Beers to try

Craft Beer Selector

There’s a wealth of amazing Kiwi and Aussie craft beers out there, so we asked the experts at Liquorland for their pick from each variety and how best to enjoy them

IPA

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The beer: Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA
This is hophead heaven in a glass with tropical fruits and a shot of resinous pine

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The glass: IPA or tulip glass

Food match: Stronger hop flavours and bitterness, can take on bolder flavours like Indian curry, bolognese
 

PALE ALE

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The beer: Pirate Life Pale Ale
Pine forest floor, citrus and creamy caramel malts with a lasting dose of bitterness

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The glass: IPA or tulip glass

Food match: Great hop and malt flavours pair well with classic pub foods like burgers, roast meats, pizza
 

APA

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The beer: Parrotdog Falcon APA
Intense citrus and tropical fruit flavours with clean malts and great American hop bitterness

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The glass: IPA or tulip glass

Food match: Tropical hop flavours and sweet malts make this pair well with chargrilled steak, Mexican burritos
 

LAGER

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The beer: Tuatara Helluva Helles Lager
Clean and smooth with a nice dose of citrus and toasted malty sweetness

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The glass: Flute-style lager or pilsner glass

Food match: Refreshing and clean, great for cutting through rich or oily foods like bbq sausages, brie, fish & chips
 

PILSNER

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The beer: Moa Dry Hopped Pilsner
Made with Kiwi and German hops, you’ll taste citrus fruit notes and earthy flavours

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The glass: Pilsner or lager glass

Food match: Anything with a little heat in it like chilli buffalo chicken drumsticks, fish tacos, Thai curry
 

SOUR

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The beer: Behemoth Impeachment Sour Ale
A hazy peachy sour with a pale malt and wheat base and a whole lotta tang

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The glass: Goblet or tulip glass

Food match: The fruity sharpness of sours are a match made in heaven with goats cheese, mussels, cured meats
 

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Simply choose your desired tipples, pay at the quick ’n’ easy online checkout and voilà – your purchases will be ready and waiting for you at your Liquorland store of choice.