Hashigo Zake

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Beers At Hashigo Zake

NameABVEntered
Original Ritterguts Gose4.7%7/26/2017
Hawkers Baklava Brown7.2%7/8/2017
Feral Dark Matter6%7/8/2017
Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale6.5%7/4/2017
Wild Beer Smoke ’n’ Barrels - Summer4%7/1/2017
Baird Fruitful Life Citrus IPA7.5%6/28/2017
Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale7%6/26/2017
Baird Temple Garden Yuzu Ale5.7%6/12/2017
8 Wired HopWired IPA7.3%6/11/2017
Funk Estate Mothership Mosaic Pale Ale5.8%6/7/2017
Pirate Life Throwback IPA3.5%6/6/2017
Choice Bros. On The Brain 5%5/27/2017
Choice Bros. / Modern Times City of the Wind7.2%5/27/2017
Funk Estate Fresh Hop Doozy6.6%5/27/2017
North End Forty South Green Hop Reserve7%5/27/2017
Graphic Brewing Origin Story Citrus APA5%5/21/2017
Mike’s Taranaki India Pale Ale7%5/21/2017
North End Beach Hoist IPA6.5%5/21/2017
Craftwork Poodlefaker6.5%5/21/2017
Funk Estate Smooth Hoperator5.3%5/20/2017
To Øl Sur Galaxy 7%5/13/2017
Nøgne Ø # 500 Imperial India Pale Ale (Batch 500)10%5/13/2017
8 Wired Grand Cru 20159%5/7/2017
8 Wired Rendition7.5%5/7/2017
8 Wired Gypsy Funk6.5%5/7/2017
The Bruery Trade Winds Tripel8%4/29/2017
Bruery Terreux Humulus Terreux - Motueka6.3%4/29/2017
Almanac Grand Cru Red Ed. 210.5%4/29/2017
Almanac Grand Cru White Ed. 210.6%4/29/2017
Ballast Point Manta Ray8.5%4/8/2017
Craftwork Anniversaire 20166.5%3/30/2017
Oskar Blues Mamas Little Yella Pils5.3%3/21/2017
Moon Dog Jumping The Shark 201315.4%3/10/2017
Almanac Farmer’s Reserve Raspberry7%3/3/2017
Almanac Farmer’s Reserve Nectarine7%3/3/2017
Almanac Farmer’s Reserve Blackberry7%3/3/2017
Oskar Blues Pinner Throwback IPA4.9%3/1/2017
To Øl Brett And Butter 3.6%3/1/2017
North End Cuvee du Moor13.3%2/25/2017
Bruery Terreux Frucht - Yumberry4.7%2/24/2017
Liberty Uprising West Auckland Pale Ale5.7%2/12/2017
The Bruery Jardinier4.5%2/12/2017
Choice Bros. Strung Out on Lasers3.5%2/12/2017
To Øl Sur Simcoe4.5%2/12/2017
Bruery Terreux Rueuze (2015+)6%2/4/2017
Freigeist / Nøgne Ø The Best Brewjob Ever Imperial Alt11%2/2/2017
To Øl Tripel Trouble7%1/28/2017
To Øl Shameless Santa10%1/28/2017
To Øl Surt Til with Hibiscus and Cranberry5%1/28/2017
To Øl Sur Yule5.4%1/28/2017
Freigeist Köpenickiade3.5%1/24/2017
To Øl Santa Gose F&#%-It All4%1/21/2017
To Øl Gose To Hollywood 3.8%1/21/2017
To Øl Black Baal14%1/21/2017
Gigantic / Magic Rock Holy Oak7.7%1/21/2017
To Øl Kaffe og Røg9%1/19/2017
To Øl Snowball Saison8%1/19/2017
To Øl Frost Bite6%1/19/2017
Freigeist Miss Florida5.5%1/19/2017
Freigeist Original Pfefferkørner White5.3%1/19/2017
Freigeist Berliner Scheisse5%1/19/2017
Lindemans Cassis Lambic3.5%1/19/2017
Lindemans Framboise2.5%1/16/2017
Beer Baroness X Epic Brewing Lady Danger Extra Hoppy Red Ale6.5%1/14/2017
Boon Framboise5%1/14/2017
The Commons Urban Farmhouse Ale5.3%1/9/2017
Gigantic Hearts + Stars Saison5.5%1/9/2017
Nomad Long Reef Pale Ale5%1/8/2017
Baylands Van da Tsar9.5%1/3/2017
Speakeasy Big Daddy IPA6.5%12/17/2016
Modern Times Ice4.8%12/8/2016
De Molen Mout & Mocca (2011-)10%12/3/2016
Rogue Cold Brew IPA6.9%12/3/2016
Modern Times Sleepless City 5.7%12/3/2016
Beer Baroness Betty Bam Ba Lam5.8%11/27/2016
Almanac Hoppy Sour: Equinox7%11/27/2016
Nomad Bleak Season6%11/27/2016
Modern Times Aurora6.7%11/26/2016
La Sirène Wild Saison6.5%11/21/2016
La Sirène Wild Tripelle8%11/21/2016
La Sirène Avant Garde Collection Soixante6.5%11/21/2016
Rodenbach Caractère Rouge7%11/18/2016
Aotearoa Mata Dark Knight5%11/5/2016
Nomad Long Trip Saison6%11/5/2016
Modern Times Mage Hand IPA7.3%11/5/2016
Nomad The Wild Mongrel 6.7%11/1/2016
Modern Times Neverwhere7%10/31/2016
Nail Imperial Brown8%10/29/2016
Stone 20th Anniversary Encore Series: 6th Anniversary Porter8%10/29/2016
La Sirène Belgian Praline6%10/29/2016
La Sirène Imperial Praline8%10/29/2016
Speakeasy Double Daddy IPA8.5%10/29/2016
Garage Project Pernicious Weed8%10/29/2016
Garage Project Hellbender11.2%10/29/2016
Nomad Choc-Wort Orange9.5%10/25/2016
La Sirène Limitée (Petite Sour) 4.5%10/24/2016
La Sirène Belle Farmhouse Ale0%10/24/2016
Modern Times Fruitlands - Blood Orange & Hibiscus4.8%10/24/2016
Coronado Sea Breeze0%10/24/2016
Nomad Freshie Salt ’n’ Pepper Gose4.5%10/23/2016


98
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
dbklord  (1) Wellington, New Zealand | October 21, 2010
A very cosy bar, great for a session with a few friends. The Beer selection is amazing. When a keg finishes, something different replaces it. Effectively something new on tap almost every day. These guys are a huge supporters of local craft beer, stocking bottles of the rarest from around New Zealand and always having NZ craft beers on tap. Add to this a large selection of exclusively Imported, top quality craft beers both in the bottle and on tap. With 11 taps, that’s quite the selection. If You’re looking for mass produced, flavourless lagers, You will be very disappointed. The staff are excellent, very friendly and know their beers. The basement is cosy and warm. Pies are cooked fresh to order, with a delicious range of fillings and perfect pastry, they make an ideal accompaniment to any beer. Wellington is very lucky to have such an excellent bar.
96
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
KapitiCritique  (35) Kansas City, Missouri | June 5, 2010| Updated August 8, 2011
LOCATION:Bay end of Taranaki Street beneath Zabbiba’s, in a small alleyway, across from the infamous Green Parrot Cafe. Street parking - limited. Reading Cinema parking lot - 4 minutes away. AMBIENCE: Basement - cozy and insulated. Decor - Red and black and natural wood floors. Small L-shaped bar. Rooms divided off from the main area, reasonably lit, well rounded environment. CLIENTELE: Primarily middle aged to older, tends to be well behaved. Evenings draw more Bohemian university types - loudish but behave well. Drunk, the average New Zealander can be obtuse and obstinate - best to avoid. MUSIC: Subdued - conversation is possible (a rarity these days in the central business district of Wellington); Good - nice, eclectic and varied. SPECIAL FEATURES: Regular beer tap appliances and two beer engines. AMENITIES: Bathrooms – clean, roomy; STAFF: Good social skills, knowledgeable about beer. In a crush they have little time to be chatty but are usually very sociable - and yes, they can be a little snobby about craft beer, a characteristic found world wide. SELECTION: Evidently best in NZ, impresses publicans and vendors world wide. On tap changes frequently and a short time away brings new delights. OTHER BEVERAGES: Limited but excellent whisky selection, premium Irish and Scotch & Japanese single malts; Excellent sake and wine selection - not huge, just very good; FOOD: ratings for HZ are skewed here at Ratebeer. Food is limited in selection but done quite well: pies (exceptional), Japanese noodles (very good - I lived in Japan for two decades and they do them well (rate them 4 out of 5), takoyaki (octopus dumplings) and other finger food which are very authentic Japanese and very good. They also have the occasional specials (the chili has been exceptional). The exceptional meat pies are unlike any I have had in the UK or any where else in New Zealand. The octopus dumplings are very authentic Japanese and very tasty. They have added chilies - piquant - to the menu. Great hors d’oeuvres. OVERALL: Excellent selection of New Zealand and international craft beers. This is the place in Wellington for the discerning beer quaffer, an oasis in this rather rowdy part of town. Good value .
94
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Vas  (17) , New Zealand | December 5, 2010
My favourite bar in Wellington, one of my favourites in the world! Outstanding range, super friendly and knowledgeable staff. Their regular tastings are excellent value and heaps of fun. Even my friends who are so-so on beer are happy to go because they can always find a beer they’ll like.
94
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
TheGrandMaster  (105) Auckland, New Zealand | December 25, 2009
If it was in Auckland, it would score higher!
94
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Karori  (8) , New Zealand | September 12, 2013
Best bar in wellington, in my opinion. The staff know their stuff and are always happy to recommend a beer and give a sample. Food is excellent quality, but a little (understandably) lacking in options. Beer range is excellent. Customers are a varied bunch. Also a great SOBA discount Sunday to Wednesday.
94
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
buzz_and_hum  (1) Wellington, New Zealand | April 15, 2011
A special place. You pause, as your eyes adjust to the dark after the bright Wellington sunlight, then step down the steps to a warm red-and-black Japanese-tinged interior, to be faced by a cosy, snug bar nestled in a corner, bristling with taps and lined with fridges. The whole place feels like a snug, but first, you see the flat-screen monitor hung on the wall telling you what is on tap - brewery (with an icon), brew, price, abv and pour method (handpull or tap). Huge range, and, as you step to the counter, you see a further menu of what are in the fridges. Order your choice, discuss options with the knowledgeable staff, or just choose randomly; you’ll get something great. Most of the beers on tap are New Zealand sourced, but beers from Japan and the US make appearances from time to time. And the fridge offers a world of ale and lager. Then find a seat - either the area with tall tables where the suits gather to laugh and joke in the evening, or the sit down tables in the snug low-ceilinged ’lounge’. It’s not all perfect. The food range is limited, but it’s a bar, not a restaurant - and you’re in the heart of Wellington’s entertainment district, so it can be a great place to start (or end) an evening. And the beer being the focus means don’t go expecting sport or music, except on the most infrequent occasions. But, overall, love the place. My favourite bar, bar none.
92
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
TimE  (341) Tokyo, Japan | August 11, 2013
Ok, it should be noted that I was affiliated with this place, but no longer. The bar nails pretty much everything I want from a bar - very knowledgable staff, well chosen beer, rare beer, good mix of domestic and import, tap selection is displayed on a TV and indicates when the next beer will come on. As well as having real ale and ciders plus some good non-beer stuff. Prices are reasonable, food is basic but very good. Only downside is that it can get very very crowded, also I prefer pubs with more food, but given that the food is of such good quality that point is somewhat irrelevant. One of my favorite pubs I’ve ever been and no that is not just because I used to be connected to the place.
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
beerbrat99  (21) Shanghai, China | August 13, 2013
Enjoyed this place a fair amount. Nice selection of beers, especially the bottled beer. I had some dumplings that were also nice. Definitely one of the top 3 places in Wellington!
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
DaveWaugh  (1) Wellington, New Zealand | May 5, 2012
The only fault I’ve found with Hashigo Zake is that the low ceilings can make it a bit too noisy on busier nights. Easily the most knowledgeable staff and best selection on tap and in bottle in any bar I’ve been to.
90
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
nickd717  (131) San Francisco, California | July 27, 2016
Great spot in Wellington CBD. Great service, really awesome people who are really passionate about beer (and TBH why would you not be WTF why do you bother living life beer is everything). Killer ’biance in the basement of a Japanese style joint. Great selection for Wellington, interesting NZ tap list and lots of international bottles. One of the first stops you should make when you come here.

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