Events this week
Outlier Cartel Kereikeri Cask vs Keg - 5pm today, Brewer's Co-op, 128 Victoria St West, Auckland. As we move in to spring, Outlier brings us another seasonal variant of its fantastic Kerikeri IPA. This time it is made with homegrown Waimauku Grapefruits, in anticipation of the bright sunny evenings ahead. In celebration, we will have the beer pouring on both CO2 and, for the first time, on hand-pull too.
IPA-USA - 8pm today, The Hop House, 297 Mt Maunganui Rd, Mt Maunganui. The Hop House and Beer Without Borders present an all star lineup of USA IPAs for a night of hop filled pleasure! Expect IPAs from breweries like Modern Times Beer, Coronado Brewing Company, Bear Republic Brewing Company, Pelican Brewing Company and Speakeasy Ales & Lagers. There'll also be food for all, and a prize draw at the end of the night.
Epic Tap Takeover - Thursday 18 August, Craft Hamilton, 15 Hood St, Hamilton.
Firkin' Fest! - 2-4 September, Twisted Hop Pub, 616 Ferry Rd, Woolston, Christchurch.
Beer & Dessert Night - 5pm 3 September, The Beer Library, 363 Colombo St, Christchurch. We're teaming up with our neighbours The Cake Eating Co. for a night of sweet eats and delicious beers meticulously chosen for their flavour explosion possibilities.
Zeelandt Breweery 4th Birthday - 5pm, 9 September, Westshore Beach Inn, Napier.
Pacific Beer Expo 2016 - 22 & 23 October, Boatshed/Rowers Club, Wellington
Wigram Brewing Jet Pack American Double IPA (8%) - A West-Coast-style American DIPA, sporting 70 IBUs and dry-hopped twice with Centennial, Simcoe, Cascade and Riwaka hops. An intense, dank, hop showcase. Pours a pale russet orange-brown, with a slight hop haze. The West Coast style double IPA presents an impressive foam head. A whoosh of grapefruit, passionfruit and pine aromas jump out of the glass and hit the senses immediately.