Alcohol: 4.33%

Brewed with: Southern Cross, Kohatu & Motueka

Oh Wellington is wonderful, we've got the wind, the rain and the Phoenix. And now 433, a super drinkable golden ale inspired by our local brand of the beautiful game. It’s a nimble combination with pilsner, munich and wheat malts at the back and an attacking triangle of local stars Southern Cross...

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Alcohol: 6.8%

Brewed with: Amarillo hops

There are no peaches in this beer. None. So why "Angry Peaches"? Inspired by a throw-away descriptor by beer blogger Phil Cook, Angry Peaches aims to create an aggressive stone fruit character with absurd amounts of the hard to find American hop Amarillo. Because we love you. we got all the Amari...

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Alcohol: 6%

Brewed with: Wai-iti, Waimea, Rakau hops

API 3.0: A REVERSE IPA API 3.0 turns the tables, it's time for the bittering hops to shine. An all Kiwi affair with low alpha Wai-iti relegated to the supporting role and alpha heavy Waimea and Rakau coming in at the end, giving a unique burst of hop flavour.   ABOUT WEBSTOCK: We're a fun-sized ...

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Alcohol: 7%

Brewed with: Roasted Barley, American hops

Aro Noir is a pitch black and full flavoured stout. At its heart is a blend of four malts, with Columbus and Summit hops, creating a citric bitterness and aroma that marries nicely with the roast malt character. Yes, it is inspired by the darkness of a Wellington winter in Aro Valley, but truly i...

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Alcohol: 4.3%

Brewed with: New Wave English Hops

English pale ale with a twist. Brewed with new wave UK hops Jester and Archer.

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Alcohol: 8%

Brewed with: A touch of smoked malt

A beer needs to be dressed in the best. Poor Baltic Porter, favourite tipple of the Czars and one of our most popular dark beers, never had a stitch to wear. But now the face of Baltic is bear not bare, naked no longer thanks to the irreverent creative mischief of local gone global art collective...

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Alcohol: 13.75%

Brewed with: Rye, aged in freshly emptied bourbon barrels

Rye, it's a bastard to brew with, but it's worth it. This imperial strength rye blond, aged for three years in freshly emptied American bourbon barrels, pushes the boundries of what a beer can be. Velvet smooth, with the heat and vanilla-wood depth of a spirit, this brew is intentionally brewed w...

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Alcohol: 4.8%

Brewed with: Pilsner malt, Saaz hops, Czech yeast

It couldn’t be simpler. Pilsner malt, Saaz hops and Czech yeast. That’s it. Sometimes simple is exactly what you want. Why bother dressing it up? It is what it is. Beer.

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Alcohol: 4.6%

Brewed with: White Tea, Jasmine, Orris root

Beyond the Pale, each year a new brew, something a little 'out there' for the New Zealand Fringe festival. For 2015's avant garde offering we present China White. Sour, wheat and pilsner malts, infused with White Tea, Jasmine and fragrant Orris root, create a uniquely aromatic, effervescent and r...

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Alcohol: 4.4%

Brewed with: Cucumber, mint, finger limes

  Beyond the Pale, each year a new brew, something special, a little ‘out there’, even a bit bizarre for the New Zealand Fringe Festival. For this year’s avant grade offering we present Fringe Fruit. At its heart the same malts, but this year we’ve soured the brew and infused it with cucumber, fi...

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Alcohol: 6.8%

Beyond the Pale, every year a celebration of Wellington’s fabulous Fringe Festival and every year an excellent excuse to brew outside the box. This year’s avant-garde offering is a devised piece with a cast of carrots, orange and ginger with a touch of maple syrup and Galaxy hops. Is it cold pres...

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Alcohol: 7.1%

Brewed with: saison yeast & whole sour cherries

Bière de Garage, one of the original 24 beers that began the Garage Project, and a firm favourite at the brewery. Hops slip back into a minor supporting role in this deliciously tart farmhouse ale, brewed with Belgian pilsner, biscuit and aromatic malts and infused with whole sour cherries. The r...

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Alcohol: 7.7%

Brewed with: Brettanomyces, tropical fruit

Translated from Brazilian Portuguese it means the new style. The beer is uncharted territory for the Garage. Brewed with a hop cocktail of Equinox, Nelson Sauvin, Galaxy and E Dorado, Bossa Nova is fermented with a strain of yeast's infamous sibling Brettanomyces giving it a unique tart pineapple...

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Alcohol: 5.5%

Brewed with: bottoms

An English Midsummer's Night Ale, originally brewed in support of the Shakespeare Globe Centre NZ (SGCNZ) and their performance of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Southern Cross Garden Bar and Restaurant. 

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Alcohol: 7.8%

Brewed with: Aramis

Brightside is a strong blonde ale - a companion to Aro Noir that is as bright as the other is dark. The ingredients are deceptively simple - just Belgian Pilsner malt, candy sugar and the French hop Aramis. The bright golden result though is far from simple with restrained spice, floral notes an...

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Alcohol: 5.4%

Brewed with: Pineapple and Sour Cherry

A refreshingly simple and clean malt base, Mosaic, Citra, Simcoe and Kohatu hops, spiked with pineapple and sour cherry for an exotic explosion of citrus and tropical fruit aromas. The perfect sipping beer for the expectant heat of a Havana night.   This beer was brewed especially to help Trade M...

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Alcohol: 4.7%

Brewed with: Caramel malt, smoked malt

"A quart of ale is a dish for a King" - William Shakespeare Burning Globe, a Shakespearean inspired ale, brewed with English yeast and a rich mixture of caramel and smoked malts. Originally served from a single oak barrel to mark 400 years since the firey demise of the most famous Shakespearean t...

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Alcohol: 12%

Brewed with: Te Matuku Bay Pacific Oysters, Horopito

"O Oysters, come and walk with us!" The Walrus did beseech. Cabbages & Kings, Imperial Oyster Stout, brewed with the more or less willing assistance of ten dozen fresh Te Matua Bay Pacific oysters, Horopito and Manuka smoked malt. Dark, certainly - and rich with just a suggestion of brine, a ...

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Alcohol: 5.6%

Brewed with: Northern Brewer hops

Brewed with US Northern Brewer hops, Pale, Vienna, Crystal and Caramel malts and California Lager yeast, California Über Alles is the Garage take on the California Common style made famous by Anchor Steam beer. We should point out that anyone looking for a replica of Anchor’s classic brew won’t ...

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Alcohol: 5.3%

Brewed with: Milk sugar, vanilla

Poor old Cream Ale. 'Dumb Blonde' some say. It's not its fault. It's all the sweet maize that goes into brewing it that makes it teeter on the edge of being the 'creaming soda' of beer styles. Then we go and add milk sugar and vanilla and push it right over the edge. Well, you know what, we can't...

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Alcohol: 4.7%

Brewed with: Cornflakes, oats, chocolate wheat, milk sugar

Cereal Milk. Let’s be honest, it’s the best bit of breakfast in a bowl. Here in this beer we’ve combined this creamy comfort food with the rich, roast character of the milk stout. Brewed with corn flakes, oats, chocolate wheat and a generous dose of milk sugar, Cereal Milk Stout is rich, smooth ...

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Alcohol: 8.5%

Brewed with: Escarpment Pinot Noir Juice

'Never mix grape and grain' - we're breaking the cardinal rule again for the second vintage of our grape harvest beer. Chateau Aro, a dark rubescent ale, conditioned on the freshly crushed juice and skins of pinot noir grapes, then aged in French Oak barrels, all from the award winning Escarpment...

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Alcohol: 9%

Brewed with: Tart cherry, cacao nibs

Hello world, it's Cherry Bomb imperial porter, a complex, decadent dessert beer, spiked with sour cherries and cacao nibs. The finished beer has a rich ebony hue with a pronounced, bitter-sweet, dark chocolate and ripe tart cherry character.

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Alcohol: 13.2%

Brewed with: Malt, Hops, Aged in Bourbon Barrels for 12 months

Drawn straight from his Lordships' own private reserve, this special batch of Cockswain's Porter has been brewed extra strong and aged in freshly emptied oak bourbon barrels for 12 months. The result is a powerful mahogany dark porter, redolent of bourbon, vanilla and raisins. Definitely not a t...

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Alcohol: 6%

Brewed with: dark malt, milk sugar

A touch of sweet indulgence made in collaboration with Auckland's iconic Moustache Milk & Cookie bar. Brewed with Belgian yeast, dark caramelised malts and milk sugars to create a beer with a rich, juicy dark malt and biscuit character with just a hint of chocolate and a touch of spice. Go on...

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Alcohol: 11.4%

Brewed with: CITRUS, SPICES, COLA NUTS, VANILLA aged in rum barrels

Cuba Libre is a Rum barrel-aged cola nut dunkel brewed originally for Havana Sunday Sessions 2016

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Alcohol: 7.8%

Brewed with: a cold extract of specially roasted Peoples Coffee beans

What kind of Faustian pact is this? A dark tryst combining the rich, clean malt character of a strong bock beer with a cold extract of specially roasted beans, creating a brew of milk coffee smoothness with notes of caramel and chocolate. Your favourite beverages together in one bottle - now ther...

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Alcohol: 6.7%

Brewed with: Smoked chipotle chili, raw cocoa nibs, vanilla, agave.

Lager, but not as we know it. Garage Project’s Day of the Dead - a strong black lager inspired by the Aztec beverage xocolatl, “a bitter, frothy, spicy drink” combining cocoa and chili. Brewed with smoked chipotle chili, refermented with organic blue agave syrup (the basis of Tequila) and conditi...

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Alcohol: 7.5%

Brewed with: Mango, Vietnamese Mint, Chili

This has been one of the most challenging Garage brews to date. At its heart was the idea of combining aggressive, high citrus character of American hops with the heat and sweetness of Indochine flavours. Have you ever tried a Vietnamese mango and chili salad? If you haven't, you might be miss...

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Alcohol: 6.6%

Brewed with: All American Hops

Hop into the mosh pit. Dirty Boots, grunge inspired All American Pale Ale. Brewed with Simcoe, Mosaic and Equinox, especially for Music 2 Brew 2, a hard core, hoppy celebration of the tunes that inspire the beer we brew.  

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Alcohol: 8.4%

Brewed with: Liquorice, southern cross, star anise

The Dutch style of salty liquorice has been variously described as "the product of a twisted mind", "strange", "bizarre" and "oddly compelling".   This was the inspiration for Dubbel Zout (as well as being an general inspiration for us at Garage Project). Literally meaning 'double salt', Dubbel Z...

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Alcohol: 2%

Brewed with: Nelson Sauvin, Simcoe

Don't be decieved, sometimes things are not what they seem. The modest strength belies the flavour within. A complex selection of malts and generous dose of Sauvin and Simcoe hops create a light but satisfying beer that punches well above its weight. A true sheep in wolf's clothing.

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Alcohol: 6.1%

Brewed with: galaxy, mosaic & nelson sauvin

Forget clarity, there's nothing clean cut about this beer. This is a Pale Ale amplified and distorted in a wall of haze and hop feedback. Galaxy, Nelson and Mosaic riffs drift in a warm fuzz of juicy malt and tropical fruit noise. Plug it in, dial it up, crack the can. Its fuzzy ugly and you love...

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Alcohol: 5.8%

Brewed with: New Zealand, Australian and US hops

Embrace the Garagista spirit - ignore convention, experiment, test the limits, and look at things a little differently. Brewed and double dry hopped with New Zealand, Australian and US hops, resulting in tropical, resin and pine flavours. Great things can come from the garage.

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Alcohol: 4.8%

Brewed with: Chinook and Centennial hops

Golden Brown, texture like sun. A golden brown ale, brewed with mild, Maris Otter, crystal and pale chocolate malts and hopped with Chinook and Centennial in the boil for a distinctly American character.

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Alcohol: 7%

Brewed with: Cascade, Ahtanum

Brewed to the original 24/24 recipe launched in 2011. Well-rounded and satisfyingly drinkable with a balance of juicy malt character and bitterness with lifted citrus hop notes from a generous dose of Cascade and Ahtanum and a long, lingering biscuit malt finish. Everything old is new again.  Nev...

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Alcohol: 4.3%

Brewed with: Malt, hops

Draught, the iconic Kiwi beer style. There's no room for pretence, no brash bitterness, no flamboyant aroma, flashy fruits or additives - just a laconic selection of malts, a judicious dose of classic Kiwi hops and long lager ferment for fresher flavour. GP Draught, the official beer of The Phoen...

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Alcohol: 6%

Brewed with: lactose, chocolate wheat, acme & co coffee

Something dark stirs down at the carnival grounds. The Old Grinderman sits and begins to crank out his bitter-sweet tune to the shrieks of his simian companion. There’s darkness within. Grinderman, strong milk stout, brewed with oats, chocolate wheat and roast barley, fortified with lactose and i...

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Alcohol: 5.4%

Brewed with: organic new zealand hops

Hakituri - legendary guardians of New Zealand's ancient forests, charged with ensuring the respectful use of the land's plants and creatures. This tradition of stewardship and sustainability is as important today as ever and is a keystone of organic farming in New Zealand. Hakituri pilsner is bre...

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Alcohol: 4.6%

Brewed with: Motueka, Wai-iti, Riwaka, Nelson Sauvin

Hāpi, the Maori word for hop, inspires this truly Pacific pale ale. Brewed with New Zealand barley and the best of the Kiwi hop harvest, Motueka, Wai-iti, Riwaka and Nelson Sauvin. Assertively Hoppy - exceptionally drinkable. Sessionble in strength, bright golden in colour and loaded with generou...

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Alcohol: 5.5%

Brewed with: light malted barley & rice

Hatsukoi, meaning first love, is a Japanese inspired pilsner. Brewed with light malted barley and rice using the traditional first press method. Clean, crisp with a delicate noble hop character.

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Alcohol: 11.2%

Brewed with: a tonne of malt and a mountain of U.S. hops.

You are about to be tested. Hellbender is a leviathan of a beer made with over a tonne of malt and a mountain of American hops. You know it would taste great right now, but a beer this big will only get better with age. What will it taste like in a year? Two years? More? Will you ever get to find...

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Alcohol: 6.7%

Brewed with: Nelson Sauvin

Beer and ballet - an unusual Pas de Deux. Brewed by Garage Project for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Hops on Pointe teases the boundaries between high and low culture.Brewed with premium German malts, Nelson Sauvin hops and finished with a champagne yeast, the result is a pale gold lager with a c...

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Alcohol: 6.8%

Brewed with: Rye, Simcoe & Amarillo hops

Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Humulus Lupulus, the wolf bine can be fierce, but L'il Red Rye, the grain at the heart of this beer, has more than enough character to run with the wolves. Amarillo and Simcoe hops combine with the earthy spice of rye, and richness of Munich and caramel malts to ...

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Alcohol: 6.9%

Brewed with: Maize, habanero chilli, watermelon, rose water

La Calavera Catrina, The Elegant Skull. The little sister to our original dead head is as blonde as Day of the Dead is dark, but don't be fooled, she's no lightweight. Brewed with maize, an ingredient you'd normally associate with much blander lager offerings, Catrina is fired up with an asserti...

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Alcohol: 7.5%

Brewed with: Bitterness and power

Give yourself to the dark side. Lack Of Faith Black IPA - the colour of space with all the bitterness and powerful hop aroma of its lighter sibling. Only at the end do you notice the power of the dark side as it finishes clean and dry without the heavy roast character of a stout or porter. Do you...

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Alcohol: 5.5%

Brewed with: citrus, spices, cola nuts, vanilla and whole sour cherries

Things are not always what they seem. Lola, cherry cola dunkel, a boundary bending, trans-style take on the classic German dark lager. Spiked with citrus, spices, cola nuts, vanilla and whole sour cherries, the result is a rich dark brown, effervescent and refreshing brew somewhere ambiguously be...

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Alcohol: 8%

Brewed with: Simcoe, Citra, Amarillo

Los Lobos, 'the wolves' in Spanish, a California road trip inspired tribute to America's finest varieties of humulus lupulus. Simcoe, Amarillo and Citra, the holy hop trinity, shine through in a Golden State IPA of lush aroma and beguiling balance.

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Alcohol: 9.5%

Brewed with: Flight Coffee, Chicory

This bottle holds a powerful dark brew. Inspired by the tradition of New Orleans coffee and the Louisiana Voodoo 'cure-all', Voodoo Queen is a rich, dark ale, redolent in plum fruit and spice and infused with chicory root and a specially roasted batch of Brazilian beans conjured up by our friend...

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Alcohol: 9.6%

Brewed with: Persian Pashmak, rose water, omani limes

Are you prepared for the wonders of ancient Persia? Mahvash awaits with her cup of divination, filled to the brim with the mysteries of the seven heavens. Marvellous Madame Mahvash, a powerful, strong blonde ale, brewed with Persian Pashmak in place of the usual candy sugar, infused with rose wat...

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