After a summer spent sampling craft beer styles, Matt Stevens and Matt Warner became inspired to brew great beer. On a student budget they developed what would become the first commercial ParrotDog recipe – an IPA.
Now they have a brewery in the heart of Wellington city producing some of New Zealand’s most acclaimed beers. Discover more about ParrotDog’s latest juicy brews here.
8 Wired is inspired by the legendary Kiwi can-do mentality and those who have dared to challenge the masses to show us all that beer is no longer “just beer”.
Hop-forward juice bombs, effervescent saisons and indulgent imperial stouts from the town of Warkworth based on Northland Peninsula of New Zealand. Find out more about 8 Wired and their eclectic brews right here.
The Yeastie Boys, Stu McKinlay and Sam Possenniskie, are the dynamic duo of New Zealand’s craft beer scene. They burst onto the beer landscape with two trophies for their flagship porter Pot Kettle Black at BrewNZ 2009 and have remained firmly ensconced ever since.
The Yeastie Boys stay ahead of the game by being food and drink lovers first and foremost, and postmodern craft beer cult heroes on the side.
North End are a trio of Kiwis with a passion for not only for awesome beer, but also the food and drink as a whole.
Brewing beers specifically geared towards enjoying with food, serving their pairings out of their pub, the Salt & Wood Collective in Waikanae, NZ, we can but salivate from afar when checking out their salubrious menu. However, we can enjoy their beers and ruminate on our own delicious combinations.