Beer & Cider

We proudly source the very best of national and local beer from the finest brewers.

 

Taupo’s Own Lakeman Pilsner

Large glass $9 Small glass $6

Guest Beers

A changing selection showcasing the finest brews. Please ask our staff for today’s offerings.
Large glass $8 Small glass $6

Jugs

Taupo’s Own Lakeman Pilsner $18
Guest beers $20

Beers Tasting Box

Select 4 beers from our offerings and get a taster of each $15

Due To Changing trends and high demand occasionally we may not have all of the beers in our menu available, however we will always be able to offer you a tasty alternative.

CRAFT BEER BOTTLE

Moa Original 5%abv Lager $9

Classically brewed lager created from a blend of New Zealand premium malts & Nelson hops. Moa Original shows an array of smooth velvety characters on the palate but also has a refreshing floral nose.

Croucher Pilsner 5%abv Pilsner $9

Originally Czech inspired, this NZ Pilsner is a showcase of Kiwi hops. Generous additions of NZ Motueka and Riwaka hops provide a new world twist to this ancient classic. A very hoppy lager!

Tuatara Hefe 5%abv Bavarian Hefe $9

Wheat beers have been around for centuries, a portion of wheat in the mash results in a sweeter, cloudier base, with distinctive flavours of ripe banana, vanilla, clove & hop additions used to balance the sweetness.

Tuatara APA 5.8%abv Aotearoa Pale Ale $9

The Aotearoa Pale Ale takes the spirit of an American Pale Ale & reanimates it with a hopping regime, offering a deep, long, new age flavour profile.

Tuatara Iti 3.3%abv APA $9

Iti, (te reo Maori for “Small”). It’s got the new world hop slam you crave from US hops but with a subdued malt background and very friendly alcohol content.

Epic Pale Ale 5.4%abv Pale Ale $9

Flavours and aromas of lychee, grapefruit peel and apricot. Epic are obsessed with creating big hop fuelled beers. There are 15 hops crammed into this bottle!

Parrotdog Bitter Bitch 5.8%abv IPA $9

An aggressive, tropical NZ hopped aroma gives way to a rich, copper coloured malt base and a huge, lingering bitterness to finish. An ode to its ancestors, using all English malts in the grist and a bold English bittering hop in the boil.

PanHead Quickchange XPA 4.6%abv Pale Ale $9

Mosaic, Galaxy & Citra hops give tropical characters to the Quickchange Xtra Pale Ale. Don’t be fooled by the delicate colour, its big hops on a stripped down malt chassis.

PanHead Super Charger 5.6%abv APA $9

One for the hopHeads with a long aromatic list of hops like Centennial, Citra & Simco. It will lead you to expect massive bitterness & sensory hop presence, & you wouldn’t be too far off in that expectation at all.

Yeastie Boys Gunamatta 6.5%abv IPA $9

Aromatics of Bergamot Orange & Earl Grey Tea intermingle with subtle grapefruit & lemon hop flavours in this new world India Pale Ale.

Liberty oh Brother 5%abv Pale Ale $9

Well balanced and full bodied. passionfruit, mango and subtle malts all lead to a bittersweet, tropical, biscuity end.

Black Duck Porter 4%abv Black Porter $9

Flavours of toffee, burnt caramel, coffee & chocolate characterizse this dark ale. Brewed with 5 malts in 18th century London style, it has an extended maturation process to develop complex & robust flavours.

Ginger Fusion 4%abv Ginger Beer $9

A twist on an old fashioned ginger beer, infusing mandarin flavours to create a crisp, spicy & refreshing sensation.

CRAFT BEER BOTTLE – 500ml

Renaissance Stonecutter 8%abv Scotch Ale $18

Nine malts are blended together to produce layers of caramel, toffee, liquorice, chocolate and smoky flavours. These layers are balanced by a tart, raisiny fruitiness that give this dark beer a lingering dry finish.

8 Wired HopWired 7.2%abv NZIPA $18

Made with NZ grown pale ale malt and 100% unique NZ hops. The Kiwi hops used produce something more like a tropical punchbowl: Passion fruit, limes, oranges & Sauvignon Blanc grapes to name but a few.

Sawmill Crystal Wheat Beer 4.4%abv Wheat Ale $18

A special recipe of 50% Pilsner & 50% Wheat Malts create this unique “Crystal” wheat beer. Refreshing, with citrus fruit flavours, a hint of spice & mild bitterness.

Hallertau Stuntman 8.5%abv Imperial IPA $18

Ten hop additions make this a fearlessly hoppy brew with tropical fruits and citrus in the mix, Creating a tsunami of flavours and textures that explode across the poor unsuspecting palette.

Tuatara Double Trouble 9%abv APA $18

The malt base and Chico yeast together construct the perfect platform for the stunning multiple hop additions showcased in this extra-dimensional APA.

Epic Hop Zombie 8.5%abv Imperial IPA $18

Join the Hop Zombie revolution! This Imperial IPA will dominate the senses with insane hop flavours & aromas. Tropical fruit & citrus shine through, balanced with a bitter finish.

NZ BOTTLE BEER

Steinlager Classic $8

Steinlager Pure $8.50

Speights Gold $7.50

Tui $7

INTERNATIONAL BOTTLE BEER

Heineken (Holland) $8

Corona (Mexico) $8

Asahi (Japan) $9

Peroni (Italy) $8.50

Amstel Light Stella Artois (Holland) $7.50

Stella Artois (Belguim) $8.50

CIDERS

Kingston Crisp Apple Cider $9

Zeffer Red Apple Cider $9

Zeffer Juicy Pear Cider $9

Zeffer Zesty Citrus Cider $9

 

Sidra del Verano $12.50

Spanish Apple Cider 500ml

Sidra del Verano $12.50

Apple, Blackcurrant & Cranberry Cider

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