waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 6, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
surprised to find this in a bottle store in Parakai no sign of a use by date so not sure how long its been sitting there the beer itself isn’t so bad poured yellow gold & briefly frothy with lasting laciness & a mild aroma of malt & maybe straw the taste is a bit weak bitter lightly sweet hoppy malty ok
neverleaveopen (247) - GERMANY - FEB 6, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
the story with "stein" on the lable makes no sense. at least not in german. the beer is alright. malt aroma. well-balanced taste.
Brodies_Best (266) - Auckland Central, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 21, 2013
2.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottled. Aroma of biscuity caramel. Full bodied berry hops and a bitter aftertaste. Decent beer
beer-yum (1297) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 20, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Not a bad beer for the price. While I’d spend the extra for a better brew I’d not be adverse to having another one of these if offered.
Pdubyah (622) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 28, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Not a resounding success. As a commercial lager this isn’t any head and shoulders above anything else. As a commercial lager it would compete for space in my supermarket shopping basket for space.
There is a hop base, there is also a sour note that may remind you of other good lagers, but from a brewer trying to touch many market points with a craft brew for every occasion I think they should stick to a core set and be spectacular.
But then it’s a commercial thing, and sell more to more people is the word.
DylansDad (583) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 22, 2013
2.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Just like a generic green bottle euro lager slosh except the flavour is a little better and bolder and actually makes it past the front of your tongue, and it comes in a brown bottle. It seems that making a "good" German lager is a bit like polishing a turd. Why bother? Oh, that’s right, millions of people buy it.
Ungstrup (34240) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2013
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottled. A golden beer with a huge white head - not right for a Munich Lager. The aroma has notes of malt and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and grain, leading to a dry cardboardy finish. Nothing like a Munich Lager.
Rangi (670) - NEW ZEALAND - DEC 30, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Nice enough beer im sure for the style. Nice combonation of malts and hops. Nothing to out standing, another easily drinkable beverage.
beerledgend (1196) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 28, 2012
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bright orange in colour with small white head that dissipated quickly. Sweet malt base with mild bitterness. Very much like DB Draught. Mild hop aoma.
omega (886) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 29, 2012
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
This is a pretty nondescript beer. It is not offensive, just boring.