Fritz and Maria's Beer Column
There's no shame in using kits or fancy machines to make homebrew. Just be warned that brewing might grow into an obsession.
For a long time, 8 Wired Brewing and Søren Eriksen were synonymous.
FRITZ KUCKUCK AND MARIA GRAU - Nelson
Although the proverbial pint and a whisky chaser have been around as long as there have been barkeeps to serve them, pairing whisky and beer is relatively new in New Zealand.
We are just back from a week in Christchurch, and what a great week it was. We haven't been down for two years, and the change is glorious. Before, we found ourselves whispering, and choking up at every turn. It was a city being torn down, leaving only rubble, dust and confusion.