GABS FESTIVAL BEER MIXED SIX PACK

Every year at GABS Beer, Cider & Food Fest presented by Liquorland, the best breweries from New Zealand, Australia and around the world come together to release a new and exclusive beer all on the same day and at the same event. These ‘Festival Beers’ are a true showcase of craft beer creativity and diversity, and in 2018, more than 80 unique beers were unleashed on GABS punters.

To continue the experience beyond the event, we’ve cherry-picked six outstanding GABS Festival Beers for you to enjoy at your leisure. Relive your GABS favourites, try something you missed, or explore something new. There’s something for every beer lover in the GABS FESTIVAL BEER MIXED SIX PACK.

This very limited edition is available exclusively at select Liquorland stores immediately after GABS Auckland concludes on 1 July 2018.

 

WHAT’S IN THE PACK?

ROCKAFELLA BOURBON BARREL AGED DARK ALE
Stockade Brew Co (AUS)

Using Woodford Reserve bourbon barrels, Stockade aged their Rare Ink Session Stout to create a rich experience that remains easy drinking. Expect a light body rounded out by oak, vanilla and chocolate flavours.

Style: Wood-Aged Beer
Character: Roast (Dark & dry)
Complexity: Stepping up
ABV: 5.5%
Unit: 1 x 330mL bottle
CONTAINS APPROX 1.4 STANDARD DRINKS

BEER BLANKET
Epic Brewing Company (NZ)

Introducing the first stout Epic has made in four years. Smooth and delicious, with pockets of roasted malt, a sprinkling of creamy oats and hints of awesome.

Style: Foreign Extra Stout
Character: Roast (Dark & dry)
Complexity: Stepping up
ABV: 6%
Unit: 1 x 330mL bottle
CONTAINS APPROX 1.6 STANDARD DRINKS

THE DARRYL STRAWBERRY
Capital Brewing Co (AUS)

Capital bartender Ryan makes a ripper of a strawberry, rosemary and vodka cocktail. He wondered if it would work as beer. Find out for yourself in this wheat beer crammed full of strawberry and local rosemary.

Style: American Wheat
Character: Crisp (Brisk hoppiness)
Complexity: Easier drinking
ABV: 5%
Unit: 1 x 375mL can
CONTAINS APPROX 1.4 STANDARD DRINKS

STEAM FUNK ‘STONEFRUIT BERLINER’
Deep Creek Brewing Co (NZ)

A Berliner Weisse that's full of Kiwi summer fruit - nectarines, peaches and apricots. Expect layers of sweet fruit and a lovely tart finish.

Style: Berliner Weisse
Character: Tart/Funky (Delicate)
Complexity: Easier drinking
ABV: 4.5%
Unit: 1 x 440mL can
CONTAINS APPROX 1.6 STANDARD DRINKS

HOLY COW!
Kereru Brewing Company (NZ)

A malty ale that has been infused with dates and pomegranate. It was inspired by an ancient Egyptian beer recipe and Hathor, cow goddess of love, hospitality and (of course), beer.

Style: Specialty Beer
Character: Malt (Fruit & toffee)
Complexity: Adventurous
ABV: 6.3%
Unit: 1 x 330mL bottle
CONTAINS APPROX 1.6 STANDARD DRINKS

FRAMBOISE A TROIS
Hawkers Beer (AUS) / Wheaty Brewing Corps (AUS) / Liberty Brewing Co (NZ)

A trans-Tasman collaboration between three of Australia and New Zealand’s most loved breweries has produced this delicious sour raspberry IPA, with a touch of lactose for a bit of je ne sais quoi.

Style: Soured Fruit Beer
Character: Tart/Funky (Fruity & vinous)
Complexity: Adventurous
ABV: 6.5%
Unit: 1 x 375mL can
CONTAINS APPROX 1.9 STANDARD DRINKS