Monthly Archive:: January 2015

30 Jan 2015

Neil Miller’s Top Ten New Zealand Beers of the Year 2014

This post was originally published on this siteThis is the most anticipated and controversial blog of the year – my annual Top Ten New Zealand Beers for 2014.
29 Jan 2015

BEER ADVENTURES: THE LITTLE BEER QUARTER

This post was originally published on this siteLITTLE BEER QUARTER, EDWARD ST PRECINCT The Little Beer Quarter, or LBQ, is a self proclaimed ‘beer geek haven’, owned by four beer-loving women. As a fellow blogger thundered when LBQ first
29 Jan 2015

Another intellectual property furore?

This post was originally published on this site… but is it an IP furore in a teacup? Talk in the beer community was dominated by two things yesterday. The first was the story that mainstream media cottoned
27 Jan 2015

Yeastie Money

This post was originally published on this site“Hey, do you want to share this with me?”
24 Jan 2015

Bruxellensis Reserve

This post was originally published on this site Several months ago we received two ex Te Kairanga Sauvignon Blanc barrels . White wine barrels are a lot harder to acquire than red barrels as wineries tend to
21 Jan 2015

“Give me Liberty, then give me another couple more”

This post was originally published on this siteOn Friday, Malthouse will be hosting one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed, most beloved and most bogan brewers – Joseph Wood from Liberty Brewery. [1]
21 Jan 2015

Craft Beer College

This post was originally published on this siteCraft Beer College “Craft Beer College is offering 10% off all Introduction to Beer tastings for SOBA members who would like to learn a bit more about the history of
20 Jan 2015

Baby Grand

This post was originally published on this site 6 Months ago we started the North End barrel aging program when we took receipt of two Bordeaux barrels that were formerly used to age red wine at the
20 Jan 2015

BEER ADVENTURES: FIVE BOROUGHS, FOUR BEERS

This post was originally published on this siteFIVE BOROUGHS, CNR ROXBURGH AND MAJORIRBANKS ST, MT VICTORIA Five Boroughs is a New York styled, neighbourhood ‘deli, diner and dive’ in Mt Victoria. With an exterior hording promising ‘ice cold beer’, the
16 Jan 2015

We Love BABs

This post was originally published on this siteWe recently visited Golden Bear Brewing in Mapua, and Jim Matranga gave us an update on his new beers. He had moved beyond Cruise Control (3% abv), and is releasing