Brewery Tour with Kirsty McKay
1004 Leigh Road, Matakana
Sunday 18th July – Tour 3pm to 5pm
Learn about the brewery’s ethos and resourcefulness and the creativity from the small team in how the brewery is run, making it New Zealand’s first B Corp certified brewery.
Set in rolling Matakana pastures, the independent and locally owned Sawmill Brewery have been brewing beers from New Zealand hops and malted barley since 2004. They call it beer with roots.
Join owner Kirsty McKay for this intimate behind-the-scenes tour and tasting, and discover how craftsmanship, resourcefulness and a commitment to business as a force for good are all part of the philosophy at the Sawmill Brewery.
From a crisp lager to a clean pilsner, a hazy pale ale with tropical notes, a peach and mango sour beer, or the chocolate stout made with fair trade cacao nibs, there’s a Sawmill beer for every palate. The award-winning beers will be paired with canapés from the adjoining Smoko Room, known for clever and flavoursome dishes that honour the fresh, l...