Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search


Emerson Named Honorary Fellow of the Guild



Richard Emerson Named Honorary Fellow of the Guild

Last night, at the 2014 Brewers’ Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards in Wellington, Richard Emerson was named an Honorary Fellow of the Guild. This is incredible recognition for Richard, who has made a significant contribution to the New Zealand brewing industry.

From the opening of the first Emerson’s Brewery in 1992, Richard Emerson has always been an innovator, a dreamer and never afraid to experiment. Richard’s love of all beer styles, brewing techniques and international flavours have helped him ferment some of New Zealand’s most iconic beers.

Often referred to as “the Godfather of New Zealand craft beer” he has inspired a whole new generation of New Zealand brewers and is one of the true success stories of the New Zealand brewing industry.

Richard says: “It seems like yesterday that I was making a mess in mum’s kitchen with my first brew kit, this is a huge honour and I am really humbled by it.”

Along with Richard’s prestigious recognition, Emerson’s Brewery also picked up an array of awards last night and came remarkably close to winning the award for New Zealand’s Champion Brewery. Emerson’s also received top honours in the European Lager Style category for Gladiator Bock and in the European Ale Style category for JP 2014 – with both beers winning gold awards and collecting the overall trophy in their respective categories.


© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


Shocking Dairy Footage: MPI Failing Our Animals And Damaging Our Reputation

Greens “Nathan Guy needs to urgently look into how his ministry is enforcing animal welfare standards, how these appalling incidents happened under its watch and what it’s going to do prevent similar incidents happening again in the future." More>>


Land & Water Forum: Fourth Report On Water Management

The Land and Water Forum (LWF) today published its fourth report, outlining 60 new consensus recommendations for how New Zealand should improve its management of fresh water and calling on the Government to urgently adopt all of its recommendations from earlier reports. More>>



Welcome Home: Record High Migration Stokes 41-Year High Population Growth

New Zealand annual net migration hit a new high in October as more people arrived from than departed for Australia for the first time in more than 20 years. More>>


Citizens' Advice Bureau: Report Shows Desperate Housing Situation Throughout NZ

CAB's in-depth analysis of over 2000 client enquiries about emergency accommodation shows vulnerable families, pregnant women and children living in cars and garages, even after seeking assistance from the Ministry of Social Development and Housing New Zealand. More>>


Get More From Scoop

Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news