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Located in Riwaka, in the idyllic Top of the South, Hop Federation uses hops mostly grown within 100 kilometres of our brewery and malts from across New Zealand. The combination of local ingredients, traditional methods, artistry and passion delivers beers that capture the spirit and lifestyle of this special region.

Hop Federation News

Our hop grower and beer brewer on the new era of Hop Federation Craft Beers.

First Beer Dylan: My first beer, I wouldn’t remember the name, when I was younger my father would let me have a quiet sip of beer when we went to watch the rugby games on TV at the local watering grounds (Tapawera Hotel). I would assume it would have been…

Announcement: The new era of Hop Federation.

This new chapter in the Hop Federation story is such an exciting one for everyone involved. The past seven years have been a labour of love for Nicki and I, so when we decided to sell the business 18 months ago we sought a company that is locally owned, has similar values and has the same drive to grow the business. Kono was the perfect fit.

330ml Cans – Released

The time has come to say goodbye to the 330ml bottle range and hello to the 330ml can range. Having made the decision a few months back to move in to cans we are delighted to be able to launch them before our busy summer ahead. Many people have asked…