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By Tony Collins
October 31, 2017

Pickle Party

When gherkins meet beer.
By Tony Collins
October 31, 2017

Since opening in 2005, Auckland's Hallertau Brewery has established itself at the forefront of New Zealand's craft beer scene, building an impressive reputation as a result. Seemingly always one step ahead, Hallertau is consistently crafting and creating unique brews, adding to its ever-expanding range. The brewery's latest: a pickle beer.

Once head brewer Steve Plowman got a taste of McClure's Pickles there was no going back. Now shipped direct to New Zealand from Detroit, USA is McClure's world renowned spicy garlic and dill pickle brine.

The result? A refreshingly light pickle gose with a slight spice, perfect for the upcoming summer months. This hoppy little number is only available at K' Road's Lovebucket and Hallertau's own biergarten for a limited time, so visit promptly to ensure you don't miss out.

What's more, you can help celebrate the ingenious pickle brew on Saturday 4 November at the official Pickle Party. The McClure's Spiced Pickle Gose will be on tap at Hallertau alongside a pickle-specific menu, including pickle martinis, deep fried pickles and the likes.

The pickle soundtrack will be provided by DJ Parks.

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