Monthly Archive:: January 2007

31 Jan 2007

Anti glassware ban online petition

Thanks to Geoff Griggs, there is now a petition online for all beer enthusiasts who are sick of discrimination. If you’re not familiar with the background, the original article may be read on stuff. Please consider signing
30 Jan 2007

Blues, Brews & BBQ’s – Mt Maunganui (video NSFW)

For those that couldn’t make it here are some photo’s from the Blues, Brews & BBQ’s event at Mt Maunganui a couple of weeks ago. 12,000 tickets sold out in just 90 minutes. What a crowd! What
23 Jan 2007

Early-bird tickets sold out!

Early-bird tickets have disappeared 6 weeks before the New Zealand Beer Festival. A spokesman for the event has been quoted as saying “I’ve never seen them sell so fast in my life!” He continued by adding that
22 Jan 2007


16 Jan 2007

Cheers to Beer: Amazing Benefits

The Healthy, Happy Hour Beer Quiz: True or false? – Beer is good for your heart?– Beer will reduce the chance of stroke?– You should give your grandma a beer?– Beer makes you funnier and more attractive
16 Jan 2007

Beer festival glass ban is ‘pure snobbery’

Banning glasses at the Blenheim Blues, Brews and BBQs event while still allowing the Wine Marlborough festival to use glasses is nothing more than snobbery, according to beer connoisseurs.Full Story
16 Jan 2007

No More Beer Production Stats For New Zealand

So who was funding this? With this gone and Beer Wines & Spirits now defunct no one will know how much beer is made in New Zealand. Do you care? ——————— Dear Sir/Madam, As a recipient of
9 Jan 2007

Pru is thirsty for brewing knowledge

The 26-year-old Invercargill woman started work late last year at Steve Nally’s Invercargill Brewery in Wood St and is thirsty for knowledge about the the art of brewing. When The Southland Times arrived to interview her she
7 Jan 2007

The Beer Emporium

First thing’s first. This is going to sound like a paid advertisement. I can assure you it is not. I’m just a raving fan! While in Christchurch visiting friends for New Year, we all went for a
7 Jan 2007

Beer, Giants and an Heiress, Oh My!

A couple of lighter items today: The good old boys at Modern Drunkard Magazine have declared the late, great Andre the Giant to be the “Greatest Drunk on Earth” saying “You won’t find it in the Guinness