Monthly Archive:: November 2015

28 Nov 2015

O.S.B. Session Bitter

This post was originally published on this siteCraft beer in New Zealand has come along way in the last 10 years. From a focus on lagers and the development of the New Zealand hopped Pilsner, through the rise
28 Nov 2015

O.S.B. Session Bitter

This post was originally published on this siteCraft beer in New Zealand has come along way in the last 10 years. From a focus on lagers and the development of the New Zealand hopped Pilsner, through the rise
26 Nov 2015

SOBA Honoured Members

This post was originally published on this siteIn 2013 SOBA began an awards programme that includes honours for individual SOBA members who have done great service for either SOBA or the wider beer community. SOBA’s Honoured Members:
26 Nov 2015

However, the wine industry still has a lot it could learn from…

This post was originally published on this site“The stuff of fantasy” to quote Michael Donaldson. And he would be right. I am some what lost for words (which some would say is rare), and not sure how
26 Nov 2015

How important are clean draft lines to good beer?

This post was originally published on this site“The stuff of fantasy” to quote Michael Donaldson. And he would be right. I am some what lost for words (which some would say is rare), and not sure how
25 Nov 2015

Staff Profiles in Courage 4: Mac Attack

This post was originally published on this site This is the fourth instalment of the energetically popular Malthouse blog feature titled “Staff Profiles in Courage.” The format, like the author, is deceptively simple – I sit down with
20 Nov 2015

More Craft Choices, Nelson!

This post was originally published on this siteOur friends at Beer Without Borders will be visiting the Nelson Tasman region over the next few days. BWB is a craft beer importer and distributor, representing a number of
19 Nov 2015

New Zealand grows 20 different varieties of hops   * 750 tonnes…

This post was originally published on this site“The stuff of fantasy” to quote Michael Donaldson. And he would be right. I am some what lost for words (which some would say is rare), and not sure how
18 Nov 2015

one. billion. dollars.

This post was originally published on this siteWe woke yesterday, November 17th, to the news that the owners of Ballast Point Brewing were accepting a $US1b offer for their business. The buyer is to be Constellation Brands.
18 Nov 2015

Fancy a (sessionable) pint at the Session Beer Session?

This post was originally published on this siteAuthor Pete Brown is currently writing three books, one of which is about beer and is partially crowd funded.