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The purpose of this blog is to essentially help you get the most out of your beer experiences; From buying, drinking or brewing. After all, life is too short for bad beer. Is there anything in particular that you'd like to know more about? Please comment below and we'll do our best to answer your question or add a feature for you. WASH AND RINSE YOUR GLASS! One thing that Luke is asked often is why some beer doesn't seem to retain it's head. This can easily be blamed on a issue in carbonation or a potential fault in your...

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Armageddon IPA has done it again - WINNER BEST IPA 2017 New World Beer & Cider Awards I’m sure you have tried this before, but we thought you had better try it again as it has just won the Best IPA again for the second consecutive year at the New World Beer & Cider Awards. This is on top of winning Best IPA the last two years at the Brewers Guild Beer Awards 2015 & 2016. Plus winning Best IPA at the 2015 Australian International Beer Awards and the 2015 Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival. That is seven Best in Class...

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We've brought back the Red IPA. Following the success of Eric The Red, here's the follow up Red IPA: Roxanne. Inspired by the Viking nautical theme of Eric, Roxanne is a Persian name meaning “Dawn” and the reference of "red sky in the morning sailors take warning". Even though we refer to the dawn and morning time, it doesn’t imply that this is a breakfast beer. Then again there are no rules when it comes to drinking beer as tasty as this. A wonderful amber red colour, which comes from the specialty malts, but used in a way that the isn’t...

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Firstly, a big thanks to everyone that could make it to our event at New Hoplands on Saturday, we had a blast and it looks like you all did to. Special thanks also to Colin, Alana and the team at New Hoplands for your hospitality. Thanks also to Proper Crisps for the snacks and FreshChoice Richmond for picking out the tastiest food for the BBQ. We're stoked that we were able to kick off the very first Nelson Beer Week. Check out how it went: Couldn't make it? Never fear. Next year it's going to be bigger, better and easier...

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Lupulin is a brand new product for us from YCH Hops in the US. Watch this video to find out a bit more about it.

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