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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.
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Haze Phase Series

Creating the Haze Phase Series has allowed us to play with some new and exciting hop varieties and hop blends from NZ Hops and the new kids on the block Freestyle Hops. These new hops and blends are being trialled…

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Extraordinary Abel Tasman

Many of you know why we live and work in this beautiful region. But just in case you needed reminding then check out this amazing video showcasing the best of this beautiful region. Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter this region…

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Fresh Riwaka hops are a go

This time of year has to be one of the most favourite times of year for all our team and customers alike. The aroma of Fresh Hops straight off the bines is incredible. Simon was fortunate enough to get along…

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Busy Brewers

As a small independent brewery there is rarely a quiet day! And this week is no exception. The boys have been busy brewing, bottling and delivering our delicious beers all over the region. We have even roped in the youngest…

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It’s Gold Again……..

Last night at the auspicious Brewers Guild of NZ 2018 awards, we were awarded GOLD again for our delicious Lager. It’s great to be recognised for the hard work that goes in to making what is seemingly a simple beer.…

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