Brewer Kelly Ryan and journalist Patrick Gower may have different professions, but the school friend’s bro-mance is real (especially after a few 9% ‘Game of Cones’).
Parliament is a strange, hectic place and the public rely on the Press Gallery to make sense out of what those politicians are trying to do to them. Two of the best are TVNZ's Jessica Mutch and Newshub's Tova O'Brien, seasoned veterans of the gallery who have recently been crowned political editors of their respective media outlets and they join us at The Malthouse for beers, and a pot of tea.
Opening yet another brewery in Wellington would be crazy, right? Well, there’s at least four people who don’t think so and they’re in the middle of doing just that in Miramar. We’re joined by Double Vision’s Warren Drahota and Maria Lanz for a fascinating insight into taking the plunge in today’s mature beer market.
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.