A velvety, rich ale generously infused with dark and bitter chestnut honey. Aromas of cappuccino, chocolate, fresh peel, liquorice and hazelnut, with a little peat in the finish. Bracia is brewed only 4 times a year, this is the Winter 2010 bottling.
The aroma is subtle but spicy with citric notes from the hops, balanced by biscuity malt and tart citrus fruit. In the mouth, there is a superb balance of tart hops, juicy malt and tangy fruit while the lingering finish offers a hint of apricot and tangerine before it finally becomes dry, bitter and...
World Beer Awards Gold Medal 2009 Best Harvest Ale. Massive amounts of freshly picked green hops are used to dry hop regular Halcyon to create this special "green" version.
The plump, resinous hop cones add intense aromas of orange peel, pine sap and a hint of smokiness turning this "green hopped"...
Heather Honey Stout aged in three different barrels; New French Oak, Pedro Ximenez Sherry and Red Bordeaux. This gives this beer a remarkable depth of flavour and complexity.
Along with the initial aromas of chocolate, vanilla and espresso on the nose, the oatmeal heavy mashbill provides a velvety, creamy mouthfeel, along with a slight sweetness from the Kentucky bourbon casks its aged in.
Brewed in the style of a traditional IPA, this honeycomb ale has aromas of tropical fruits. To taste, the malty sweetness is balanced by a massive hoppy attack which endures in the long, powerful, bitter finish. Winner of over 30 awards including the silver medal at the Great British Beer Festival....
After a period of cold fermentation the beer is lagered for 5 weeks. The result is a beer reddish-brown in colour, with a medium body, malty aroma and slight malty sweetness. A twist is added to the style by late hopping with Amarillo and Tettnanger hops.
A South Pacific Pale Ale, Kipling is a golden beer made exclusively with the Nelson Sauvin hop that imparts tropical fruit like flavours. Kiplings initial sweetness and medium body are balanced by a lasting bitter finish.
WORLD'S BEST BEERS AWARDS 2012 BEST BLACK IPA. SIBA 2012 BRONZE MEDAL WINNER - AMERICAN STYLE BLACK ALE.
Previously crowned the New Zealand Home Brewing Champion in 2008 and winner of a Liberty Award, Brewer James Kemp used Maris Otter, Black Patent and Chocolate malt along with Nelson...
Saint Petersburg is a magnificent, warming, full bodied Imperial Russian Stout with subtle peatiness and chocolate malt flavours. Bottle Conditioned.
An amazingly accurate rendition of a Kolsch-style beer, the German speciality from Cologne. Soft, grassy aromas, rounded on the palate, and wonderfully easy drinking
Wild Swan is white gold in colour with aromas and tastes of light bitter lemon, hints of subtle herb spiciness and a long, hoppy refreshing finish. A great session beer!