A classic bavarian style wheat beer with a delicious touch of lemon. Brewed with plump white wheat and golden Pilsner malt, and packaged ‘mit hefe’ with live yeast, it pours a glowing cloudy lemon yellow with a dense white pillowy foam. A deliciously tart wheat palate is enhanced by subtle notes of clove and banana and a refreshing citrus zing. The forecast is cloudy with a twist of lemon.
Based in Wellington, NZ, The Garage Project is Pete Gillespie, Jos Ruffell, and Ian Gillespie. When they started out, they were tiny. Garage Project wasn’t even micro brewing; it was a truly nano brewery. When brewing on such a small scale, one can afford to take risks. That suited the guys from Garage Project, always on a quest to try something new. Three years have passed and they’ve grown, but that same ethos still shapes how they do things at the Garage. Whether they’re brewing 50 litres or 2000, they’re still there to take some risks, to have a bit of fun and to try something new.
DID YOU KNOW?
Brewer Pete Gillespie had worked for a decade in English breweries including Brakespear and Hepworth. He moved from Australia to Wellington before launching Garage Project with his brother Ian and a former video game designer, Jos Ruffell.