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Hop Federation

483 Main Road Riwaka, Riwaka 7198, New Zealand
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Decent craft beers

Helpful staff and free tasting. The Motueka Rakau hops IPA was very good indeed, as was the red... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Aulestes
,
Haast, New Zealand
What a find!! Great Beer, very friendly staff

Stumbled upon this whilst the rest of the family were eating very nice ice-cream across the road... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Dave l
,
Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great beer” (4 reviews)
“craft beer” (8 reviews)
“golden bay” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 18:00
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483 Main Road Riwaka, Riwaka 7198, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Helpful staff and free tasting. The Motueka Rakau hops IPA was very good indeed, as was the red IPA. Didn't try the others. Asked about wheat beer (my favourite), but they don't brew that type.

Thank Aulestes
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Stumbled upon this whilst the rest of the family were eating very nice ice-cream across the road, even though I turned up at what was closing time the guy was very welcoming and was insistent I tried the beers before buying. All were very good....More

Thank Dave l
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

A great stop to try some genuine kiwi craft beers. We loved the chocolate stout and the rakau hop IPA is a must to try too. And they're still independent! Thanks for a great tasting Dean

Thank Lizzie M
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We called in here on the way to Abel Tasman and after sampling a few beers in Nelson (hop capital of South Island) I was very impressed with the beer here. It's not your typical brewery as you can't but a paddle and sit relax...More

Thank Keel79
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Lovely tasting room full of character, friendly and knowledgeable staff and a great choice of beers to try and buy.

Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Loved loved loved the green limosine. Even the red IPA was great. Great prices $20/2 lts bottle! But very sad that there was no seating available. Would have loved to sit down and have a few here.

Thank letamritaknow
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped at this brewery and tasting facility twice during a week long stay st Marahau. Beers great filled up couple of riggers for us and we enjoyed the during our stay. Good service reasonable prices and great IPA's what more do you want!

Thank Phil P
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This is a tasting spot for their session beer selection. In depth knowledge of hops and malts and you are sure to take some home (providing you can break away from the mainstream beer you've gotten used to over time).

Thank Glen V
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in yesterday and bought two riggers of ale and golden, wow! Mate you'll have me back again! A beautiful drop! Many thanks!

Thank Gregory H
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Great local craft beer you can sample before you buy there is no cafe or food here and limited parking out front still a great taste.

Thank Blair R
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