Monthly Archive:: July 2014

30 Jul 2014

International interest in Kiwi craft beers frothing up

This post was originally published on this siteFor many years brewers around the world have used New Zealand hops. However, while once they were bought mostly by large multinational brewers and employed predominantly for their “high alpha”
25 Jul 2014

Double hoppy; we’re happy

This post was originally published on this siteTuatara Double Trouble, Epic Hop Zombie, 8 Wired Superconductor, Liberty C!tra, Hop Federation Double IPA: five exciting, delicious, medal worthy New Zealand Double IPA’s (DIPAs) – all available in the
25 Jul 2014

Consistency Is Key

This post was originally published on this site posted this on July 25th, 2014. Consistency is the key to success in beer. For all our bitching and moaning about the big beer companies and their boring beers
24 Jul 2014

Craft beer sales ‘will suffer’

This post was originally published on this sitePlanned changes to Auckland’s alcohol policy would have a “devastating” impact on the craft beer industry, a Marlborough brewer says.
23 Jul 2014

Bloody RIPA gives Blenheim brewer bragging rights

This post was originally published on this siteJust a few short years ago only a few New Zealand breweries made anything remotely resembling an American West Coast-style India Pale Ale (IPA).
21 Jul 2014

SOBA Privacy Policy

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16 Jul 2014

For a change, pour yourself a lambic beer

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s interesting how our perception of something can change over time. Take cars as an example. A century ago the Model T Ford was launched and went on to pass
13 Jul 2014

Auckland Draft Local Alcohol Policy – SOBA’s Concerns

This post was originally published on this site Auckland Local Alcohol PolicyThe Auckland Local Alcohol Policy is a very important issue which will shape the future of the city’s beer culture. The Auckland City Council has released
10 Jul 2014

Crafters & Co

This post was originally published on this site SOBA Members – 10% discount on all tap beer 7 days a week, all hours of trade @ Crafters & Co Other deals include:Everyday happy hour 4pm-7pm, $2 off
2 Jul 2014

Be bewyched by flavoursome beastie

This post was originally published on this siteAccording to my wife, in 2010 I returned from a beer hunting and judging trip to the United States and England with no fewer than 30 brewery T-shirts.