Freshtopia Fresh Hop Heaven – 20-24 April, Volstead Trading Co, 55 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch
Fresh Hop Showcase – 12 noon Friday, Malthouse, 48 Courtenay Pl, Wellington
Sour Beer Festival/Beer Library Birthday – 6pm Friday, Space Academy, St. Asaph Street, Christchurch. The Beer Library is turning one and we're celebrating by throwing a festival. We'll have dozens of sour beers pouring from classic gueuze to the hottest sour trends. Our list is up to 30 different beers and we have more coming next week.
Golding’s Third Birthday – Saturday, Golding’s Free Dive, Leeds St, Wellington
Crafting beer with the Nairn St Preservation Society and Te Aro Brewing – 10am Sunday 24 April, Nairn St Cottage, Wellington
New Release Tuesday with Tiamana – 5pm Tuesday 27 April, Hashigo Zake, 25 Taranaki St, Wellington
Beer School: 500 years of Reinhietsgebot with Tiamana – 5.30pm Thursday 28 April, The Beer Library, 363 Colombo St, Christchurch. April marks 500 years of the Reinheitsgebot "German purity law". Join us for a night of drinks and an engaging presentation from Tiamana "brewer & bossypants" Annika Naschitzki. She'll be talking about German brewing, the Reinheitsgebot, and what that means in the context of the craft beer revolution.
Lumsden Freehouse Third Birthday – 11.30am Saturday 30 April, Lumsden Freehouse, 444 Khyber Pass Rd, Newmarket, Auckland
Christchurch Homebrewers Assn – Launch party, wort collection & BBQ, 2pm Sunday 1 May, Two Thumbs Brewing, 352 Manchester St, Christchurch
Five Courses of Sour Beer – 6pm Wednesday 4 May, Hashigo Zake, 25 Taranaki St,Wellington. Book ahead.
Imperial Academy Beer Tasting – 6pm Wednesday May the Fourth, Vultures Lane, Vulcan Lane, Auckland. Book Ahead.
Fresh: HZ’s annual fresh hop tap takeover – Friday 6 May, Hashigo Zake, 25 Taranaki St,Wellington.
Cryer Malt Trade Hub – 13-22 May, as part of Good Beer Week events, Melbourne
SOBA Winter Ale Festival – 11 June, Hunter Lounge, Kelburn Wellington