Best thing to happen to Beer in NZ this year

The Malthouse in Wellington has recently opened in its new location at 48 Courtney Place.

They have really kicked beer up a notch for New Zealand. Beyond the excellent selection of beers on tap and massive selection of beer in the fridges which run at 3 different temperatures they have food.

The selection for food is limited but is awesome. Especially the tasting trays (see picture below). This particular tasting tray is called Carnivore (they also have 2 other tasting trays called Seafood & Vegetarian each priced at $22) Plus a selection of chesses matched, and selection of daily deserts matched.

Carnivore includes:

* Tender lamb pieces on rosemary skewers w/mint ginger raita – matched with MONK’S HABIT

* Cajun corn feed chicken pieces w/manuka honey, feijoa and orange zest aioli – matched with EPIC PALE ALE

* Smoked fillet of beef with watercress, shaved parmesan and tamarillo chutney – matched with GISBORNE GOLD

* Wild rice and pistachio crusted pork fillet with sauteed apples – matched with TUATARA ARDENNES

I’d suggest getting down to The Malthouse and getting amongst the beer and food. So many beers to try so little time.