Finest Craft Beers

We have a wide range of craft beers available all year round and some seasonal beers that shouldn’t be missed!

 

Our Year Round Beers

[et_pb_aio_extended title=”BOP Lager” subhead=”5% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” alt=”Craft Brewery Whakatane | Mata Beer | Award Winning” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Mata-Brewery-Whakatane-BOP_330ml.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|desktop” admin_label=”BOP” _builder_version=”3.12.2″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]Mata BOP is a German style kolsch with a kiwi twist.

A crisp, refreshing light bodied lager with medium bitterness and delicate malt flavour.
[/et_pb_aio_extended][et_pb_aio_extended title=”Tumeke!” subhead=”6.5% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/MataBeer-Whakatane-Tumeke_500ml.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”400px” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|phone” admin_label=”Tumeke!” _builder_version=”3.12″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]Massive flavours & aromas of tropical fruit salad from a huge load of NZ hops dominates this tasty Tumeke! IPA, followed by a decent malty backbone and crisp bitter finish

 
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[et_pb_aio_extended title=”Manuka Golden Ale” subhead=”5% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Mata-Brewery-Whakatane-Manuka_330ml.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”400px” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|phone” admin_label=”Manuka Golden Ale” _builder_version=”3.12.2″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]A smooth, clean tasting golden ale edged with a hint of NZ’s native manuka honey

The addition of aromatic honey gives this beer it’s distinct herbal notes, well rounded mouthfeel and slight residual sweetness

 
[/et_pb_aio_extended][et_pb_aio_extended title=”Matawhaka” subhead=”8% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” alt=”Craft Brewery Whakatane | Mata Beer | Award Winning” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/MATA_Matawhaka500ml.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”400px” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|phone” admin_label=”Matawhaka” _builder_version=”3.2.2″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” hover_enabled=”0″ box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]Matawhaka Imperial IPA takes on a journey as we discover the hops in the crown.  We source the most aromatic big ace hops from NZ and USA and commit to brewing a matawhaka every time

 
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[et_pb_aio_extended title=”Hip Hop Pilsner” subhead=”5% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/MataBeer-Whakatane-HipHop_500ml.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”400px” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|phone” admin_label=”Hip Hop” _builder_version=”3.12″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]A crisp NZ style pilsner with medium bitterness and a hip-hop burst of citrus hop flavour and aroma from renowned New Zealand grown Riwaka, Motueka and Nelson Sauvin hop varieties

 
[/et_pb_aio_extended][et_pb_aio_extended title=”+64 NZ Pale Ale” subhead=”5.5% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” alt=”Craft Brewery Whakatane | Mata Beer | Award Winning” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/64-NZ-Pale-Ale.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”400px” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|phone” admin_label=”+64 pale ale” _builder_version=”3.2.2″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]A classic NZ style pale ale.  It’s tasty as with vibrant aromas of crushed citrus & grapes backed with a light caramel maltiness.  Brewed with 100% NZ grown malted barley & hop varieties
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[et_pb_aio_extended title=”WAI-ITI WAKA” subhead=”5.5% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Mata-Brewery-Whakatane-Wai-iti_Waka_330ml.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|desktop” admin_label=”wai-iti waka” _builder_version=”3.12.2″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]A showcase of NZ’s wai-iti hop variety which fills the senses with flavours and aromas of mandarin, lime and passionfruit.  This pale ale is full of deliciousness and very drinkable on any occasion
[/et_pb_aio_extended][et_pb_aio_extended title=”Hop Lips” subhead=”6.5% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” alt=”Craft Brewery Whakatane | Mata Beer | Award Winning” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/MataBeer-Whakatane-HotLips_500ml.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”400px” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|phone” admin_label=”hop lips” _builder_version=”3.12″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]Kiss your lips with this big juicy American hop combo.  Hop Lips IPA has aromas & flavours of stone fruit, blossoms & pine
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Our Seasonal Beers

[et_pb_aio_extended title=”Rock n Red – Red Ale” subhead=”5% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/MATA_RockNRed330ml.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”400px” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|phone” admin_label=”Rock n Red – Red Ale” _builder_version=”3.2.2″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]We’ve blended 7 specialty malts to bring luscious caramel, toffee like malty characteristics balanced with a refreshing hop flavour and aroma, medium biterness and a dash of pepper from NZ’s indigenous horopito.
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[et_pb_aio_extended title=”Dark Knight – Chocolate Porter” subhead=”5% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/MataBeer-Whakatane-DarkKnight_500ml.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”400px” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|phone” admin_label=”Dark Knight – Chocolate Porter” _builder_version=”3.12″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]We complimented our delicious porter recipe blend of chocolate malts, with the addition of cacao nibs and vanilla beans to create this luscious velvety chocolate porter
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[et_pb_aio_extended title=”Volcano – Red IPA” subhead=”7% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/MATA_Volcano500ml.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”400px” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|phone” admin_label=”Volcano – Red IPA” _builder_version=”3.2.2″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]A NZ style red IPA packed full of toffee and caramel malts that burst out along with an explosion of citrus hop flavours and solid bitterness.  A full flavoured malt driven red IPA, complemented by a good balance of hop character and bitterness will fire up your tastebuds.

A perfect beer for a cooler season.

 
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[et_pb_aio_extended title=”Kapai – Session IPA” subhead=”3.8% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/MATA_Kapai500ml.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”400px” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|phone” admin_label=”Kapai – Session IPA” _builder_version=”3.2.2″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]A hoppy fix for beer lovers wanting the flavour of an IPA without the higher alcohol.  The perfect beer to enjoy with friends at much loved kiwi barbeques or picnics

 
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[et_pb_aio_extended title=”Chai Time” subhead=”6% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/MataBeer-Whakatane-ChaiStout_500ml-2.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”400px” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|phone” admin_label=”Chai time” _builder_version=”3.12″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]

Inspired by chai lattes, we’ve infused a milk stout with chai spices including cardamom, cinnamon and nutmeg.  If you’re feeling a little naughty try with a splash of cream and chocolate sprinkle or simply enjoy as is.

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[et_pb_aio_extended title=”Mataccino – Chocolate Coffee porter” subhead=”6% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/MATA_Mataccino500ml.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”400px” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|phone” admin_label=”Mataccino – Chocolate Coffee porter” _builder_version=”3.12″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]A chocolate-coffee porter infused with freshly ground espresso coffee from a local whakatane roastery, lashings of cacao nibs and vanilla beans. Mataccino has irresistibly scrumptious flavours of chocolate & coffee followed by a sweetish vanilla finish.
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[et_pb_aio_extended title=”Blondie” subhead=”5% Alc.Vol” title_animation_on_off=”on” title_animation=”fadeInLeft” icon_alignment=”left” title_fancyline=”on” hide_content=”on” hover_content_effect=”dwd-hinge-down” img_src=”https://matabeer.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/blondie-500ml-.png” img_define_height=”360px” img_define_height_tablet=”” img_define_height_phone=”400px” img_define_height_last_edited=”on|phone” admin_label=”Blondie” _builder_version=”3.2.2″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#f3bf1a” header_font_size=”20px” alt_title_text_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color_gradient_direction=”1deg” text_orientation=”left” box_shadow_style=”preset3″ box_shadow_color=”rgba(243,191,26,0.46)” saved_tabs=”all”]A mouth-watering cloudy Belgian style wheat beer infused with coriander, hand peeled fresh lemon zest and a secret indigenous spice.  Blondie is unfiltered to retain its unique Belgian yeast character

 
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Craft Brewery Whakatane | Mata Beer | Award Winning
Craft Brewery Whakatane | Mata Beer | Award Winning
Craft Brewery Whakatane | Mata Beer | Award Winning

Malt

The Malt we use in nearly all of our Mata beer range is from 100% NZ grown barley.  Gladfield malt produce 27 different varieties that enables fantastic recipe creativity with NZ grown malt.

Hops

All Mata Beers include NZ Hop varieties which are grown under a pest management system that enables them to grow spray free.  NZ hop varieties are highly sought after around the world due to their unique aromatic properties that differ from hops grown in other parts of the world.  We have a lot of fun taste testing and selecting that perfect hop combination when creating each of our beer styles.

Ingredients

Mata also sources ingredients from other places around the world for some of our range such as: US hops, Tongan grown vanilla beans and fair trade cacao nibs from Peru.
Craft Brewery Whakatane | Mata Beer | Award Winning

Mata Beer

17 Gateway Crescent,

Whakatane.

 

Opening Hours

Wednesday | Thursday | Friday
Open from 3pm

Saturday | Sunday
Open from 12pm

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