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Historic double win at National Competition

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 3:59 pm | Society Of Beer Advocates

Dunedin homebrewer Jamie McQuillan won both the Champion Beer and Champion Brewer awards in the 10th annual SOBA National Homebrew Competition. More >>

Society of Beer Advocates Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 2:46 pm | Society Of Beer Advocates

While the pundits debate whether or not we’ve reached ‘peak craft beer,’ most fans know that humans have been drinking beer ever since we domesticated cereal grains a few thousand years ago. More >>

Society of Beer Advocates Mid Winter Ale Festival

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 11:19 am | Society Of Beer Advocates

An unprecedented number of beer-loving Wellingtonians are set to celebrate the Society of Beer Advocates’ (SOBA) Winter Ale Festival, with an adventurous lineup sure to satisfy both harden beer geeks and novices alike. More >>

Taranaki Beer Festival Back Bigger, Better And Frothier!

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 11:13 am | Society Of Beer Advocates

Craft beer may be popular in Wellington, but New Plymouth is staking its claim with one of the best new beer festivals in the country. More >>

Wellington Breweries Continue Domination of National Awards

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 10:09 am | Society Of Beer Advocates

Two of Wellington’s most popular breweries have continued their meteoric rise by cleaning up the 2015 Society of Beer Advocates (SOBA) Awards. More >>

Quality of Home Brewing Continues to Rise

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 9:59 am | Society Of Beer Advocates

Homebrewing honours have been shared between islands, with brewers from Christchurch and Auckland picking up the top awards. More >>

New Zealand’s Homebrew Hero to Be Announced

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 9:41 am | Society Of Beer Advocates

Amateur brewers across New Zealand will be hoping they have what it takes as they await the results of the 2015 SOBA National Homebrew Competition this weekend. More >>

Festival Showcases Auckland’s Burgeoning Beer Scene

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 9:49 am | Society Of Beer Advocates

The City of Ales craft beer festival returns to Auckland this Saturday for a sold out event. Held at The Maritime Room in Viaduct Harbour the festival is the most successful small beer festival in Auckland. After three years, 2015 will be slightly ... More >>

Festival Showcases Auckland’s Burgeoning Beer Scene

Friday, 29 May 2015, 10:49 am | Society Of Beer Advocates

The City of Ales craft beer festival returns to Auckland in June for the 4th year in a row. Held at The Maritime Room in Viaduct Harbour the festival is the most successful small beer festival in Auckland. After 3 sold-out years, this year’s event will ... More >>

NZ's best beer bars, breweries and restaurants named

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 12:10 pm | Society Of Beer Advocates

The best breweries, bars, bottle stores and beer events have been recognised in the 2014 Society of Beer Advocates (SOBA) Awards. More >>

New Zealand’s Best Amateur Brewer to Be Announced

Friday, 31 October 2014, 11:13 am | Society Of Beer Advocates

Amateur brewers from across the country will be keeping their fingers crossed as they await the results of the 2014 SOBA National Homebrew Competition this weekend. More >>

Homebrewers Homing in on Hamilton

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 11:00 am | Society Of Beer Advocates

Hundreds of homebrewers from across the country are busy preparing and packaging their bottles in preparation for this year’s SOBA National Homebrew Competition. More >>

Ludicrous Gluten-Free Rules Unfair to Brewers And Consumers

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 4:25 pm | Society Of Beer Advocates

New labelling rules set to come into force that will stop breweries from calling their beer gluten-free will hurt both brewers and consumers, the Society of Beer Advocates (SOBA) says. More >>

Auckland Alcohol Policy Could Burst City’s Craft Beer Boom

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 2:42 pm | Society Of Beer Advocates

Proposed changes to Auckland’s local alcohol policy (LAP) could have disastrous consequences on the cities thriving beer culture, the Society of Beer Advocates believes. More >>

Society of Beer Advocates City of Ales Festival 12 July 2014

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 10:47 am | Society Of Beer Advocates

Hundreds of beer lovers are set to celebrate the third anniversary of the Society of Beer Advocates’ (SOBA) City of Ales Festival, at The Floating Pavilion in Auckland. More >>

Society of Beer Advocates Mid Winter Ale Festival – 14 June

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 12:20 pm | Society Of Beer Advocates

Hundreds of beer lovers are set to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Society of Beer Advocates’ (SOBA) Winter Ale Festival, with a collection of unique beers to warm up winter. More >>

Society of Beer Advocates Award Winners 2013

Friday, 27 December 2013, 10:35 am | Society Of Beer Advocates

The Society of Beer Advocates (SOBA) is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural SOBA Awards. These awards are intended to recognise, reward and encourage those who are providing excellent products and services to the beer community and industry. More >>

7th Annual SOBA National Homebrew Competition

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 3:26 pm | Society Of Beer Advocates

The call is being put out nationwide to homebrewers for entries into SOBA’s (Society of Beer Advocates) 7th annual National Homebrew Competition to be held in Hamilton on 2nd and 3rd November. More >>

Society of Beer Advocates Mid Winter Ale Festival

Saturday, 20 July 2013, 1:58 pm | Society Of Beer Advocates

This year the Society of Beer Advocates’ (SOBA) annual Winter Ale Festival will be bigger and tastier than ever, with increased capacity and a wonderful array of unique beers to ward off the winter blues. More >>

Society of Beer Advocates - Fest Will Be Bigger Thank Ever!

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 12:44 pm | Society Of Beer Advocates

This year the Society of Beer Advocates’ (SOBA) annual Winter Ale Festival will be bigger and tastier than ever, with increased capacity and a wonderful array of unique beers to ward off the winter blues. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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