Extra Session Ale 3.5% ABV

Mid strength Session Ale brewed with NZ Fuggles, Centennial and Chinook hops and Canterbury’s Gladfield malts.

Silver Medal Winner:
2016 Australian International Beer Awards

Tasting Notes:
Grapefruit, pine and spicy notes with a fresh malt base.

NZ PILSNER (4.8%)

Beachstone is a serious NZ hopped Pilsner – tropical fruit and citrus aromas and upfront flavour, followed by a herbal grassiness.

Silver Medal Winner:
2015 Brewers Guild of NZ Awards

Tasting Notes
Beachstone is plied with punchy NZ hops: Pacific Jade,Pacifica, Riwaka, Motueka, Nelson Sauvin, and a solid and juicy malt base – obvious when you smell and taste the beer. The bitterness is for grown ups, and might make regular “green bottled” lager drinkers cry a little, and cower in the corner

Porter Style Dark Ale (5.6% ABV)

Crayporter is brewed with eight malts and forty whole crayfish plunged into the kettle boil, for a subtle fusion of sea and land.

Silver Medal Winner:
2016 NW Beer & Cider Awards
2015 Brewers Guild of NZ Awards

Tasting Notes:
Dark with rich head.  Hint of brine and toasty malt, just a hint of crayfish flesh with clean hop bitterness.

Session Pale Ale 5% ABV

Perfectly balanced Session Pale Ale featuring Nelson Riwaka hops and Canterbury’s Gladfield malts.

Gold Medal Winner:
2016 NW Beer & Cider Awards
Silver Medal Winner:
2015 Dublin Craft Beer Cup

Tasting Notes:
Fresh stone fruit, grapefruit and honeyed malt characters, this pale ale is an easy drinking pleasure.

RED INDIA PALE ALE (6.0%)

Duskrider is a finely balanced Red India Pale Ale – a young love marriage between a half dozen specialty malts and the NZ and American hops.

Gold Medal Winner:
2015 Brewers Guild of NZ Awards, & Best in Class Trophy
2014 NW Beer & Cider Awards, & Best in Class Trophy
Silver Medal Winner:
2016 Australian International Beer Awards
2016 NW Beer & Cider Awards
2014 Brewers Guild of NZ Awards

Tasting Notes:
Duskrider has a ruby-red hue and throws a bouncy aroma of pine and orange peel. The smooth and creamy body has notes of caramel and even a touch or sherbet before a moderately bitter finish.

AOTEAROA/AMERICAN STYLE INDIA PALE ALE (7.0% ABV)

Gold Medal Winner:
2015 Australian International Beer Awards
2015 Brewers Guild of NZ Awards
2014 NW Beer & Cider Awards
Silver Medal Winner:
2016 Australian International Beer Awards
2016 NW Beer & Cider Awards
2015 Dublin Craft Beer Cup
2014 Brewers Guild of NZ Awards

Tasting Notes:
True to its Pacific genre, Kingtide weaves a balance between the tropical fruit of the NZ hops and the citrus-pine of the US hops. At 7 per cent, its sweet, mellow, with a broad pillowy mouthfeel. It delivers a multi-layered experience of floral, fruity and charmingly rugged bitterness.

American IPA (6.5% ABV)

An all American hopped IPA, cruising on a juicy base of Gladfield malts from the Canterbury plains.

Gold Medal Winner:
2016 Australian International Beer Awards

Tasting Notes:
Big tropical fruit of passionfruit and pineapple on the nose.  Superb balance and complexity.

Blonde IPA (5.6% ABV)

Witsunday is a thirst quenching, hopped up Witbier.

Silver Medal Winner:
2016 Australian International Beer Awards
2016 NW Beer & Wine Awards

Tasting Notes:
A cloudy fusion of wheat and Pilsner malts, citrus hop aroma and esters of Belgian yeast, with a hint of lemon grass.

Pressed Apple Cider (5.5% ABV)

Cider for adults – a traditional crisp apple cider produced from sunny Nelson, 100% tree ripened heritage apples are pressed and cold fermented for fresher flavour followed by tank conditioning for several months.

Silver Medal Winner:
2016 NW Beer & Cider Awards
2015 Brewers Guild of NZ Awards

Tasting Notes
This is a off-dry-style, rounded and spritzy in the mouth with mild tannins, fruity notes and notable flavor development

Aotearoa/American Style Pale Ale (5.8% ABV)

Hopsmacker is the reinvention of an award winning original recipe, a new world style Pale Ale brewed with bucket loads of NZ Riwaka hops and US Cascade hops. Original Hopsmacker was Champion Pale Ale, BrewNZ annual awards 2003, 2004.

Tasting notes:
Fresh and aromatic, bursting with passionfruit and citrus.

A Dominion newspaper beer writer once described Hopsmacker “With a head like a cloud, a body like liquid sunshine, with a citrus twist and a finish that cleans you out like a Waimarama breaker”