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Moa Brewery Bar

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Address: 258 Jacksons Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
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Lovely Location + Tasty Beer

We visited Moa after our visits to wineries and it was a really nice change of pace. The beer was delicious, enjoyed the various options available with the tasting sampler... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Katie W
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Picton, New Zealand
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beers are the best outside of Belgium and are on par with what I left back in The US. Ok its the only microbrewery in Blenheim but that does not take away from my partners and my opinion. This is a very biased opinion. The food is very scant but there is some on offer. But really. . .... More 

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

We visited Moa after our visits to wineries and it was a really nice change of pace. The beer was delicious, enjoyed the various options available with the tasting sampler. Beautiful setting within the vines and easy access in the town.

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Turangi, New Zealand
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The brewery is set amongst many rows of vines. While there we had a beer tasting and a snack The amount of beer provided in each tasting was generous and a lot more than winery give you. The person who served us was extremely helpful in regards to the taste and origin of the beer and its ingredients We had... More 

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Tampa, FL
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85 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

So after biking around 5 wineries, our palates needed a change of pace...it was a bit of a cycle from Renwick, but it built up our thirst and was a great way to end the day. We met some lovely locals having happy hour and enjoyed a good hour here building up our strength to do the return trip back... More 

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Moa is a great NZ brewery that makes terrific beers. Being from Colorado, we have high beer standards, and Moa was one of the few NZ breweries that met them! Mike was great and very knowledgable. We've made sure to pick up more Moa beer during our travels.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great brew bar to visit in heart of wine country. Good taps and lots of great beers to purchase. Get the tasting tray if you go there too. Incredibly nice bartenders (thanks Stefan) and had a great time. They have nice outdoor bean bags and cornhole even. Sours beers are worth the buy as for well. Must go for beer... More 

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Thank DaveTNED
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time tasting beers and then decided to purchase for the rest of the trip! Great staff, had a good chat they know there stuff! Highly recommended!

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Rakaia, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Very hard to find much variety of Moa beer in retailers. This opportunity to sample different beers was great and a cheese board to die for.

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Thank Zinzanz
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Being one of the only breweries that we saw in a sea of wineries, the beer tasting made a welcome change from constant wine. Whilst it wasn't too bad, it seemed a little run down compared to the amazing wineries (such as cloudy bay next door). The beer was quite good though, so overall it's worth dropping in if you... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Our experience here was pretty average, my husband was quite keen to do some tastings, we were the only people at the brewery yet felt rushed and the patron did not take the time to explain the different beers, we bought a box of 12 different beers for $35 which was quite a good deal and most of them tasted... More 

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