Mothership Brewing Control Room

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Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand • Updated Jan. 15, 2020

Mothership On Tap Now

1. HOPS ON POINTE by Garage Project Wellington

Made with top German malts, Nelson Sauvin hops and champagne yeast, Hops on Pointe is a crisp and clean pale gold lager with tropical and fruity aromas. The beer celebrates the world's first 'Beer Ballet' called Bier Halle by the Royal New Zealand Ballet. OUR FAV!!

2. PERNICIOUS WEED by Garage Project Wellington

The arrival of hops to the brewing scene in England in the 1500s led to a moral panic, hops were described as 'a Wicked, & Pernicious Weed', feared to bring the downfall of civilized society. Thankfully, they were right. Pernicious Weed is a celebration of the NZ-developed hop varieties Nelson Sauvin and Rakau. Huge grapefruit flavour in a worryingly-drinkable strong IPA.

3. The Wellingtonian by Fortune Favours WGTN

Designed to be light and aromatic with a minimal malt base packed with NZ hops Wai’iti (low alpha hop - more hop and less bitterness). NZ grown Chinook hops (Punchy flavoursome hop) 200ml $6.50 440ml $12

4. Cherokee First Nation Dark Ale by MOTHERSHIP BREWING - SOMEWHERE NEAR HERE!

This is a 1820's recipe recreated in 1960 with dark malts, wheat malt, choc malt and special b. A turbinado sugar with real US hops of centennial, columbus and cascade. We felt it was worthwhile giving homeage to some history and recreate! Eat with a blood red steak or greasy burger! Its a polarising beer, some will love or hate it! at the moment we love it.

5. Fruit Sour'Lad Tart by MOTHERSHIP BREWING - SOMEWHERE NEAR HERE!

Our limited 30lt Fruit Sour. Local Windermere Berries of Raspberries, Strawberries & Boysenberries have been racked over this lacto yeast wort with mosiac and motueka hops. A good lactose dosing to give this beauty its gorgeous white head. Tart and Sour - 3.6PH so it wont take your breath away in a bad away - delicious! A must try. $12 ABV 3.5%

6. ROGUE sour by MOTHERSHIP BREWING - SOMEWHERE NEAR HERE!

Kg's of Plums!! Plums! Plums! & Tart Raspberries were added with a subtle amount of coconut to give a slight sweetness to the sour. Pacific Gem, Azzaca & Mosiac hop additions to add a balance of flavour. a True Sour, sourer than the Fruit Sour'lad at 3.4PH. The big brother to the full fruit addition of fruit sour'lad. 4% - Lactose has been added for head retention.

7. THE LAST DANCE - MEXICAN by MOTHERSHIP BREWING - SOMEWHERE NEAR HERE!

Pilsner & Golden Promise malt & copious amounts of flaked corn (maize), liberty hops for a subtle spicy aroma with citrus and lemon flavours provides a crisp and earthy beer with tons of mexicana overtones with a lemon haze. Served with lemon.

8. AFTERGLOW by MOTHERSHIP BREWING - SOMEWHERE NEAR HERE!

Dosing's of lactose, oats and wheat give a great milkshake head to this very tasty IPA. The colour comes from the caramalt and pilsner malt. Amarillo for bittering and additions from the whirlpool to dry hopping of all the juicey bangers - Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe hops. A very drinkable 4.5% ABV

9. Purple Rain by Funk Estate - AKLD/Tauranga

Just try reading this without singing the Prince lyric in your head - go on, try! Delicious Blackcurrant adds a touch of sweetness to this refreshing apple cider - YUM with Ice!

10. SOLAR ECLIPSE by MOTHERSHIP BREWING - SOMEWHERE NEAR HERE!

A delicious malt balance with the Northern Brewer hops, Nelson Sauvin and Amarillo. Crisp, refreshing and extremely drinkable. Our new IPA for summer! The orangey brown hue is just like a sun drenched solar eclipse - the closest colour we could get to an eclipse. 4.5% ABV $10 440ml $6 200ml.

11. BLISS by Garage Project Wellington

Bliss, a state of complete happiness and harmony. You can find it in the most familiar of things. Sun, freshly cut grass, the smell of a BBQ - in the right combination even the simplest elements can elevate an experience to another level. Brewed with New Zealand malt and Motueka hops, Bliss is fermented cold and stored at subzero temperatures to produce a delicately crisp, clean, easy drinking lager. Simple, familiar things taken to a new level. Drink yourself more Bliss. 200ml $7 440ml $12

12. Hula Girl by Lads Brewing Co, Whanganui

Smooth Delicate and well balanced with a gorgeous coconut flavour thats just spot on! Exclusive only at MIXX 200ml $6.50 440ml$12

13. Double Up - DDH (Double Dry Hopped) by Funk Estate - AKLD/Tauranga

Cashmere hops contribute flavours of lemon, lime and melon, which combo well with the citrus, tropical flavours of the CRYO Mosaic. if you've not heard of CRYO hops before, a cryogenic process is used to extract the hop resin and oils from the hop, boosting their potency and reducing any potential vegetal, grassy characters.

14. BRUT IPA by Sprig & Fern (Nelson)

Introducing sprig & ferns newest LIMITED RELEASE : BRUT IPA - super light and dry with a CHAMPAGNE like finish amid fresh fruity aromas Just what the Dr ordered in this sunshine ☀️☀️☀️

15. ANANUS COMOSUS - PINEAPPLE BEER by MOTHERSHIP BREWING - SOMEWHERE NEAR HERE!

Summer and BBQ nights be upon us! or is it the dreaming of sand, sea, sun & the white sands of a tropical island that conjures up this fresh unfiltered pineapple fizz with the tropical goodness of Mosaic & Magnum hops & real pineapple. This would accompany any hot day quite happily. ABV 4.1% $6.50 200ml or $10 440ml.

16. Cosmic Hustle Strawberry Yoghurt by Funk Estate - AKLD/Tauranga

This beer is really something, a big tangy strawberry character with a bit of sweetness from both the fruit, and the addition of lactose which contributes a lush creamy character to this naturally acidic beer - Funk Estates Seasonal Sour

17. Brixton Ale by Urbanaut Brewing AKLD

Fresh tropical fruits on the aroma of a well-balanced, full-bodied pale ale, that’s ideal for enjoying all afternoon. A subtle bitterness, Taiheke and Amarillo aroma hops coming forward with fruity and spicy notes. A mix of pale malts showcased as a light auburn appearance.

18. Apple Cider by Sprig & Fern (Nelson)

Sprig & fern apple cider is made with only natural ingredients: locally grown apples in Nelson, water and yeast. It contains no artificial colours or flavouring. Apple Juice is fermented in champagne yeast.

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