Malthouse

48 Courtenay Place
Wellington, New Zealand 6001
bar  4.35/5.0 27 reviews
Mon & Tue 3pm - late; Wed to Sun 12 noon- late

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Mayor: beer-yum (69) | Affiliated user(s) here tartankiwi | Taps: ~29 | Bottles: ~150
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Beers At Malthouse

NameABVEntered
Drygate Crossing The Rubicon6.9%2/21/2017
Brains SA (Bottle, Can & Keg)4.2%2/12/2017
Liberty Uprising West Auckland Pale Ale5.7%2/12/2017
Moa Perris Sky Juice7.2%2/4/2017
Tempest Double Shuck11%2/2/2017
Tempest Red Eye Flight7.4%2/2/2017
Hallertau Maximus Humulus Lupulus5.8%2/1/2017
Tempest Marmalade on Rye9%2/1/2017
Tempest Dios Mio!6%2/1/2017
Tempest Drop Kick Me Jesus5.2%2/1/2017
Tempest In The Dark We Live7.2%1/29/2017
Tempest Bomber6.8%1/28/2017
Tempest Brave New World IPA7%1/28/2017
Wild Beer Squashed Grape5%1/23/2017
Wild Beer Summer Blend 20154.6%1/23/2017
Lindemans Cassis Lambic3.5%1/19/2017
Lindemans Framboise2.5%1/16/2017
Epic Son of Thor IPA6.8%1/14/2017
Boon Framboise 5%1/14/2017
Batemans Vintage Ale7.5%1/13/2017
Fuller’s 170th Anniversary Celebration Ale7%1/13/2017
Epic Thunder APA5.8%1/3/2017
Epic Dankomatic7.6%1/3/2017
Wild Beer IndeWildeman4.1%1/1/2017
Wild Beer Beebrush Lemon Verbena5.8%1/1/2017
Siren Soundwave5.6%1/1/2017
Siren Pompelmocello 6%12/22/2016
Wild Beer Pogo4%12/16/2016
Siren Undercurrent4.5%12/16/2016
Thornbridge Parma Porter6%12/3/2016
Pact Beer Co 100 Acres IPA6%12/3/2016
Pirate Life Throwback IPA3.5%11/26/2016
Bach Brewing Tailfin6.5%11/23/2016
BentSpoke Crankshaft IPA6.1%11/18/2016
Lord Almighty The Kali8.5%10/16/2016
Lord Almighty Stone Forest6.4%10/16/2016
Lord Almighty Ursus Stout12%10/16/2016
Garage Project Cookies & Cream6.2%10/15/2016
Behemoth Tasty Beverage Extra Pale Ale4.5%10/14/2016
BrewDog Ace of Simcoe4.5%10/12/2016
Hofbräu München Oktoberfestbier6.3%10/12/2016
Hofbräu München Schwarze Weisse5.1%10/12/2016
Magic Rock / Fork & Brewer The Upside Down6%10/8/2016
Epic Armageddon IPA6.66%10/3/2016
Epic Gods of War IPA6.7%10/3/2016
Croucher Grapefruit Warrior7%9/18/2016
Northern Monk Eternal Session IPA4.1%9/17/2016
BrewDog Electric India (5.2%)5.2%9/17/2016
Magic Rock Rapture4.6%9/17/2016
Epic Snow White Alpine Pale Ale6.5%9/15/2016
Garage Project Party and Bullshit6.2%9/8/2016
Yeastie Boys Divine Hammer6.2%9/8/2016
Kereru Resonator IPA6.5%9/3/2016
Magic Rock Cannonball7.4%9/3/2016
Northern Monk New World IPA6.2%9/3/2016
Northern Monk / Opeth Communion Pale Ale5.1%9/3/2016
BrewDog Albino Squid Assassin7.4%8/22/2016
Holgate Brewhouse Mt Macedon Ale4.5%8/16/2016
Bridge Road Little Bling3.5%8/11/2016
Pirate Life Pale Ale5.4%8/10/2016
Pirate Life NZ Pale Ale4.8%8/10/2016
Behemoth Backyard Bliss4.5%7/26/2016
Epic Hop Zombie8.5%7/17/2016
Fork & Brewer The Flower Arranger6.5%7/9/2016
Baylands 450 XPA4.5%7/9/2016
Rogue Farms 4 Hop IPA4.44%7/8/2016
Rogue Farms 7 Hop IPA7.77%7/8/2016
Wild Beer Madness IPA6.8%6/21/2016
Hop Federation Barrel Aged Stout7%6/18/2016
Renaissance / Liberty / Fork & Brewer Enlightenment Series Rangipur9.3%6/18/2016
Funk Estate Afrogato 8.5%6/18/2016
Garage Project Angry Peaches6.8%6/18/2016
Magic Rock Dark Arts6%6/18/2016
Stone Pataskala Red X IPA7.3%6/16/2016
De Ranke Saison De Dottignies5.5%6/13/2016
Thornbridge / Wild Beer Tart6%6/13/2016
Wild Beer Sleeping Lemons3.6%6/12/2016
Thornbridge Eikenboom7.4%6/1/2016
Wild Beer Witness5.8%6/1/2016
Wild Beer Ninkasi9%6/1/2016
Thornbridge Galaxia5.2%5/31/2016
BrewDog Ship Wreck13.8%5/31/2016
Wild Beer III9%5/29/2016
Hallertau Minimus Breakfast Pale Ale3.8%5/22/2016
Epic Eric the Red6.5%5/22/2016
Sparks Forbearance Hoppy Session Sour3.6%5/18/2016
Sparks Prospector Farmhouse Ale4.9%5/14/2016
Epic Stone Hammer IPA7%4/26/2016
Wild Beer Somerset Wild5%4/9/2016
8 Wired Wireless IPA6.2%4/1/2016
8 Wired Wireless Black IPA6.2%4/1/2016
Magic Rock / Siren Ginspired6.4%3/12/2016
Renaissance Enlightenment Series Boom!8.3%3/10/2016
Saison Dupont (Vieille Provision)6.5%3/9/2016
Lindemans Gueuze5%3/9/2016
Boon Kriek4%3/9/2016
Wild Beer Wildebeest11%3/9/2016
Wild Beer Wild Goose Chase4.5%3/9/2016
Buxton Rain Shadow 11.8% ABV11.8%3/4/2016
Thornbridge Jaipur X10%2/26/2016


96
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
beerbrat99  (21) Shanghai, China | August 13, 2013
A wonderful tap selection with some rotating beers. Nice food menu. I liked the seating area outside that was covered. A deep bottled beer selection with each cooler individually temperature controlled.
94
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
TheGrandMaster  (105) Auckland, New Zealand | July 2, 2008
Would have to be the best beer bar in New Zealand. The ’new’ Malthouse is a good mix of minimalist at the front and loungey at the back. And the selection - impressive in the fridge, and ridiculously good on the taps. If it coudl relocate to Auckland, it would be even better...
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
thirstystirrer  (4) , New Zealand | September 19, 2009| Updated September 29, 2009
My favourite beer bar in Wellington, if not NZ! Nice atmosphere, friendly and knowledgeable staff (Scott is particularly good). Great range of NZ and European beers and have seen some Aussie craft beers on tap recently too. Alsways guest beers on- think they now have 29 taps... Heaven!
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
donfardz64  (3) Wellington, New Zealand, New Zealand | March 9, 2008| Updated July 27, 2008
Awesome staff, very knowledgeable about the beers. Cool lounge, largest selection of beer I’ve seen in NZ. Yummy chips too! But its all about the beer and with around 20 tap beers and countless bottled this is the place for the Wellingtonian beer enthusiast. Nice during the afternoon before 4 when it gets a bit busy.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
sdk  (2) Island Bay, New Zealand | August 1, 2008
I may be slightly bias as I work just above the Malt House, but this does make for a pleasurable Friday liquid lunch. Everyone in the office was jumping for joy when they moved from Willis Street to Courtenay Place in late 2007. We were more devastated when they stopped the bar food. The chiefs Fish and Chips (very deserving of the capital letters) was to die for. The range of beers is large even though the move has half the bar size. Like donfardz64 said, you need to get in early but people are polite enough to make room at the bar when you want a beer. My favorite place when I want a quality beer.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
sarnil  (2) , | July 12, 2014
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
nickd717  (125) Sofia, Bulgaria | July 27, 2016
Standard-ish but very good beer bar in the Wellington CBD. Lots of taps, lots of common stuff but some out there, and loads of bottles. The ’biance trends toward standard bar but there is a big beer presence and it’s fairly intimate considering. Good place to hang out midday in the city.
84
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
yalnikim  (9) Wellington, New Zealand | April 17, 2006| Updated December 8, 2009
I really miss this place being 2min walk from work but boy has it stepped up a mark since it moved. The jury was out for the for the first few months but it is back in now and these guys are guilty of making me want to spend way too much money (and abandon my family!). The venue is smaller and more suited to the late night crowd, as opposed to the old afternoon balcony crowd at Willis Street, but the staff are amongst the best in town (if not THE BEST) and the beer selection - and constant rotation - is outstanding. Fun loos too!
84
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
boogey  (5) Auckland, New Zealand | June 4, 2009
wellingtons no 1 spot! great selection and around 15 beers on tap! a definite must-go!
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
carlinmike  (7) Wellington, New Zealand | November 15, 2009
Popular, yet relaxed bar on busy Courtenay Place. Excellent beer range on draught, including 1-2 cask ales, with many local & imported bottled beers. A little disappointing to see Monteiths, which have their own chain of pubs, but a minor quibble. Staff are helpful & know their beers and friendly punters make for a pleasant atmosphere. Pizza & fries are available if you’re hungry and the loos are clean. Definitely worth more than one visit.

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