Gadoochi brewery co-owner Nicole McGilvray together with brewers Damon Milne and Kelly Robertson are laborious at work on the growth of their present micro-brewery in Invercargill.
Craft beer is about to be brewed in Invercargill’s CBD this September, with Gadoochi Brewery within the means of being re-assembled on the Tuatara café and bar.
Nicola McGilvray, co-owner of Gadoochi alongside Chris Ellenden, mentioned “Chris has already constructed breweries in Clyde and Dunedin. We thought it was time he had one in all his personal.”
The duo have been brewing cider from their Roxburgh orchard for the previous six years, and tapped into craft beer three years in the past with a beer check package. Alongside brewers Damon Milne, Kelly Robertson and Shaun Kirkpatrick, they’re hoping to create an upmarket vacation spot venue.
The growth will see the present partitions behind Tuatara café knocked all the way down to reveal an open-plan state-of-the-art brewery, full with elevated pure lighting and expanded ground area.
The 300-litre gravity fed brewery was constructed by Ellenden’s enterprise Weldtech on Bond St, and transported into the venue via opening up partitions over the Queen’s Birthday lengthy weekend.
The brewery will add to the presently rotating 17 faucets on the Tuatara.
McGilvray mentioned the brand new brews would come with a “little bit of every thing”, together with some experimental concoctions. Present fashionable brews embrace the Johnny Spanners IPA and Larakin Lager.
Together with the city centre redevelopments, McGilvray mentioned she hoped the opening of the brand new brewery would create a little bit of tradition within the space. She’d acquired excited responses from patrons to this point.
“A number of individuals are eager to know a date,” she mentioned, “I’m actually wanting ahead to it.”
“We’re hoping the start of September,” McGilvray mentioned, however an actual date could be “pushing it”.