The Yeastie Boys – Stu McKinlay and Sam Possenniskie  – are the dynamic duo of New Zealand’s craft beer scene. They burst onto the beer landscape with two trophies for their flagship porter Pot Kettle Black at BrewNZ 2009 and have remained firmly ensconced there ever since. Their latest achievements include a trifecta of major international awards in the last year including:

Champion Beer at The Asia Beer Awards (for Pot Kettle Black)

People’s Choice at The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular (for Gunnamatta)

Morton Coutts Trophy for Innovation at the Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards (for Rex Attitude)


His Majesty 2016 – BA Dark Ale 7%
Rex Attitude – Peated golden Dino beer 7%
White matter – Earl Grey White ale 3.9%
Digital IPA NZ – NZ IPA 5.7%
Stairdancer – NZ golden 4.4% 
Gunnamatta NZ – Earl Grey IPA 6.5%
Pot Kettle Black Remix – Pale Black IPA 6%
Bigmouth – Session IPA 4.4%
Pot Kettle Black – South Pacific Porter 6%
Wild Boys – Texas Brown Ale 5.5%