Craft Beer Brewers

Is it the purity of the water, the skill of the crafts men and women behind these brews, our fabulous Central Otago, South Island or New Zealand climate? Whatever the factor, there are some wonderful local and guest beers on tap and we have 10 of them at this years event, what will be your favourite brew from those on sale?

Are you a commercial craft beer brewer and interested in attending our event? Unfortunately all slots for the 2019 Festival have been filled, however we would welcome your expression of interest in attending future events. Simply complete this form and your details will added to our database.

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Seahorse Brewery

They love beer, the sea and they called themselves Seahorse Brewery. Claude and Jana are the masterminds behind creating fresh sustainable beer in Cromwell

View Seahorse Brewery Facebook page.
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Eruption Brewing

Eruption is a small, locally owned brewery in the heart of historic Lyttelton making authentic handcrafted beers using only the best New Zealand South Island ingredients.

View Eruption website.
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Wanaka Beerworks

We use pure ingredients and alpine water to create our hand crafted, micro brewed beers since 1998. We added our Jabberwocky range that originated in Clyde in 2013 in simple terms, we make darn good beer in an amazing place.

View Wanaka Beerworks website.
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Manuherekia Brewery

Manuherekia Brewery is a boutique brewery nestled in the heart of Central Otago. Our beer is produced and packaged onsite at the brewery on Letts Gully Road, Alexandra and each beer is named after places in Central Otago.

View Manuherekia Brewery website.
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Ryhme and reason Brewery

Co-owner & head-brewer, Jess Wolfgang, along with her other half both in business and in life, Simon Ross, landed in Wanaka as the location for their brewery and bar. Officially opening their doors in June 2017, they could not be more thrilled to join the party with other talented and creative local brewers.

View Rhyme and Reason website.
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Renaissance Brewing

Award winning New Zealand craft beer producer, Renaissance Brewing, is situated in the heart of Marlborough wine country at the top of New Zealand's south island. Their aim is to make beers that rival their grape based cousins with top end, ultra premium ales that enlighten the palate and thrill the senses.

View Renaissance Brewing website.
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Wigram Brewing Co

After 10 years of full mash hobby brewing Paul McGurk’s passion for brewing took him to the next level of designing and building a 600lt commercial brewery and so Wigram Brewing Company was born. Built on a passion for brewing and a love of beer, Wigram Brewing Company strives to produce individual beers for beer lovers.

View Wigram Brewing Co website.
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Ground Up Brewing

Our belief that authenticity creates a superior beer is heavily rooted in our workplace culture. We have always done things from the Ground Up, and believe that there is no match for the passion and enthusiasm which is spawned when you create something from nothing.

View Ground Up Brewing website.
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Altitude Brewery

With varieties like the Goldpanner’s Profit and the Mischievous Kea, Altitude Brewing stays true to who they are. Whether it's the IPA or the Hefeweizen, you'll get an honest, flavourful, real beer that’s to be shared and appreciated; whether that’s at your local, at your friend’s place or with silver service.

View Altitude Brewery website.
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B.Effect Brewing

"Small changes can cause great effects."  B.Effect crafts modern Central Otago beers for the mountains, the lake, and the batch. From sessionable hop forward IPA's to Central Otago Ales made with Wine Yeast.  Change is our only constant and we're crafting great beer for the good people of Wanaka to enjoy.

View B.Effect website.