To find out more, Hover over the image you like
Our 1982 Comm Games gold medalist, women's 5000m world record holder and 3 time Olympian was one of the pioneers of the lucrative road running circuit in the USA during the 80s.
Her focus on making a living from this growing professional section of the sport did not endear her to the stuffy NZ amateur athletics administrators of the time who labelled her "audacious".
This traditional beer has a golden punchy attitude made with hops grown by us right here in Masterton.
5.0% ABV Dampfbier
Kwaxie was the leader of the "Flying Kiwis", who dominated the European track circuit in the early ‘70s. He won silver medals at both the Commonwealth and Olympic Games and became a world record holder over 5000m in 1977.
Smooth chocolatey notes on the front palate, cola in the background. Much like its namesake, Kwaxie is bold and brash on the track, but charming and sophisticated off it.
7.2% ABV Belgium Dark
Imagine yourself packed into the athletics stadium in Göteborg, Sweden—20,000 fans chanting "Warka, Warka, Warka”—as our kiwi legend charges down the home straight to be the first man to break 3:50.
This traditional English-style pale ale will see you charge for more. We have added our very own New Zealand pepper tree, Kawakawa, to inspire and excite you. Just as Warka delivered over 100 sub-four-minute miles, this kiwi classic delivers time and time again.
5% ABV IPA - English
One of New Zealand’s most versatile Olympic gold medallists was our very own Miss Evie, a long-jumper who also won Commonwealth Games medals in discus, shot put and javelin. She was the first ever female Olympic gold medallist for all sports.
A New World sessionable pale ale with American and New Zealand hops, this all-rounder offers citrus and fruit aromas that everyone will love.
4.5% ABV Pale Ale - American
This big bopper has won a host of medals: Commonwealth Gold, Olympic Gold and World Champs Gold at Youth, Junior and Senior levels. She was a superstar who achieved every honour, rising above all challengers including those needing "artificial assistance".
McVal's whiskey infusion provides the strength and smoothness you would expect from this decorated champion.
8% ABV Weissbeir
A commentator at the 1960 Rome Olympics exclaimed, "Peter Who from New Zealand? This guy won’t make it past the first round." Four days later, the 28th ranked dark horse Peter Who smoked them all. With his dynamic finish, Peter Who won three Olympic gold medals, two Empire Games gold medals and a pile of world records.
Made with a blend of roasted malts and American hops, the dark colour and smokiness will attract the same tough, hard working kiwis who can handle running 100 miles a week.
5% ABV Smoked Beer
You know the story—an injured rugby player teams up with a legendary running coach and transforms himself through sheer determination into an Olympic 5000m champion. The real legacy of Sir Muz is the organisation he founded that provides sporting opportunities for New Zealand athletes with disabilities.
This beer is another successful partnership—an easy drinking pale ale infused with Wairarapa Pinot Noir with a hint of spice.
6% ABV Fruit Beer - American
Hapi Loz is one of NZ's most consistent and longest serving athletes with a career spanning 4 Olympics, highlighted by a bronze medal at the Seoul Olympics and numerous big city marathon wins. Whether it be training on the forest trails in her home town of Putaruru or competing in major marathons, Hapi Loz always displayed an inner spirituality and positivity towards life.
The addition of hemp oil to this beer reflects the community in Boulder Co where Hapi Loz now resides.
6% ABV Belgium Blond
Queen Bea - the nickname that stuck - for this kiwi athlete who stunned NZ and the world with her win in the 1997 World Track & Field Championships. She went on to win 2 Commonwealth Games titles are represented NZ at 4 Olympic Games from 1996.
Our delicious cider at 5% abv displays all the strength and grace required to send the discus a very long way.
5% ABV Apple Cider
Walsh's Wash (Hand Sanitizer) was created to help the needs of the Wairarapa and New Zealand as a whole. Its formulation is based upon the guidelines from the World Health Organisation.
Place a generous amount of Walsh’s Wash on the palm of your hands. Then rub your hands together and cover all surfaces of the hand. Rub hands until dry.
Hospital Grade, Contains 70% Ethanol, Glycerol and Hydrogen Peroxide
A toast to a New Zealand athlete who became the world record holder and 1936 Olympic champion in the 1500 metres. Many claimed that he appeared to be running on air. This classic Pilsner is simply smooth and extremely enjoyable, just like our champion in 1936.
A traditional Czech style pilsner—fresh, crisp and soft on the palate. A champion all the way.
5% ABV Pilsner - Czech