Monthly Archive:: July 2008

26 Jul 2008

Wild weather & wild beer in Auckland’s west

This post was originally published on this siteToday Auckland has been battered by the worst storm in a decade (allegedly) – high winds and heavy rain have led to weather forecasters advising people to stay indoors and
25 Jul 2008

Beerly Writing – July

From the pages of The Wellingtonian newspaper, a column on beer at the Wellington food show: Once through the gates, the first question facing every attendee at the Food Show is “left or right?” My decision to
24 Jul 2008

Beer Haiku Friday: Long Range Planning

Not content with simply producing haiku about beer, this week’s offering – Long Range Planning – also includes some sage advice for these uncertain economic times: My long-range planning:Buying two cases of beerinstead of just one Glass
20 Jul 2008

SAB Miller Brewery, New South Wales, Australia

The new brewery will have a capacity of around 500,000 hectolitres per year, employing 100 to 120 personnel and is expected to be opened by 2010. The required investment for the project is $30m. The brewery will
20 Jul 2008

Guess which beer this is?

” [insert beer name here] we believe will come to be known as an easy drinking lager beer with a smooth finish and a clean crisp aftertaste,” he said Find out which beer
17 Jul 2008

Beer Haiku Friday – That Guy!

Captain Hops does it again with his Haiku called “That Guy.” We all know That Guy. In fact, I think I talked to about 27 of them at the Epic launch of Armageddon IPA and Hallertau Maximus
15 Jul 2008

Dancing with the Stars judge returns to NZ for the love of beer

The Brewers Guild of New Zealand today announced popular Dancing with the Stars judge, actor, dancer and out-of-the-closet beer lover, Paul Mercurio, as the MC of New Zealand’s official beer & brewing awards, BrewNZ. Mercurio has been
14 Jul 2008

Countdown to IPA Challenge – 17th July

This Thursday (17th July) night at the Malthouse sees the unveiling of two big beers created as part of a joint project referred to as “The West Coast IPA Challenge“. The idea for creating two similar beers
10 Jul 2008

Brewery cashes in on straight shooting ethos

Chief executive Paddy Sweeney said he was hoping to raise another $1 million by the end of August to fund expansion of the Westport brewery and a chain of bars around the country. On average shareholders had
10 Jul 2008

Beer Haiku Fridays – Friends don’t let friends…

This is a classic 2006 Haiku from Captain Hops. It is called “Friends don’t let friends…” I should know better,but the beer made me do it.Never let me dance! Glass Tip – Beer Haiku Daily