Drinks writer and editor of the upcoming magazine Eat NZ (EatMag.co.nz) Jules van Cruysen released into the wild his first Kickstarter campaign on the morning of Thursday the 24th of July for kiwi CRAFT, a guide book to New Zealand beer, breweries, brewers and beer tourism.
There are over 100 commercially operating breweries and brewing companies and kiwi CRAFT will feature the beers of all of these (as of August 2014) and will contain general beer information and regional guides to encourage beer tourism.
kiwi CRAFT will also come with an android or ios app that will have abbreviated brewery information, tasting notes and guides to beer tourism in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Nelson as well as guides to the rest of the North and South Islands.
Jules needs to raise $15,000 to produce 750 copies of kiwi CRAFT to successfully fund the project, if he does not reach this goal within 30 days he will receive nothing. In the first 24 hours it has managed to raise $757 or 5% of his $15,000 goal.