Hāpi Festival & Symposium

posted Jan 29, 2019, 11:41 AM by Andy McKenzie   [ updated Jan 29, 2019, 11:44 AM ]

International hops (Hāpi in Maori) festival being organised by Garage Project:

Hāpi Festival - 6th April 7:30pm till midnight

Location: Te Papa, Wellington

TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE 12 FEBRUARY at 12pm. Tickets will be $75 and includes; One custom Hāpi 2019 glass & $20 value drink and food tokens.


Regional Wines Beer Club

posted Nov 12, 2018, 10:56 PM by Andy McKenzie

Wednesday 21 November (6pm) at the Fortune Favours Bar, Leeds Street - $25pp

Six new release beers fresh off the shelves from Regional Wines to taste, plus the re-launch of a beer from the brew masters at Fortune Favours. Just $25 including a canapé - super causal, just rock up and taste some great beers. 

Tickets available at the Fortune Favours bar on Leeds Street. 


Project Silver: Operation ParrotDog

posted Nov 3, 2018, 1:23 PM by Andy McKenzie

Fri-Sat 24th/25th November at The Malthouse.

"This month we are showcasing Parrotdog (This year's West Coast IPA Winners). We will have a stunning lineup showcasing a special brand new release alongside some of your favourites."

More details here

Introducing Kinn Bryggeri

posted Oct 21, 2018, 11:41 PM by Andy McKenzie

Tuesday November 6 at 6:30pm. At Hashigozake.

"A shipment of beer from Kinn Bryggeri in Norway has arrived in New Zealand. We've had a preview and were so impressed that we're hosting a tasting of a selection from their range."

More and tickets from here

Bin44's Brewer's Birthday Bash (Baylands is the beer).

posted Oct 13, 2018, 2:13 PM by Andy McKenzie

5pm Friday 19th October at Bin 44

"Baylands Brewery & Brewing Supplies brewer Aidan is turning the magic number of 44 so where else would he celebrate it other then here at Bin44!

12 tantalizing Bayland's brews on tap for the night including a brand new release, Droopy Drawers '44'"

More details here

Piquant 2018

posted Oct 13, 2018, 2:06 PM by Andy McKenzie

Saturday 20th October at the Rouge & Vagabond.

"Head down for a crazy line up with all your favourite NZ breweries as they release never before seen Sours and limited release beers on tap."

More details here

McLeod's at Malthouse

posted Oct 13, 2018, 1:59 PM by Andy McKenzie

5pm Friday 19th October

Join McLeod's at Wellington's iconic Malthouse for ten taps of delicious brews right from the heart of Northland!

For probable tap line-up click here

Swedish Invasion! Tap attack at Malthouse

posted Sep 22, 2018, 4:16 PM by Andy McKenzie

Thursday 4th October. 

"Prepare yourselves for a Swedish Invasion!

Yes, the Malthouse is hosting the official launch of 4 Swedish breweries into New Zealand. There will be 5 delicious beers on tap showcasing what they do best."

More details right here.

Beers At The Basin

posted Aug 18, 2018, 8:45 PM by Andy McKenzie

We are back for round two on Saturday, 1st December 2018
11am – 7pm

"Imagine yourself sitting on the grass embankment, having a refreshing beverage listening to some fine tunes, all while basking in the sun! What better way to spend a Saturday!

Hosted at one of Wellington’s iconic venues, Beers at the Basin will be a one-day festival showcasing some of the best Craft Breweries, Local Wineries, Street Food and Music that NZ has to offer.

The festival vendors can be viewed on the vendor page, with all beverage vendors having standardised drink prices as per the below guide.

All food menus will be limited to a maximum price of $8.00, please see the individual vendor menus on their listings for what will be on offer (GF, DF, V available)."

More details at the website or the Facebook page

Wellington Road To Beervana

posted Jun 18, 2018, 1:53 AM by Andy McKenzie

Beervana warm-up events in Wellington. 

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