After its distributor went into receivership recently, Liberty Brewing has had a win landing three hoppy beers in Top-30 at this year’s New World Beer & Cider Awards.
Major New Zealand craft brands Liberty and 8 Wired have been hit by the shock news their distributor Quench Collective has gone into liquidation.
New Moa brewery owner Stephen Smith says “only time will tell” if the $1.9m he paid for one of New Zealand’s biggest craft brands was foolhardy or genius.
Garage Project has entered the seltzer market with a product that co-founder Pete Gillespie describes as a coming together of various trends in craft brewing.
Auckland-based Epic Beer is meeting the challenge of staying on tap in a quick change industry by opening its own taproom in its Auckland warehouse.
New Zealand Hops is hopeful the damage inflicted by a freak hailstorm last week will not leave brewers empty-handed this year.
Taranaki brewery Three Sisters has undertaken a hyper-local reward-based crowdfunding campaign to help make the move to a new venue.
Lion NZ managing director Rory Glass is leaving the business after a restructure that will create a more closely aligned trans-Tasman business.
Behemoth Brewing is celebrating a bittersweet capital raise that netted them $1.8m but left some investors upset they were unable to invest because of technical glitches.
Just a day into its second crowd-funded capital raise, Behemoth Brewing Company is almost halfway to its fundraising target of $1.8 million.