Tag Archives: South Island

• Craft beer heads to Antarctica…where it’s summer

Craft beer heads to Antarctica…where it’s summer

The team at Moa Brewery reckon a cold beer will be just as satisfying in the freezing Antarctic as it is on a hot summer day. Their beer will get the ultimate test this year when 2000 bottles leave on a ship today for Antarctica, destined for New Zealand’s Scott Base. Organisers of the shipment […]

• New Zealand quake hits beer supplies at major brewery

New Zealand quake hits beer supplies at major brewery

Sounds like they need rescue supplies. CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — New Zealand’s major 7.0 earthquake disrupted supplies from one of the country’s biggest breweries, an official said Tuesday, warning operations may not return to normal for weeks. The Lion Nathan brewery, which has stood in central Christchurch since the 1850s, was little damaged in Saturday’s […]