Auckland beer Urbanaut has roots in New Zealand ‘malt country’

Every time you drink a New Zealand brewed beer, there’s a high chance the malt came from Marton.

The Rangitikei town is not only home to New Zealand’s largest malting factory, but also three entrepreneurs starting a brewing company in Auckland.

The Urbanaut team – Simon Watson, Thomas Rowe and Bruce Turner – are long-time friends from their years at Rangitikei College.

Last week, their craft beer made its Palmerston North debut at Brew Union.

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