexity. It is unfiltered and naturally carbonated, a perfect lager for knocking back.
They sure know how to grow hops across the ditch. This big IPA comes in strong with tropical, floral and spicy flavours up front, followed by a long and lingering resiny finish. Maaaaaate.
Aromatic herbs, a hint of clover of honey and a bone dry finish make this beer as refreshing to drink as a tall glass of spring water.
An unfiltered, strong, elegantly smooth Pilsner style with a refreshing, tangy finish. Gold medal at the 2011 Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards.
Beaut, its a soft and juicy APA. Its got an emphasis on big late hop aroma and flavour from some of our fav US hops. Sitting at a tidy 7%.
Youre putting your reputation on the line when you name a product 'perfection'. Then again, youre not going to gain a lot of marketing traction with, say, Nearly Perfect Pale Ale,' are you?
Its a funktonne of NZ Hops on top of a big ol malt base. Its doer, its a dominator, its a Doozy.
From Deep Creek's "Funk Beer Project" comes this limited release of Tamarillo Gose, a unique black gose, using darker malts for colour, melding with savoury tamarillo. 4.9% Alcohol by volume.
An all American hopped IPA, cruising on a juicy base of Gladfield malts from the Canterbury plains.
Using a French Saison yeast, which provides a plethora of funky, earthy, very "Belgian" flavours.
Having collected four medals and a trophy both here and across the Tassy, you'd expect this to be something a bit spesh, and it is.
Bad Mama Jama is a big 8.3% Imperial IPA with a smorgasbord of NZ hops. Rakau and Cascade are the dominant ones with stonefruit, pine combined with citrus and spice. If you like hops, you'll love her!
This beer displays honeyed characters and the subtle hop flavours lead to a slightly sweet finish on the palate.
A big bodied, bitter ale with a slightly roasty note that combines with pungent NZ hop characters of tropical, resin and pine hop characters. A good drop, strong and tasty.
A lively, harmonious, quartet of ales from the Hop Federation's core range. This mixed 4-pack contains a bottle of their Golden Ale, Pale Ale, Pilsner and IPA. Cheers!