Barrelworks & Tap Room

Barrelworks is our barrel ageing facility and tap room based in the farmers market town of Matakana, just 10 minutes drive from our production brewery in Warkworth.  We have 21 taps pouring our latest creations along with rarities from our barrel aged collection.  

 At weekends you will find Food Trucks parked up in our car park (or inside during winter) bringing you a vibrant and ever changing food offering, which we like to pair up with whatever seasonal beers we happen to have on tap at the time.   We have an outdoor seating area which gets the sun long into the evening during our long summers and great spot for a post beach beer. 

 Tasting flights are a great way to enjoy a range of beers during your visit, these are made up with 5 x 100ml glasses which you can customise yourself or get one of our bar staff to recommend a selection suited to your tastes. We also have a full takeaway license so you can take your favourite brews home with you either by filling straight from tap or choosing from our bottled & can selection.  


 We happily accept bookings so please get in contact via email to book in your group.

Upcoming Events

Moveable Feast Matakana - Selected Summer Saturdays

Moveable Feast Matakana - Selected Summer Saturdays

Keep posted for a new date to be added soon!

Upcoming Moveable Feast dates:
Saturday 20th March

Matakana’s Iconic Street Food Festival is back for an unstoppable 5th summer season. We’re bringing the best Food Trucks to the Village again for you to sample the creativity of these talented, mobile foodies. Fun for the whole Family.

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8 Wired Happy Hour

8 Wired Happy Hour

Every Weekday
4pm - 6pm

Come join us for a crafty deal!


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Contact / Hours

8 Wired Barrelworks & Tap Room
56 Matakana Valley Road,
Matakana, New Zealand view map

Call 09 945 3983

Mon - Fri 12pm - Late
Sat 11am - Late
Sun 12pm - 7pm

Beers on Tap

Mahu Lager - Lager

Semi Conductor - XPA

Cucumber Hippy - Sour

Hippy Berliner - Sour

Yes, Sensei - APA

Super Conductor - Double IPA

Flat White - Coffee Milk Stout

iStout - Imperial Stout

Lamponi - Raspberry Sour

Rangpur Lime Hippy - Lime Sour

Byg is Beautiful - Oak Aged Barley Wine

Wild Feijoa 2017 - Barrel Aged Sour

Wild Feijoa 2018 - Barrel Aged Sour

Wild Feijoa 2019 - Barrel Aged Sour

Wilder Peach - Barrel Aged Sour

Dynamo Merlot - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

Jean Claude - Hazy IPA

Four Thirteen - Hazy Pale Ale

Notorious JUC  - IPA

Amarillo Slim - Brown Ale

Cider - Bohemian Tamarillo Amarillo