New Zealand > Wellington
Beer Available At Regional Wines & Spirits (arranged by most recent)
Courage Russian Imperial Stout (2011+) 99, Wadworth 6X (Bottle/Can) 39, 8 Wired Semiconductor Session IPA 90, ParrotDog Sleuthhound Scotch Ale , Courage Directors (Pasteurised) 34, Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye Ale 99, Yeastie Boys Golden Perch 86, Chouffe Houblon Dobbelen IPA Tripel 99, Kereru Hop To It Pale Ale 42, Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale 96, Three Boys Wheat 41, 8 Wired HayWired 80, Liberty Citra Double IPA 99, Fullerís Past Masters Old Burton Extra (OBE) 85, Golden Bear Oatmeal Stout , Mikeís India Pale Ale 97
3fourths (1270) Boulder, Colorado | January 4, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
The long walk across town was worth it: Schipperís bottles in the walk-in, a few other things not seen elsewhere, and a row of taps for growler fills which you are free to sample. These guys are doing it right.
beerbrat99 (21) Shanghai, China | August 18, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
A nice walk-in cooler with a vast selection. If you want to fill your growler or flagon they offer around 18 taps. The staff is knowledgeable and helpful.
Wellingtrony (2) , New Zealand | September 29, 2012
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
Great place. Need one of these in every city in nz. Great to see a huge range of bottles and take home tap beer too
fletchfighters (65) , Australia | September 2, 2012
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Grungy looking shop really. Impressive selection of stuff though. Good wine selection, solid whisky and bourbon selection and nice beer selection.
Now up to 20 taps for Riggers (growlers). Impressive range of NZ tapped stuff. They are a distributor so part why the impressive NZ stuff. Good selection of European stuff, more like the classics really, some US stuff Rogue, Green Flash, Bear Republic (legal) and Sierra Nevada (grey market). Good English selection and a lot of Hardyís. Counted 7 cases. Nice. Big cool room for bottled products.
Impressive service and very helpful. Was pointed to some venues to hit and some not to hit. UMMM the DB supported venues.
Worth a trip as within easy walking distance to everything in Wellington.
maneliquor (139) Perth, Australia | November 30, 2011
70 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
The best bottleshop we visited on our trip over there. Had a great selection of NZ brews (of course) and a surprisingly decent selection of UK beers including a shitload of Thomas Hardy ale. Safe to say we stocked right up on about 4 different years of TH. They also had some pretty hard to get seasonals of US stuff which is difficult to find in Australia let alone a small town like Wellington. Good prices especially with the conversion rate. Had some sweet taps going with a bunch of different NZ beers to chuck in growlers for take away which was pretty cool. Pretty decent place
KapitiCritique (34) Xincheng, Henan Province, China | August 4, 2011
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 3/10 OVERALL 16/20
One of the best selections in the lower end of the North Island. Close to the Basin Reserve and the Tunnel. Few of the floor or counter workers in New Zealand actually know anything about what they are selling but the folks at Regional are usually friendly enough. They have maybe 8 or 10 taps for self-fill recyclable bottles which are fairly good prices. Usually has parking, Since most alcoholic beverages in New Zealand are over priced (Epic Mayhem and Armageddon sell in Missouri for less than they do in Wellington!) it is not really possible to give any pub or store in NZ a good price rating given that their beers sell for less overseas.
Vas (17) , New Zealand | December 6, 2010
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 3/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Probably best range in NZ. Excellent for NZ craft beer and probably best retail store for overseas craft beer. Donít use their online ordering, unreliable and their online support is non-existent; actually thatís not quite true their online support made things worse so non-existent would have been an improvement.
EastCoaster (10) | July 29, 2009
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Many Craft beer available local to New Zealand. Also many exports that I had only read about I was able to try for the first time. Coming from Canada I was happy to see besides Labatt Blue available there was also Blanche de Chambly from Unibroue.
Canít go wrong when they have a mosiac of Michael Jackson created in burnt toast!
DuffMan (244) the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta | May 23, 2009
86 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Best beer stop in th country so far. Pretty much every craft brewer has a product or two (or ten!) on offer here. I found 3 breweries that I hadnít come across in bottles yet, and I found a few hard-to-get gems as well (Three Boys Wild Plum, Twisted Hop Enigma, Epic Mayhem). Some quality belgian ales as well. Lots of nice glassware. The staff who helped me really knew their stuff and bent over backward to help me out. If you have the time, this place is well worth seeking out.
nate2g (541) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | March 24, 2009
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
A great beerstore with a decent range of NZ micros as well as plenty of internationals. There is 11 different taps available to come and fill up your PETís. A great setup going here, and the guys were more than happy to let me sample a few of the brews. Sweet as!
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