Politics and beer, over beer.
Fancy a beer with the leader of the National Party? Well, I’m sure he’ll have one with you if you can find him to ask, but the next best thing is listening to us have one with him at The Malthouse. Listen to hear his thoughts on the beer industry, politics, and what he actually puts in his hair….
Season 2 is here, so we've called in some familiar media faces to sink a few beers at The Malthouse. Tune in to hear Heather du Plessis-Allan and Chris Bramwell talk about homebrewing, Winston Peters, Donald Trump and, of course, Dancing with the Stars.
Two of the most successful people in the New Zealand beer scene are Jos Ruffell from Garage Project and Mike Neilson from Panhead. One has remained staunchly independent as he has turned his brewery into a global brand, while the other chose to sell the business for a tidy profit when the offer was too good to refuse.
New Zealand has 32 new MPs and two of them are Labour's Kiri Allan and the Greens' Chloe Swarbrick. They join Shane and Michael at The Malthouse to discuss their aspirations for the next three years.
Predicting what will happen next in the beer industry seems impossible but we're going to try, with the help of brewer Kerry Gray from Choice Bros and award-winning beer writer Neil Miller.
Every man, woman and their dog wants to start a brewery these days. You're homebrew's great? Then it'll be easy, right? Wrong. We're joined by Matt from Parrotdog and Anika from Tiamana to discuss the realities of starting a brewery.
Just a few days to go New Zealand! With the election imminent, The Beerhive are joined by Newshub political journalists Lloyd Burr and Jenna Lynch to discuss just how wild the ride has been.
With the election less than a week away, we're joined by the two leading candidates vying for votes in the centre of the Craft Beer Capital.
Our first pod! The Beerhive talk to financial journalist Alex Tarrant and bar owner Stacey Walsh about why beer is so expensive. Recorded live at The Malthouse.
Independent breweries have shaken up the beer market, but can they compete with the big players when it comes to the Kiwi dozen?
To kick off our blog section, here's an article I wrote for Newsroom earlier this year about the controversy surrounding the Brewers Association's 99% sugar free campaign.