3fourths (7769) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 29, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Multiple pints on tap. Lightly hazed gold body with a short white head. Snazzy, snappy hop aroma: green, vegetal, peppery / spicy, Saaz-like in itís cheesy mustiness and pithiness but more Spalt-like in itís lemon juiciness (I have no idea what hops are used, they say all American). Luscious body, wonderfully soft malt, clean Pilsner malt biscuit / baked bread presentation. Lightly sweet, strongly hoppy but not strongly bitter. A lemon balm bomb of a hoppy Pilsner, not a touch of hop resin whatsoever, itís expressive and clean and the soft carbonation and malt contrast well with the pithy, almost-bitter lemon and passion fruit character. Similar in appearance, body, aroma and flavor to Evil Twin Yellow Cab.
kiwianer (3305) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
The head is good, the body blond. It smells malty, bit dusty. The taste is malty, hoppy, nice, maltaromatic, bit fruity, hoppy, good balanced. 3.6
maneliquor (2729) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 28, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours clear golden yellow with a small, firm white head. Nose is very fruit driven - tangerine, blood orange, apricot, peach. Much more hops than anticipated. Taste is predominately tangy styled fruits, light biscuit and caramel malts. A heap of apricot and lychee notes. Quite sweet fruits. Works well. Very sessionable. Great beer
Davros (1787) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
Jimthechap (1421) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 7, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Pomeroyís 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 Zealandís (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.
jonnyguns (776) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 15, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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
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omega (637) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 29, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
330ml can. Another fantastically presented product from the lads, however I am getting a metallic tinge from the can which is influencing my rating for this beer dramatically.
pmuzz (400) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 10, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
No a bad beer, but in all honesty this is not the best from GP. It is hoppy but tenders towards being very bitter and unbalanced.
ShaneJ (386) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 3, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Botte from Slowbeer. Bright, clear golden/amber, amazing tangy lemon/citrus aromas, sweet biscuity malts, pine/citrus flavours, perfect on the palate. Hoppier and more bitter than most pilseners, but this was perfect for me. Loved it!
DylansDad (295) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 21, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
I"m not sure the guys at GP have got the can thing totally sussed. First Angry Peaches and now Pils N Thrills seem to lose most of their carbonation in the huge 4 finger heads, leaving the rest of the glass a bit life-less. Aroma was as if half a lime had been squeezed into the beer. Very nice, but not very pilsener. I had to really swirl the glass to pick out the biscuity, bready malt. Taste as aroma, the limey bitterness is too strong for the malt and as mentioned by Omega below, there is a metallicness. Iíd like to try this on tap to see how it compares to the can.