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Winners Announced For The 2000 NZ Beer Awards


Winners Announced For The 2006 New Zealand Beer Awards

The results of the 2006 BrewNZ New Zealand Beer Awards were formally announced last night at a Parliamentary dinner hosted by local Wellington MP Mark Blumsky. A panel of ten expert judges has spent the last three days evaluating more than 170 beers from across New Zealand and around the world

The judges - led by internationally renowned brewer and beer judge Dave Logsdon from the United States - considered a record number of entries across fourteen diverse classes. The styles ranged from New Zealand lagers though to Pale Ales, Stouts, Porters, Wheat Beers and Strong Beers.

"The quality and diversity of the beers entered in this year's awards was outstanding. I continue to be impressed at the way New Zealand beer is developing. New Zealanders are making world class beer, no doubt about it, and that is great for consumers" said Dave Logsdon.

The final category judged was the Festive Brew. This demanding category requires brewers to make a beer specially for the awards. This year the theme was "All Hail Pale Ale" and the winner was the Epic Brewing Company from Auckland with their beer called simply "Mayhem".

The packaging award was won by the new Christchurch micro-brewery 3 Boys.

The table below shows the beers which were judged "Best in Class":

Class Best in Class Brewery Name
New Zealand Draught Canterbury Draught Canterbury Breweries
New Zealand Lager Mac's Gold Lion Breweries
New Zealand Premium Lagers Steinlager Lion Breweries
International Golden Lager Styles Limburg Czechmate Limburg Beer Company
Dark Style Beers Dakota Dark Wigram Brewing Co
Stouts and Porters Emerson's Oatmeal Stout Emerson's Brewery
Pale Ales Epic Pale Ale Epic Brewing Company
Amber Ales Sassy Red Mac's Brewery
Strong Beers Limburg Oude Reserve Limburg Beer Company
Wheat (or other non-barley) Beers Emerson's Dunkelweiss Emerson's Brewery
Fruit/Spice/Herb/Wood Aged/Sour and other Flavoured Beers Emerson's Taieri George Emerson's Brewery
Non or Low-Alcohol Beer Steinlager Premium Draught Lion Breweries
Experimental or Specialty Beer Captain Cook Spruce Beer Wigram Brewing Co
Packaging Award Three Boys Beer Range Three Boys Brewery
Festive Brew Mayhem Epic Brewing Company

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