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Panhead Custom Ales

Low n' slow BBQ 

Whiskey Experience

BBQ and Butchery Display

Music by Capital Blues Inc.

Blacksmithing Demonstrations by Stackhouse Knives

And all your favourite Panhead brews

We’re bringing some authentic Southern Hospitality to Upper Hutt this summer, as Blue Smoke 2020 returns to Panhead Brewery, so if blues and barbecues, sounds like your perfect Sunday – then listen up!

Our passion for low n’ slow BBQ will be on full display as whole hogs spend the night over smouldering woods in our house built pit BBQ. The smokers will be delivering the finest ribs in rubs you can find this side of Texas. The all-new Rat Rod smoked sausage from Cameron Harrison butchers will make their debut, and of course our famous 12 hour smoked brisket will be there too along with all the fixin’s and trimmin’s a feast like this deserves!

Panhead’s kitchen crew and our sponsored BBQ Team - Blackdog BBQ will be putting in the hard yards to deliver this 2 day cook. We’ve brought along Wellington BBQ’s and Fire & Cameron Harrison who will spend the day going through all the meats and techniques in our BBQ and Butchery display tent.
Our brew team have been working away on some fine libations, including last year’s favourite – the Peach Iced Tea sour, with each ticket getting you two beers on us. You’ll also get a whiskey cocktail over at the distillers' tent, where malt, bourbon and rye experts will be on hand to chat about our favourite spirit.

We’ll make sure you’re plenty entertained, with Capital Blues curating a whole day of the countries finest blues performers who’ll be plucking, picking and keeping your feet stomping throughout.
Oh, and here’s something truly special, Stackhouse Knives will have saddled up and headed over the hills to demonstrate live blacksmithing and knife forging too – with a truly amazing opportunity to witness some incredible craft skills AND if you fancy giving it a shot, we’ve got some very limited tickets where you’ll get to forge your own bottle opener at the start of the day.

Ticket includes coach pick up from Wellington Train Station 11.30am and return 6pm. Includes 3 drinks, food and all entertainment. 

Stackhouse forging ticket $30 surplus, no alcohol to be consumed prior and during forging (12:00pm-12:45pm)

Sun 02 Feb 2020

12:00pm Till 05:30pm