Saved from going under: Epic brewery enjoying its new life

Saved from going under: Epic brewery enjoying its new life
Luke Nicholas has put 20 years into the brand. (Image: Ashton Brown)
Ashton Brown
Luke Nicholas is the kind of guy you want to have a beer with. This is advantageous given that he is the founder and head brewer – and until recently was the owner – of one of New Zealand's most iconic craft beer brands, Epic. Sitting down with Nicholas at the Epic Taproom & Brewery on Neilson Street, Onehunga, on a hot Friday afternoon, I was impressed at the obvious changes the venue had undergone since I was last there eight or so months ago. The hangar-themed venue with the aesthetic of a beer festival –...

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