Low alcohol craft beer - How did we manage to get the big 'Renaissance flavour' into a small beer you ask? With a large percentage of specialty malts to add mouthfeel, then late hopped with a selection of kiwi varieties (Nelson Sauvin, Waimea, and Riwaka) for their tropical fruit and spice flavours.
Renaissance Lager is our celebration of our unique New Zealand flavour and tribute to the everyday Kiwi.
Nine malts are blended to produce layers of caramel, toffee, liquorice, chocolate and roasty flavours, balanced by a tart, raisiny fruitiness that gives way to a lingering dry finish.
APA is Refreshing, crisp and aromatic—a golden hoppy ale - 4.5% ABV 12x330ml
IPA is Malty, delicious and aromatic - British Classic - 6% ABV 12x330ml
The explosion of passionfruit and citrus aromas - the signature of the Riwaka hop - leave no doubt you're in for more than mere refreshment with our Paradox. Initial biscuity malt sweetness is soon joined by those zingy hop notes, it’s flavour-packed, yet crisp and thirst-quenching.
Inspired by the boldly hoppy ales of old, Voyager IPA is a rich satisfying ale with an emphatic hop bite. We generously hop it, first with Kiwi hop varieties and then finish it with Fuggles for a spicy floral finish, resulting in an ale fit for an Emperor!
Renaissance 1000th brew was expertly crafted by six of NZ's finest brewers - all of whom honed their craft at Renaissance Brewery. A portion was then aged for 6 months in ex Pinot Noir barrels.
This in turn creates a punchy IPA on the nose and palate and the crispness of a lager on the finish. Collision Course is jam packed with US grown Crystal, Calypso and Eureka as well as New Zealand grown Nelson Sauvin and Cascade.
Box includes - 3 x IPA, 3 x APA, 2 x NZ Pale Ale, 2 x Scotch Ale, 2 x Porter
MPA is a New Zealand take on an American Double India Pale Ale, but instead we use use New Zealand Hop varieties to yield a truly kiwi taste.The nose is pine grass, passionfruit and lavender, the huge palate has a soft bitterness and is balanced by the malt sweetness of the base beer.
As a nation of intrepid people, New Zealanders are great at working together to create new things. The same can be said of the country's brewers who have collaborated to create an exciting, vibrant, international industry.
APA's were designed to showcase the unique resiny fruitiness of American hops. There's a honeyish maltiness but Nelson grown hops soon fill the mouth with their grapefruit-like zestines.
Hazy and unfiltered this unique beer is brewed with NZ Pilsner malt, malted wheat and special yeast to yield a distinctive refreshing taste experience. Pouring a cloudy straw-amber with a thick head with an aroma of cloves, banana and bubblegum.
This East Coast style session IPL takes its name from where our head brewer spent his childhood summers in the Marlborough Sounds. Brewed with NZ malts and loads of tropical hops, this beer exudes aromas of melon and passionfruit with a hint of grapefruit.
Brewed with NZ Pilsner, Munich, Vienna & Super Nova malts, hoped with aged Horizon and Santium hops then warm fermented with a Saison yeast to create a dry finish.
APA's were designed to showcase the unique resiny fruitiness of American hops. There's a honeyish maltiness but Nelson grown hops soon fill the mouth with their grapefruit-like zestiness and lingering tangy resins, delivering distinct up front fruit flavours that pack a punch.
Originally the beer of choice for workers in London's produce markets, Elemental Porter is brewed in the modern 'robust' stylem; a rich full-bodied brew with hints of chocolate which gives way to a cleansing hop-driven finish.
Fellowship NZ Pale Ale is our celebration of New Zealand's Hops and a tribute to the growers. This Pale Ale uses a generous mix of hops in the brew that add grapefruit and lime flavours, followed by lots more kiwi hops in the ferment to give notes of fresh gooseberries.
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