After opening in 2012, Zeelandt Brewery quickly established itself as a premium craft brewery. Owner and head brewer Christopher set out with the aim of creating a range of premium craft beer that was true to the origin on which each one in the range is based: a classic Extra Special Bitter (ESB) in the Great British style, a black lager as brewed by Bavarian monks, a punchy American pale ale, a mellow Munich beer hall lager, a German pilsner and a fruity Pacific pale ale make up our core range, with seasonal specials released throughout the year. If you’re a fan of craft beer in NZ or you just love good tasting beer, you have to check out our selection for yourself.


The Zeelandt Story

Christopher Barber
Christopher invites you to join the movement to re-introduce, full flavoured, true to style beer to discerning consumers both in Hawkes Bay and throughout New Zealand.
Tom Heath is the newest member of the Zeelandt Brewery team. When it comes to brewing, Tom finds deciding on new brews the most exciting part of his job, the rest of the time it’s 95% cleaning and sanitising.


Opening Hours:

 Monday to Friday (9am-5pm)

Feel free to come past the brewery and purchase your favourite drop or fill up your flagons. Don’t forget to watch out for our upcoming events below or you will find further information about these events on our Facebook page.

New Zealand Beer with a Difference

Inspired by the many great beer style throughout Europe and made with the best local and imported ingredients. We produce a range of premium beer, each brew exhibiting the absolute best qualities of the traditional recipe on which it is based. Supporting our core range of beers are numerous seasonal releases all made with the same philosophy of brewing to style. Our approach is simple, and the result is complete satisfaction in a glass.

Buy Beer Online or Visit Our Brewery Bar for Our Next Event

We hold several events during the year here at the brewery, at which guests can drink our range of beer and enjoy some great food and wine at the same time so if you’re anywhere near our Hawke’s Bay brewery at the right time, feel free to join us. For your regular supply, you can order anything you fancy from our core and seasonal ranges of craft beer, directly from our website.

With low delivery charges and a nationwide service, it’s easy to try our micro brew beer wherever you live. If you want to try them all before deciding which ones to stock up on, our Mix 6 packs, which are mixed case beer packs including one of each beer in our core range, are a great choice. If you already know what style of craft beer in you like, feel free to order a slab or a case of your favourite one!


Ask about our constantly rotating selection of premium craft beers.


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