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Bennetts Wellington Lager


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Island Bay Brewing Company
Brewed at Harringtons Breweries (Christchurch)

Style: Premium Lager
Island Bay, Wellington, New Zealand
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 2.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.56   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
5% malted lager,created using Nelson hopsartesian water, and malted barley from Canterbury, brewed to a tradional European method, this beer has a sweet flavour, hop finishand fresh citric and slightly herbal bouquet.


2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KapitiCritique (345) - Xincheng, Henan Province, CHINA - JUN 20, 2010
330 ml bottle Aroma: yeast and alcohol; Appearance: Pale gold with a less than sparkling transparency, Big, ice cream sundae head with thick lacing; Taste: slightly sweet, a hint of hoppy bitterness but not much more than a hint; Palate: lively carbonation, light to medium bodied, lightly sticky texture, longish, slightly astringent finish; Overall: Better than Tui but that ain’t much competition.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
donfardz64 (538) - Wellington, New Zealand, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 11, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 13, 2009 Pours hazy golden with a small bubbly head which went away rather quickly. A little bit of zesty, floral hops in the aroma. Nice crisp taste, a little lemon and malt with a medium bitterness rounding it off nicely. The small flavour that is there is well balanced. Considering what you pay for it, not bad Maurice...

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2008
(Bottle 33 cl) Slightly hazy, pale golden with a small, white head. Lightly sweet malt aroma. Medium body with a fairly sweet malt base, a little flowery hop accents and a short, dry finish. A straight, OK lager - perhaps a little on the sweet side. 010208

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bozoNZ (719) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 12, 2007
Moderate hop aroma with some faint citrus notes. Nice palate generally. Reasonably well crafted balance between malt & hop bitterness. Overall, better than any mainstream offering.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
beerledgend (1197) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 29, 2004
Sweet malty aroma and extremly sweet malty taste. golden in colour with big creamy head.


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