Hawke's Bay Beer Tasting Day



Pre-sale tickets for BADviii are now available through Eventfinda. Click here to secure your place at Hawke’s Bay’s Beer Event of the Year (SOBA Awards – 2016).

We have sold out tickets the last two years, but if there are any left door sales will be available for $30.

Beer Tickets

In order to speed up service at the pouring stations we run a beer ticket system. Each $10 card has ten tokens printed on it; pouring staff will cross off the appropriate number of tokens each time you visit them.


Food and soft drinks are purchased with cash.


B.A.D. uses 200ml pilsner glasses.

If you’d like to try a beer before deciding whether to buy a glass, we’ll be happy to pour a small tasting for you.