mabel (8537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 25, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[8304-20160520] Tap. light fruity grains aroma. Clear, orange body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head and some thick lacing. Lightly bitter toasted fruity grains flavour. Medium body. Average. (6/3/6-/3/12) 3.0
(@ Cassels brewpub, Christchurch, NZ)
jercraigs (9722) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 22, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
2016-05-20. Crisp yellow body, moderate white head. 3+ Aroma has mild pale malt, floral hops. 6+ Flavour is hoppy with a quite floral character, lightly grassy. Average bodied palate, moderate carbonation. 6/3/7/3/13+ On tap at The Brewery, Christchurch, NZ.
canadiankiwi (144) - NEW ZEALAND - APR 4, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is currently underrated I feel. That being said though it smells great and the initial taste is great at first. But the after taste is not the best. The after taste is like I drank a bottle of perfume. Kind of ruins it.
Luvystypotables (1611) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 4, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
A great aroma of floral hops, with a hint of grassy notes. Pours a clear pale gold color. Tastes of floral hops with grassy notes. Dry feel with a very bitter perfume like after taste.
EXE (2) - Nelson, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 22, 2015 does not count
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Quite respectable. I guess I've been lucky enough to taste quite a few really good pilsners lately. Probably looking for a bit more malt or maybe the keg being served is a bit old. Would love to taste this "fresh as".
skortila (5238) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Cassels. New Zealand holiday 2011-12. Old notes. The aroma has slight notes of grain, some honey, slight fruits. Clear, golden coloured beer with a white head. The beer is full of taste, citric hoppiness.Goes down easy. Light bodied. Nice.
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 12, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
The head is ok, the body blond. It smells malty, bit hoppy, ild. The taste is bit hoppy, bit malty, bit flowery. Medium
horotane (18) - NEW ZEALAND - MAR 22, 2013
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
This is great Pilsner. When the going gets tough the tough get going. Petanque, yachting, whatever, it’s European, it’s delicious, and it’s right now.
Natz (5) - christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 19, 2013 does not count
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Light,not too hoppy nice balance of flavours. Would be perfect for a summers day to compete against the hot weather and quench the thirst.
Cantabrian (984) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 23, 2012
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
This would probably have a totally different appreciation if it wasn’t called a Pilsener. To the best of my knowledge, a "Pilsener " has become a style after a certain lager produced in a certain area that everyone knows about. It has a clear profile of flavour and appearance that sets the tone. Making it too hoppy will be as preposterous as calling dark lagers "Black Pilsners". This beer was just way too hoppy and not a partricularly pleasant hoppines, nor the bitterness. Everything else was smothered by this audacious addition. I brought a couple of Germans to this brewery the other day. Glad we just missed the Pilsner and I gave them the excellent Milk Stout.