Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards BrewNZ 2008 Results

The following are the results of the BrewNZ 2008 Beer Awards.

Congratulations to all, especially to Tuatara Brewing our NZ Champion Brewery for 2008.

For more info and imagery download SOBA's Pursuit of Hoppiness Issue 2, Spring 2008.

Click here to download a PDF of the full results.

2008 Champion Brewery - Tuatara Brewing

Classic Hybrid New Zealand Style
BEST IN CLASS
Biman - Invercargill Brewery

Gold
Biman - Invercargill Brewery
Weka Native Lager - Moa Brewing Company
Mac’s Gold - Lion Nathan

Silver
Alpine Ale - Dux de Lux
Pure Lager - Hawkes Bay Independent Brewery
Steinlager Classic - Lion Nathan
Mac’s Hop Rocker - Mac’s Brewery

Bronze
Mates Draught - Hawkes Bay Independent Brewery
Force Lager - Hawkes Bay Independent Brewery
Monteith’s New Zealand Lager - Waitemata Brewery
Speight’s Pilsner - Speight's Brewery

 

Amber & Dark Lagers
BEST IN CLASS
Hereford Bitter - Dux Brew Company

Silver
Hereford Bitter - Dux Brew Company

 

International Golden Lagers
BEST IN CLASS
James Squire Pilsener - Malt Shovel Brewery

Gold
Genesee Beer - High Falls Brewery
Genesee Cream Ale - High Falls Brewery

Silver
Genesee Light - High Falls Brewery
Samuel Adams Light - Boston Beer Company
Virgin Lager - Yellow Cross Brewery
James Squire Pilsener - Malt Shovel Brewery

 

French & Belgian Style Ales
BEST IN CLASS
Ardennes - Tuatara Brewing

Gold
Ardennes - Tuatara Brewing

Silver
Archipelago Explorer - Archipelago Brewing

Bronze
Moa St Joseph’s - Moa Brewing Company

 

New World American Style Ales
BEST IN CLASS
Epic Pale Ale - Epic Brewing Company

Gold
Epic Pale Ale - Epic Brewing Company
Monks Habit - Cock and Bull
Mac’s Sassy Red - Mac’s Brewery

Silver
Brewers Res “Amatory Amarillo”- Emerson Brewing Co.

Bronze
Fair Maiden Ale - Founders Organic Brewery

 

UK & Other European Style Ales
BEST IN CLASS
Tuatara IPA - Tuatara Brewery

Gold
Tuatara IPA - Tuatara Brewery
Bookbinder - Emerson Brewing Company

Silver
Mata Artesian - Aotearoa Breweries
Speight’s Pale Ale - Speights Brewery Dunedin
Old Burton - Galbraith Brewing Company

Bronze
Black Duck - Hawkes Bay Independent Brewery
Bitter and Twisted ESB - Galbraith Brewing Company
Fuggles Best Bitter - The Cock and Bull
Founders Generation Ale - Founders Organic Brewery
Samuel Adams Brown Ale - Boston Beer Brewery Co.

 

Stouts & Porters
BEST IN CLASS
Clydesdale Stout - Harrington’s Brewery

Gold
Clydesdale Stout - Harrington’s Brewery

Silver
Three Boys Oyster Stout - Three Boys Brewery

Bronze
London Porter - Emerson Brewing Company
Speight’s Porter - Speight’s Brewery Dunedin

 

Strong Ales and Lagers
BEST IN CLASS
Monteith’s Winter Ale Doppelbock - DB Mainland Brewery

Bronze
Monteith’s Winter Ale Doppelbock - DB Mainland Brewery

 

Wheat & Other Grain Beers
BEST IN CLASS
Emerson’s Weizenbock - Emerson Brewing Company

Gold
Emerson’s Weizenbock - Emerson Brewing Company
Tuatara Hefe - Tuatara Brewing
Redback Original - Matilda Bay Brewing Company

Silver
Buxom Blonde - The Cock and Bull

Bronze
Mac’s Great White - Mac’s Brewery

Fruit, Spiced & Herb Flavoured Beers
BEST IN CLASS
Boysenbeery - Invercargill Brewery

Gold
Boysenbeery - Invercargill Brewery
Ginger Tom - Dux Brew Company
Green Malt Celt - Green Man Brewery

Silver
Archipelago Samui - Archipelago Brewery
Emerson’s JP - Emerson Brewing Company
Emerson Piny Stout - Emerson Brewing Company

Bronze
Mata Manuka - Aotearoa Breweries
Moa Harvest - Moa Brewing Company
Three Boys Wheat - Three Boys Brewery

 

Experimental and low/non alcoholic beer
BEST IN CLASS
Enrico’s Cure - Green Man Brewery

Silver
Enrico’s Cure - Green Man Brewery
Brewer’s Res. Motueka Special - Emerson Brewing Co.

 

Best Packaging
Monteith’s New Zealand Lager - Monteith’s Brewing Co.

BrewNZ 2008 Judging Panel
David Lodsdon, Jessica Heidrich, Fal Allen, Lachlan Bean, Brian Watson, Mark Goldman, Geoff Griggs, Kieran Haslett-Moore.

  • Cassels & Sons Brewery
  • Aotearoa Brewery
  • Brew Moon Brewing Company
  • DB Breweries
  • Emerson's Brewery
  • 8 Wired Brewing
  • mike's Brewery
  • Golden Bear Brewing
  • McCashins Brewery
  • Mussel Inn
  • Renaissance Brewery
  • Three Boys Brewery
  • Tuatara Brewing
  • Wanaka Beerworks
  • Wigram Brewing Company
  • Yeastie Boys
  • Sprig & Fern
  • The Twisted Hop
  • Eagle Brewing NZ
  • Valkyrie Brewing Co
  • ParrotDog
  • Liberty Brewing
  • Sawmill Brewing Company
  • Waiheke Brewery
  • Steam Brewing
  • Raindogs Brewing Co
  • Bulmer Harvest
  • Park Life Brewing Co
  • Hawkes Bay Brewing Co.
  • Boundry Road
  • Zeelandt Brewery
  • Townshend Brewery
  • Funk Estate - Auckland
  • Harringtons Breweries
  • Baylands Brewery
  • Deep Creek Brewing Co
  • Garage Project
  • Schippers Bitter
  • Fork Brewing
  • Good George Brewing
  • Hop Federation Brewery
  • Fitzpatrick's Brewing Co Ltd
  • Two Thumb Brewing Co Ltd
  • Behemoth Brewing Company
  • Croucher Brewing Co
  • Queenstown Brewers
  • www.bachbrewing.co.nz
  • www.mountbrewingco.co.nz
  • www.forbidden.co.nz
  • www.weezledogbrewing.co.nz
  • www.sparksbrewing.co.nz
  • moabeer.com
  • www.altitudebrewing.co.nz
  • www.martinboroughbeer.com
  • www.craftworkbrewery.co.nz
  • www.eruptionbrewing.com
  • www.bravebrewing.co.nz
  • Epic Beer
  • www.brewmountain.co.nz
  • www.standingspoon.co.nz
  • Tiamana.co.nz
  • Wild & Woolly Brewing
  • North End Brewing
  • www.panhead.co.nz
  • www.hopinvaders.co.nz
  • www.duncansbrewing.co.nz
  • www.giantbrewing.co.nz
  • www.rockyknob.co.nz
  • Hallertau Brewery
  • Birkenhead Brewing Company
  • Choice Bros
  • McLeod's Brewery
  • www.horseboxbrewery.co.nz
  • Te Aro Brewing
  • The Herbalist by New Zealand Beer Ltd
  • Eddyline Brewery & Pizzeria
  • Black Sands Brewing
  • Napier Brewing Company
  • Burkes Brewing Co
  • GodsOwn Brewery
  • Double Vision Brewing Company
  • Hot Water Brewing Co
  • Ferris Road Brewery
  • Fortune Favours
  • Brew Union Brewing Company
  • Heyday Beer Co
  • Emporium Brewing
  • Bellend Brewery
  • Boogie Van Brewing
  • The Laboratory
  • PhatHouse Brewing
  • Colab Brewing
  • Outlier Cartel

 

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