The demise of the Hamilton Great Kiwi Beer Festival raises questions about the future of beer festivals as they evolve into broader events, as Michael Donaldson discovers…
Yeastie Boys has sold a 12.5 per cent stake in the business to UK drinks distributor KBE Drinks as it deals with post-COVID challenges.
The brewery at the centre of a storm over racism, Eagle Brewing and Port & Eagle Brewpub, is now Five Peaks Brew Co.
Deep Creek Brewing have handed back the trophy they won for Champion Large International Brewery at last week’s Australian International Beer Awards after discovering they accidentally entered the wrong category.
Further mandatory labelling proposals from FSANZ will force brewers to include carb, sugar and energy content to their beer labels.
New Zealand’s beer industry has come out in force against racism, following public comments made by a brewery owner.
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.
Hill Farmstead’s Shaun Hill braved two weeks quarantine to be part of the NZ hop Harvest with the Hāpi Research Programme, which focuses on sustainable hop supply, precision farming and processing methods.
Oamaru nanobrewery Craftwork will this year undergo a significant expansion, growing its brewing operation by five times.