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After experiencing beers overseas, In 1992 Richard Emerson was inspired to try and create that variety and quality back in NZ in his home town of Dunedin, as the choice was very limited. Building on my studies and brewing jobs overseas, I set about experimenting on a small scale. Now ....
"HE IS KNOWN AS THE GODFATHER OF CRAFT BREWING IN NEW ZEALAND".
 
Core Range
Maison Saison
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Rapture
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Citrus Centric
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Phantom Lord
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Vertumnus
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It's overt fruitiness oozes citrus and passionfruit aromas and flavours.
Pilsner 4.9% abv
330ml Can / 4x6 330ml Bottle
30L / 50L Keg
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Blend of American hops gives it a signature flavour

And late dry hopping lends a tropical fruit aroma.

Pale Ale 5% abv
330ml Can / 4x6 330ml Can
50L Keg
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Overflowing with USA hops. Super fresh with tropical and citrus flavours.

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American Graffiti
American IPA 5.8% abv
330ml Can / 4x6 330ml Bottle
50L Keg
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It's crisp, clean. 

Underground Lager 4.5% abv
330ml Can / 4x6 330ml Can
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Cloudy IPA has  a gnarly hit of Riwaka, Simcoe, and Mosaic hops, with a tropical citrus flavour, and a totally piney finish.
Hazed & Confused
Cloudy IPA 5.8% abv
330ml Can / 4x6 330ml Can
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One for the hopheads, Bird Dog is full of intense flavours courtesy of American hops to deliver a smooth, resiny beer.

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Sweet, perfumey, malt and hop aroma with a soft, malty, fruit and vinous palate that is both full flavoured and refreshing 

Bookbinder
Session Ale 3.7% abv
500ml Bottle
50L / 30L Keg
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Firm-bodied but not heavy, with a creamy texture, the dryish palate is full of roasted malt, coffeeish notes and a sustained bitterness. 

London Porter 5% abv
500ml Bottle
50L Keg - Low Carb only
Bird Dog
India Pale Ale 7.0% abv
330ml Can 
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Hazy, hoppy pale ale with a tropical fruit aroma, citrus flavour, and malty backbone. 

Orange Roughy
Hazy Tropical Pale Ale 4.2%
330ml Can / 4x6 330ml Bottle
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Includes:-

 

Pilsner

Hazed & Confused

Underground Lager

Bird Dog 

Orange Roughy

Mini Bar
330ml Cans
Phantom Lord
Hopped Stout 5.8% abv
330ml Can 
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Named after the most important Emerson of all - Richards dad!

Released each year on his birthday.

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Plump Bluff Oysters are added to produce this  rich, dark, briny stout.

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Black as tar, roasty chocolate notes, but it's also as chirpy and hoppy as an American Pale Ale

Seasonal / Speciality Releases
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Annual tribute to JP Dufour is fruity, complex, spicy and dry – with a bit of a kick.

Taieri George
5000ml Bottle
Identity Crisis
5000ml Bottle
JP
Golden Strong Ale 8.0% abv
5000ml Bottle
Bluffie
Oyster Stout
330ml Can 
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Subtle and elegant, spicy and fruity notes  with buttery/oaky notes.

London Porter
500ml / 330ml bottles

 

Bookbinder
500ml / 330ml 4x6 pack bottles
Mixed
330ml bottles
Pack Contains
Pilsner, Bookbinder,1812, London Porter, Big Rig, Bird Dog.
Pack Cannot be split.

 

 

Taieri George
2018 Vintage 
AVAILABLE NOW

   

JP Belgian Ale
      June 2nd Release Each Year
2018 Available Now
Hop Wops
500ml bottles

 

Clam Stout
Winter release
2018 Available Now
Lager Lager

   

A Beer called Gary
Due for release
August 2018 
 
Dinner Bell
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