Monthly Archive:: March 2017

28 Mar 2017

Issue 400: The Surprising Evolution of a Beer Blog

This post was originally published on this siteIn October 2008, I penned the very first Malthouse blog which was, appropriately enough, titled the “Pursuit of Hoppiness”. That was a phrase I first heard in the United States
20 Mar 2017

“Hey, why the Boneface?” – Boneface Brewery Launch

This post was originally published on this siteWhen I first started writing about beer the very concept that people in Upper Hutt would even be drinking craft beer seemed rather farfetched (at best). Around that time, I
15 Mar 2017

“Sour, sweet, bitter, pungent – all must be tasted”: Sourfest 2017

This post was originally published on this siteThis week my personal beer hell continues with a second straight column all about sour beers. I have grabbed the title of this blog from a Chinese proverb because my
7 Mar 2017

“The sour quality is set opposite to the bitter and the sweet”: Sourfest 2017

This post was originally published on this siteThis is a day I have long been dreading. Not only is today the introduction of pink ball cricket into New Zealand but also the exact instance I have to
7 Mar 2017

“The sour quality is set opposite to the bitter and the sweet”: Sourfest 2017

This post was originally published on this siteThis is a day I have long been dreading. Not only is today the introduction of pink ball cricket into New Zealand but also the exact instance I have to
3 Mar 2017

The Big Illusions

This post was originally published on this siteAs a professional beer writer, many people like to send me pictures of the beer they are drinking and ask my opinion about it. Last night my phone beeped three
1 Mar 2017

A new member of the family

This post was originally published on this siteLast week we released a new beer. Yellow Eye is our new IPA combining both English and new world influences to create a tropically fruity malty India Pale Ale. We