Brewed by Garage Project
Style: Pilsener
Wellington, New Zealand


on tap

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Pils’N’Thrills is the Garage’s irreverent take on a classic European Pilsner, given extra kick with high-citrus American hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GoufCustom (1651) - HONG KONG - OCT 27, 2015

330 ml can bought at Little Beer Shop in SoHo, Central.

Looks: Translucentgolden honey with faint trace of yeast hazeone finger head and crumpety white foam which lasts for 3 minutes; Excellent sticky lacing with near zero carbonation.

Aroma: Fragrant full Pils malt, with light tangerines, oranges, very light grapefruits, honey, faint pine, light resins, light biscuits, yeast and faint grass. The citrus nose fades away quite quickly.

Taste: Medium sweet full Pils malt, with moderate grapefruits, light resins, floral, molasses, spices, light bread, yeast, strong lemon, strong bitter hops and very sharp grass.

Body: Medium body. Smooth and fairly oozy palate.

Mouth Feel: Rich Pils malt in a slight creamy background. Summit hops dominate with expressive strong lemon and grapefruits, followed closely with good doses of Liberty - nice ooze, fair spices and sweetness. Very nice!

Hoppiness: Light tangerines, oranges, very light grapefruits, honey, faint pine, light resins in nose. Moderate grapefruits, light resins, floral, spices, strong lemon and sharp grass in taste; Bitterness is strong, emulating but not quite Germ,an Pils level for a lasting, high astringent bitter-light sweet finish.

After Taste: Quite dry. Citrusy and nice strong bitter to mouth.

Comments: It’s quite a joy to have another NZ Pils with a fruity twist, especially in its strong lemon and bitter taste and oozy palates. The only minus being a nice orangey aroma that faded quickly. Otherwise, it’s Pils N Thrills with no Bellyache!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CacheManyHose (600) - HONG KONG - OCT 10, 2015
Beertopia 2015 #3. Bright golden-orange. Nicely hoppy and resinous. Very faint peppery dry bitterness of a pils. Smooth and lightly watery and frothy body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HKdIPA (690) - HONG KONG - OCT 10, 2015
Beertopia 2015 #2. Translucent orange copper pour. Pils aroma. Taste is crisp but fruity hops. Malty finish. Nice but not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (5601) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2015
330 ml can at SBWF15. Golden with white head. Aroma is citrusy, fruit and pale malt. Taste has lots of citrus, troical fruit, pale malt with a crisp, clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2015
SBWF 2015. Clear golden beer with a quite nov´ce lasting off-white head. Malty caramel aroma, grassy, peach, pine, bread, some grass. Bready hop flavor, caramel, biscuits, peach, grass, some passion fruit. Hoppy citrus finish with caramel notes. Quite ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jado (778) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - SEP 23, 2015
From 330 ml can. Pours a clear gold with a sudsy and lasting white head and lively carbonation. Aromas of grass, lemon and crackers. Taste is light citrus up front before a firm pepper and lemon zest bitterness sweeps in. Some grass and lemon toward the end. Clean finish as expected. Very light grassy aftertaste. A lager with attitude.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
davidcooper (1) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 31, 2015 does not count
Best pils I have had in a long time... great to have on a lazy relaxing afternoon in the sun

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 15, 2015
Can poured gold & frothy lasting superbly all the way through with an enticing aroma of hops n citrus leading to a delicious taste full of hops malt & citrus fruity flavours well blended with a fine bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vannerator (23) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 20, 2015
Bottle straight from brewery. Pours lager-gold with slightly frothy white head, good lacing. Aroma is quite restrained. Flavour has plenty of citrus/tropical fruit hops, and a yeastiness is present as well. Bitter hoppy aftertaste as you’d expect. Quite fruity for a pilsener, and a bit on the bitter side for the style, but very nice all the same.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Capa (2762) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Crisp and clean with a good hop profile. Has some nice character building dough tones to hold up those spicy hops. Quite enjoyable.

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