The following are tabs I have open in my browser (which need to be closed) so I am storing them here, to refer to and maybe comment on later.
AUCKLAND CRAFT BEER TONIGHT
Yeastie Boys Spoonbenders Launch – Galbraith’s Alehouse
8 Wired Flat White Launch – Vultures Lane
This seems to be more common now. two or three venues having cool craft beer events on a Friday in Auckland. #CraftBeerAuckland
Westpac Stadium from 2pm to 4pm, on Thursday 21 August…. the afternoon before Beervana opens to the public, is for the brewing industry, retailers, restaurants, bars, caterers, media and others wanting to develop their business with the brewing industry, with the aim of increasing trade for New Zealand brewers both here and in Australia.
“I don’t like dark beers”.
Starting this Friday The Malthouse will host its annual two-day Darkest Days event.
A celebration of dark beers, some of the highlights include Epic’s biennial stout, this year named Imperium, the always-amazing Three Boys Oyster Stout and another San Diego offering – Stone 2013 Espresso Russian Imperial Stout.
No, you won’t like them all but if you’re a dark beer virgin this is the place to start.
Submissions open Monday 16 June and close at 4pm, Wednesday 16 July 2014.
But for all of the excitement our love affair with craft beer is still in its awkward adolescent stage, with much fumbling at clasps, enthusiastic – and sometimes clumsy – experimentation and occasional disappointment and regret. In our teenage years of beer discovery, we often find ourselves drawn to the enigmatic bad boys who will break our heart, or the hottie whose short skirt distracts us from her inability to carry a conversation, or at least their beer world equivalents.
Eckhard says the event aims to showcase home brewing and 10 home brewers from the Nelson Tasman region will have their beer at the celebration – (wow, slow news day Nelson?)
Sweet name for a beer.
In the last few years Speight’s eight remaining kauri gyles have once again fallen into disuse, but Lion continue to maintain them and has expressed a desire to keep them in working condition on the off-chance they may be once again brought out of retirement – perhaps for special one-off or limited release brews.
When: Saturday 12 July 2013; Two sessions 1) 12pm- 3pm 2) 4pm-7pm
Where: The Floating Pavillion, Gate 1, Hobson West Marina, 220 Quay St, Auckland
How much: $35 per person
What: 2 complimentary sample glasses of beer and a plate of food, with the option to purchase more beer