Those in the persuasive arts are well-known for their love of the finer things in life. And there are very few beers finer than Emerson’s or magazines finer than Dish. Thankfully, the two of them are coming together for two very special five course dinners at Edesia in Christchurch and Logan Brown in Wellington and they’re inviting our food-loving, beer-swilling readers to come along.
According to the latest figures, Kiwis consumed 20 million fewer litres of beer in 2012 than the year before, something put down to a combination of average summer weather and a general shift away from the brown stuff towards wine and spirits. But there is growth in craft beer and Lion is continuing to get in on that act with its new Crafty Beggars range, “a craft beer you can actually drink”.