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Croucher New Zealand Pilsner

Brewed by Croucher Brewing
Style: Pilsener
Rotorua, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
keg and 500ml bottle
Pilsner brewed with New Zealand grown motueka and riawaka hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adasko (1595) - Poznan, POLAND - MAR 22, 2016
Clear, bright yellow color. Tiny white head. Malty and fruity aroma. Very delicate, quite clear. Might be a bit more intense, but still it’s ok. In taste on the other hand it’s awesome. Taste like with addition of passion fruit and fairly amount of fresh new wave NZ hops. Huge surprise. Mouthfeel is also great, perfectly carbonated, crisp and clear. One of the best pilzeners I had for a long time!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DylansDad (559) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 6, 2016
Aroma, unfortunately, is dominated by vegetable water, cheese and onion, with some floral, light citrus and moist dark bread sneaking through. Malt is coarse and roasty for a pilsner, the middle is sticky honeyed grapefruit and floral, ends fairly short and dry with a pleasing lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tombutlin (184) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 15, 2015
One of my favourite pilsners, although I’ll got for an IPA every time. Long clean finish and decent resinous aroma

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (7863) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 9, 2015
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Spicy hops, mild bitterness, and a soft grainy base. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
GlassBrass440 (314) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 30, 2015
Pours a crystal clear gold with short lasting bright white head. Big tropical fruit aroma as the bottle opened. As the beer sits in the glass a more traditional sharp, spicy character shows through along with some grainy pilsner malt. Tropical fruit flavours merge seamlessly into malty sweetness before taking a right turn into a crisp bitterness. The finish turns back on track with a smooth sweetness that lingers along with a refined bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Davros (2611) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 13, 2014
Pours amber with a small head. Nose shows floral hops, soft peach blossom and a little orange peel alongside grainy, bready malt. Pretty much a Czech pilsner with new world hops. Flavours pretty much mirror the aroma. Spicy, floral hops followed by light grainy malt and an assertive bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AV (6) - - JUL 12, 2014 does not count
Limpid in appearance, citrous nose, good mouthfeel and drinkability. Could use more lift on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (5109) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2014
On tap @ Brew Craft Beer Pub, Rotorua. New Zealand holiday 2011-12. Old notes. The aroma is flowery. Clear, golden coloured beer with a thin, white head. The taste is very fresh hoppy, flowery, bit citric. Clean mouthfeel. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2451) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2014
Tap at Brew Craft Beer Pub Tauranga. Pours a dark gold colour with no head malt and fruit aroma, taste is on the sweet side with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ShaneJ (818) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle from Plonk. Honey gold, pine, citrus, cut grass, biscuty/bready malt, sweet with nice bitter finish. Excellent.

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