Very neat, wish I could find some near chicago
I was a big fan of their "black".
I visited the Speights brewery in Dunedin in between tramping...pretty cool. Little too commercial for my tastes though. Although being from the North Isle I would expect you to be a Tui drinker anyway for something cheap? Haha...
I stayed at nomads backpackers Auckland for a few nights heading up to cape reinga. Man, you live in such a crazy city. I had a bloody blast those few nights...luckily it was before the tourist rush of the summer.