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Sprig and Fern

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Business Type: Brewery

Overview

Our award-winning beers are 100% natural, brewed with no artificial additives and unpasteurised to retain maximum craft beer flavour.

Address: 53 Beach Road, Richmond Nelson, New Zealand Nelson Region

Phone: view phone+64 3 544 8675

Website: http://www.sprigandfern.co.nz

Description

Award winning craft beers and ciders

The Sprig and Fern Brewery lovingly produce a wide range of real craft beers and ciders to satisfy the palates of craft beer fans and more casual drinkers alike. All our beer is brewed under the watchful eye of award winning Master Brewer, Tracy Banner.

In 2012 we were runner up Champion Brewery at the Brewers Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards. The previous year we were New Zealand's most awarded brewery, taking home a haul of 10 medals. Try our range, and you can be the judge.

2012 Brewers Guild of New Zealand (BrewNZ) Awards
The Brewers Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards were held in August at Wellington's Michael Fowler Centre. The Awards attracted 460 entries with only 147 being awarded medals. As usual, local and international beers were judged over a three day period by a panel of experts.
On top of our 5 medals, the Sprig & Fern Brewery was awarded New Zealand Champion Brewery Runners up, missing out on the top spot by a mere one point!
   
Gold medal: Best Bitter, Harvest Pilsner (LR)
   
Silver medals: Barrel-aged Ruby Ale (LR)
   
Bronze medals: Fern Draught, Oatmeal Stout (LR)

2012 Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) 2012
This year's AIBA was the 20th in its history, and attracted 1344 entries from 41 countries. The successful beers can win bronze, silver and gold medals, and trophies are awarded to the most successful breweries. The Sprig & Fern Brewery entered six beers and received two silvers and two bronzes.
 
Silver medals: Doppelbock Porter

Bronze medals: Best Bitter Scotch Ale          
   
2011 Brewers Guild of New Zealand (BrewNZ) Awards
The Brewers Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards are an international beer competition featuring world leaders in the beer judging arena. Local and international beers are judged over a three day period by a panel of experts led by the hugely respected Head Judge Brian Watson.
In 2011 a record 465 entries from New Zealand and overseas breweries were received. The Sprig & Fern Brewery was the most awarded brewery in the country, with an outstanding haul of ten medals!
   
Gold medal: Pilsner

Silver medals: Barrel-aged Ruby Ale (LR), Best Bitter, Fern Draught, Fern Lager, Scotch Ale,Harvest Pilsner (LR)

Bronze medals: Black Bruges (LR), Bush Honey Strong Ale (LR), Doppelbock

2010 Brewers Guild of New Zealand (BrewNZ) Awards
The Brewers Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards are an international beer competition featuring world leaders in the beer judging arena. Local and international beers are judged over a three day period by a panel of experts led by the hugely respected Head Judge Brian Watson.
 
Gold medal: Bush Honey Strong Ale (LR)

Silver medal: Harvest Pilsner (LR)

Bronze medal: Doppelbock

Hours of work

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:
12 noon - 6pm

Friday, Saturday:
10am - 6pm

Sunday, Monday:
Closed

Locations

53 Beach Road, Richmond, Nelson

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