Oakes (11031) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 16, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy tan, mango, papaya, guava, great fruit aroma...hell even maracuya in there. Very bitter, aggressive, dry, fruity-accented hop. Dang tasty.
Travlr (9944) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 5, 2013
4.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
My 100th NZ beer rating, on the sixth day of my trip, and it comes in the least likely place - Taupo, more or less a beer desert. Fortunately I planned ahead and stocked up in Rotorura and Okere. Bottle. Cloudy to murky variegated golden orange color, big fluffy white head. Beautiful aroma of orange, peach, pineapple, tropical fruit, herbal weeds. Taste is bitter dried tropical fruit. Dry finish. I vote against the church on this one - it doesn’t seem pernicious to me at all.
kiwianer (2990) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 11, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
The head is robust, the body orange. It smells hopintensive, malty-creamy, aromatic, fruity. The taste is fruity, flowery, hoparomatic, malty-creamy, aromatic, intensive, bit creamy-alcoholic. Good 3.9
maneliquor (2294) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Beervana. You can definitely smell the Rakau and NS hops. Work quite well together. Citrus bomb in the taste with slight grapefruit throughout. Very nice, a little unbalanced but I like heavy hop hitters
hawthorne00 (2107) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 20, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Clear gold with a white head. Resinous tropical fruit aroma - passionfruit, lychees, gooseberries, lime leaf. Really didn’t get any grapefruit. Lowish carbonation works for me. Sweetish but without caramel, avoids being fruit salad-y. Strong bitterness and pepper emerge from the fruit. A hell of a lot of fun.
Davros (1725) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark amber with a fading head.
Nose shows rich sweet syrupy malt along with resionous and fruity hops. Marmalade, peach and plum. Nice
Very aggressive flavours. Piny and resinous hops dominate along with a massive bitterness. Lots of malt too, but the bitterness wins out for sure.
Carbonation could be a bit higher.
Jimthechap (1331) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 29, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A smelly brute of a pint with a definite greenish tinge to the head. Full-on aromas of grapefruit and lemon and enormously bitter in the mouth. Too much for some in the party I was drinking with, but a pint I enjoyed from first to last.
beerledgend (1197) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 17, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark orange in colour. Pinapple/tropical fruit aroma. Great piney hop flavour. Clan dry hop finish, no hop residue. Awesome.
jonnyguns (691) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 29, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from mane liquor. Pours a reddish orange with white head. Aromas of tropical fruits, honey and hops. Taste is quite bitter with piney and tropical fruit hops. Good beer
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ciaranc (595) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 18, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Rigger from Regional wines. Pours a hazy golden colour, with a big fluffy white head. Huge lemon zest pine hops on the nose. Medium, softly carbonated body. Grapefruit bitterness and lovely finish. A joy.