Aurelius (3445) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2007
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Skunky malt aroma. Good cap, fair label, average yellow lager. Pleasant and malty at first but then does a Mr. Hyde and gets unpleasantly sour/metallic. Medium body, grainy aftertaste over German hops. Very average.
asedzie (525) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 27, 2007
1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 3/20
Bottle. Pours slightly hazy amber with quickly dissipating white head. Very light white wine and green apple aroma. Not much to it, really. Green apple flavor, some diacetyl butteriness. Not sweet, which is a plus. A little stale bitterness in the aftertaste, maybe its only saving grace.
HugoPotomus (8) - NEW ZEALAND - MAY 20, 2007 does not count
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Has a strong hop bite to the nose when you crack it open.Hops come through first with malt in the finish. Slightly cloudy because they don’t use plastics to take out the sediment.I drink a lot of this and it treats me well.Make sure you check the best before date,I have bought some old stock and it’s not as tasty.
blondchick (3) - NEW ZEALAND - MAY 20, 2007 does not count
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours golden with a slight haze.Herbacious hops on the nose with underlying malt sweetness.Good balance in the bitter/sweet and has a smooth mouth feel.Crisp hop finish.Found to be excellent for not hurting my head in the morning!
bozoNZ (715) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 22, 2007
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
330ml bottle. Pours a fair gold, faint head but fades fast. Not crystal clear. No aroma with a reasonable carbonation. Great hop/malt balance with a nice dry finish.
yalnikim (800) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 1, 2006
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2006 Tasted 02/01/2005. 330ml bottle from Commonsense Organics.
Darkish gold, hazy, with an off-white disappearing head. No lace. Tiny bubbles. Loads of honey and grass on the nose, not all that pleasant, with a little lemony and herbal note underneath. Sweet sugary, slightly cidery, flavour with a short, but strong, grassy bitterness in the finish. Light-medium weight with a prickly, burpy, carbonation. Organic lager for hippies who would otherwise drink an average mainstream lager.
Stew41 (1572) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - NOV 28, 2005
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Medium amber in colour with a thin lifeless head. Nose shows lifted larger notes, very clean with some hops. Palate is fairly run of the mill, not much malt action but possess a very distinctive herbal, peppery, earthy character from the hops. Quite unique and save the beer from falling into the bland larger camp.
bluevegie (3004) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2005
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Copper orange body, poor head, the main thing going for it is that it is organic, smooth hop taste, a little lemony, light to medium body, short finish.
DuffMan (5200) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 29, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pale gold, clear, mildly skunky-hop nose. Nice palate of grassy hops, clean finish.
motelpogo (5530) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 12, 2004
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
on the plus side, it is a kiwi lager that is over 4% and has plenty of hop character and moderate bitterness. but it's strangely chewy and there is something medicinal in the finish