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Hell Awaits!

So Divine Intervention is out! I’m extremely pleased with it! I reckon it’s a classy combo of Duvel yeast and my beloved Super Alpha hops. It sits somewhere between a Strong Belgian Pale Ale and a Belgo IPA. I was influenced … Continue reading

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E.S.B.- The Adjunct Test

I’m known for brewing English style beers. In recent years I have had some success with them and have a few gongs on the wall and have had a hand in a couple of trophies. The last time I brewed … Continue reading

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Divine Intervention

I have a dirty secret to reveal. A massive percentage of New Zealand craft beer is conceived to heavy metal.  While the consumers of craft beer might be tapping their toes to the Feelers, Lady Gaga or whatever the hell … Continue reading

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Gone for a Burton Launch Party

Where: Little Beer Quarter, Edward St Precinct   When: 6pm on Thursday 9th of May What: Gone for a Burton will be available in both cask conditioned and keg formats, limited complimentary cheese matches will also be available. On Thursday the … Continue reading

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Gone for a Burton Brew Trip

My collaboration brew with The Twisted Hop began after a conversation between Twisted Hop partner and brewer Martin Bennett and myself about the new brewhouse they have had built by Christchurch firm Falcon and Hammersley. Martin invited me down to stay … Continue reading

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Coastal Brewing

It’s now a very poorly kept secret that I am involved in a project to install a brewery at Waikanae on the Kapiti Coast.  I have been visiting Waikanae my whole life, visiting my grandparents. My grandfather still lives on … Continue reading

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Gone for a Burton

As I type this the Southstar pilot plant is slowly climbing towards a boil trialing a beer that will be brewed as a collaboration with The Twisted Hop Brewery in Christchurch early next month. The beer in question is going to be … Continue reading

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