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The British are Coming! 11th November Posted on October 25 2016

The British are Coming! 11th November poster

I used to love slagging off English beers. Well English anything really and they have always provided me with loads of material. But things have changed in the UK brewing scene and they are (it pains me to admit) producing some very good beers.

We've managed to secure an awesome shipment of UK beers shipped chilled and fresh from the UK thanks to Beertique NZ. We've got 10 kegs and dozens of new bottled beers from the likes of Brew Dog, Siren and Magic Rock. Come in all day to enjoy the fantastic lineup.

On Tap
Siren - Calypso - Berliner Weissbier - 4%
Siren - Black Light Banana - Imperial Stout - 9.2%
Siren - Pompelmocello - IPA - 6%
Siren - Liquid Mistress - Red Ale - 5.8%
Siren - Sound wave - IPA - 5.6%
Magic Rock - Salty Kiss - Gose - 4.1%
Magic Rock - Inhaler - Session IPA - 4.5%
Magic Rock - Rapture - Red Ale - 4.6%
Magic Rock - High Wire - APA - 5.5%
Magic Rock - High Wire Grapefruit - APA - 5.5%
Magic Rock - Dark Arts - Stout - 6%

Bottles and Cans:

Chilli Hammer 330ml Can
Punk IPA 330ml Can
Vagabond 330ml Bottle
Elvis Juice 330ml Can
Shipwreck 330ml Bottle

Siren Craft Brew

Broken Dream
Half Mast
Proteus IPA
Amigos Britainicos
Five Alarm
Vermont Tea Party

Magic Rock Brewing

Salty Kiss
Dark Arts

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The Bruery NZ Launch - 2nd November Posted on October 25 2016

The Bruery NZ Launch - 2nd November poster

One of America's most exciting breweries is having their NZ Launch at Brothers on the 2nd of November at 7pm.

With a guided tasting courtesy of Beer Without Borders you can try some of the best and most innovative Barrel Aged, Belgian and Sour styles available anywhere.

The exact list of beers is still being finalised but may include some of the following:

Tart of Darkness - Bourbon Barrel Aged Sour Stout
Frucht with Yumberry - Berliner-Weisse w/ Yum Berry
Or Xata - Blonde Ale brewed w/ Rice, Cinnamon and Fresh Vanilla Beans
Humulus Terreux - Hoppy Pale Ale w/ 100% Brettanomyces Yeast
Trade Winds Tripel - Belgian-style Tripel w/ Thai Basil
Quadrupel Tonnellerie - Belgian-style Quad w/ 100% Brettanomyces Yeast

Tickets are $40 including a guided tasting and snacks. Plus, after the tasting you'll receive 10% off any bottles from The Bruery to take away.


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Piha Beer Launch Party - 29th October 2016 Posted on October 25 2016

Piha Beer Launch Party - 29th October 2016 poster

When: Saturday 29 October, 12:30pm – 9:00pm

Where: Bus from Brothers Beer City Works Depot to Piha Bowling Club, 15 Seaview Road, Piha

Restrictions: R18

Buy Tickets Here: https://brothersbeer.co.nz/products/piha-launch-party 

In 2016 our group of friends headed west from the city to Piha, in search of waves, waterfalls and somewhere spectacular to brew. The kind folk at the Piha Bowling Club welcomed us in and we began brewing beers that strive to capture the spirit of this beautiful place.

Come and celebrate the launch of Piha Beer! The bus leaves Brothers Beer in Auckland city at 12:30pm and returns from Piha at 9pm. Chill at the beach for the day, listen to some live music, play some lawn bowls and drink some of our great new beer. If you don’t want to grab a ticket on the bus feel free to drive out and join us throughout the day.

We'll be launching 3 new beers, Locals Lager, Salt Water Gose and Sundowner IPA.

We have 2 ticket options available: https://brothersbeer.co.nz/products/piha-launch-party

1. Return Bus to Piha $25
2. Bus + Piha Merch pack(Including Stubby Holder, Singlet and Zinc) $50


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GAGS - The Great After GABS Spectacular - 15th July 2016 Posted on July 12 2016

GAGS - The Great After GABS Spectacular - 15th July 2016 poster

We've been lucky enough to get our hands on some kegs of rare GABS beers so come one down and try some of your favourites from the event. And if you didn't make it to GABS in the first place it might be your only chance to try these exclusive brews!
Garage Project  - Marvellous Madame Mahvash - Rosewater, Candyfloss, Lime Strong Ale
Garage Project - The Grand Old Grinderman - Chocolate Milk Stout
Bach Brewing - Seamaster - Imperial Ale
Funk Estate - Jungle Boogie - Blood Orange Sour
Deep Creek - Green & Gold - Kiwifruit and Tequila Gose
and Brothers Beer - Chocolate Stout.

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IPA Party - Friday 17th of June Posted on May 31 2016

IPA Party - Friday 17th of June poster


On the eve of Auckland GABS, come whet your whistle at the Brothers Beer IPA Party. We'll have 15 bangin' IPAs on tap as well as live music from Audrey's Dance (Feat. Finn Scholes of the Carnivorous Plant Society and Co.) from 7pm.

Here's the partylicious line up:

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Freigeist Bierkultur Auckland Launch - Friday 20th May, 12pm Posted on May 18 2016

Freigeist Bierkultur Auckland Launch - Friday 20th May, 12pm poster

Want to taste some of the most exciting beers coming out of Germany right now? Join us for the Auckland launch of Freigeist, who are are taking historical beer styles and reinventing them for the modern beer scene. Thanks to Beer Without Borders, here's what we're getting in kegs:

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B Movies & Beer presents Little Shop of Horrors - Sunday 5th June, 8:30 PM Posted on May 18 2016

B Movies & Beer presents Little Shop of Horrors - Sunday 5th June, 8:30 PM poster

A blood-thirsty plant. A sadistic dentist. A nerdy hero and Bill Murray in his greatest ever cameo role; join us at Brothers Beer for a very special screening of Frank Oz' cult classic musical, Little Shop of Horrors (Steve Martin, Ellen Greene, Rick Moranis, Bill Murray and Levi Stubbs). As with the previous B-Movies & Beer event, we will be transforming the bar into a proper cinema, only with heaps better beer. Tickets are $10 and include a tap beer or soft drink. Seats are limited so get in early to avoid missing out.  Get tickets here. 

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West Coast USA Takeover Posted on February 29 2016

West Coast USA Takeover poster

The West Coast of the USA comes to Brothers Beer in the form of a 12 tap hop/sour/chocolate/fruit/coffee/blow-your-mind-and-buckle-your-tongue beer extravanganza from midday until the kegs run dry!

Thanks to our friends at Beer Without Borders, we'll be tapping kegs from the following breweries, with beers to be announced in the lead up to the event:

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Session Beer Challenge - Sunday February 21st from 12pm Posted on February 09 2016

Session Beer Challenge - Sunday February 21st from 12pm poster

Twenty-five of New Zealand's best breweries are creating twenty-three brand new beers, all designed to be enjoyed by you on a sunny Sunday afternoon. The best thing is, because this event is about more flavour, less booze (most beers will be under 5%), you get to try a whole load without getting loaded.

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Mighty Mainland Tap Takeover - Friday Feb 26th from 12pm Posted on February 09 2016

Mighty Mainland Tap Takeover - Friday Feb 26th from 12pm poster

What do Hop Federation, Mussel Inn, Townshend’s, Beer Baroness, Renaissance, Three Boys, Brew Moon, Cassel’s, Invercargill Brewery, Emerson's and Moa all have in common? Two things actually: 1) They’re all breweries in that other landmass below this one, I forget its name, and 2) they’re all sending kegs up for our Mighty Mainland tap takeover! We’ll also be serving Southland Cheese Rolls at this event. Thanks Amy for the pic! 

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