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Enjoy real craft beer - expertly brewed

The Sprig and Fern Brewery lovingly produces a wide range of real craft beers to satisfy the taste of real beer fans and more casual drinkers alike. All the beer is brewed under the watchful eye of award winning Master Brewer, Tracy Banner in Richmond near Nelson, New Zealand.

Every craft beer lover will find a favourite drink amongst the many beverages on tap at their local Sprig and Fern Taverns.
  • Premium Tasman Lager
  • Pilsner
  • Draught Bitter
  • Pale Ale / Dark Ale
  • Porter
  • Apple and Fruit Ciders
  • Alcoholic Lemonade / Non-alcoholic Ginger Beer
  • Plus other seasonal special beers and ales

Sprig and Fern Taverns – real craft beer, friendly bars

Friends enjoying at pint of craft beerFirstly, all our bars serve only Sprig and Fern beers and ciders so you know that the beer will taste good and be fresh. Most of our wines are locally sourced too.

Secondly, none of our bars have distracting pokie machines, loud TVs or noisy pool tables. The Sprig and Fern Taverns have a real “social pub” atmosphere where friends can chat, relax and have a laugh after being served by attentive, courteous bar staff.

Every Sprig and Fern Tavern is 100% committed to providing beers and wines of the highest standard, customer service that is second to none and a social atmosphere that just makes people smile.

Proud to be part of our Nelson community

The Sprig and Fern Brewery is proud to be local in the Nelson / Tasman region. We support many local community events and sporting teams.

S&F American Pale Ale (APA)

American Pale Ale  

The S&F APA is available in riggers (only 1000) from Fresh Choice Nelson and on draught at S&F Taverns from the 17th July.


S&F Awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Trip Advisor Certificate 2014


Beer and Brewer Mag People's Choice Awards

Beer and Brewer Mag Peoples Choice Awards  

The Sprig and Fern Brewery has been voted the best Microbrewery/Beer Company NZ in the Beer & Brewer Magazine People's Choice Awards.  Tracy Banner, Miltons St, Hayley Wakeford and Tinakori Rd also scooped amazing awards as voted by the NZ public.

AIBA 2014

Australian Int Beer Awards - AIBA 2014

S&F Scotch Ale and Doppelbock were awarded  Silver Medals at the recent Australian International Beer Awards in Melbourne.