Posts by mark


When I arrived in New Zealand 15 years ago, I hit the road to Milford Sound, one of the must-see wilderness areas of New Zealand. I was amazed by the frozen waterfalls, the rugged wilderness, and the truly epic panoramas. I didn’t mind that I was freezing in my little Corolla, behind 100’s of other vehicles, including a massive row of tour buses. It was so worth it and will be forever etched in my mind! Last Thursday, I...

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According to the legend, August Kekulé had a vision while daydreaming by a hearth fire. He saw atoms dance around and form into strings. The strings transformed into snakes that consumed their own tails. From that intuition, he solved the answer to a scientific riddle. Kekulé’s Dream is one of our proudest creations. This beer took the proverbial ‘village’ to create: We had help from Vulture’s Lane, one of...

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Thank you so much for your support, it truly humbles us that we got our little brewery listed in Untappd’s top rate breweries of New Zealand. There are some truly amazing breweries listed in that group, and we feel like we are lilliputians amongst giants. After a little over a year and different 16 beers, one wine and a cider, our gypsy brewing operation has been recognised by the most important people of all – those that...

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Hi Friends & Family We have ALOT of exciting things planned for 2017 – some of it is under wraps at the moment, but we are excited to take part in the Brother’s Session Challenge the 2nd year in the row – this Saturday, February 11 at 12 PM – 10 PM at Brothers Beer 90 Wellesley St, West, CBD, Auckland, New Zealand 1010. What do we have up our sleeves for the Challenge? We are doing a strawberry milkshake...

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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 think that Krampus, the infamous doppelgänger of Saint Nick, made and early appearance and made off with our remaining bottles! In reality – we did not expect the beer to be so popular for several reasons: Its a weizen doppelbock (not well known style in NZ), its 8%...

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