Beer producers, tastings and reviews


The Workshop Café Bar Brewery

Tucked away in an old industrial building that used to be used as storage for a liquor store in New St is the very cool inner-city Workshop Café Bar Brewery.

Hop Federation Brewery - Nelson Mail 31.01.18

I have been known to enjoy a beer or two in my time and craft…
Heke Homemade Herbals

Buy Nelson-made this Christmas - Nelson Mail 20.12.17

Christmas means different things to different people but I think…

Townshend Brewery and Martin Townshend - Nelson Mail 08.11.17

I first crossed paths with Martin Townshend long before he started…

Lighthouse Brewery's Dick Tout - Nelson Mail 18.07.17

After 50 plus years of spinning spanners, owning a retail shop…

Peter Mayes and SOBA - Nelson Mail 18.04.17

SOBA is a delightful acronym for an organisation that worships…

Mic Dover and Marchfest Published Nelson Mail 21.03.17

We are now into the middle of Nelson Beer Week with the exciting…

The Free House - Published Nelson Mail 14.03.17

A little building that was formerly a church in Collingwood Street…