New Zealand craft brewing began in places like Sunshine Brewery Gisborne’s Sunshine Brewery has been turning out delicious batch-brewed beer using all natural ingredients since 1989. We’re pretty sure that makes us the second oldest independent brewery in New Zealand.
49 Awapuni Road
phone 06 867 7777
|#nofilter||6%||35 IBU||East Coast IPA||New England style IPA with lashes of American hops A huge dry hopping of Citra, Mosaic & Nelson Sauvin give a massive juicy aroma complimented by an intensely drinkable alpha oil hit to the palate.|
|Grand Cru||6.5%||7 IBU||Flanders Red Ale||Grand Cru is tart, complex and full of bright, red fruit characters thanks to two years spent maturing in ex-chardonnay barrels. Plenty of Brett funk and Lacto bite make this one to remember.|
|Pipeline||5%||30 IBU||Pilsner||Like a solid groundswell hitting a shallow bank, our Kiwi pilsner combines an old world malt with a selection of New Zealand hops to produce a powerful pulse of flavour. Named after one of our favourite local surf spots, our Pipeline Pilsner offers a crisp, refreshing lager base that allows the dominant hop flavours of grapefruit and pine to truly shine. This is the ultimate post-surf lager|
|In There Like Swimwear||6%||20 IBU||Sour East Coast IPA on Nitro||An evolution of our #nofilter east coast IPA. Mosaic, Citra, Galaxy and Ariana lead the hop charge with all the juice of a bar in the tropics. Grapefruit, pineapple and mango flavours explode upon a creamy nitro base before finishing in a fresh and zesty sour haze.|
|Highway 35||6.5%||40 IBU||Black IPA||Rich roasted malt and lashings of American hops play off each other and take your palate for a ride down the Pacific Coast Highway, a regular pilgrimage route for keen surfers that stretches from Gisborne around the East Cape to Opotiki. Chocolate, coffee and pine resin characters lead through to a refreshing bitterness that balances out that sweet, sweet malt|