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Craft Beer Depot

70 Achilles Avenue | Wakatu Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 2126
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Funky little bar!!

Great place to go have a drink. Great friendly staff! Yes it is a bit pricey. Good Atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
aamethyst
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Nelson, New Zealand
Good beer, but very expensive.

The Sierra pale ale was around $10.00 per bottle. In the U.S., you'll pay $1.00. In the Cook... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rory H
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Nelsons one-stop shop for everything Craft Beer in New Zealand. Specialty craft beer Bar, shop, Rigger (growler/flagon) fillery, music & events venue and Beer Garden. Information center for New Zealand brewing, hops, malt, breweries, distilleries and everything to do with the craft Industry. Tourist information for craft travelers, and local guides for Nelson attractions having to do with the craft industry. Come have a pint and chat to us! You'll feel like a local in no time! Check Google for business hours during you visit by searching 'Craft Beer Depot'.
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70 Achilles Avenue | Wakatu Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to go have a drink. Great friendly staff! Yes it is a bit pricey. Good Atmosphere but does need some more live bands! I love that it is hidden away down Achilles Ave, so do recommend making it easier to find (but not...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sierra pale ale was around $10.00 per bottle. In the U.S., you'll pay $1.00. In the Cook Islands (where it's more difficult to import) I paid $3.00 per bottle.

Thank Rory H
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Hidden away in Achilles Avenue is the perfect spot to sample a vast array of craft beers. The staff are super knowledgeable but not pushy. There are 10 craft beers on tap that change regularly plus numerous more in bottles/cans. You can sample the beers...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Found this place pretty average, nothing stand out about it. Has potential but not hitting the mark at this stage. We were there on a Monday night so can’t except too much in terms of the atmosphere. Don’t have much in the way of food.

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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

After several months of knowing about CBD we made the effort to visit and...have been back several times since. A continually changing selection of beers from around NZ means that no two visits are ever the same. Stop for a drink or take a bottle...More

Thank Simon M
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away worth seeking out lots of nice beers good location just the job if your in Town and fancy a decent beer in good surroundings friendly give it a try

Thank Alan B
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

If you want somewhere out of the way for a great selection of Craft Beer, then this is it in Nelson! Loved the space - not pretentious, nicely out of the way, and with a regularly changing beer selection, it's very suited to someone who...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

Great spot, cool atmosphere, great music, knowledgable bar staff, and most importantly, fantastic ales!!

Thank Richard B
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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Relaxed spot with a great vibe. Excellent selection of craft beers some not available anywhere else in Nelson. Very knowledgeable staff happy to have a chat and share their expertise. Always something new on tap to try.

Thank Adrien L
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Reviewed January 12, 2018

Been here twice now and both times had probably the rudest/ least friendly service in Nelson the South American? guy). Expensive beer. A non standard pint (about450ml) starts from $10. The bar stools are seriously uncomfortable and seating is limited. Won't return.More

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Brandon T, Owner at Craft Beer Depot, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Hi Doug, Sorry its been so long since your review for a reply. I wondered was there a specific incident on the night you visited that made you feel uncomfortable? We are open to any feedback you may be willing to give. And obviously there...More

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