Monthly Archive:: June 2013

30 Jun 2013

BAR OF THE MONTH – June

This post was originally published on this siteNew Zealand Real Ale Bar of the Month for June is The Brewery, Cassels & Sons Brewery at The Tannery, Woolston, Christchurch. It’s a little over a year since The
30 Jun 2013

The Little Big Brewery

This post was originally published on this siteA few nights ago I made a comment on Twitter about photographing a brewery in a tight space. This led to an amusing “mine’s smaller than yours” contest amongst some
27 Jun 2013

Let There be Beer – Grass roots or astroturf?

This post was originally published on this siteA new campaign is underway in Mother England to renew interest in Beer, since punters seem to be moving away to Cider and Wine. I’ll let this article do the
15 Jun 2013

Liquor Laws. Rant #2.

This post was originally published on this siteI wrote these comments back when the drinking age and the rest of the new act was being debated. So the age thing isn’t quite so relevant now. But it’s
14 Jun 2013

Liquor Laws. Rant #1

This post was originally published on this siteYesterday I sat through a meeting at the Wellington City Council at which interested parties made submissions to the Council as they attempt to draft the new Local Alcohol Policy.
11 Jun 2013

Secret Seven

This post was originally published on this siteOur network has been intrigued this week by the arrival of packages of beer from the newest beery cabal: Secret Seven. We are sure all will be revealed in time,
9 Jun 2013

What We Stock – a Rough Guide

This post was originally published on this siteAn awful lot of time and energy is wasted arguing over a definition of “craft brewing”. The trouble is that the term was first coined for convenience and is inherently
3 Jun 2013

I heard the news today, oh beard!

This post was originally published on this siteThe news I heard last night of the demise of Pete Gillespie’s stylish beard has spurred me into action. I had stopped in at Garage Project to purchase a couple