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Randy Mosher

Author, Beer Industry Consultant, Graphic Designer, Genuine Home-brew Legend

Randy Mosher has been brewing since 1984. He is the author of five beer and brewing books, including two new ones, Mastering Homebrew and Beer for All Seasons. He also writes a regular column for All About Beer, called The Taster. Mosher is a member of the faculty of the Siebel Institute and a former chairman of the AHA Governing Committee. Mosher is currently a creative consultant to craft breweries, and a partner in two Chicago-area breweries: 5 Rabbit Cerveceria and Forbidden Root Botanic Beer.

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Randy's Sessions

Hazy IPAs, Pastry Stouts and Beyond

Founders Park

The craft beer scene is churning in the US as the most enthusiastic beer fans flock to a narrow range of new styles: the so-called “Northeast” IPAs and “pastry” stouts, big beers with grocery-store confection flavours. While many established brewers turn up their noses at these heretical versions of existing styles, newer brewers eager to […]

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Keynote: Beer Tasting as a Path to Self-Awareness (and Great Beer)

Founders Park

For most brewers, tasting skills are a patchwork of casual tasting, a bit of book-learning and possibly a little formalized judging or training. In other words, for all the efforts we put into our recipes, process and equipment, the one single thing that can tell us if we’ve succeeded or failed in our efforts seldom […]

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MarchFest

Founders Park

Welcome to MarchFest, Nelson and New Zealand’s beer flavoured festival – a celebration of music, food, fun and of course, proper beer. Our NZHC VIPs will be at the MarchFest brew-zone too. See our experts brewing, and come along to our “ask me anything” sessions running during the afternoon—your chance to put some curly questions […]

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