New Zealand

Craftwork “Milou” Grisette with Wit Yeast

Name: Milou Brewer: Craftwork Brewery (New Zealand) Style: Mixed-Style Beer (Base Style: Saison (Session Strength)) ABV: 4.4% Review Year: 2022 Milou is a Grisette fermented with Wit yeast by Craftwork Brewery (Oamaru, New Zealand). STYLE GUIDELINE This beer is being evaluated as a Mixed-Style Beer (34B) with Saison (25B) (Session Strength; Witbier yeast instead of Belgian …

Craftwork “Milou” Grisette with Wit Yeast Read More »

Craftwork “Siege of Liège” Mixed-Fermentation Barrel-Aged Saison

Name: Siege of Liège Brewer: Craftwork Brewery (New Zealand) Style: Wild Specialty Beer (Base Style: Saison) ABV: 7% Review Year: 2022 Siege of Liège by Craftwork Brewery (New Zealand) is a mixed-fermentation barrel-aged Saison featuring Sirop de Liège. This beer was fermented using a French Saison yeast before being conditioned on two large oak puncheons with souring …

Craftwork “Siege of Liège” Mixed-Fermentation Barrel-Aged Saison Read More »

Craftwork “Grisette” Traditional Bottle-Conditioned Farmhouse Ale

Name: Grisette Brewer: Craftwork Brewery (New Zealand) Style: Saison (Session Strength) ABV: 5.5% Review Year: 2022 Grisette by Craftwork brewery (New Zealand) is the brewery’s take on the classic farmhouse ale brewed originally for the miners of Wallonia. Brewed with organic raw wheat and oats, this grisette is the brewery’s response to the 2014 Spelt shortage. …

Craftwork “Grisette” Traditional Bottle-Conditioned Farmhouse Ale Read More »

Craftwork “Godverdomme” Saison Quad

Name: Godverdomme Brewer: Craftwork Brewery (New Zealand) Style: Mixed-Style Beer (Base Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale + Saison yeast) ABV: 10% Review Year: 2022 Godverdomme is a “Belgian Quadrupel” fermented using Saison yeast made by Craftwork Brewery from Oamaru, New Zealand. Godverdomme is essentially a Saison yeast-variant of the nanobrewery’s Belgian Quad called, Dark Lord. STYLE …

Craftwork “Godverdomme” Saison Quad Read More »

Craftwork “Barrique Saison Citron Soleil” Wine Barrel-Aged Saison with Lemon Zest, Coriander Seed, and White Pepper

Name: Barrique Saison Citron Soleil Brewer: Craftwork Brewery (New Zealand) Style: Wild Specialty Beer (Base Style: Saison) ABV: 7% Review Year: 2021 Barrique Saison Citron Soleil is a Saison brewed with lemon zest, coriander seed, and white pepper by Craftwork Brewery in Oamaru, New Zealand. This special beer is part of their Anniversaire series and was …

Craftwork “Barrique Saison Citron Soleil” Wine Barrel-Aged Saison with Lemon Zest, Coriander Seed, and White Pepper Read More »

Craftwork x Wilderness “Svak øl” Norwegian Farmhouse Raw Ale

Name: Svak øl Brewers: Craftwork Brewery, Wilderness Brewing (New Zealand) Style: Experimental Beer ABV: 4.7% Review Year: 2021 Svak øl is a “Norwegian Farmhouse Raw Ale” brewed by Craftwork Brewery and Wilderness Brewing from New Zealand. This beer takes after an obscure style from the farmer-brewers in Norway was brewed with Pilsner malt, oats, hops, …

Craftwork x Wilderness “Svak øl” Norwegian Farmhouse Raw Ale Read More »

Whistling Sisters x Small Gods “Mother, Maiden, Crone” Belgian Tripel

Name: Mother, Maiden, Crone Brewer: Whistling Sisters Beer Co., Small Gods Brewing (New Zealand) Style: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable (SHV Beer) (Base Style: Belgian Tripel) ABV: 8.0% Review Year: 2021 Whistling Sisters Beer Co. and Small Gods Brewing from New Zealand teamed up to create Mother, Maiden, Crone, a Belgian Tripel amplified with white, black, and …

Whistling Sisters x Small Gods “Mother, Maiden, Crone” Belgian Tripel Read More »

Small Gods x Maltkult/Thief “The Fall” Belgian Dubbel

Name: The Fall Brewer: Small Gods Brewing, Maltkult/Thief (New Zealand) Style: Fruit Beer (Base Style: Belgian Dubbel) ABV: 8.1% Review Year: 2021 The Fall by Small Gods Brewing and Maltkult/Thief (New Zealand) is a modern take on the classic Belgian Dubbel. Copious amounts of dried fig were used to reinforce the natural and rich fruit character …

Small Gods x Maltkult/Thief “The Fall” Belgian Dubbel Read More »

Liberty “Darkest Days” Oatmeal Stout

Name: Darkest Days Brewer: Liberty Brewing Company (New Zealand) Style: Oatmeal Stout ABV: 6% Review Year: 2021 Darkest Days is an Oatmeal Stout brewed by Liberty Brewing Company from Auckland, New Zealand. This beer was brewed to send the message that brewing is not always about the hops. The dark side awaits those that seek it. …

Liberty “Darkest Days” Oatmeal Stout Read More »