Events in April

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  • FRIDAY 16TH
  • Deep Creek Wildwood showcase Deep Creek Brews and Eats

    Kick off Auckland Beer Week early by coming to try the full range of Deep Creek's Wildwood barrel aged sours range.

    DIEP KRIEK, barrel aged cherry sour ale, 2019 & 2020 vintages
    ROESELARE Flanders red ale
    SOLERA aged golden sour ale
    CASSIS barrel aged blackcurrant sour ale
    BLUEGRASS bourbon barrel aged wild imperial porter
    SAUVAGE barrel aged brett saison.

    Scott from Deep Creek Brewing will be here from 5pm to host proceedings and talk shop! So, get funky, pucker up and grab a tasting flight of this awesome range.

    Starts at 12pm

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  • SATURDAY 17TH
  • AUCKLAND BEER WEEK LAUNCH EVENT: Fresh Hop 21 The Fridge and Flagon, Vultures' Lane, The Brewers Co-operative, The Lumsden Freehouse, and Galbraith's Alehouse

    Fresh Hop is the best bar hop in town. Using Brew Bus as your mode of transport, take a hop on hop off around 5 venues around the city that will each be showcasing unique fresh hop beers from the countries finest breweries.

    3 Free buses running at 20 minute intervals around the clock (12 - 6pm) taking in the loop of 5 venues in a geographical loop

    Starts at 12pm

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  • Craft beers with Indian street food Plan B Lounge

    Hallertau beer & plan b chicken - $15
    Urbaunet beer & masala fries - $12
    Behemoth beer & onion bajji - $12
    Liberty beer & veggie balls - $12

    Starts at 12pm
  • The iconic duo (Beer & pork crackling deal) Brothers Beer & Juke Joint BBQ | Birkenhead, Brothers Beer CWD, Brothers Juke Joint BBQ | Mt Eden, Brothers Beer Orakei, and Brothers Beer Onehunga

    Grab a glass of any of Brothers' core range (Lager, Pale, Pilsner, IPA, XPA) and some of Gav's new pork crackling for $15. Beer & crackling are one truly iconic duo and are the perfect way to enjoy some great beer.

  • SUNDAY 18TH
  • Bread & Circuses w/ Citizen The Fridge and Flagon

    Caesar knew how to keep his population happy, with Bread and Circuses. Well, so do Beer Jerk! Join Citizen Brewing and Beer Jerk at the Fridge and Flagon to enjoy beers made with bread, breads made with beer alongside some entertaining performances.

    Starts at 12pm

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  • Craft beers with Indian street food Plan B Lounge

    Cassels beer & Curry Flower - $13
    Deep Creek beer & Cocktail Samosas - $12
    Brothers Beer & Paneer 9999 - $13
    Piha Beer & Local Lamb Snack - $14

    Starts at 12pm
  • Barrelworks Open Day 8 Wired Barrelworks

    A chance to appreciate all things Barrel Aged from 8 Wired, we are throwing open our doors and the focus is on barrel aged beers. You can expect guided talks on our beers, special bottle pours and the biggest range of barrel aged beers we have ever had on tap at once.
    Bookings - [email protected]

    Starts at 12pm

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  • The ultimate Sunday session Hoppers

    Hoppers Craft Beer Festival, in celebration with Auckland Beer Week, kicks off with the ultimate Sunday Session in collaboration with Epic Beer.
    - Epic tap takeover
    - Culleys x Epic Hot Zombie Sauce Hot Wing Challenge
    - Live funky jazz music with ‘Funkorama’



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  • Garage Sunday Presents: Pickle Party Garage Project Kingsland

    A celebration for the re-release of Pickle Beer.

    Special licence on the day for everyone to enjoy a glass of Pickle Beer or something else from our 12 taps. Baby G -Burger (still to confirm) smashing patties and plenty of other pickle fun!

    Beer line up still to be confirmed, subject to brew schedule.

  • The iconic duo (Beer & pork crackling deal) Brothers Beer Onehunga, Brothers Beer Orakei, Brothers Beer & Juke Joint BBQ | Birkenhead, Brothers Beer CWD, and Brothers Juke Joint BBQ | Mt Eden

    Grab a glass of any of Brothers' core range (Lager, Pale, Pilsner, IPA, XPA) and some of Gav's new pork crackling for $15. Beer & crackling are one truly iconic duo and are the perfect way to enjoy some great beer.

  • Lumsden Freehouse 8th Birthday Bash The Lumsden Freehouse

    We missed our lucky 7th birthday due to lockdown so this year join us for a party for the ages as we celebrate 8 years a Freehouse in roaring twenties style.

  • MONDAY 19TH
  • toasted at Cornerbar Cornerbar

    Join Sawmill Brewery at Cornerbar for a month of delicious gourmet toasties and award winning beers.

    $18 per person (price includes gourmet toastie and 390ml tap beer).

    Starts at 12pm
  • Beer Jerk Sports Day w/ Urbanaut The Fridge and Flagon

    Beer Jerk running club takes place every Monday night where members run 5km and drink a beer. Come along to Sports Day where the concept will be taken to the next level with incredible feats of athleticism including egg and spoon race, arm wrestling, cornhole, pie eating time trials, delicious beers and some rad prizes from the Urbanaut Party Gang.

    Starts at 5pm

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  • Quiz night Hoppers

    Hoppers Craft Beer Festival continues with a Quiz night with 'Believe it or not' and craft beer tastings



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  • The iconic duo (Beer & pork crackling deal) Brothers Beer Onehunga, Brothers Beer Orakei, Brothers Beer & Juke Joint BBQ | Birkenhead, Brothers Beer CWD, and Brothers Juke Joint BBQ | Mt Eden

    Grab a glass of any of Brothers' core range (Lager, Pale, Pilsner, IPA, XPA) and some of Gav's new pork crackling for $15. Beer & crackling are one truly iconic duo and are the perfect way to enjoy some great beer.

  • TUESDAY 20TH
  • toasted at Cornerbar Cornerbar

    Join Sawmill Brewery at Cornerbar for a month of delicious gourmet toasties and award winning beers.

    $18 per person (price includes gourmet toastie and 390ml tap beer).

    Starts at 12pm
  • Fault Tasting w/ David Moynagh The Fridge and Flagon

    Do you know your Diacetyl from your DMS? Oxidation from overcarbonation? Join BJCP judge David Moynagh for a workshop on beer faults. Learn about the most common issues with your beer, how they come about and how to spot them.

    Starts at 6:30pm Tickets are $30.00

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  • Elmo’s Wood-fired Pizza pop up Hoppers

    Pizza and Beer matching
    • Surprise Seasonal Beer Launch
    • Live Jazz Music



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  • The iconic duo (Beer & pork crackling deal) Brothers Beer Onehunga, Brothers Beer Orakei, Brothers Beer & Juke Joint BBQ | Birkenhead, Brothers Beer CWD, and Brothers Juke Joint BBQ | Mt Eden

    Grab a glass of any of Brothers' core range (Lager, Pale, Pilsner, IPA, XPA) and some of Gav's new pork crackling for $15. Beer & crackling are one truly iconic duo and are the perfect way to enjoy some great beer.

  • WEDNESDAY 21ST
  • toasted at Cornerbar Cornerbar

    Join Sawmill Brewery at Cornerbar for a month of delicious gourmet toasties and award winning beers.

    $18 per person (price includes gourmet toastie and 390ml tap beer).

    Starts at 12pm
  • Beertails + Libations Vol 3 My Bar

    3 years on and the team here at My Bar is continuing to push the envelope with unique cocktails that incorporate great craft beer in unique and different ways.

    Starts at 5pm
  • Le Tour de Belgique BBC Tasting Studio

    A taste journey of Belgian beers. From refreshing Witbier and Saison, through the monastic layers of Trappist and abbey ales, finishing up with a dance on the wild side. Get a unique snapshot of the wide range of iconic styles from this beer obsessed nation.

    With your host beer judge Dave Moynagh, for one night the BBC will be Belgian Beer Central – very limited tickets include tasting 10 beers and a light shared platter.

    Starts at 6:30pm Tickets are $40.00

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  • Music Bingo The Lumsden Freehouse

    Lumsden Freehouse hosts Music Bingo, Free entry, beery prizes and a whole lot of fun.

    Free entry - reservations a must

    Starts at 7pm
  • An Evening with Workshop at The Fridge & Flagon The Fridge and Flagon

    Join Workshop Brewing for a taste of Raglan with a specially prepared line up of some their favourites alongside some rare, very small batch beers from Workshop's experimental and bottle-conditioning programmes.

    Starts at 8pm

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  • The iconic duo (Beer & pork crackling deal) Brothers Beer Onehunga, Brothers Beer Orakei, Brothers Beer & Juke Joint BBQ | Birkenhead, Brothers Beer CWD, and Brothers Juke Joint BBQ | Mt Eden

    Grab a glass of any of Brothers' core range (Lager, Pale, Pilsner, IPA, XPA) and some of Gav's new pork crackling for $15. Beer & crackling are one truly iconic duo and are the perfect way to enjoy some great beer.

  • THURSDAY 22ND
  • toasted at Cornerbar Cornerbar

    Join Sawmill Brewery at Cornerbar for a month of delicious gourmet toasties and award winning beers.

    $18 per person (price includes gourmet toastie and 390ml tap beer).

    Starts at 12pm
  • Walk the Beer Mile with the Brewers Urbanaut Brewing, Churly's, and The Fridge and Flagon

    Pop on your trainers and grab an umbrella for you are about to walk the beer mile with some of its crew! See Luke at the Fridge & Flagon to kick things off with a sampling of beers, as well as a little intro and history behind the Auckland Beer Mile. Then, when you see Team Behemoth, that means it's time to move. Never fear, the walk from Fridge & Flagon is less than 20 minutes and during it you'll get the inside scoop on Dominion Road and why Behemoth chose it to be their home, brothels and all! After a sampling of Churly's finest brews & snacks you'll be met by Team Urbanaut and once again, it's time to get those legs moving. On this last "leg" of the trip, you'll hear about Kingsland and the brewery, with things becoming quite clear as to why they chose their name. Once in Morningside, you'll complete your final beer tastings before being sent into the night around 8pm.

    Starts at 5pm Tickets are $45.00

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  • Beertails + Libations Vol 3 My Bar

    3 years on and the team here at My Bar is continuing to push the envelope with unique cocktails that incorporate great craft beer in unique and different ways.

    Starts at 5pm
  • The wide world of IPA BBC Tasting Studio

    Hop lovers – join us for a lupulin fueled evening to celebrate IPA and its variants (Hazy, West Coast, White, Red, Brown, Black, Belgian, Brut) with award winning brewer Hamish Ward (Deep Creek, Isthmus) and beer judge Dave Moynagh.

    Starting with the haze craze we will go on a journey of clarity and enlightenment via the west coast before we dive into a selection of specialty IPAs

    Very limited tickets include tasting 8 beers and a light shared platter.

    Starts at 6:30pm Tickets are $40.00

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  • Dessert of the Gods 2021 Mythica Brewing taproom

    For this year’s DESSERT OF THE GODS event we are matching 3 beers up with some classic desserts. A lemon meringue, a mystery chocolate dessert and something fruity will be paired up with 3 closely matched Mythica beers. The lemon meringue beer and another beer will be specifically released for this event. All 3 beers will be on nitro to provide a dessert creaminess and although there may be some tartness from fruit none of the beers will be overly sour. 3 small desserts and 3 tasting glasses are included in the ticket price. An appropriately themed short multiple choice quiz will run between informative beer tastings and the champion crowned with treacle or something else sticky and sweet.

    Very limited tickets

    Starts at 7pm Tickets are $30.00

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  • Wellington's Whistling Sisters Tap Takeover Hoppers

    • Wellingtons Whistling Sisters Tap Takeover
    • Live Soulful House DJ
    • Food matching with beer + Oyster Happy Hour



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  • The iconic duo (Beer & pork crackling deal) Brothers Beer Onehunga, Brothers Beer Orakei, Brothers Beer & Juke Joint BBQ | Birkenhead, Brothers Beer CWD, and Brothers Juke Joint BBQ | Mt Eden

    Grab a glass of any of Brothers' core range (Lager, Pale, Pilsner, IPA, XPA) and some of Gav's new pork crackling for $15. Beer & crackling are one truly iconic duo and are the perfect way to enjoy some great beer.

  • Epic Comedy Night The Fridge and Flagon

    Head down to the Fridge & Flagon for an incredible night of stand up comedy. Hosted by award winning comedian Tim Batt and a stellar lineup of some of Auckland’s funniest people Rhys Mathewson, Pax Assadi, Nick Rado, Liv McKenzie and Courtney Dawson. Ticket included a glass of Epic beer on arrival.

    Tickets are $25.00

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  • FRIDAY 23RD
  • toasted at Cornerbar Cornerbar

    Join Sawmill Brewery at Cornerbar for a month of delicious gourmet toasties and award winning beers.

    $18 per person (price includes gourmet toastie and 390ml tap beer).

    Starts at 12pm
  • Craft beers with Indian street food Plan B Lounge

    Garage Project Beer & Chicken Southern Style - $13
    Epic Beer & Lamb Biryani - $13
    Croucher Beer & Bang Bang Mushrooms - $12
    Sawmill Beer & Plan B Chicken - $12

    Starts at 12pm
  • Galbraith’s X McLeod’s X Cazador Galbraith's Alehouse

    After a long year of lockdowns, we have eventually reached the stage of Auckland Beer Week again. This year we are bringing back our best mates from Waipu, McLeod’s and at the same time bringing along a new friend in Cazador for some delicious game meat specialities.

    We'll have 7 taps of McLeod's brews and some exquisitely soulful creations from multi award winning restaurant, Cazador.

    Not that you need any other reason to come, but there'll also be a special Cask-Conditioned collab from Teddy 'Galbraith's’ & Jason 'McLeod's', the proceeds of which will be donated to charity.

    Starts at 4pm
  • End of Week Urbanaut Hoppy Hour Party The Birdcage Tavern

    Urbabanut tap takeover with merch prize packs to give away. Decent beers, decent prices, decent prizes, decent party. All brought to you by the party legends from Urbanaut.

    Starts at 4pm
  • Beertails + Libations Vol 3 My Bar

    3 years on and the team here at My Bar is continuing to push the envelope with unique cocktails that incorporate great craft beer in unique and different ways.

    Starts at 5pm
  • St George’s Day Party Good George North Wharf and Good George Tap House

    To celebrate our namesake saint’s special day we’re throwing a celebration in his honour. Join us for a St. George’s Day Party featuring the release of a limited edition St. George’s brew, live entertainment and a few surprises throughout the evening. And if you can prove your name is George, expect to be treated like a saint – come along to the party to see what we mean!

    Starts at 5pm
  • Shanty Night The Fridge and Flagon

    Ahoy! Set sail for a salty singalong with the Wellington Sea Shanty Society at the fabulous Fridge & Flagon! Brace the mainsails for rousing renditions of your favourite shanties with songbooks so you can join in while quaffing jugs of hearty ale. It’ll be a shanty good time. Yo Ho!

    Starts at 7pm Tickets are $25.00

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  • The iconic duo (Beer & pork crackling deal) Brothers Beer Onehunga, Brothers Beer Orakei, Brothers Beer & Juke Joint BBQ | Birkenhead, Brothers Beer CWD, and Brothers Juke Joint BBQ | Mt Eden

    Grab a glass of any of Brothers' core range (Lager, Pale, Pilsner, IPA, XPA) and some of Gav's new pork crackling for $15. Beer & crackling are one truly iconic duo and are the perfect way to enjoy some great beer.

  • SATURDAY 24TH
  • Coach daytrip to 8 Wired and Sawmill Breweries in Matakana Sawmill Brewery and Smoko Room and 8 Wired Barrelworks

    An 11am departure from Auckland CBD, and we travel via Albany to Matakana. To start the day with a new skillset we hurl some axes at Action Matakana, then to 8 Wired Brewery.

    We’ll have tutored tastings of both the 8 Wired range and Bohemian cider.

    Lunch is US style slow cooked BBQ, and it’s All-You-Can-Eat!

    Early afternoon we head to Sawmill Brewery with a tasting flight of their range included. Around 6.30pm we’ll head homeward on the coach.

    Starts at 11am Tickets are $249.00

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  • Let Them Eat Cake The Fridge and Flagon

    As Marie-Antoinette (probably never) said, “Let them eat cake”. If you’re a fan of all things sweet join us at The Fridge & Flagon for some decadent donut and beer pairings. Ice Cream Sours, Milkshake IPAs and Pastry Stouts all carefully paired with gourmet donuts. (Pilsners and plain crackers will also be available on request to keep the party-poopers happy).

    Starts at 12pm

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  • toasted at Cornerbar Cornerbar

    Join Sawmill Brewery at Cornerbar for a month of delicious gourmet toasties and award winning beers.

    $18 per person (price includes gourmet toastie and 390ml tap beer).

    Starts at 12pm
  • Dark Beer and Oysters The Lumsden Freehouse

    An Auckland Beer Week champion returns for the 6th year running. Featuring an array of delicious and rare dark beers from the countries finest breweries matched with fresh local oysters. #perfectlycompatible

    Starts at 12pm
  • Beertails + Libations Vol 3 My Bar

    3 years on and the team here at My Bar is continuing to push the envelope with unique cocktails that incorporate great craft beer in unique and different ways.

    Starts at 5pm
  • The iconic duo (Beer & pork crackling deal) Brothers Beer Onehunga, Brothers Beer Orakei, Brothers Beer & Juke Joint BBQ | Birkenhead, Brothers Beer CWD, and Brothers Juke Joint BBQ | Mt Eden

    Grab a glass of any of Brothers' core range (Lager, Pale, Pilsner, IPA, XPA) and some of Gav's new pork crackling for $15. Beer & crackling are one truly iconic duo and are the perfect way to enjoy some great beer.

  • SUNDAY 25TH
  • Hospo Sunday Sessions Vultures' Lane

    After an eventful week in Auckland's Beer World we'd like to host all of our fellow beer slingers to relax with us on the last day of Auckland's Beer Week. We will have live music, special offers on beers and free snacks being served up all afternoon.

    Starts at 1pm