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Address: 258 Jacksons Road, Blenheim RD3, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 3 572 5146
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This small and eclectic brewery has a lovely atmosphere with its quirky decor and comfortable setting. The wide variety of beers were pulled by a freindly German guy from pumps... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Westcott, United Kingdom
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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235 reviews 235 reviews
37 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We turned up to Moa Brewery on a Friday afternoon after being recommended it by one of the locals. The beer was fantastic. A good selection of beers on tap and bottle and mostly brewed with NZ hops. The guy serving was unfortunately not forth-coming with any information at all about the brewing process even after two questions. Everything was... More 

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Westcott, United Kingdom
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46 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This small and eclectic brewery has a lovely atmosphere with its quirky decor and comfortable setting. The wide variety of beers were pulled by a freindly German guy from pumps with an assorted selecting of bizarre handles. The tastings were generous and he was kept busy at the bar serving the many customers. There was a handy description of the... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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57 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

it is the second time I visit the brewery for a tasting, and the second time I leave the brewery with a mixed feeling, thinking that I have enjoyed the beer, but not the tasting experience. I am very interested in craft beer and am a home brewer, so I have a great interest in chatting with the person offering... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

We arrived hoping for a tour of the brewery, but this was sadly not on offer. There was an excellent selection of good beers on tap however and $5 gave us each a generous sample of six different beers. The barman was knowledgable and friendly. Brewery door prices were very reasonable. A good place for craft beer fans to drop... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Well worth a visit - we loved this little brewery and it's rustic cheeky character! Sampled some great beers and shared a laugh or two with the staff. One of the highlights of our day in Matlborough

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Tokyo, Japan
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118 reviews 118 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Enjoyed tasting some of the MOA beers. Impressed that, if you wished, there was food to accompany the beers. Some good value deals on bottled beers to buy too.

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San Antonio, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We stopped here as part of a tour and did a tasting of about 6 beers. To be fair it was after lunch at Allan Scott across the street so we were a bit full. We were excited about a break from wine to try some beer. However we were a bit disappointed at the service (though we rarely had... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Had tried Moa beer in the U.S. During America's Cup in SF and loved it, so we sought out the brewery when we were in Blenheim. Not a good spot if you are looking for a tour and hands on beer experience, but if you want to drink good beer, chat with Moa staff who are very passionate about their... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Beautiful and quaint brewery w great apple cider tasting. A fellow drinker in my group did the beer tasting which by his account was good also. marife's exhuberence and passion was catching and made the experience more than just a tasting. i felt like i was at my neighborhood bar 'having a taste' with my mates.

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Sydney, Australia
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20 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Surrounded by wineries Moa Brewery Bar is differently worth a stop. We paid $5 for the tastings which was well worth it. We ended up having a great pie and a full serve of the winter ale. We then bought all the ones we liked to the point where we had to leave some behind to pick up the next... More 

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