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Garage Project Pils ’n’ Thrills
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Brewed by Garage Project
Style: Pilsener
Wellington, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Pils’N’Thrills is the Garage’s irreverent take on a classic European Pilsner, given extra kick with high-citrus American hops.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NBird (341) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 26, 2013
Goldy yellow, sml ’lager white head’. Smells.. Like more hops than a usual pilsner, grassy and citrusy, mildly sweet malts too. Tastes..fruity at first, then more citrus definition making it bitter, but fresh as, ay bro. The malts are mildly sweet as they smell. 5 from 5 good beers from this brewery, cheers.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hop_Hedonist (229) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle from Int Beer Shop. This is a nice pilsner bearing in mind I’m not a lager fan. One is enough for me before I look for a more hoppy brew to have next. Above average but expensive here in Perth. I prefer Garage Project’s super hoppy pale ales.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Davros (1866) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2013
Pours gold/amber with a fading white head. Nose shows spicy and floral hops. Also some bready malt. Pretty aggressive flavours. Very bitter. Some spicy hops and pine along with a soft grapefruit note. The sharp bitterness is overbearing. Carbonation seems excessive.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonnyguns (886) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle from mane liquor. Pours orange golden with small white head. Aromas of lemon, blood orange and other candied sweetness. Taste citrus hops with a surprising hit of bitterness. Solid beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jimthechap (1560) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 7, 2013
On tap at Pomeroy’s as part of a six taps in six days special that I managed to catch the tail end of. Put in my hand was a clear yellow-golden pint with limited head, which I attribute to gas pourage and temperature. Aromas of fruity citrussy hops, redolent of plenty of New Zealand’s (other) fine green export. Tangy tangelo and blood orange entice the drinker and this appears in the flavour with a lovely smack of bitterness. It is something that is becoming a bit of a rarity in New Zealand brewing circles, a pilsner done well.


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