Day of the Dead 2014

November 01 2014

The first of November is finally here bringing with it Day of the Dead and La Calavera Catrina! These sought after brews are out now and available in the following locations. More stores may be added but this list will steer you in the right direction over the weekend.

This year we have once again bottled, and canned both beers. Bottled stock is on the way to Australia, and we expect to see it start to hit shelves this coming week!


Available at:

Auckland - on tap

Brother’s Beer
Freida Margolis

Auckland - cans

Farro Fresh - Grey Lynn
Farro Fresh - Constellation Ave
Liquorland Newmarket
Super Liquor Howick
Glengarry - Victoria Park, Jervois Rd, Ponsonby, Dominion Rd, Devenport, Kingsland, Grey Lynn

Tauranga - cans

Liquorland Tauranga

Mt Maunganui - cans

Liquorland Mt Maunganui

Waikato - cans

Liquorland Cambridge
Rose on Roberts (Taupo)
Hamilton Beer & Wine Co.
Super Liquor Hillcrest

Taranaki - Manawatu

Liquorland Albert Street
Liquorland Devon Street

Wellington - on tap & cans

Golding’s Free Dive
Hashigo Zake
Southern Cross
Rogue & Vagabond
The Malthouse

Wellington - on tap


Wellington - cans

Moore Wilson’s
Regional Wines & Spirits
Liquorland Miramar
New World Metro
Karori Cellar Room
Crafters & Co
Glengarry Thorndon Quay
Glengarry Kelburn
Pak’n’Save Petone

Nelson - cans

Fresh Choice Richmond

Christchurch - on tap


Christchurch - cans

Twisted Hop
Fresh Choice Parklands
Fresh Choice Merivale

Dunedin - cans

The Portsider

And of course, the Garage Project Cellar Door!


Day of the Dead 2013

October 31 2013


On this Hallow’s Eve, we’re excited to announce our Day of the Dead line up for 2013. 

From tomorrow, Day of the Dead AND La Calavera Catrina will be available in keg, 650ml bottle and cans. 

We worked especially hard this year to ensure nobody misses out, and to that end, have arranged a simultaneous launch in New Zealand AND Australia! More details on where you can find the beers below…

For those of you not familiar, Day of the Dead is our Chili Chocolate Black Lager, and La Calavera Catrina is a Maize Blonde Lager brewed with Habenero Chili, and condiitioned on Rosewater and Watermelon.

New Zealand

Day of the Dead and La Calavera Catrina will be on tap at the following bars from 1st of November.

It will also be available at the Garage Project Cellar Door from Friday, and the Garage Project Online Store from early next week.

Vultures Lane - Auckland (also pouring Triple DOTD)

Brothers Beer - Auckland

Freida Margolis - Auckland

Hashigo Zake - Wellington

The Malthouse - Wellington

Bin 44 - Wellington

Southern Cross - Wellington

Kelburn Village Pub - Wellington (DOTD only)

Goldings Free Dive (SATURDAY) - Wellington

Pomeroys Inn - Christchurch (also pouring Triple DOTD)

Day of the Dead and La Calavera Catrina cans and bottles will be available at the following retail stores. We expect more to be added in the coming week:

Farro Fresh - all three stores - Auckland - DOTD Cans.

Liquorland Albert Street - Palmerston North - DOTD Cans.

Regional Wines & Spirits - Wellington - DOTD & Catrina Cans

Moore Wilsons - Wellington - DOTD & Catrina Cans & Bottles

Hashigo Zake - DOTD Cans

Bebemos - DOTD Cans


Melbourne will have stock tomorrow, with other cities receiving theirs over the next week. We tried very hard for day and date throughout the country, but this is the best we could manage! 

Due to the long lead times on our current in-house canning system, we were unable to get cans across to Australia, and there are kegs and 650ml bottles only.


On tap

Terminus - DOTD & Catrina

Bar None - DOTD


Carwyn Cellars - DOTD & Catrina

Grape & Grain - DOTD & Catrina

Williamstown Fine Wine - DOTD & Catrina

Blackhearts & Sparrows - Fitzroy - DOTD & Catrina

Carlton Cellars - DOTD & Catrina

Purvis Cellars - DOTD & Catrina

The Gertrude Hotel - DOTD & Catrina

The Wine Store Essendon - DOTD & Catrina

Cellarbrations Elsternwick - DOTD & Catrina

Press Cellars - DOTD

For those in Wellington, we are holding an extra special launch event at Golding’s Free Dive on Saturday 2nd November.The Golding’s team are going all out to make the bar as festive as possible, and we will be pouring a sneak peak of Triple Day of the Dead - our Imperial version aged in Tequila Barrels!

Thanks to all the hard work from everyone that went into making these unique beers possible in both can, and bottle, and also to arrange a simultaneous launch in Australia and New Zealand.