Beer producers, tastings and reviews


Hop Federation Brewery - Nelson Mail 31.01.18

I have been known to enjoy a beer or two in my time and craft…
Heke Homemade Herbals

Buy Nelson-made this Christmas - Nelson Mail 20.12.17

Christmas means different things to different people but I think…

Townshend Brewery and Martin Townshend - Nelson Mail 08.11.17

I first crossed paths with Martin Townshend long before he started…

Lighthouse Brewery's Dick Tout - Nelson Mail 18.07.17

After 50 plus years of spinning spanners, owning a retail shop…

Peter Mayes and SOBA - Nelson Mail 18.04.17

SOBA is a delightful acronym for an organisation that worships…

Mic Dover and Marchfest Published Nelson Mail 21.03.17

We are now into the middle of Nelson Beer Week with the exciting…

The Free House - Published Nelson Mail 14.03.17

A little building that was formerly a church in Collingwood Street…

Craft Beer Depot (CBD)- Nelson Mail 07.03.17

March is beer month, well Nelson has got a beer week, Marchfest…

Nelson, The Artisan Capital of New Zealand - Nelson Mail 28.02.17

Writing this column often has me pondering about just how much…