Imperial Stuff: 27 May 2013
Invercargill Brewery’s Pitch Black Imperial is gaining accolodes at home and abroard.
Australian International Beer Awards Bronze Medalist 2012
Golden Perch - the Hobbit Beer: 28 November 2012
This week Sam Possenniskie and I (known more widely as the Yeastie Boys) are releasing a special golden ale that will be served to guests from all corners of the globe at this week’s world premiere of The Hobbit.
The inspiration for the beer was the thought of sending a personal gift to Fran Walsh and Peter Jackson – our neighbours and friends.
Rolling out Pitch Black Imperial Stout: 13 August 2012
Five years in the conceptual stage and six months in the brewing – there’s certainly been no rushing Invercargill Brewery’s imperial stout. Pitch Black Imperial is the brewery’s award winning stout 4.5% stout on steroids. Since head brewer Steve Nally believes the style is all about malt he decided to see what would happen if he doubled the recipe.
And then there were four …: 2 July 2012
Invercargill Brewery is celebrating winter with the simultaneous release of four vintages of Smokin’ Bishop. When released in 2007 the distinctive manuka bock was the first commercially available smoked beer in New Zealand, it gained accolades locally for innovation locally and internationally for its unique Kiwi flavour.
Pitch Black Boysenberry: 21 June 2012
Invercargill Brewery has launched its first Pitch Black varietal. Since its millennium launch 2000 Pitch Black has consistently been the brewery’s biggest seller – and now – after 12-years, it’s got a company.
Pulling the sting on Wasp: 30 May 2012
Invercargill Brewery’s has re-released its Wasp Honey Pilsner with a tweaked recipe and a new look.
Brewer Steve Nally said the original Wasp recipe was designed for an export bottle market with a slightly higher alcohol content as a preservative.
They're liking our beer there ...: 18 May 2012
Invercargill Brewery was among the Kiwi Breweries to triumph at the Australian International Beer Awards for 2012.
Seasonal Sa!son Back: 18 April 2012
Invercargill Brewery’s European farmhouse ale is back for the autumn.The 2012 version has been tweaked; this time around the citrus flavor of the hops has been augmented by two weeks dry “hopping” over orange peel.
Brewing Business: 26 January 2012
New Zealand craft breweries are climbing the business ranks as New Zealanders change the way they drink.
Invercargill Brewery brewer Steve Nally said year-to-date sales were up 41% on the same period last year, prompting a need to increase brewing capacity to meet the growing demand for craft beers both in New Zealand and internationally.
Taste of Southern Hospitality: 30 November 2011
An Invercargill partnership of business and education and is putting flavour first.
When Invercargill Brewery staff started running out of food match ideas for client functions they sought professional help.
Boysenbeery Back: 1 November 2011
Invercargill Brewery’s iconic Boysenbeery Fruit Beer is back for the summer. Like all Invercargill Brewery beers, Boysenbeery is all natural, and at 15% by volume it contains three times the berry of most fruit drinks marketed in New Zealand.
A touch of peat reek: 1 June 2011
Winters’s special offering from Invercargill Brewery is a strong scotch ale with a touch of smoke.
Men’enskurrts (say aloud for best effect) is in the style of a strong scotch ale, as a nod to the Invercargill’s forefathers, where full malt richness combines with a wee dram of peat smoke, making this a belly-warming tipple for the cooler climate.
Sa!sion wins silver in Australia: 23 May 2011
Invercargill Brewery has done it again – with its latest seasonal brew winning Silver at the Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) which were announced in Melbourne on Friday.
Autumn seasonal launched: 19 April 2011
Invercargill Brewery is introducing a European farmhouse ale to fill the gap between Boysenbeery and Smokin’ Bishop. Sa!son (prounounced Say-zon) was unveiled this week as the brewery’s third seasonal beer after four years of trialing.
Bluegrass Music and Food Festival for Catlins: 17 January 2011
The South Catlins will once again be alive with the sound of music when the Niagara Falls Bluegrass Music Festival returns for a third year on January 22 and 23.
A day at the brewery: 7 December 2010
From bottlestore to fans, make a virtual visit to the Invercargill Brewery Flagon Club through the eyes of StuCam.
On-line and open business: 7 December 2010
Invercargill Brewery has extended its market to a New Zealand-wide domestic audience with a little help from a Christchurch based web designer.
Cider Day goes biennial: 14 June 2010
Invercargill Brewery is making its Cider Day a biennial event after more than a decade – citing lack of space.
Australian Award Accolades: 21 May 2010
Invercargill Brewery won three medals at the Australian International Beer Awards which were announced in Melbourne last night.
Big beers now in small packages: 5 May 2010
Invercargill Brewery is cutting its big beers down to chiller-friendly size. The battle over stubby versus tall has polarized the boutique beer industry with some customers insisting boutique beers need to be big, and others preferring the familiarity of the stubby bottle.
Pitch Black Bike ranks 2nd: 9 February 2010
Invercargill motorbike racer John Crawford finished his debut season of the South Island Super Motard Championship in a creditable second place.
Confusion prompts name change: 15 December 2009
What’s in a name? Confusion it turns out for Invercargill Brewery’s award-winning New Zealand pilsner.
Silver for Arrowtown’s Berriman’s cider: 3 September 2009
Months after its commercial launch, Arrowtown’s own Berrimans Cider has already earned a silver medal at the prestigious BrewNZ Awards.
Success for Invercargill Brewery: 3 September 2009
Invercargill Brewery has tasted gold medal success once again at the prestigious BrewNZ Beer Awards – albeit by another name.
Golden Ticket Brewing: 25 August 2009
Young, thirsty and eager to see where their ‘golden ticket’ takes them, Nathan Crabbe and Alistair “Ally” McGilvray are a couple of beer brewing mates who have boldly taken the next step – to share their beer with the rest of New Zealand.
In our beer they trust: 10 July 2009
When the people of Invercargill were asked who do you trust – the answer turned out to be – well – us.
Invercargill beer rated on global scale: 30 June 2009
Smokin’ Bishop has been selected to feature in a new publication, 1001 Beers You Must Drink Before You Die – one of just 15 New Zealand beers to get the nod.
Golden moments at BrewNZ Awards: 5 September 2008
Invercargill Brewery took out two gold medals and two best in class at the 2008 BrewNZ awards.
New Brew - Pot Kettle Black: 25 August 2008
New kids on the brewing block, Yeastie Boys, will launch their hoppy Pot Kettle Black porter at the Beervana festival on 5 September, Yeastie Boys co-founder Stu McKinlay announced today.
Bishop back on tap: 2 July 2008
Smokin’ Bishop, the full malt lager that had beer connoisseurs around the country thirsty for more last year, is back by popular demand at Invercargill Brewery.
Boysenbeery gains converts: 21 May 2008
You can work in a brewery and not like beer – but not for long.
When Jill van den Arend took up the job as office manager at Invercargill Brewery last year, her tipple of choice was wine.
Beer worth bottling (a lot more of): 17 April 2008
Fans of Invercargill Brewery beers have long thought it a product worth bottling with demand this summer exceeding capacity.
Pitch Black world class: 10 October 2007
Invercargill Brewery’s Pitch Black was one of only 18 beers awarded Gold at the BrewNZ awards this year.
Pru's Brew wins Gold: 10 October 2007
Invercargill Brewery’s Smokin’ Bishop took out a gold medal at the BrewNZ Awards in Wellington in September this year.
Invercargill Brewery launches Pru’s brew: 23 August 2007
She’s only been studying the art of fermenting beer at Invercargill Brewery for eight months, but apprentice Pru Bishop already has her own full malt lager.
B.man comes in second: 3 December 2006
Invercargill Brewery’s B.man lager was judged the second-best-brew in New Zealand after a recent blind tasting extravaganza of 58 of micro-brews.
Better by Flexedesign: 4 November 2006
A Christchurch web designer was so impressed by Invercargill Brewery’s Pitch Black stout he gave up his time to promote it.
Triple bronze for city brews: 12 September 2006
The Invercargill Brewery scored a hat-trick with three of its four labels bringing home medals at the prestigious BrewNZ Awards in Wellington last week.
Tapping into Southern beer market: 31 August 2006
The Invercargill Brewery opens its bottle store doors on Friday (September 1).
Cider Day 2004: 5 July 2004
Keith Bowman - beer & wine author: 23 October 2002
New Zealand beers are not only diverse in their varieties but also in their geographical locations and there is no further brewery south than this little blue shed named Invercargill Brewery. I had little info on this brewery apart from a phone number, so I reach for the dog and bone and had a natter to the owner, Steve Nally who was happy to talk about his brewing passion.