Winter Ale Trail Challenge 2022

Christchurch craft beer lovers, are you ready?! Our Annual Winter Ale Trail Challenge is kicking off and this year we have asked some awesome Christchurch bars to team up! #WATCh will have you craft beer hopping 30 June - 6 August 2022 and explore the best bars Christchurch city has to offer.

This will be a challenge of endurance, actions and taste!

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  • $200 BAR VOUCHER for the winning individual / team and smaller prizes for the other teams' efforts!
  • The winner will help choose our next seasonal beer release
  • Get the next seasonal beer named after you and welcome to join in the brew session if you want. 
  • The winner will get their photo on our brewery wall. 
  1. The Winter Ale Trail Challenge, #WATCh starts 30 June 2022. 
  2. You are welcome to enter the competition as a team or as an individual. 
  3. The #WATCh map below is a trail of one-off winter beer releases in town. 
  4. You will receive assignments for each beer release.
  5. The challenge will be to pitch up for every beer release, snap a photo and complete the assignment as instructed via email.

There may only be a few days between assignments and beer releases so keep an eye on the #WATCh map and on your emails. We will keep you well informed on progress via email as well as post status updates, assignments, the trail etc on our Facebook page. 

The winner will be the individual or team that has successfully completed the most assignments, and in the event of a tie we will look at the most original assignment completions … so think creatively for your photos! The competition will end 6 August with a prize ceremony at our annual Winter Beer Fest at the brewery.

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Winter Ale Trail Challenge 2022

For the prize ceremony we will invite our #WATCh players AND unveil all the #WATCh beers you’ve been sipping.

Winter Ale Trail Challenge 2022

If you’re keen to take on the Winter Ale Trail Challenge / #WATCh then confer with your mates and fill out our entry form below. 

Click the below button to register as a player. We will be #WATChing you.

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Drink responsibly.

T's and C's apply.