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October 7, 2013

Cider is (and please quote me on this) the next big thing in the New Zealand craft-beverage world.

August 12, 2013

Sometimes as a drinker, I don’t want a beer that’s going to soothe my taste buds. I want a beer that’s going to casually reach out and rip my face off. With flavour.

May 27, 2013

‘Drink local’ is a great ethos, but it never hurts to be a little international now and again.

April 8, 2013

Where can you drink good beer in Wellington? For students on a budget, it’s usually best to drink at home, with a bottle or rigger, picked up fresh from the brewery, or from regional Wines & Spirits. On the other hand, if you’re not utterly crippled by student debt, you might like to drop into […]

October 2, 2011

Everyone knows Germany is famous for its beer. However, in New Zealand, the chances are that if you pick up a green bottle with an umlaut in its name, it’s probably a bad imitation made in Auckland. Fortunately, this deficiency of actual German beers was noticed by an enterprising local beer guy called Dave (a […]

September 12, 2011

Hi, my name is Dylan: beer-geek, former Victoria student and bar-guy at Hashigo Zake. Brendon was busy making beer so I’m pitching in a column this week. Late on a stormy night in July, Dave the Beer Guy and I met in an obscure alleyway. We had one purpose: a new bar was opening and […]