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Sorry, but we may have ruined Christmas (we are out of Apricity!)

Sorry, but we may have ruined Christmas (we are out of Apricity!)

Yesterday we are in Hamilton for the Beer and Wine showcase and last of our Apricity went flying out the door! Before the event closed our last bottles were gone! We...

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Our Podcast is now live @ the Bitter End

Our Podcast is now live @ the Bitter End

We recently had a great chat with guys at the Bitter End! We covered all sort of topics like how Outlier Cartel began, why its awesome to be in New Zealand, new...

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Beer, Wine & Cider – be an ‘insider’!

Beer, Wine & Cider – be an ‘insider’!

Hey Outliers, here are some exciting updates that are in store for our fans in the coming months! 1. Outlier will be releasing not 1, not 2, but 3 summer new summer...

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Bronze Medalist

Bronze Medalist

We are pleased to announce that our Honey Chestnut was recognised by the Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards for its packaging. We at Outlier are really stoked about...

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Designing the Outlier Cartel Logo

Designing the Outlier Cartel Logo

As the first of an ongoing series of posts, I am going to include snippets and drafts of our creative processes working with designers to get our product out to our,...

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Apricity or “A Mid Winter Christmas Tale’

Apricity or “A Mid Winter Christmas Tale’

For us at the Outlier Cartel winter has always been in connection with Christmas and freezing our arses off. We learn to embrace the cold and *love* that time of the...

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NZ Beer Barons desperate for cash – turn beer into fuel

NZ Beer Barons desperate for cash – turn beer into fuel

The Beer Industrial Complex of New Zealand has been losing a lot of money in recent years, they may have found the perfect solution for their ailing (pun sorta...

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New Zealand bottle shortage is actually a good sign for the beer industry

New Zealand bottle shortage is actually a good sign for the beer industry

As we are getting ready to launch our first bottled beer, the Honey Chestnut, we actually got hit by a setback: there are no craft beer bottles available in New Zealand...

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Life is an empty bottle filled with love

Life is an empty bottle filled with love

… which we hope you find when you empty Outlier Cartel’s first bottled beer! Let us proudly introduce the first Outlier to come in bottle form – Honey...

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People’s Choice Winner: The Brettsons

People’s Choice Winner: The Brettsons

We are both and humbled to be named People’s Choice winner at Brothers Session Beer Challenge out of a field of 26 beers! We have been in business for just over 2...

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