That’s how British ex-pat Harvey Shepherd felt when he moved to New Zealand. So today he is finally opening a shop dedicated to all the specialty beers he loves.
The former software engineer said he arrived in New Zealand four and a half years ago and was disappointed at the amount of mainstream beers that “all tasted the same”.
“Beer-making is actually a much more complex process than people think. The big breweries want to keep prices down, so they use the fastest brewing system they can with few ingredients.