Thursday, 14 September 2017 12:57

You came in like a Cannon Ball

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It is just over a week until the 2017 General Election in New Zealand. To say this campaign has been a rollercoaster is to deeply misunderestimate rollercoasters. It has been more akin to Richard Hammond trying to parallel park a rocket car while high on LSD. Let’s recap for those who have not been following events as closely as this political tragic 
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 09:40

Heed the Siren’s call

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Malthouse is hosting an impromptu mini tap takeover this weekend (8 and 9 September 2017). The Featured Brewery is the highly decorated Siren Craft Beer from Berkshire. Actually, it is hard to know exactly how “impromptu” this tap takeover really is given the beers had to come all the way from the United Kingdom and there is already a Facebook event page. Still, the beers are well worth checking out…
Thursday, 31 August 2017 13:22

A loving ode to unsung heroes

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While stars, celebrities and politicians are constantly showered with accolades – some of which may even be deserved - there are many unsung heroes out there doing fantastic work out of the limelight.
Ah, Beervana. A two day craft beer festival preceded by a week packed with beer and food events now known around the world as the Road to Beervana. I attempted to be moderate but – as the famous saying allegedly goes – “moderation in all things, including moderation.”
Thursday, 10 August 2017 19:10

Mother of Hops 5.5%

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Using an abundance of US hops we've created a hop forward West Coast IPA. Pine, cedar and orange marmalade aromas jump out of the glass to greet you followed by a citrus and tropical taste sensation.
Thursday, 10 August 2017 18:58

Chocolate Chilli Porter 5.8%

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A combination of Dominican and Peruvian cacao nibs accompanied by the sutble addition of crushed Thai chilli give this Robust Porter layered complexity. You can expect chocolate and roasted notes followed by a warming sensation.