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Brewers Guild New Zealand Beer Awards 2013

The Brewers Guild New Zealand hold a competition each year to judge the best beers available which attracts entries from around the world. The Sprig & Fern have been consistent medal winners and were awarded 11 medals in 2013.

Beervana 2013 Beer Festival, Wellington, NZ

The Sprig and Fern will have a stand at the 2013 Beervana Beer Festival held in Westpac Stadium in Wellington. Drop by to taste the 100% natural beer and learn more about the Nelson based award winning brewery.

Rich and Decadent Chocolate Cake with Beer

If you love chocolate you will love this rich, indulgent chocolate cake made with Sprig and Fern Porter.

Harbour Light Bistro Degustation Evening

The Harbour Light Bistro regularly hosts a degustation evening were many smaller courses are paired with S&F beer and cider to create a unique taste combination.

S&F Green-hopped beers - Harvest Pilsner, Nelson Sauvin Pilsner and Motueka Pilsner

Green-hopped or fresh-hopped beers are very popular this year. To make the most from the local Nelson hop harvest, S&F Master Brewer Tracy Banner has brewed 3 varieties of seasonal release pilsner. Read the post to learn more....

Hopped Beer Competition - Be a Beer Snob!

Each Sprig and Fern Tavern is running a competition to test your taste buds. Rank each of 3 freshly hopped beers over the forthcoming weeks and complete the tasting notes to win a $50 bar tab.

Brewers Guild Craft of Beer 1 Day Workshops

The Brewers Guild are holding 1 day courses to inform and educate people who work in retail or the hospitality trade about craft beer. Members of the public are also welcome. On completion a certificate is issued that is recognised by the NZQA.
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