Monthly Archive:: March 2010

24 Mar 2010

Croucher Brewing: Vicar’s Vice 2.0, Bottle Conditioning & House opens

This post was originally published on this siteFollowing the popularity of our recent seasonal beers, Vicar’s Vice version 2.0 was brewed yesterday. This is a Belgian Strong Ale made using fresh citrus zest (yes, we did it
18 Mar 2010

Beer Haiku Friday and Diddly Dee (Potatoes) – The Saint Patricks Day Post

Today’s Beer Haiku is for those who perhaps “over-drowned the shamrocks” on Saint Patrick’s Day. It is called “Ouch“: Can someone please stopAll the frickin’ leprechaunsDancing in my skull Unsurprisingly, Paddy’s Day is also the theme over
17 Mar 2010


SOBA, New Zealand’s consumer beer advocacy group, is excited about the April 1st release of Mac’s Brewjolais seasonal beer, and is looking to celebrate the event in style and en masse. Mac’s Brewjolais is a beer which
11 Mar 2010

Oysters and IPA – Tuatara out of hibenation

One of my favourite beer bloggers to read is Kate Blackhurst who has relocated to the deep south. She cordially admits the Arrow Brewing Company was one of the reasons they selected Arrowtown as their new home.
11 Mar 2010

Beer Haiku Friday and Awards That Actually Matter

Today’s beer haiku will outrage the purists but I like it. It is called “Because I Can“: A bucket of wingsAnd some expensive cheap beerJust because I can Over at the Malthouse blog, my latest post discusses
11 Mar 2010

You can’t beat Wellington on a good day…

This post was originally published on this site Wellington Beer Fest Croucher Brewing hit Wellington last weekend for Capital’s version of the Liquorland New Zealand Beer Festival. It was held on Saturday at Westpac Stadium, and it
4 Mar 2010

Beer Haiku Friday and The Beer of Revenge

Today’s Beer Haiku Friday proves that President Obama has a hard side. Obama loses his bet with the Canadian leader over the Ice Hockey so he has to buy a pack of beer. Look which beer he
3 Mar 2010

Marchfest and Beer Tourism Map

Notification of another fantastic beer festival from Dead Good Beer Events: MARCHFEST April 17th 2010Founders Park, Nelson All local beers, 11 new beers, 2 new ciders, Don McGlashan, music, food, pony rides, bicycle-powered amplifiers and more… The
2 Mar 2010

IPA Project 2010 and Beerfest comes to Welly

Arrow Brewing Company have announced their “IPA Project 2010.” Teasers have been sent out but I have received the synopsis of this awesome sounding project which involves Arrow brewing “an authentic IPA by traditional methods and cask