Keg beer is unpasteurised and cool chained from the brewery, creates no waste in packaging and saves you money.
There is a minimum pour of 1000ml, will fill your own vessel or supply (10$ deposit) returnable glass bottles.
The Coaster and Mandrake beers are our own.
Hopscotch will keep this list current, all you need to do is rinse your bottle, and make some decisions... tasters are free!
A great hop kick & low ABV gives you guilt free summer drinking. Interestingly the lack of confounding variables (alcohol) lets you notice the psychoactive action of the hops.
Super satisfying Porter, plenty of body for it's weight, with a well proportioned amount of smoky toasty Coconutiness.
The beer that Christchurch based Cassels are best known for, as it is awesome. Not too sweet, nice easy going stout that has a clean crisp bitterness at the end.
This delicious stout has subtle coconut and difficult to discern alcohol warmth, belying its large alcohol percentage. Great as a winter warmer or dessert drink.
Resonator IPA is a pale golden India Pale Ale, Double Dry Hopped with Nelson Sauvin & Motueka , with brings notes of aromatic resin & passion fruit.
Absolutely delicious double IPA brewed using Citra,Simcoe and Nelson Sauvin. The well balanced malt keeps the bitterness in check, but the Wolverine does have some bite.
This excellent example of the German sour beer is enhanced by the addition of Feijoas. The fruit don't smack you round, rather they lurk in the background. So good.
Mellons is low in bitterness, massive watermelon juiciness abounds, taking you back to the golden days of summer.
Medium bodied, with not quite American Stout hoppiness keeps things very tasty, but also approachable for traditional Stout aficionados.
This brown ale is the first spawn from our extensive sour program. It is sour, dry, woody. On the Biohazard tap on request.
Loads of Galaxy hops jiggled with CO2 in the fermenter brings a juicy, easy drinking Haze to your day. Some bitterness, but surprisingly restrained for a Mandrake IPA.
Our nod to a traditional 16th Century Bavarian Oktoberfest lager (unlike a crips, hoppy German-style Pilsner), this one's all about the malt. Expect soft elegant toast on the nose leading to full-bodied palate with whole meal bread notes hinting of toast. Both smooth & refined with no hop character, the finish is balanced & clean leaving you yearning for another sip.
Ancho chillies with smoked nectarines sit in a delicious banquet of golden malt. Easy to drink, not too spicy, but definitely complex.
A beer cocktail! Fermented with the perfect balance of juicy raspberries, hibiscus flowers and zesty lime juice. This kettle sour is tart and delicious with a signature ruby hue.
Its a sour sour, with salt Gose style, and quite a bit of citrus.
Traditional Bavarian wheat beer with a good amount of yeast funk, not banana salad levels.
Our first summer seasonal, Cove Unfiltered Pale Ale is the 2020 iteration of 2018's Cove Session Pale. Haze for days & hoppy as, expect huge citrus & pineapple up front with a malt bill to back a special hop blend making this one fruity, deliciously bitter & so drinkable.
Brewed in Christchurch using Kveik yeast, a little bit of lightening, wild foraged juniper, gin, and hop oil. Soft bitterness, citrusy.
El Dorado - The fabled City of Gold. While never found, the legend of the fabulous El Dorado resonates through the centuries. This American Pale Ale pays tribute to the unquenched gold thirst of generations of foolish Conquistadors, judiciously late hopped with El Dorado, Tomahawk and Denali. Piney, juicy, floral, resinous, liquid gold.
Brewed on Great Barrier, brought back to Avondale. Jam packed with juicyfruit flavours from Mosaic, Riwaka and new NZ hop 4337, this luscious passionfruity drop is just the ticket to ignore the onset of winter, close your eyes and pretend you are still on a beach.
Hailing from a land that has adopted the feijoa as a native, South Cider supplements traditional Pink Lady and Braeburn apples with the bounty of a thousand roadside stalls. Clear amber in colour it comes on crisp and fresh while revelling in the taste and texture of pure feijoa.
A hazy Pale Ale, jam-packed with guava. This party edition delivers a fruity punch and citrus zing.
Fairly restrained and true to style NZ Pilsner. Dry, refreshing and clean.
This tasty thing showcases a bunch of US West Coast hops meeting up in the ring for a punch up of epic proportions - juicy, piney, and resinous. Brewed with Voss yeast, which emphasizes citrus notes, it is a sensational treat for your taste buds!