Wanaka Beerworks was established in 1998 and is situated in one of the most picturesque towns in New Zealand. We get our inspiration for our beer from the beautiful surroundings and the town's unique vibe that's why we use the local landmarks on our labels. 

“Beware the Jabberwocky!” a story line that conjures up thoughts of a mystery creature never seen but always watching. Told in the Central Otago high country to keep young musters vigilant for it may be their precious supplies that go missing such as their lunch or worse, their beer!

Cardrona Gold   Vienna Style Golden Lager (5%) A classic golden all malt lager with a smooth malty biscuit-like sweetness and a mild hop bitter finish. Cardrona Gold is named after the Cardrona town (just outside of Wanaka) with it’s colourful gold mining history. A deliciously quaffable beer that celebrates the pioneering spirit of the folk from the days of Cardrona’s Gold.

Cardrona Gold  

Vienna Style Golden Lager (5%)

A classic golden all malt lager with a smooth malty biscuit-like sweetness and a mild hop bitter finish. Cardrona Gold is named after the Cardrona town (just outside of Wanaka) with it’s colourful gold mining history. A deliciously quaffable beer that celebrates the pioneering spirit of the folk from the days of Cardrona’s Gold.

Brewski Bohemian Style Pilsner (5%) Crisp, floral hop aroma with a rich malty sweetness that is beautifully balanced by its spicy hop bitterness. Brewski is very popular with the truly discerning beer drinker, its saaz hop gives it a very distinct flavour. 

Brewski

Bohemian Style Pilsner (5%)

Crisp, floral hop aroma with a rich malty sweetness that is beautifully balanced by its spicy hop bitterness. Brewski is very popular with the truly discerning beer drinker, its saaz hop gives it a very distinct flavour. 

Treble Cone Wheat Beer (6.5%) A treble hopped wheat Ale that’s full bodied and has plenty of character. A thirst quencher for every season that feels like an off-piste ride at TC.

Treble Cone

Wheat Beer (6.5%)

A treble hopped wheat Ale that’s full bodied and has plenty of character. A thirst quencher for every season that feels like an off-piste ride at TC.

Black Peak Coffee Stout (6.5%) A rich malty black beer infused with coffee. Moderate hop addition with a dry roasted finish. The stout’s deep chocolate colour and caramel sweetness are derived from the heavily kilned and roasted malts.

Black Peak

Coffee Stout (6.5%)

A rich malty black beer infused with coffee. Moderate hop addition with a dry roasted finish. The stout’s deep chocolate colour and caramel sweetness are derived from the heavily kilned and roasted malts.

Jabberwocky Central Otago Pale Ale Pale Ale (5.8% ABV) Pungent sweet fruit hop aromas which carry through to the flavour with a dry moderately bitter finish. This kiwi hop inspired beer is given its body and mouthfeel by exclusively using Gladfield malts from Dunsandel, especially their caremalised Toffee malt which intergrates well with the tropical fruit hop characteristics from Nelson Sauvin.  

Jabberwocky Central Otago Pale Ale

Pale Ale (5.8% ABV)

Pungent sweet fruit hop aromas which carry through to the flavour with a dry moderately bitter finish. This kiwi hop inspired beer is given its body and mouthfeel by exclusively using Gladfield malts from Dunsandel, especially their caremalised Toffee malt which intergrates well with the tropical fruit hop characteristics from Nelson Sauvin.  

Red Rooster  Amber Ale (4.8% ABV) Rich in fresh kilned malt flavours with a clean crisp finish. Light in hop bitterness and flavour, it is an expression of the speciality malts which give it the red hue. 

Red Rooster

 Amber Ale (4.8% ABV)

Rich in fresh kilned malt flavours with a clean crisp finish. Light in hop bitterness and flavour, it is an expression of the speciality malts which give it the red hue. 

LakeCider Dry Apple Cider (5% ABV) Like Bobbing for apples in lake Wanaka during Autumn, LakeCider is clean, bright and refreshing

LakeCider

Dry Apple Cider (5% ABV)

Like Bobbing for apples in lake Wanaka during Autumn, LakeCider is clean, bright and refreshing

Mount Iron Light Ale (3.2% ABV) A Light thirst quencher ale packed full of Hop and Malt flavour

Mount Iron

Light Ale (3.2% ABV)

A Light thirst quencher ale packed full of Hop and Malt flavour