[this page is in development, I’m still trying to work out how to best lay it out]

Having been in the brewing game for a while, there are quite a few videos of me in the brewery and interviews. On this page I’m trying to track them all down and consolidate them in one place.

Epic Updates – Celebration Ale & 10 Year Birthday Tee

Epic Beer Special – Epic & Steam Brewing Collaboration Brew

West Coast IPA Challenge 2015 – The Malthouse Wellington

Four Horsemen of the Hopocalypse 2015 Brew Day at Hallertau

House of Nicholas Inaugural Brew – Sarah IPA – Brew Day – Fresh Hops NZ

Brewing Fresh Hop Ale 2014

Epic 8th Birthday at The Lumsden Freehouse

Luke Nicholas, Epic – What is Craft Beer? – CraftBeerOnline 2013

Epic Hop Zombie – CraftBeerOnline Interview 2013

Interview with US importer Shelton Brothers, in Washington DC, during the Craft Brewers Conference 2013

Craftology with Epic – Luke Nicholas from Epic Brewing Company @Beervana

Epic Orcon – the making of …

May 10 : CBC 2012 – New Brew Thursday – starts at 5:45


In 2011 on the day Kelly Ryan started working at Epic Brewing Company we hit the road to visit the breweries of New Zealand and created a video series called NZ Craft Beer TV.

Brew Masters – Portamarillo

Epic Dogfish Portamarillo review by New Brew Thursday – 2010

Epic/Dogfish Head Collaborative Brew Auckland, NZ 2010

Epic Thornbridge Stout – The Back Story Of A Kiwi Collaborative Brew

This was New Zealand’s first international collaborative brew. Luke Nicholas of Epic Brewing Company, Auckland, New Zealand and Kelly Ryan of Thornbridge Brewery, Bakewell, UK, got together for the second time (first time was a brew of Thornbridge Epic Halcyon in the UK) in Auckland, New Zealand on the 19th February 2010 to brew a special one of batch of Epic Thornbridge Stout. (half of this batch of beer has been aged in American oak barrels)

Adding Hops to Epic Armageddon IPA 2009

Kelly Ryan weighs out the hops for the ‘Epic Halcyon’ brew  2009


This is a video series from my adventure to the UK in 2009  where I was invited to brew at the JD Wetherspoons International Real Ale Festival. I was the first New Zealand brewer to be invited to brew a beer for the festival, and I brewed a batch of Epic Pale Ale at Everard’s Brewery. – 2009

Luke Nicholas – Friday Show Epic Beer Interview – 2009

How To Make Beer – Epic Beer Styles – Made From New Zealand

Epic Beer – Made From New Zealand

Wellington Beerfest – Epic Beer – Luke Nicholas, Interviewed by Haydn Green


My first appearance on TV was for winning the Supreme Champion Beer Awards at the inaugural New Zealand International Beer Awards in 1999.

What is Craft Beer?
Hop Zombie – CraftBeerOnline Interview
Shelton Brothers Interview
NZ Craft Beer TV – Playlist
Portamarillo review – New Brew Thursday
Epic Dogfish Collaboration
Epic Thornbridge Stout Collab
Thornbridge Epic Halcyon Collab
JD Wetherspoons UK – Playlist
Supreme Champion Beer – Breakfast TV