*💚2024 Fresh Hop NON-HAZY FRESHIES Pre-Release!
*💚2024 Fresh Hop NON-HAZY FRESHIES Pre-Release!
*💚2024 Fresh Hop NON-HAZY FRESHIES Pre-Release!
*💚2024 Fresh Hop NON-HAZY FRESHIES Pre-Release!
*💚2024 Fresh Hop NON-HAZY FRESHIES Pre-Release!
*💚2024 Fresh Hop NON-HAZY FRESHIES Pre-Release!
*💚2024 Fresh Hop NON-HAZY FRESHIES Pre-Release!

*💚2024 Fresh Hop NON-HAZY FRESHIES Pre-Release!

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Whether you are a brewer, craft nerd or simply love trying fresh new things, this is the most exciting time of the year in craft beer....

💚IT’S FRESH HOP SEASON and time to LOCK IN YOUR 2024 FRESHIES!💚

This release is for those of you looking for a Non-Hazy selection of 2024 Fresh Hop Freshies. If you love Hazies, check out our Hazy centric release HERE!

There are very few occasions in life when the stars perfectly align. Today is that day. We are stoked to announce the pre-release of our 2024 Fresh Hop Freshies.

This special release represents 'the best of the best at their very best' and it's available first and exclusively to Beer Hug customers. With freshness the ultimate prize, we are offering this as a pre-release now so that they can be shipped as soon as the last beer is canned.

🚐Pre-order today for only $119.95* and we’ll ship your Non-Hazy Freshies to you Week Commencing 22nd April🚐

For brewers all over the country, the fresh hop harvest is just like Christmas with a flurry of excitement to get their hands on their prized fresh hops…..then rush madly to get the delicate hop cones into their fermenters and kettles as fast as possible to preserve the oils and aromas that make these beers so special.

We reckon this will be the best box of beers in NZ this year. 12 super-fresh, Non-Hazy, fresh-hop Freshies from 12 of NZ’s best craft breweries. Brewing right now, featuring fresh Nelson Sauvin™, Riwaka™, Motueka™, Southern Cross™, Green Bullet™ and Taiheke® hops, this is must-have box for hop lovers.

Not only will you get 12 x super fresh 440mls brews that are going to blow your mind, but you’ll also get comprehensive hop profiles and tasting notes to enhance your Freshies drinking experience.

Included in your 2024 Fresh Hop Non-Hazy Freshies release are the following 12 exceptional 440ml beers + tasting notes:

  • 💚8 Wired Mt. Arthur Farm Fresh Pilsner (5.5%): Hop: Motueka: Juicy 100% Motueka hop cones were harvested from Mt Arthur Hop Farm, which is nested in the shadow of the mighty Mt Arthur, gently dried at the farm, air freighted to the brewery the same day. A maximum dose of cones in our hop back, once on the hot and again on the cold side ensures tasty and refreshing juiciness for all to enjoy.

  • 💚Baylands Fresh Outta Riwaka IPA (6.0%): Hop: Riwaka: This beer features the finest Riwaka hops from Clayton Hops in Nelson. Grassiness, cat pee, diesel and tropical fruits will smother your palate and quench your thirst for fresh hop glory. Brewed to be enjoyed fresh!

  • 💚Beers By Bacon Bros. Doug Fresh Hop Pilsner (5.8%): Hop: Nelson Sauvin: Features Nelson Sauvin as the fresh hop complimented with Motueka late and dry hopped. It has distinct Nelson Sauvin fresh hop character with green, grassy chlorophyl like hop notes. This will be complimented with juicy fruit bubble gum from the Motueka.

  • 💚Black Sands Sticky Fingers West Coast IPA (6.3%): Hop: Nelson Sauvin: Once a year, a mysterious soul emerges to scour the bines. This ancient hermit searches for only the most delectable of hops. The Waimea West farmers watch in fest as he reaps the best of the Nelson Sauvin fields… for you.

  • 💚Double Vision The Hop Hunter NZ IPA (6.6%): Hops: Riwaka and Nelson Sauvin: We enjoy spending our waking hours taking a second look at what define traditional style, and from there, we give the recipe boundaries a nudge. Yeah, sure it might not please the Purity Police…but actually, we’re good with that.  

  • 💚Hop Federation Green Limousine IPA (6.0%): Hops: Nelson Sauvin, Taiheke, Southern Cross: The Green Limousine delivers Nelson Sauvin hops to us once a year. Coming for just down the road, they’re as fresh as it gets. In fact, they’re off the bine and into the brew in as quick as thirty minutes.  The result – this beautiful golden brew. Fresh and delicious.

  • 💚Parrotdog Limited Release 13 Fresh Hop Riwaka Bright IPA (6.6%): Hop: Riwaka: A Fresh Hop Bright IPA featuring the intense grapefruit, passionfruit and hop resin characters of fresh 2024 Riwaka cones grown by Mac Hops. Look: Bright pale gold. Aroma: Grapefruit, passionfruit. Taste: Citrus, tropical, fresh hop resin.

  • 💚Sunshine 2024 Fresh Hop IPA (6.0%): Hop: Nelson Sauvin: Freshly picked first harvest Nelson Sauvin courtesy of Waimea West Farms.  Notes of white grape, lychee, and passionfruit blend with morning greenhouse and petrichor. Sure to be a fun sip for the 2024 Freshie Season.

  • 💚Te Aro Fresh Hops NZIPA (5.7%): Hop: Nelson Sauvin: This year we have teamed up with our friends at Waimea West Hops and chose to showcase an NZ classic hop in Nelson Sauvin. We kept the base beer simple and went with a classic IPA style to showcase the green hoppy goodness.

  • 💚Two Thumb Brewing Co. English IPA (4.8%): Hop: Green Bullet: Fresh Green Bullet hops, sourced from Waimea West farm showcase this amazing NZ hop, derived from the English Fuggle hop. Beautiful clean bitterness with subtle fresh floral and fruit flavours and aromas.

  • 💚Urbanaut Fresh Hop Riwaka West Coast Pilsner (6.0%): Hop: Riwaka: Aromas of fresh-crushed citrus, grapefruit and passionfruit stand tall, a tropical breeze neatly braced by a crisp and delicate body, pouring a pale gold and drinking clean as a fresh spring. Bright and bubbly with a welcome fruity hoppiness, this beer is a salute to Fresh Hop season!

  • 💚Waitoa Greenskeeper Fresh Hop NZIPA (6.0%): Hops: Motueka + Taiheke: This one’s a hole-in-one, a skilful blend of the precision of a golf swing with the artistry of brewing. Its fresh green hops and carefully clipped grassy notes make it a refreshing IPA sure to transport you to well-manicured fairways.

If you love your Hazies and would like a completely different selection, check out our other Hazy centric Freshie release HERE!

These beers are crazy popular, so lock in a box today before they are gone for another year. We hop you enjoy your 2024 Freshies!

Big Hugs

💚Team Beer Hug

*Details

  • Price is $119.95 plus $6.95 shipping (or +$14.95 rural)
  • Freshies will be shipping w/c 22nd April immediately after the last beer has arrived.
  • Track and trace emails will be sent upon dispatch. Our couriers provide contactless delivery for your safety.
  • The Freshies in the box may alter slightly depending on brewing processes. If we need to make a change to the box, we’ll make sure any changes are equally awesome!

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