Best Bitter

5.0% ABV

Brewed as an English Best Bitter style, the combination of 5 malts gives the perfect balance of malt sweetness with the addition of Crystal and Caramel giving the beer its rounded toffee and biscuit character.
This is the official Best British Ale in the country taking out the Trophy for Best in Class at the 2016 NZ Brewers Guild Awards.

Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards 2015 - Silver medal 2014 Brewers Guild of New Zealand (BrewNZ) Awards New Zealand Brewers Silver Awards 2013 Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards 2012 - Gold medal New Zealand Brewers Silver Awards 2011

Best Bitter
Brewmasters comments


Late hopped with English Fuggle hops, our Bitter is brewed as a traditional English Style Best Bitter. It is packaged into kegs and therefore is carbonated like the rest of our product range. We don’t yet have the facility to barrel condition.

Fermentation takes place at 18°C over 5-6 days and is very strictly controlled with daily checks on temperature, gravity, taste and pH levels to ensure the finest results.

Tasting notes

Tasting Notes

The combination of five malts gives our Best Bitter the ideal balance of malt sweetness, whilst the addition of Crystal and Caramalt provides its rounded toffee and biscuit character.



Our Best Bitter is made with only natural ingredients: malts, hops, water and yeast. It contains no additives.



Best Bitter is available in 1.3L PET riggers online, in supermarkets and liquor outlets; and in kegs for cafes and bars.

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