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Cassels Brewing Co

Cassels Brewing Co is a family owned and operated craft beer brewery based in Woolston, Christchurch.

Over the years we have garnered several industry awards including many gold, silver and bronze medals for our range of beers. In 2019, Cassels Milk Stout won the title of 'World's Best Stout & Porter' at the World Beer Awards in London, then followed this award for the Trophy for "World's Best Milk Stout" at the same global competition in 2020.


3 Garlands Road Woolston Christchurch
03-389 5359

Available beers

Lager 4.3% Lager Pale golden with a lingering, white foam. Subtle orange peel and mandarin citrus notes, mildly peppery hop flavour, and restrained bitterness; complementing a soft, bready, malt base and gentle sweetness on the finish.
Best Bitter 4.3% Real Ale ESB Traditional Real Ale, served on handpull. Amber in appearance with a generous white head. The aroma is fruity, malty, and sweet. smooth biscuity malt base. The initial fruity, hoppy flavours are replaced by a malty, bitter finish.
Nitro Milk Stout 5.2% Milk Stout Traditionally brewed with non-fermentable lactose sugar for a luscious, full-bodied mouthfeel. Aromas of bittersweet chocolate, dried fruits, and bold coffee-and-cream flavours with soft roasted-malt bitterness to keep the sweetness in check. Served on Nitro for extraordinary texture.
Dry Hopped Pilsner 5.3% Pilsner Pouring brilliantly clear and pale golden. Motueka and Nelson sauvin hops contribute juicy lime, sauvignon grape, and subtle juniper-berry characters. Crisp body, cracker-like flavours and sweetness, perfectly complementing the firm, bitter finish and refreshingly dry, mineral aftertaste.
Unfiltered NZ Pale Ale 5.3% Pale Ale Lucious, fruity NZ Pale Ale, unfiltered prior to kegging to give it a gentle "Hazy" glow. Its unfiltered character brings the juicy tropical sweet fruit flavours to the fore, featuring Wai-iti, Moutere, Nectaron and Kohatu hops.
American Pale Ale 5.4% APA This delightfully fruity, aromatic beer gets its lead from the abundance of West Coast USA Hops. A top-fermented ale style, the tropical fruit salad and passion fruit flavours give way to a clean and light bitter finish.
Nectaron IPA 6.1% IPA Featuring the Nectaron® hop, which brings tropical fruit aromas to the party. This NZ IPA has been hopped at multiple stages through its brewing journey. We mellow out all that hoppy goodness with the toastiness of NZ ale malt and Cassels’ house ale strain.
Brut IPA 7.5% Brut IPA A "Brut" style IPA, with the addition of extra enzymes to break down sugars during the brew to give a very dry style. Wai-iti and Nectaron Hops come to the fore.
Nectar Double IPA 8.1% DIPA We have turned up the volume on our popular Nectaron IPA to create this striking Double IPA. Way more Nectaron plus our "exclusive to Cassels" Willamette hops bring you a punchy, tropical fruity brew.
Triple Cream Milk Stout 9% Milk Stout Lusciously creamy on the tongue. This Imperial strength Milk Stout is stronger and sweeter than its double cream sibling. Full bodied mouth feel and bittersweet mocha aromatics with a hint of spice from the Moutere and Willamette Hops.