Beer and Breweries

IT'S GONNA BE A BEERSTRAVAGANZA

The 2020 Great Kiwi Beer Festival brewers lineup is here! Check out your old favourites, plus a record number of first time festival breweries!
With more than 300 craft beers on show, the 2020 Festival is sure to be an enlighten beer exploration!

Tuatara Brewing

TUATARA BREWERY

The craft brewing powerhouse and ‘Two Time Champion Brewery’ team from Tuatara Brewery have kegged their most infamous beers and flown them South to the…

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Three Boys Brewery

THREE BOYS BREWERY

Three Boys Brewery personally tend each small-scale brew, right from selecting the best malt and hops until it leaves the brewery. Their aim is simple:…

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Two Thumb Brewing

TWO THUMB BREWING CO

Two Thumb Brewing began with two brothers brewing beer by the freshwater rivers of the mighty Two Thumb mountain range in the Southern Alps of…

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Sprig & Fern

SPRIG & FERN BREWERY

Sprig & Fern Brewery is based in Richmond, about 10 minutes from Nelson City. Sprig & Fern real craft beers are 100% natural and unpasteurised…

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Southpaw Brewing Company

SOUTHPAW BREWING CO

Southpaw brewing company is a local Christchurch brewery dedicated to brewing flavourful American-styled beers with a NZ twist. We showcase our classic core range with…

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Double Visions Brewing

DOUBLE VISION BREWING

Double Vision Brewing will be bringing the best of their beers- both existing favourites and new! As they begin to expand their range and push…

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Fortune Favours Beer

Fortune Favours Beer

Tired of working for other brewers, Shannon decided it was time to test his nous and open his own brewery. Fortune Favours saved an old…

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Hop Federation

HOP FEDERATION BREWERY

Award winning top of the south brewery Hop Federation will be pouring some sensational limited released beers at the 2020 GKBF along with some crowd…

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8 Wired Brewing Co

8 Wired Brewing

8 Wired Brewing is known for pushing the boundaries and is thought to have the largest barrel ageing programme in the southern hemisphere. Expect great…

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Scoundrels & Rouges

SCOUNDRELS & ROGUES

A boutique purveyor of salubrious craft beverages, based in North Canterbury, with a specialty range of Ciders made in a traditional style, with immense depth…

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Sawmill Brewery

Sawmill Brewery

The Sawmill Brewery will showcase interesting seasonal beers and some of their famous core range beers. They are straight up in their brewing. Real. Resourceful.…

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Emporium Brewing

Emporium has been contract brewing in Christchurch since June 2015, to date we have released more than 8 different beers which have all been well…

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Mean Doses

This is the start of something, probably. This is two ordinary people, opening a new business. Just regular people, like you or me, except they’re…

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McCashin's Brewing

MCCASHIN’S BREWERY

McCashin’s Brewery will be showcasing their range of Stoke beers and Rochdale ciders, as well as their ever popular Wakachangi beer. Leigh Hart may make…

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Lagunitas Brewing

LAGUNITAS BREW CO

Lagunitas Brewing Co. was not so much an act of ordinary ‘foundling’ as it was willed into being by the unspoken desire of supportive beer-lovers…

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Wigram Brewing Co

Wigram Brewing Co

Wigram is among the first wave of pioneers in the Christchurch craft beer industry. Making new and exciting as well tried and trusted well-made beer…

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Beer Baroness Brewing Company

Beer Baroness

Beer Baroness Brewery is at the centre of the beating heart of Christchurch Brewing. Creating Bold, refined, creative beers since 2012, at Beer Baroness Flavour…

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Panhead Custom Ales

PANHEAD CUSTOM ALES

Panhead is New Zealand’s very own craft brewing monster truck rally, putting the frighteners on anyone who thinks beer should mind its own business and…

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Brew Moon

BREW MOON BREWING CO

Brew Moon Brewing Company is a family-owned brewery and taproom based just up the road in Amberley. Today they will be pouring some of their…

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Baylands

Baylands Brewery

Baylands Brewery hails from Petone in Lower Hutt and creates dynamic and interesting ales with the finest artesian water from the local aquifer. Be sure…

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Liberty Brewing Company

LIBERTY BREWING

Liberty is the award winning brewery form the west of Auckland, proving consistently flavoursome beers to the people for 10 years.

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Eruption Brewing

ERUPTION BREWING

Eruption Brewing create the best possible Alternative Ales, right in the port of Lyttelton Harbour, using the best NZ ingredients and no funny business. Every…

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Epic Brewing

EPIC BREWING COMPANY

Epic is known for its love of dramatic hops and punchy flavors. Brewed locally in Auckland by founder, owner and international beer judge, Luke Nicholas.…

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The Fermentist

The Fermentist

The Fermentist Brewery and Taproom is located in Sydenham, and has been brewing for just over a year. Based on sustainability principles we are always…

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Deep Creek

DEEP CREEK BREWING CO

Hailing from north of Auckland and winner of Champion Medium International Brewery at the Australian International Beer Awards 2019, Deep Creek is here to bring…

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Behemoth Brewing Company

BEHEMOTH BREWING COMPANY

Behemoth Brewing Company is known for their innovative beers and cheeky antidotes. This year they will showcase a range of brand new hoppy beers and…

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Little Creatures

LITTLE CREATURES

Little Creatures Brewing – born out of the love of great beer shared by a few good mates. This small brewery began on the water’s…

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Black Dog Brewing

BLACK DOG BREW CO

In 2011, Black Dog Brew Co. was conjured up and cross bred in the heart of Wellington, the craft beer capital of New Zealand. Since…

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Monteiths Brewing Co

MONTEITH’S BREWING CO

Monteith’s Brewing Company is located in Greymouth, and in 2018 celebrated 150 years of brewing, the legacy of the Monteith’s family, and their exceptional brews.…

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McLeods Brewery

MCLEOD’S BREWERY

McLeod’s Brewery is a small brewery in the heart of Waipu village. Our head brewer, Jason Bathgate, joined us in 2016 & favours a range…

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Kaiser Brothers Brewing

KAISER BROTHERS’ BREWERY

Great beer – drink it and thank us later! Kaiser Brothers beers aren’t confusing or pretentious. Even with their Bavarian heritage Kaiser Brothers Brewery beers…

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Port & Eagle Brewpub

Port & Eagle

Resting on the banks of the Kaiapoi River, Port & Eagle Brewpub is the new home of Eagle Brewing NZ and all things beer.

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Good George Brewing

Good George Brewing

If we told you that Good George was the best thing to come out of Hamilton, you’d probably think for a minute then make a…

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Coopers

COOPERS BREWERY

The Coopers Beer story began in a newly established colony across the Ditch with a brilliant accident. After turning his hand to a number of…

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Garage Project

GARAGE PROJECT

Garage Project is a small but growing brewery, located in an old petrol station in Wellington. It’s an unlikely place for a brewery but the…

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Renaissance Brewing Company

RENAISSANCE BREWERY

Come along and try our most popular brews; Voyager IPA, Stonecutter Scotch Ale and Discovery APA from our award-winning Renaissance Brewery situated in the heart…

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Emmersons

EMERSON’S BREWERY

Emerson’s has been at the Great Kiwi Beer Festival since the beginning, and in the last couple of years we have added the Emerson’ Mini…

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