SOBA Presents: Auckland Beer Week!

SOBA is pleased to present Auckland Beer Week, kicking off on 15 June! Keep watching this page for updates and programmes popping up around bars.

Wednesday 15 – Wednesday 22 June

  • Brew On Quay: 25% off main meals for anyone with a GABS ticket from

June 11th Onwards

  • Birkenhead Brewing Company: from the 11th BBC will be profiling two brews from Hot Water (Porter & Kauri Falls Pale Ale) on tap as well as their three brews (Kauri, Hinemoa and Mokoia)

Wednesday 15 June

  • Beer vs Wine at Brewers Co-operative from 6.30pm. 6 courses comprising 6 beers, 6 wines and 6 cheeses with Carlos from Outlier arguing for wine and Shige from Funk Estate arguing for beer. Ticketed event with earlybird tickets for SOBA members.
  • Behemoth Tap Takeover at Birkenhead Brewing Company

Thursday 16 June

Friday 17 June

Saturday 18 June

Free bus for SOBA members to and from GABS! (Downtown bus stop is at 1 Albert St)

  • Session One
    11AM: Downtown to GABS
    11.45AM: Downtown to GABS
    4.45PM: GABS to Downtown via Brothers Beer/Brewers Co-operative
    5.15PM: GABS to Downtown via Brothers Beer/Brewers Co-operative
  • Session Two
    5.30PM: Downtown to GABS
    6PM: Downtown to GABS
    11.45PM: GABS to Downtown
  • Galbraiths: Best of British continues
  • Brothers Beer: Nomad and Stone Brewing Tap Takeover
  • Brewers Co-operative: Tap Takeover TBC
  • House of Nicholas at Vultures: 10 beers; 5 tapped at a time from midday

Sunday 19 June

  • Galbraiths: Best of British continues
  • Juke Joint: Smoked Brunch from 11.30am onwards
  • The Lumsden: Hair of the Dog with Garage Project and real-live Guide Dogs!
About David
SOBA Website Admin, Former SOBA President (2013-2016), Former SOBA Committee Member (2011-2013)


  1. Trying to view on facebook and the damn system will not drop the demand to log onto facebook when all I want to do is view as a visitor because I dont want facebook, LOSE IT. I just about gave up and did not bother researching, damn faccebook blackmail to get you to sign up!!!

    • Hi Jim,
      Sorry to hear you’re having problems with Facebook. The Auckland Beer Week programme is available on our website at

      We will be keeping the programme up-to-date so you won’t miss any changes (if applicable) to the programme.

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