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New Brew: Mango Haze Cloudy Cider

We're kicking off a new series of cloudy ciders today, and Mango Haze Cloudy Cider is not to be missed! It's sweet, juicy, and has huge aromas of ripe mangos and apple. This one will be cloudier than our regular ciders, giving it a bigger mouth feel, and a rich mango taste, but won't be around for long......

July 17, 2020

Keg Credit Scheme

Today Good George has announced a scheme to support its on premise customers who may have been caught out with a chiller full of kegs during lockdown.  Co-Founder Jason Macklow says “We have been involved in this industry running bars, and restaurants of our own for over 20 years and this is easily the most uncertain and difficult time the industry has faced. These are certainly tough times for all of us and we know first-hand the difficulties our customers are going through. We want to t...

April 23, 2020

Lockdown Day 24

Create a wall mural using burnt pieces of toastStart your own conspiracy theoryGo nude for a dayInvent a new hand sanitiser using vodka and old cheeseLearn how to do the moonwalkChallenge your bubble mates to a dance-offTurn your dining room into a corporate box and make lanyards for everyoneRefuse entry to that one bubble mate without a lanyard Park your car at the front of the drive through at KFC so you can be first at Level 3Award yourself an honorary doctorate in Gin drinking and start givi...

April 18, 2020

Lockdown Day 23

Good afternoon guys. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of distraction. Today is a FRIDAY. It’s also Victoria Beckham’s (aka Posh Spice) 45th birthday.  What do you buy someone like her for a birthday? We’d recommend Doris Plum Cider & a bowl of curly fries but David might have other ideas. Spice up your Friday people. Weather Update: Wet & coldish like that cup of tea you forgot about Your Friday Essential Chores: Schedule in your social video calls for tonight in strategic orde...

April 17, 2020

New Brew: Day Off Gin

Our still’s been running red hot in recent weeks, giving everything it has to Operation Helping Hands- our hand sanitiser project. But we think it’s earnt itself a day off, so we gave it one, and have made a batch of gin. This limited batch has been introduced to a good amount of mandarin, cardamom, juniper, and a bunch of other botanicals. It's also the first time our gin has been available to the public.  Introducing our new Day Off Small Batch Gin...

April 16, 2020

Lockdown Day 22

Good morning. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of distraction. Today is a THURSDAY. We think this week is probably going fast but due to this Lockdown business it really is harder to tell than usual Today’s Traffic Update: Some congestion during the wait for the jug to boil and a minor collision while checking the contents of the fridge. Otherwise all clear. Announcement:We have dedicated today’s update to one of our sales team who, along with all of the crew, has been working hard dur...

April 16, 2020

Lockdown Day 21

Good morning. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of distraction Today is a WEDNESDAY… the middle child of the weekdays. Always demanding attentionbut never quite getting it compared to the youngest Monday and the older, mostfavourite, Friday. Today’s Traffic Update:Power walkers getting themselves Level 3 Body Ready Tonight on TV: TV2 8:30pm New Series POOCH PERFECT Rebel Wilson hosts a reality show where pet stylists compete to win pawesome prizes.  Tune it to see how ma...

April 15, 2020

Lockdown Day 20

Welcome to your Good George daily dose of dysfunctional distraction. Today is a TUESDAY… its the day after the Easter break. The bad news is it’s no longer ok to have Easter eggs for lunch. The Good News is Anzac Long weekend is at the end of next week. Today’s Weather:Grey and windy… like a hippo after an all-night session drinking IPA.   Today’s Time Wasting Game:See if you can add to our list of Actors & Actresses that NAILED IT or FAILED IT. Actors who nailed their ...

April 14, 2020

Lockdown Day 15

Good afternoon guys. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of distraction Today is a THURSDAY but for many purposes it can be treated as a Friday as its Good Friday Eve. A reminder that if pubs were open they would have to shut at midnight tonight… and we used to think that was inconvenient.   Traffic Update: Pedestrians wandering aimlessly in pyjama trousers and pre-schoolers on scooters.   Random thoughts to ponder to help pass the time Randomly hearing your favourite song on...

April 9, 2020

Lockdown Day 14

Good afternoon guys. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of diversion & distraction. Today is a WEDNESDAY which is sometimes known as HUMPDAY because it’s halfway to the weekend and today’s HUMPDAY could be HUMPIER than usual because it might also be the halfway point of lockdown. Dare to dream people.  Camels have humps too. Here’s some Camel facts to make you smarter and more prepared for humpday: • Camels have three sets of eyelids and two rows of eye lashes to keep the sand o...

April 8, 2020

New Brew: Apple Pie & Ice Cream Cider

This cider is a tribute to the perseverance and ingenuity of one of our brewers with a sweet tooth. He noodled around with this recipe for months before emerging, triumphant, with an overflowing glass in hand. Plenty of ciders taste like apple, but not many taste like an apple pie and ice cream. File it under "because we can" Our classic apple cider is blended with our own cinnamon infusion and the finest sustainably sourced vanilla. This is a delicious treat and tastes just like ...

April 7, 2020

Lockdown Day 13

Good afternoon guys. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of diversion & distraction. Today is a Tuesday which is Monday’s annoying sibling.     Traffic Update: Free Flowing… like a horses mane whilst galloping into the wind with triumphant music playing   Boredom Buster: Today we pay tribute to “One hit Wonders”.  Otara Millionaires Club (OMC) made it big once with the catchy international megahit “How Bizzare”“I’m too sexy” by Right said Fred w...

April 7, 2020

Lockdown Day 12

Good afternoon guys. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of distraction. Traffic Update: Quiet... like and Indian Cricket crowd when Kohli gets out. Weather Report: Fine weather which is often such a waste on a Monday Post Lockdown Predictions Hair Salons will go for 24 hours a day to catch up restoring people to their “natural? ColoursProductivity will slump as the euphoria of seeing our work colleagues in person will be too distracting People will have to get out of bed two hours earlier ...

April 6, 2020

Lockdown Day 10

1. Organise your spice rack into alphabetical order2. Create yourself a new signature3. Dye your hair using all the different dyes in the cupboard4. Shave your hair off (or consider our recent Mullet advice)5. Kidnap your neighbour’s cat and video call a ransom demand6. Start a list of all the take-out meals you’re going to eat after lockdown’s over7. Send 10 Facebook friend requests to people you went to school with8. Try and predict the lotto numbers by counting insects on your driveway9...

April 4, 2020

New Brew: Toasted Marshmallow Stout

People can be passionate about just how toasted they like their marshmallows, and this beer is our tribute to this great Kiwi pastime. It's a perfectly balanced blend of roasty stout, sweet marshmallow, and just enough campfire that you know it's been over a flame. Light the fire, and crack one open. Our marshmallow stout has the classic roast and chocolate aroma you’d expect with sweet toasted marshmallow. The beer is a deliciously "smoreish" treat for an evening in front of the fire. Check ...

April 3, 2020

Lockdown Day 9

Good afternoon guys. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of distraction. Traffic Update: Chickens can cross the road safely Weather Report: UNNECESSARILY NICE  Lockdown memes from the twitterverse we like: I’m kinda starting to understand why pets try and run out of the house when the front door is openTurns out my favourite hobbies are: 1) restaurants 2) bars 3) non-essential businessesI finished Netflix todayThe Year is 2075 “Grandma why do you like sitting outside?” Me: There wa...

April 3, 2020

Lockdown Day 8

Good afternoon guys. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of distraction. Today we showcase tattoos and mullets. We are based in the Tron after all. Traffic Update: All clear for burnouts Today’s Social Distancing Theme Song: “Don’t Stand so Close to Me” by The Police. ...

April 2, 2020

Lockdown Day 7

Good afternoon guys. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of distraction Traffic Update:  Looking like no delays from the bed to the home office, with just a short commute from the couch to the fridge. Today's home exercise video to get the blood pumping: Before we had keto, swiss balls and cross fit we had the 80’s home gym staple called the rebounder. If you don’t have one handy you can use your kid’s trampoline or maybe your home office chair during your next online meeting. Wa...

April 1, 2020

Lockdown Day 6

Good afternoon guys. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of distraction & diversification.   Traffic Update:  Light, Low carb, reduced fat & sugar free   Fun Fact: Today is cult actor Christopher Walken’s birthday. He was born Ronald Walken in 1943 and destined for coolness. He changed his name as a teenager and worked as a lion tamer in a circus. He then stared in a bunch of movies including Pulp Fiction & Catch Me If You can. Great movies sure - but greater than his dance ...

March 31, 2020

Introducing the Good George Virtual Quiz

Last night our first ever Virtual Quiz kicked off with great success (albeit a few live stream glitches). With our network of bars and restaurants closed due to the nationwide lockdown, we delivered eight rounds of trivia relief for those needing their weekly quiz night. Hundreds of households across NZ tuned in to watch our Quiz Host, Glenn live stream from his house as he’s locked in like the rest of us. It wasn’t without a few cameo interruptions like Glenn’s mum delivering a slice of c...

March 31, 2020

Lockdown Day 5

Good afternoon guys. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of distraction. Today is a Monday. In the absence of typical Monday watercooler chat it’s time to rate your own weekend. Add or subtract points for the following: Had online video chat drinks with family and friends +5Waved to a stranger from a distance whilst out for a walk +2Made a Lockdown Tik Tok video +1Set up a tent in your lounge +2Slept in the tent +5Mowed the lawn more than once – 4Lay on the couch reading Covid news f...

March 30, 2020

Lockdown Weekend Update

Good afternoon guys. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of distraction. Today is a Saturday. Last day of the cricket season. Oil your bat and put away all other summery sporty bits. Traffic Update: Hardly any, can Huntly now tell the difference? Your Weekend Chores:Sanitize the TV remote in preparation for the new weekStocktake your liquor cabinet and place in order of desperation for the weeks ahead. https://bit.ly/3bAEPO3Have a showerLearn how to play Fortnite and become boss of ...

March 28, 2020

Lockdown Day 2

Good afternoon guys. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of distraction. Today is a Friday which means act extra casual… which may be a challenge for those still in Tuesday’s pyjamas.   Traffic Update:Empty Buses and truck drivers in Hi-Vis vests   Today's working from home discovery:How many cups of instant coffee is too many before 11am  Today's isolation tip:To help you figure out how to stay two meters apart, we’ve come up with a list of things that are also two ...

March 27, 2020

Lockdown Day 1

Good afternoon guys. Welcome to your Good George daily dose of distraction. Today is a Thursday which feels a bit weird cause most Day Ones are Mondays.   Traffic Update: Like 6am on a Sunday morning in August  Today’s working from home discovery: The unusual habits of your pets  Lockdown resolutions that may or may not begin today:Practice that GuitarPair all of your odd socksDevise a cunning plan to stay fit/get fit whilst sitting on the couch (you are awesome)Plan an extravag...

March 26, 2020

Good George Hand Sanitiser

You may have heard through the grapevine that we've started to distill trial batches of hand sanitiser. Good news travels fast, but not as fast as our team who are rolling up their sleeves and putting our distillery to a different use. Watch this space for news on how we're going to be sharing our latest creation!...

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