Monthly Archive:: June 2015

29 Jun 2015

Bartlett and Corfe do some lab work.

This post was originally published on this site Martin and Lisa Bennett’s new pub The Laboratory opened in Lincoln on Saturday. With both Bartlett and Corfe in attendance for the soft opening on Friday night, we offer
25 Jun 2015

Beer vs Winter

This post was originally published on this site“Is there a reason to go to Hobart Tasmania in June?” we asked. We were planning our trip to Melbourne when we had the good fortune to meet a hop
24 Jun 2015

Staff Profiles in Courage #2: Nick van Haarlem

This post was originally published on this siteThis is the second instalment of the insanely popular new Malthouse blog feature called “Staff Profiles in Courage.” The format is deceptively simple – I sit down with a worthy
21 Jun 2015

In defence of: The defence of lager.

This post was originally published on this site Recently my colleague Corfe wrote a poignant and respectable defence of what can only be described as new-world, hoppy lagers. There were reviews and tasting notes for two of
18 Jun 2015

Here’s a pitch…

This post was originally published on this site My last piece mounted a defence for lager. Unloved and seemingly unlovable, yet consumed in volume like nearly nothing else on the planet. This time I happily and conversely
16 Jun 2015

Darkest Days: The brightest thunder bolt is elicited from the darkest storm

This post was originally published on this site The inspirational title of this week’s post is taken from a quotation by English writer Charles Caleb Colton. Mr Colton said that “times of great calamity and confusion have been
15 Jun 2015

LITTLE GEORGE

This post was originally published on this siteLITTLE GEORGE – Hamilton’s best craft beer bar pours 11 taps of the freshest Good George beer and the finest hand picked craft beer direct to you. If this doesn’t
13 Jun 2015

Cans, Containers and Circuit Boards

This post was originally published on this siteThe can launch tour was a huge success , thanks to everyone who came out to try our beer,  to all the bars , restaurants and retailers who have  supported
11 Jun 2015

The Darkest Day: The Clock is Ticking

This post was originally published on this siteThere are many contenders for the darkest day in New Zealand history. The list includes, but is not limited to, the extinction of our beloved and almost certainly tasty Moa,
5 Jun 2015

Auckland versus Wellington: Is it even a contest?

This post was originally published on this siteShane Cowlishaw is a fine fellow, a proper journalist and noted beer blogger. His regular beer column for Stuff is called “The Beerhive”[1] and is it on my “must-read”list next