25 May 2017

Be There. Be Herd.

This post was originally published on this siteTo put the following rant in context, I’m looking forward to the Lions tour and at Hashigo Zake we’re putting out the welcome mat for Lions supporters. And local supporters
25 May 2017

Urbanaut Launch Party – Failure is not an option

This post was originally published on this siteThe New Zealand brewing scene is moving at light speed, if not warp speed.
22 May 2017

Auckland Beer Week Returns!

This post was originally published on this siteSOBA has once again catalogued the huge week of beer events from the 10th – 18th of June, in the lead up to the amazing Auckland GABS festival! See the huge
18 May 2017

Tower of Beer Giraffes – Behemoth Tap Takeover

This post was originally published on this siteLast week I confessed that Behemoth Brewing Company’s founder and head brewer Andrew “Beer Giraffe” Childs was a bit of a hero of mine. I stand by that.
12 May 2017

Let them eat cake, and maybe drink a little beer

This post was originally published on this siteThe term “hero” is bandied around far too often these days. However, Andrew Childs from Behemoth Brewing Company is one of my personal beer heroes. I often tell him so
11 May 2017

April Pursuit of Hoppiness available now!

This post was originally published on this siteThe April edition of our now bi-monthly beer magazine is available now! Keep an eye out for it in your local beery places, or check it out online. This month’s
2 May 2017

Lions, Lions, Lions – The British and Irish beers are coming

This post was originally published on this siteOnce every 12 years the best rugby players from England, Ireland, Wales and Scotland put aside their long-standing differences, pull on the hallowed red jersey and head south to try
28 Apr 2017

Negotiations

This post was originally published on this siteFor a while now, some of us have been observing how alcohol licences are issued in Wellington, with a bit of concern for one particular aspect. And that is the
26 Apr 2017

Hold the phones – Hops in the Hopinator

This post was originally published on this siteI have many powers – and they are pretty sweet –
20 Apr 2017

Last Night a DJ Saved my Life: Staff Profiles in Courage (DJ Verdi)

This post was originally published on this siteWelcome to the eighth instalment of the universally adored Malthouse blog feature titled “Staff Profiles in Courage.” This semi-regular format involves me sitting down with a noteworthy Malty staffer, at