Nelson Craft Beer Breweries

Bays Brewing

A: 89 Pascoe Street, Nelson T: 03 547 8097

All beers naturally brewed—No preservatives, No Chemicals, No Sugar. Off License sales to the Public. Non Alcoholic drinks & Mixed Spirits available. Tours by appointment. Mon to Thurs: 8am – 5.30pm Fri to Sat: 11am – 6.00pm Sun: 11am – 5pm

Dales Brewing

A: PO Box 3512, Richmond, Nelson, 7050 T: 029 4445 143
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From New Zealand’s 2010 champion home brewer Dale’s commercial range of multi-award winning beers can be found in craft beer bars and speciality retailers.

Eddyline Brewery & Pizzeria

A: 8 Champion Rd, Richmond
T: 03 544 7474 E: W:

Eddyline Brewery & Pizzeria is a family friendly destination serving delicious wood-fired pizzas and fresh beer brewed on premise. Located right off the Great Taste Trail at the Aquatic Centre and by the Sylvan forest Mountain Bike Park. Open 11am – 10pm.

Founders Brewery

A: 87 Atawhai Drive, Nelson T: 03 548 4638
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• Viewing window to brewery • On and off sales • Tasting trays • Six generations of family history • Hop garden • Family friendly, children’s playground
Phone for opening hours

Golden Bear Brewery

A: 12 Aranui Road, Mapua T:03 540 3210 E: W:
Tours by appointment only. Microbrewery, bar and restaurant, offering Mexican food. Kitchen closes at 8pm.
Check website or call for business hours.

The Hop Federation Brewery

A: 483 Main Road, Riwaka T:03 5280486
Located in Riwaka, our brewery is in the heart of hop country. Visit our tasting room for bottle and rigger sales all year round. Tours by appointment. Opening Hours: Open from 11am seven days a week

Horse Box Brewery

A: PO Box 1788, Nelson 7040 T: 027 507 0890 E:
We make beer we love to drink and hope you do too. Do it with passion or not at all. Get amongst it!

Lighthouse Brewery

A: 21 Echodale Place, Stoke T:03 547 0983 E:
Tours by appointment only and cost $5.00 each. The licence is an off-licence; bottles and riggers are available. The brewery is one of the smallest breweries in NZ.
Hours of fun: Monday to Friday 9.30 – 5, closed Tuesday afternoons Saturday 9 – 12.30pm Tours $6 with six tastings

Liquid Alchemy Distillery

A: 14 Vivian Place, Annesbrook Nelson T:03 928 0167 or 021 471 771

If you appreciate hops in your beer, you will cherish our fresh hop gin. Satisfy your curiosity and drop in for tours, tastings and takeaways.Open: Thursdays to Sundays 12 to 5pm.

McCashin’s Brewery

A: 660 Main Road, Stoke, Nelson T:03 547 0329 E: W:

First in craft. NZ’s oldest craft brewery and cidery. On site Restaurant, Bar, Off-licence and tastings. Brewery Tours: 11am & 2pm, Mon – Fri, bookings recommended. Open 7 days.

The Mussel Inn Brewery

A: Onekaka, Golden Bay T:03 525 9241 (after 11am) E: W:
A 1200L brew plant adjacent to the Mussel Inn Cafe Bar producing a full range of ales, lagers and a couple of seasonal ciders.
11am – late, 7 days. Closed August


A: 502 High Street South, MotuekaT: 021 1370 470 E: W:

We’re opening in our new location early in 2017. Pop in for tastings and off-licence sales. Bookings essential for tours.

NZ Champion Brewery 2014

Sprig & Fern Brewery

A: 53 Beach Rd, Richmond, Nelson T:03 544 8675 W:
The home of Nelson’s Craft Beer. Visit the Brewery for off-licence rigger sales of a selection of our award winning beers and ciders.
Tues to Thur: 12pm – 4.30pm,Fri & Sat: 10am – 6pm.Closed Sun & Mon.