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Newest Beers
Night Spirit- Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
Wee Heavy Scotch Ale
Sweey Bippy
Imperial Moonless Stout (Silver Medal, 2016)
Dark & Stormy

Special Editions
Guava Weisse
Black Ruby, Imperial Stout (Gold Medal, 2017)

Taste New Zealand
Imperial Nibs, Imperial Porter (Best in Class Trophy, Gold Medal, 2016)
Imperial At-At Pilsner (Gold Medal, 2015)
For Great Justice, Wood Fired Toasted Coconut Porter(Silver Medal, 2015, 2014, 2013)
Karengose, Salty Seaweed Ale (Silver Medal, 2015)
Come Bye: Shepherd's Ale (Silver Medal, 2015)
Pohutukawa Golden Ale


Signature Range
Big Pigeon Pilsner (Gold Medal, 2016)
Resonator IPA (Silver Medal, 2016)
Yellowhead IPA (Silver Medal, 2017)
Moonless Stout (Silver Medal, 2014, 2012)
Velvet Boot, Strong Belgian Ale
(Silver Medal, 2016)
Auro, Gluten-Free Ale (Gluten-free)
Maidstone Lager

Silverstream Pale Ale (Silver Medal, 2014)
New England-Style Birch Beer (Non-Alcoholic) 

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Night Spirit

Night Spirit ~ 12.0% ABV
NZ Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout

This deep dark intense imperial stout has been aged for 10 months in rare American oak bourbon barrels that previously held New Zealand Whiskey Co. single malt for more than 20 years. Packaged 2017. Best before 2025. 1344 bottles (500 ml) produced. Click for more info.

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Wee Heavy Scotch Ale
~ 6.9 %ABV.
Wee Heavy Scotch Ale is a traditional strong ale, smooth, brown, and bready with very low bitterness. It's malt-focused, or maybe malt-obsessed, with rich toffee and caramel notes and a dry finish.

330 ml, 500 ml, and by the litre off the Kereru tap bank. Click for more info.


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Sweet Bippy
~ 9.3 %ABV.
Sweet Bippy is a quadruple Belgian-style ale, dark, strong, and not hoppy. It's sweet and malty with a strong Belgian candi sugar taste reminiscent of spiced fruity Christmas cake. 330 ml bottles only. Click for more info.

Imperial Stout

 

 

Imperial Moonless Stout (10.2%ABV) is
As dark, intense and luscious as a moonless night, this imperial stout flaunts a seductive aroma of chocolate, coffee and dark berries, with bitter roasted notes balanced by a rich malt sweetness and a thick velvety mouth feel. 330 ml bottles only.
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Dark & Stormy (5.9%ABV)
Dark & Stormy Belgian Stout is a delicious stout recipe made with a Belgian yeast. The dark malts offer roasted coffee and chocolate flavours, with fruity esters from the Belgian yeast, and a dry smooth finish.
Serve at 10-12°C.
By the litre off the Kereru tap bank.

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Guava Weisse
~ 3.8 %ABV.
Guava Weisse is a refreshing kettle-soured & unfiltered Berliner weisse-style ale made with wheat and guava puree. It's golden blush in colour with a tangy tropical aroma and a clean gentle sourness, fit for a hot summer day.

330 ml and 500 ml. Click for more info.

Black Ruby Imperial Stout

 

 

Black Ruby Imperial Stout (11.1%ABV) is a delicious dark imperial stout made with cacao nibs from the Wellington Chocolate Factory, coffee beans and raspberries.

500 ml and 330 ml. Click for more info.


Imperial Nibs

 

 

Imperial Nibs (8.5%ABV) is a variation of our 8.5% For Even Greater Justice, Toasted Coconut Porter made with toasted coconut, vanilla beans, and cacao nibs.

330 ml and 500 ml and by the litre off the Kereru tap bank. Click for more info.


At-at tap

Imperial At-At Pilsner ~ 10.2%ABV
Imperial At-At Pilsner is a huge beer and dangerously smooth drinking. Perfectly balanced between malt and hops, with intense notes of bitter and sweet. Serve at 8-10°C.


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Coconut Porter

For Great Justice ~ 4.5%ABV
Wood Fired Toasted Coconut Porter

A lovely drinkable brown porter, infused with wood-fired toasted coconut. Serve at 8-10°C.

330 ml, 500 ml, and by the litre off the Kereru tap bank. Click for more info.

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Karengose (Salty Seaweed Ale)~4%ABV
Karengo is an edible purple seaweed from Kaikoura, NZ. A Gose (go-sah) is a cloudy German wheat beer brewed with salted water. Karengose (Ka-ren-go-sah) fuses German style & NZ Karengo into something rich and strange, tart & briny with a luscious sour finish. 8-10°C.

330 ml and500 ml Click for more info.


Come Bye

Come Bye: Shepherd's Ale~ 2.5%ABV.
Come Bye is an amber red ale, made with shepherd's delight red malt, hopped with Rakau and New Zealand Goldings hops, mildly bitter, with a creamy oaty finish. Low 2.5% ABV so you can come by, drink beer, and still go away again.

330 ml, and by the litre off the Kereru tap bank. Click for more info.


PGA

Pohutukawa Golden Ale ~ 5%ABV
Pohutukawa Golden Ale is a mildly-hopped golden ale with notes of pohutukawa honey, gently toasted malt hinting at salted caramels, and NZ hops.

330 ml, 500 ml, and by the litre off the Kereru tap bank. Click for more info.

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BPP

Big Pigeon Pilsner~5%ABV
Big Pigeon Pilsner has bold NZ hop & malt flavours, balanced just right with a bright clean finish.

330 ml, 500 ml, and by the litre off the Kereru tap bank. Click for more info.


Resonator IPA

 

 

Resonator IPA (6.5%ABV)
Resonator IPA is a pale golden India Pale Ale that showcases Nelson Sauvin and Motueka hops, with notes of aromatic resin & passion fruit.

330 ml, 500 ml, and by the litre off the Kereru tap bank. Click for more info.



Yellowhead IPA

Yellowhead IPA~ 4.5%ABV.
Yellowhead IPA is a sessionable India Pale Ale with bright, exuberantly aromatic, tropical New Zealand hops (including Nelson Sauvin, Moutere, Motueka, and Kahatu) balanced with full-bodied maltiness, perfect for your summer BBQ.

330 ml, 500 ml, and by the litre off the Kereru tap bank. Click for more info.


Moonless

Moonless Stout ~ 4.5%ABV
A refreshing, dry stout. Pours pitch black. A striking aroma of roast coffee beans and dark chocolate. Mildly bitter, perfect with shellfish & hearty dishes. Serve at 8-10°C.

330 ml and 500 ml. Click for more info.

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Velvet Boot ~ 7.5%ABV
An amber Belgian-style Dubbel with an exuberant aroma of rum-soaked banana that gives way to brown sugar, caramel & spice. Brewed with lashings of Belgian dark candi syrup for an authentic complex taste. Serve at 8-10°C.

330 ml and 500 ml, and by the litre off the Kereru tap bank. Click for more info.


Auro label

Auro ~ 5%ABV
A golden, gluten-free ale made with sorghum, rice, and New Zealand Goldings hops. Auro is clean, very clear, light and refreshing, with full malty flavour and body.

330 ml only. Click for more info.


Maidstone label

Maidstone Lager ~ 5%ABV
A Vienna lager has a complex balance of well-rounded maltiness & gentle hop bitterness with a crisp dry finish with hints of sweetness. Maidstone Lager is our light & refreshing interpretation of this European style.

330 ml, 500 ml, and by the litre off the Kereru tap bank. Click for more info.

Silverstream Pale Ale

Silverstream Pale Ale ~ 3.8% ABV.
A mildly-hopped session beer. The style is called an ‘ordinary bitter’ but this one is malty & slightly sweet with biscuit flavours. Serve at 8-10°C.

330 ml, 500 ml, and by the litre off the Kereru tap bank. Click for more info.

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New England-Style Birch Beer
(non-alcoholic)

A sweet fizzy soft drink, strongly flavoured with wintergreen & star anise, malt & a variety of sugars. An American favourite that complements spicy food & pizza. Similar to root-beer or sarsparilla. Serve cold. 330 ml only.
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See our experiments and beers that are coming soon.

Our beer is available from a number of stockists, from our cellar door at the brewery, or from our online store. Please phone or email if you have any inquiries. Prices, special offers, and sales at the cellar door may differ from any in the web store. Prices are subject to change. Please be prepared to show proof of age when purchasing from us.

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