Events 31 August

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Events this week

Meet the Brewer with Moa - 8pm tonight Wednesday 31 August, The Hop House, 297 Mt Maunganui Rd, Mt Maunganui

Firkin' Fest! - 1-4 September, Twisted Hop Pub, 616 Ferry Rd, Woolston, Christchurch. Our very first dedicated cask conditioned real ale festival! 

Here's the cask list!

* The Laboratory "Rythagoras" (Brewed with the lovely Dahlia!)

* Behemoth "Triple Chocolate Milk Stout"

* Garage Project "Cabbages & Kings"

* Garage Project "Trip Hop"

* Herne "Tane"

* Baylands/Twisted Hop "American Brown Ale"

* Townshends "Sutton Hoo"

* Townshends "No. 9"

* Three Boys "Coconut Milk Stout"

* Eagle "Breaking The Union"

* Mike's "Vanilla Coffee Porter

* Twisted Hop "Oatmeal Stout"

* Twisted Hop "Golding Bitter"

* Twisted Hop "Hopback: Kohatu"

* Twisted Hop "Twisted Ankle"

The North is Coming! - 2-3 September, Vultures Lane, Vulcan Lane Auckland. Thanks to Beertique NZ we have got our hands on some fresh NORTHERN MONK BREW Co. Kegs so next Friday will be pouring these beautys: 

Eternal Session IPA 4.1% - The hit of a heavily hopped IPA, with the sessionability of a classic UK pale ale. 

New World IPA 6.2% - This hoppy English IPA is brewed with British pale malts and five hop varieties. It has a sweet malt forefront, solid bitterness and citrus with tropical and grapefruit notes coming from our generous late copper and dry hop additions. 

Heathen IPA 7.2% - A big IPA from England. Hazy and smooth, it has a piney resinous base with a some huge tropical fruit flavours lingering in there too. 

Communion Pale Ale 5.1% - Northern Monk Brew Co.'s Communion Pale Ale rocks! Almost literally. Brewed in collaboration with the Swedish progressive rock band, Opeth, this pale ale is both delicate and bold at the same time. Aromas and flavours of Juicy Fruit gum with some citrus and tropical fruits are carried along by a nice malty sweetness. 

The Lounge Popup Bar with Two Thumb Brewing - 4pm Friday 2 September, The Beerhouse, 352 Manchester St Christchurch. We’ve got an on-license so you can buy & enjoy your fav Two Thumb Brew in “The Lounge” for one night only!

Tutukaka Coast Boutique Beer Festival - 2pm Saturday 3 September, Marina Rd, Tutukaka, Northland. With up to 15 craft brewers in the greatest Boutique Beer Tent of all time this is not to be missed.

Hop Infusion Party - 8pm, Saturday 3 September, Smiths Craft Beer House, Queenstown. We have Phil from Horsebox and James from B.Effect Brewing Company here at Smiths. We will be infusing Scotch Bonnet peppers with Ronin Pilsner and James has somesthing special lined up for an over hopped APA.

Beer & Dessert Night - 5pm Saturday 3 September, The Beer Library, 363 Colombo St, Christchurch. We're teaming up with our neighbours The Cake Eating Co. for a night of sweet eats and delicious beers meticulously chosen for their flavour explosion possibilities.

New Release Tuesday - 5pm Tuesday 6 September, Hashigo Zake 25 Taranaki St, Wellington. Gulden Draak's Whiskey Barrel Aged brewmaster's edition Gulden Draak is a legendary Belgian Strong, with a massive flavour on its own. Adding whiskey barrel character to the mix should make this an imposing experience for the most seasoned beer geek.

The WOODS (Globeerily Excited 3) - 7pm Tuesday 6 September, Celtic Inn, Palmerston North. If you go down to The Woods today....Welcome to the 3rd tasting in the greatest series of Beer Tastings ever to take place in the grand metropolis that is Palmerston North.


Events next week

Garage Project Takeover - 4pm 7 September, Volstead Trading Co, 55 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch.

Yeastie Boys 8th Birthday Party - 6pm 7 September, One Fat Bird, Karori, Wellington. The BIGGEST tap takeover we have ever done is coming!!. 15 Taps, The Yeastie Boys are in town and we are hosting there 8th Birthday Party! Special appearance from the man himself Stu McKinlay back from the U.K and Yeastie Boy Greg Allen! Special releases, merch, cheese matches and food matches are all combining this to be our biggest and best takeover yet!!! 

Yeastie Boys Beer and Music Match Raffle - 7pm 8 September, Malthouse, Courtenay Pl Wellington. So come on down and join us and the yeastie boys crew for some beers, music, fantastic pants and good times!

It's a new series! At Rogue - 9-10 September, Rogue & Vagabond, 18 Garrett St, Te Aro Wellington. Funk Estate present Doozy, Pearler and Beaut. An NZ IPA, Australian IPA and an APA. 

Zeelandt Brewery 4th Birthday - 5pm, 9 September, Westshore Beach Inn, Napier. Zeelandt Brewery is turning 4, so we are celebrating! Join us at The Westshore Beach Inn Friday Sept 9th from 5pm. There'll be music by our mates, The Pukes and 9 beers on tap including our brand spanking new "Oktoberfest"! You can also make the most of cheap Pot & Camel refills all weekend at the Westshore! Lock in the date and we'll see you there!

Unite Expression, Wild Women Sour launch - 3pm 10 September, Brew Moon Brewing, Amberly, North Canterbury. Unite Expression, Wild Women Sour was brewed on March 12th at the Brew Moon to celebrate the 2016 International Women's Collaboration Brew Day. It was brewed by a group of wild Brewsters between coffees and beers along with slices of Kelly’s chocolate ganache and pizza. All profits for this beer will be donated to the La Leche League and the New Zealand Pink Boots Society.


Later events

Pacific Beer Expo 2016 - 22 & 23 October, Boatshed/Rowers Club, Wellington

Mike's Oktoberfest - 29 Oktober, Mikes Brewery, Urenui, Taranaki

Dunedin Craft Beer & Food Festival - 12 November, Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

The Great Kiwi Beer Festival 2017 - Saturday 28 January, Hagley Park, Christchurch


New release

Sunshine Brewery Three Sheets to the Wind (6.5%) - Whiskey infused, unfiltered English Red Ale, available from tomorrow, only at the Sunshine taproom, 49 Awapuni Rd, Gisborne

By BeertownNZ Wed, 31 Aug 2016 National