about our beers

Our mission is simple: to produce fresh, flavorful beers using the finest ingredients from the planet. We use the best of both old and new brewing techniques. Ohh and hops, lots of hops!

Beer is made up of over 90% water & has long been recognised as an important brewing ingredient. Our water source is from New Zealand's 2nd largest aquifer. This is amazing quality of water pureness. It's also very hard as well, which is needed for American & English Ales that we specialise in.

We only use the best quality grains we can get a hold of. German Wyermann & Belgian Dingemans malts for European styles, including Pilsner & Belgian beers. U.K Thomas Fawcett floor malted grains are used for English and American Ales. NZ Gladfield malt is used for specialty malts.

Using a bavarian larger yeast strain and traditional malts, this is a great in style beer. We use New World hops to give it a twist. Tastes of citrus & orange. Nice dry hop aroma. Refreshingly crisp & dry.

  • alcohol content 5.0% by volume
  • beginning gravity 1.047
  • ending gravity 1.008
  • bitterness units 40
  • yeast Barvarian Lager Yeast
  • bittering hops MAGNUM
  • flavour & aroma hops MOTUEKA & Citra
  • malts Pilsner, Aromatic & Caramels

Using an American Ale yeast, this is a dry style beer with mostly pale malts and caramels, that lets the NZ & American hops shine. Nelson hops have flavours of freshly crushed gooseberries, lime and passionfruit. Mosaic has smooth bitterness with a tropical fruit bowl aroma.

  • alcohol content 5.5% by volume
  • beginning gravity 1.055
  • ending gravity 1.013
  • bitterness units 45
  • yeast American Ale Yeast
  • bittering hops Magnum
  • flavour & aroma hops Nelson & Mosaic
  • malts Pale & Caramels

Using an British Ale yeast, this is a dry style beer with mostly pale malts and caramels, that lets the latest American hops shine. Blueberry, tangerine, guava - basically a tropical fruit bowl.

  • alcohol content 5.7% by volume
  • beginning gravity 1.056
  • ending gravity 1.012
  • bitterness units 50
  • yeast British Ale Yeast
  • bittering hops Summit
  • flavour & aroma hops Simcoe & Amarillo
  • malts Pale & Caramels

Using a American Ale yeast, this is an off-dry style beer with pale and lots of darker malts. A big fight between malts and hops, creates a big balanced beer. Citrus, orange with piney and floral aromas.

  • alcohol content 6.00% by volume
  • beginning gravity 1.060
  • ending gravity 1.014
  • bitterness units 50
  • yeast American Ale Yeast
  • bittering hops Summit
  • flavour & aroma hops Columbus, Chinook & Amarillo
  • malts Pale, Red Back, Shepherds Delight, Chocolate & Caramels

Using an ESB Bristish yeast, which creates a sweet and sour yeast profile. This is an off-dry style beer with pale, caramel and chocolate malts. A heavy bodied malty balanced beer. Woody, earthy, caramel and citrus flavours with a hint of Butterscotch from the yeast. Floral aromas.

  • alcohol content 5.8% by volume
  • beginning gravity 1.058
  • ending gravity 1.017
  • bitterness units 40
  • yeast ESB Ale Yeast
  • bittering hops Waimea
  • flavour & aroma hops Waimea & Pacifica
  • malts Pale, Chocolate & Caramels

Our favourite Belgian yeast strain - Ardennes is used for this amazing Blonde Ale. Dominated with sweet yeasty flavours. A lovely balance of citrus hops wash over the pallate with a floral aroma finish.

  • alcohol content 6.5% by volume
  • beginning gravity 1.061
  • ending gravity 1.012
  • bitterness units 24
  • yeast Belgian Ardennes
  • bittering hops Magnum
  • flavour & aroma hops Motueka & Czech Saaz
  • malts Pilsner, Wheat, Aromatic & Belgian Candy Sugar

Using a American Ale yeast, this is a beast of a beer, which is high in alcohol and hop bitterness as an IPA should be. We have used all the soft bitterness hops however, to create a surreal explosion of hop flavour from the latest and greatest hops on the planet.Pine, citrus, orange & tropical fruits dominate the flavour and aroma of this beer.

  • alcohol content 6.5% by volume
  • beginning gravity 1.063
  • ending gravity 1.015
  • bitterness units 65
  • yeast American Ale Yeast
  • bittering hops Magnum
  • flavour & aroma hops Simcoe, Citra, & Amarillo
  • malts Pale & Caramels