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Thursday, 18 April 2019 16:16

Harvest Pilsner 5% - Fresh Hopped

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The fresh hops within this beer are special.  Once chosen for harvest, The brewery bagged them up by hand and without wasting freshness, drove them the few kms to the Brewery.  Enjoy a bold citrus aroma, tropical notes with a crisp, dry finish… and savour those hops! 
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 18:58

Upper Hutt beer fever

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Summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean the beer needs to stop flowing. As we eagerly count down the days to the annual frothy highlight that is Beervana, there’s a perfect festival coming up to hold you over – Greater Wellington BrewDay. Even better, it’s being held at a new venue in Upper Hutt giving you the perfect excuse to get out into the wider Wellington region and visit one of…
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 17:07

Ginhouse Returns

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I’ve only had one official noise complaint in my life, and I’m proud to say it was while I was playing In a Silent Way by Miles Davis. Gotta love some irony. Ironically I wasn’t playing Ironic by Alanis Morissette. Well, it’s not really ironic, because I never play Alanis Morissette, never ever. As Irishman and honorary Kiwi Ed Byrnes famously said, “The only ironic thing about that song is…
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 08:11

Selling the delicious

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It may be a surprise to some people that Garage Project employs sales staff but, indeed, it does. Hannah White is their sales representative across the South Island and Wellington region. She moved into the role from a job at the cellar door. Hannah visits supermarkets and bottle shops, and restaurants and bars around the regions. But, she’s probably familiar to most from all the events she coordinates and runs.…
Friday, 29 March 2019 16:39

The power of sour - SourFest 2019

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It’s a problematic term, sour beer. Vague, undefined, contradictory and divisive. Some brewers avoid using it altogether, while still producing delicious, refreshing beers in the lower pH range. Let’s take a closer look. First, ‘sour’. Most literally, this covers any beer with a low pH, typically around three or four. Now, while different beers can share similar pH readings, it does not follow that they share much else. They can…
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 16:43

It's Choice Bro

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Like many of our brewers, Kerry Gray, Head Brewer of Choice Bros Brewery, found his true love of beer while travelling in the United Kingdom and Europe. He drank English cask ales, refined German lagers and an amazing range of Belgian beers. And, like many, when he came home, the local selection of New Zealand draughts and lagers no longer satisfied his tastes. Kerry’s return to New Zealand coincided with…
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