WHAT'S POURING AT PB?
Here you can check out our selection of what's pouring at Punky Brewster, along with some tasting notes so you know what you're in for!
SHINING PEAK - DICKY BARRETT'S ENGLISH BITTER
PARROTDOG - BIRDSEYE HAZY IPA
Our feathered friends see the world differently. Through birds’ eyes, things might look almost psychedelic to us, with heightened colours and fresh hues forming a surprising new spectrum. This hazy, citrus and stonefruit accented IPA with a mellow, soft and silky texture gives a similarly refreshing change of perspective.
URBANAUT - WILLIAMSBURG WEST COAST IPA
BEER BARONESS - OREO COOKIE STOUT
When you walk into the brewery office the one thing you are almost guaranteed to find is a secret stash of cookies.
So when it came to brewing our next Stout the obvious inspiration had to be Oreo Cookies.
Sweet vanilla creme dominate the aroma along with loads of chocolate biscuits, first sip provides upfront sweetness with dry malt biscuit finish.
MCLEODS - WICKER BASKET SOL BERRY SOUR
Our new series of sour ales continues with Wicker Basket Solberry. We're excited to partner exclusively with Northland's Maungatapere Farms in sourcing solberries, a tropical raspberry, for added regional terroir in our beers. For this one, we started a base brew with lactobacillus cultures before fermenting with ale yeast and conditioning on fruit for a week. With a big, juicy tropical-laden berry nose and a massive fruit palate with bright acidity, it's a crisp, refreshing summer ale with the gift of northland sunshine in every sip.
GARAGE PROJECT - CRISPY CLUB UNFILTERED LAGER
BEER BARONESS - LITTLE MIGHTY SESSION IPA
Classic Lager Taste. Half the size. Meet 2.3% ABV Northern Light Vienna Lager. Crisp lager profile upfront with cracker-like aroma. It drinks smooth & hits above its weight with a surprisingly full body for such a low ABV beer. Toasty & bready malt palate hints of biscuits to a clean, dry finish with just enough bitterness to keep it refreshing.
EMPORIUM - SCHNAPPI MARZEN
PARROTDOG - FALCON APA
CHINCHILLER - DANCING JUICE HAZY IPA
NORTH END - SAISON DE TERROIR WILD ALE
French winemakers use the word ‘terroir’ to describe the influence of the local environment on the wines that they make. We have helped add a big dose of ‘terroir’ into this beer by taking our Saison and re-fermenting it in barrels with a blend of wild yeasts from Waikanae. The result is tangy, lightly tart and extremely fruity.
NORTH END - SAISON DU NECTAR MANGO AND PEACH SOUR
Nectar is derived from the Greek word ‘nektar’, the favoured drink of the gods. In our brewery we favour Farmhouse style beer, and Saison Du Nectar hits the spot. The base beer is a Saison, the dried mango in the boil replaces the traditional Saison spices, yoghurt microbes create the sour character, and conditioning on the peaches and adds the extra juiceiness. The result is a tart, fruity, and refreshing flavour.
CHINCHILLER - STRIKE II UNFILTERED PALE ALE
PARROTDOG - RHYS COCONUT HAZY IPA
Rhys had a knack for mixing things together in delightful ways. He always made sure the bar was a beautiful blend of drinks and drinkers from all over, and it was his inspired idea to combine coconut with the juicy tropical fruit flavours of a modern hazy IPA — pineapple colliding with sharp citrus and smooth coconut, for a perfect escape.
MCLEODS - SUBTROPICAL STOUT
The McLeods take on a classic tropical stout. Well-crafted & warm-fermented, the brewing style is suited to balmy islands & equatorial climes. Expect roasted malts up front with rich,fruity espresso & chocolate notes. Drinks like a slightly-sweetened espresso with a smooth, medium body hinting at alcohol for a touch of winter warmth. Not your average stout. Made in NZ's winterless north for happy indulgence everywhere.
CHINCHILLER - TOUCH MY WENIS PILSNER
PARROTDOG - YELLOWHAMMER HAZY PALE ALE
Bright and lively like a parrot, but small and ubiquitous like a sparrow, the Yellowhammer adds a flash of colour and a musical chirp to open spaces all over the country. The way it does a lot with just a little inspires our smooth and refreshing hazy pale ale, streaked with the striking tropical notes of Strata hops.
HEART OF DARKNESS - SOME SORCERER HAZY IPA
This packs way more grunt and flavour than the 6.5% ABV might indicate. Loads of ripe tropical fruit, like a banana smoothie made with a tin of fruit salad blitzed in, but there's just enough citrus and grassy bitterness to hold all the sweetness in check. A creamy, lush mouthfeels creates a chewy, hefty mouthful of beer with a surprisingly dry finish.
TOWNSHEND - BLACK STRAP PORTER
FORK - MA IS WHITE BELGIAN WIT
MORNINGCIDER - CIDER
ZEFFER - CHERRY CIDER
CRIMSON BADGER GINGER BEER