Fresh: HZ’s annual fresh hop tap takeover – Friday, Hashigo Zake, 25 Taranaki St, Wellington.
Beer fruit salad: Behemoth gets fruity – Friday, Brew on Quay, 102 Quay St, Auckland
Doghouse Dumplings: beer and dumpling matching – 5pm Friday, Black Dog Brewpub, Blair St, Wellington
Meat the neighbours with Moa’s Josh Scott – Saturday, 1.30pm, Miss Moonshines, 130 Ponsonby Rd, Auckland
New Release Tuesday – 5pm Tuesday 10 May, Hashigo Zake, 25 Taranaki St, Wellington. Te Aro’s barrel aging programme is ready for harvest, and you get to reap the rewards. Six months ago a 9% imperial stout was brewed, and then split into two different types of barrel - one Porters Pinot Noir barrel, and one Bourbon Barrel.
Sense of Taste – 7pm Wednesday 11 May, The Hop House, Mount Maunganui, $25. Join Beer Without Borders as we put five beers on tasting, with each representing a different taste sensation - Sweet, Salty, Sour, Bitter and Umami
Beer, Cheese & History – Wednesday 11 May, Malthouse, 48 Courtenay Pl, Wellington
Cryer Malt Trade Hub – 13-22 May, as part of Good Beer Week events, Melbourne
Freiheit not Reinheit! Anti-Reinheitsgebot - 13 May, Hashigo Zake & Grill Meats Beer, Wellington. Introducing German craft brewers The Monarchy and Freigeist Bierkultur
Octopump: Moon’s first handpull festival – 14-15 May, Moon, 167 Riddiford St, Wellington
Epic Tap Takeover – Wednesday 18 May, Birkenhead Brewing Co., 17 Birkenhead Ave, Auckland
Craft beer & chocolate tasting – 7pm Thursday 19 May, Third Eye, 30 Arthur St, Wellington
Winter Ale Festival – 11 June, Hunter Lounge, Kelburn Wellington
Blackout: Dark beer tap takeover – 17-19 June, Twisted Hop, 616 Ferry Rd, Christchurch 14 taps of porters, stouts and deliciously dark beer delicacies! None of these beers have been seen in the Twisted Hop before, and some of them haven't even been seen in New Zealand
Mid-Winters Ale Festival – 25 June, Rolleston Community Centre, Christchurch