Guide to New World’s Beer & Cider Awards

Guide to New World’s Beer & Cider Awards

Radio Hauraki's Thane Kirby is quenching your thirst to celebrate the 2021 New World Beer & Cider Awards. Each episode explores a different Top 30 brew, discovering delicious food pairings and fun facts behind New Zealand's best brewers and cidermakers. It's the ultimate in-store accompaniment to help you find a new brew.

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May 2, 2021 1 min
From Motueka to the National Stage! Townshend Brewery has scooped its first Top 30 win in the New World Beer & Cider Awards with the Sutton Hoo American Amber Ale, and Thane Kirby is here to share the classic Kiwi tale behind this winning beer.
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A beer that pairs with smoked meats as well as a creamy vanilla dessert!? Listen to Thane Kirby and find out why the Sawmill Baltic Porter is an absolute delight and Top 30 winner in the 2021 New World Beer & Cider Awards.
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Forget about Marlborough’s wine, it’s beer’s turn to shine. In this episode, Hauraki’s Thane Kirby brings you Renaissance’s Stonecutter Scotch Ale, a brew from a highly-regarded team that are now thriving in New Zealand’s wine heartland.
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An all-in-one Stout. Intrigued by a combo of brewing and sci-fi? Interested in a beer that leads your taste buds in several directions? Then this is the podcast episode for you. Radio Hauraki’s Thane Kirby covers everything you need to know about this winner in the 2021 New World Beer & Cider Awards.
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Good things come in small packages! ‘Delicate, dry and robust’ said the judges about Urbanaut’s Miami Brut Lager. Now, Radio Hauraki’s Thane Kirby reveals why this small beer won big at the 2021 New World Beer & Cider Awards.
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May 2, 2021 1 min
Being a Kiwi classic isn’t the only thing to love about Steinlager. Their smooth, refreshing and thirst-quenching Tokyo Dry took a Top 30 spot in the 2021 New World Beer & Cider Awards, and Hauraki’s Thane Kirby is here to tell you all about it.
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May 2, 2021 1 min
Time for a house call with The Doctor! Hauraki’s Thane Kirby gives you the vital stats on this tall, dark and handsome lager that captured the interest of the New World Beer & Cider Awards judges with its delicate milk chocolate and coffee notes.
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A race car of a beer! It’s the third year running in the New World Beer & Cider Awards Top 30 for the Panhead Port Road Pilsner – wow, enough p’s? You certainly won’t have had enough of this brew once you hear Thane Kirby’s review.
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This one’s packing some heat! Celebrate the first win for an alcoholic ginger beer in the New World Beer & Cider Awards by joining Thane Kirby as he introduces you to this spicy standout.
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A classic pair. First-time winners in the New World Beer & Cider Awards, Crooked Cider have created a match made in heaven with their Apple & Blackcurrant Cider. Take a listen for all the juicy details...
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May 2, 2021 1 min
From the cidery that can make apples talk… Listen to Hauraki’s Thane Kirby discover how Crooked Cider learnt the language of apples and created fermented perfection with this Top 30 winner in the 2021 New World Beer & Cider Awards.
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Small ABV meets giant peach. Keen on a lower alcohol beer that tastes like much more? Or maybe you’re a cider, wine or seltzer fan looking to dip a toe in craft beer? Radio Hauraki’s Thane Kirby gives you everything you need to know about Garage Project White Mischief.
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Looking for a zing in your step? The Emporium Brewing ‘Get To Da Choppa’ is sure to make your tastebuds come alive. Join Thane Kirby as he describes this delicate and winning wheat beer hailing from Kaik?ura.
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May 2, 2021 1 min
When you’re over wine, Deep Creek Aloha is a perfect replacement! Thane Kirby reviews yet another Deep Creek crowd favourite that picked up a Top 30 spot in the 2021 New World Beer & Cider Awards.
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May 2, 2021 1 min
Did someone say feijoa? 8 Wired’s Wild Feijoa has made the 2021 New World Beer & Cider Awards Top 30 yet again! Thane Kirby takes you through the brew that delivers bursts of that unique flavour we all (well, most of us) love.
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Time to explore. Every Urbanaut beer is inspired by a global adventure, and Thane Kirby is here to take you on a journey with the Copacabana Brut IPA - a new winner in the 2021 New World Beer & Cider Awards.
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May 2, 2021 1 min
More than just an Australian electronic music duo – Knife Party is a crowd-pleasing IPA, loved by Radio Hauraki and enjoyed by many a beer fan. Listen to Thane Kirby’s short summary of this legendary winner in the 2021 New World Beer & Cider Awards.
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May 2, 2021 1 min
A flavour-bomb of a beer that you'll fall in love with! From the award-winning Liberty Brewing Company, Thane Kirby fills us in on everything to expect from this big winner in the 2021 New World Beer & Cider Awards.
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May 2, 2021 1 min
The perfect pairing with a burger and fries. The Isthmus team have landed their first Top 30 win in the New World Beer & Cider Awards with their well-rounded Isthmus 3D IPA. Discover more with Hauraki’s Thane Kirby.
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May 2, 2021 1 min
After a beer for after the beach? Bach DUSKRIDER Red IPA might be exactly what you’re looking for. Hear from Thane Kirby as he discusses this winner from the 2021 New World Beer & Cider Awards winner.
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