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Hopstock 2017: Cone'n The Bavarian 5% Schwarzbier/German Dark Lager

The hop harvest has been and gone, leaving nothing but fresh hop beers in its wake! Our Hopstock/fresh hop beer for 2017 is a German style with a Kiwi fresh hop treatment: Cone'n the Bavarian 5% Schwarzbier/German Dark Lager. ...READ MORE

Champagne Supernova 7.1% Fresh Hopped Brett IPA

The only way to describe this beautiful collision of a fresh hop beer, brewed for Hopstock 2016, is "the Frankenstein of the Fork line up". With the final result displaying elements (in inspiration and creation) from green hops, champagne, Belgian Brett yeast characters, IPAs and then trying it all together in a very light malt base, using multiple grains, proves that Kelly Ryan has never before been more in mad scientist mode. ...READ MORE

By Fork & Brewer Thu 09 Apr 2015
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Hopstock Fresh Hop Food & Beer Match

We are showcasing two beers for the Hopstock Festival this year, so we decided to match these rare brews with what we think is an equally special dish of their own: ...READ MORE

By Fork & Brewer Thu 10 Apr 2014
The Hopstepper - Hopstock 2014 at the Fork & Brewer

Organised by the Craft Beer Capital team, the Hopstock festival is an annual celebration of New Zealand’s fresh hop harvest. Now in its second year, there will be 19 breweries involved making 16 green hopped beers (including three collaborative teams) which will be hosted across 16 Wellington craft beer bars - one brewery (or collaborative team) for each bar. Fork & Brewer will be a keen participant again and our unique beer is already in the tank. ...READ MORE

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