For Your Consideration…


Beer writer, John OszajcaThank you for considering my work for the 2017 Beer Writer of the Year Award. 

Over the last year I have written a regular beer-style column for Hospitality Business Magazine (the Shout NZ), the occasional piece for FMCG Business Magazine, gave a presentation on “Beer Trends” at the “Top Shelf Boutique Drinks Festival”, and have maintained an active homebrewing blog and Facebook Page at

While it is my work for Hospitality Business Magazine that I am most proud of, I have also included links to some additional work to give you a broader sense of my contribution to New Zealand’s beer scene over the last year.

All work linked to below was published between May 1st, 2016 and April 30th, 2017. I can be contacted at 022 165 7431 or via


Hospitality Business Magazine / The Shout NZ

The link above will take you to an online PDF file containing all of my work for Hospitality Business Magazine and the Shout NZ over the eligibility period. My work for the magazine is my primary submission for consideration. The file is approximately 40 MB and may take a few moments to load.

New Zealand Brewer 

New Zealand Brewer is a blog and podcast with a focus on homebrewing in New Zealand. I have included a link to a sampling of recipe-centric articles written within the eligibility period.

New Zealand Brewer Facebook Page

The link above will take you to the New Zealand Brewer Facebook page.