Monthly Archive:: March 2007

28 Mar 2007

Brewery Worker/Bar Person – Galbraith’s Alehouse

Galbraith’s Alehouse requires a fit and motivated person to assist in the day to day running of our small brewery and to help out on the bar in our busy pub. Initially 2-3 days will be spent
24 Mar 2007

Salient Beer Columns

This year I am writing a regular beer column for the Victoria University student magazine Salient. This allows me to write about beer for a very different auidience and make a few more jokes. Here are the
24 Mar 2007

Computer issues

I know that have been awfully quiet on this blog in recent months. That does not mean that nothing has been happening in the world of beer – far from it – it just meant I had
21 Mar 2007

Hallertau Hop Harvest Festival

Hallertau Hop Harvest FestivalSaturday March 24, 4pm till 11pm. An Oktoberfest in West Auckland with eight piece Oomph Band complete with song sheets, singing and general merriment. We have a special Bavarian menu including traditional Kassler (smoked
20 Mar 2007

Lion Nathan Gives Beer Drinkers the Ability to MASH

[Will MASH go the way of Hopper?] Their new line up, dubbed “MASH”, offers three new brews that will be introduced in the New Zealand market shortly. The MASH lineup consists of MASH Golden Lager, MASH Citrus
17 Mar 2007

Brewers want better bottle

Nelson breweries want a bottle washing plant in the region and a standardised bottle to be produced in New Zealand. Mr Duncan said Founders produced about 200 bottles a day, and 30 percent of them were returned
17 Mar 2007

Mussel Inn seeks to sell takeaways

Golden Bay’s the Mussel Inn is applying for an off-licence to allow customers to buy its beer to take away, but faces opposition from Transit New Zealand. The popular cafe-bar currently has a licence to sell alcohol
16 Mar 2007

Amazing Beer Glass Trick

14 Mar 2007

Test Your St. Patrick’s Day IQ!

For hundreds of years, the Irish have been stereotyped as beer-swilling, potato-eating louts, but in a 2005 survey by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development, Ireland’s obesity rate clocked in at 13 percent, less than half
14 Mar 2007

Oregon beer production up 16.5%

Facts below from & Oregon Brewers Guild Oregon brewers made 16.5% more beer in 2006 than 2005. That’s all craft beer because since the Blitz-Weinhard Brewery closed in 1999 the only breweries in Oregon are craft