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On Wendesday 8 February, Luke visited the Plant and Food Research's trail hops plot in Motueka as part of the Hop Research Committee. Here's a short video showing how the New Zealand hops are progressing. The hop harvest isn't far away at all!

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We've got some sweet special offers for you this month - check these out: The best EPIC beers of Summer: Hopshine Pale Ale (5.5%) St. Luke Milestone Ale IPA (7%) Loral Lager (5.5%) LaRger Imperial Pilsner (8.5%) $99 - BUY NOW FREE SHIPPING*     12 Mix pack: Pale Ale (5.5%) Lager (5%) Hop Zombie DIPA (8.5%) Loral Lager (5.5%) Hopshine Pale Ale (5.5%) Thunder APA (5.4%) Awakening Pils (5.2%) Imperium Vintage Ale (9%) The Observer Timeless Ale (9.7%) LaRger Imperial Pilsner (8.5%) $99 - BUY NOW FREE SHIPPING*   *We can only ship within New Zealand. Sorry overseas Epic...

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Rooster is a one-off beer that coincidently releases on the week of the Chinese New Year - the year of the Rooster. This is a keg only release, keep an eye on our Facebook & Twitter as we'll let you know where you can get some. Keg only - Special release. Style: Lager ABV: 6.8% IBU: 45 Hops: New Zealand Pacific Jade US Liberty, Santiam & Amarillo Malt: Premium Pils Where we've sent kegs: Wellington: Regional Wines & Spirits, Fork & Brewer, Bruhaus and Moon Bar. Auckland: Brewers Cooperative, Brew On Quay, The Lumsden, Hallertau, The Beer Spot, Artwok Takapuna, Liquorland...

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Champagne d'Geddon is an Experimental Beer - Epic Armageddon IPA made with fermented Sauvignon Blanc grape juice from Marlborough. ABV: 9.1% Keg only. Launch Events Auckland: 16 Tun, 9 February 2017 Wellington: The Malthouse, 15 February 2017 Notes from Luke: "So this was a crazy idea that kind of just happened. Thinking about how to level up Armageddon IPA in a unique way. Why not add some grape juice? Other breweries around the world have tried it. What would you add as a NZ brewery? Well it has to be what we are most famous for right? Yup! Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc....

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festivals -

We're looking forward to an awesome event this year. We'll be sharing a stand again with our cuzzies from Hop Federation under the House of Nicholas banner. Luke and Simon will also be taking the 3PM seminar where they'll be talking about our collabs as well as all things beer. Here's the Epic line-up for the event: St. Luke Milestone Ale (IPA). Hop Zombie DIPA Son of Thor IPA Hop Shine Pale Ale Thunder APA One Trick Pony: Loral Lager Volstead Tap Takeover If you can't make it to the GKBF, come and see us on Friday Night at Volstead...

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