What's happening at Hop Federation...

MAY/JUNE - Update from the brewhouse

Wow what a busy few months it has been. So much so that we haven’t even put pen to paper (so to speak). But it is definitely time to update everyone on what is and what has been happening……..

MARCH - Update From The Brewhouse

So…………….February has been and gone and so much happened during that month but there is just as much going on in this one. Let’s start with...


JANUARY - Update from the Brewhouse

HAPPY NEW YEAR It's been a crazy start to the 2018, with an amazing summer of sunshine, togs, ice-cream, pies and beers here in our...


DECEMBER - Update from the Brewhouse

Hot Hot Hot……………… We have certainly kicked off summer in a big way down here and long may it last. Temperatures have been in the early...


NOVEMBER: Update from the brewhouse

It is certainly feeling like summer in these southern parts with highs of 22-24degrees hitting our beautiful region and long may it last!

Here’s our monthly update


OCTOBER: Update from the brewhouse

October and the sun has almost got his hat on! Yeehaw, summer is on the horizon everyone! Here's our monthly update! BGONZA bonanza! We were...


THE HOP HUB - the inside scoop!

Hi all, It's not long until it's time for us to send out our next Hop Hub delivery - and this one is a special...


SEPTEMBER: Update from the brewhouse

Hi all,  Spring at last - that was the kind of winter you only see in Game of Thrones! Despite the cold weather, we've had...


AUGUST: Update from the brewhouse

Hi folks,  Is it just us, or is spring almost in sight? The days are getting longer, and our pint pouring hand is beginning to thaw....


JULY: Update from the brewhouse

Hey guys, Time for the July update - although it doesn't seem 5 minutes ago that we were writing our June update. Time flies when...


Join our new beer club!

Hi all,  If there's one thing we're always trying to improve - it's distribution. We want as many of our lovely customers to be able...


JUNE: Update from the brewhouse

Hi all,  June already, and the snow is firmly on the mountain tops. It's heading towards the time when we have to step inside the chiller...



SO............WHAT'S NEW FOR HOP FEDERATION IN 2015?

Well, it certainly has been a while since we have made any comment about the brewery and crikey a lot has been happening since we last posted a blog; blown fermenters, new beers, new babies, collars and more. Read here about what's been happening at the brewery..............

WHATS NEW IN SEPTEMBER

It's been 12months since we bought the ol' Monkey Wizard Brewery in the picturesque village of Riwaka and what a busy 12 months it's been. We have produced 8 beers, approx 60,000 litres of beer and have won 2 awards at the Brewers Guild of NZ Beer Awards. 

 



WHAT'S NEW IN JULY

It has been a busy start to the month with lots going on including; signing with a new N.Island Distributor, completing the West Coast IPA beer for the Malthouse Challenge and heading to Christchurch for a catch up with our stockists.

 



WHATS NEW IN JUNE?

It's started to get colder down here in the South but we have created our second seasonal beer to keep the home fires burning, so to speak.....