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Brewed by Harringtons Breweries (Christchurch)
Style: Pale Lager
Christchurch, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 2.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.61   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A clean refreshing lager, moderately hopped. Brewed using only the finest natural ingredients. The result is a smooth Indian lager that is the perfect beer to enjoy with spicy foods.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
konstifik (573) - SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2010
Pale yellow beer creating an enormous head when poured. Sweet bready aromas, maybe a little caramel too. Can’t really detect any hop action at all here. Taste is sweet, no bitterness. Rather dull to drink.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gam (3163) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 4, 2010
Clear gold white frothy head good carbonation aroma yeast fruity hay flavour grain fruit taste hop input bitter weak if any sweetness is there like apple and peach mix finish leaves a good aftertaste of fruit and swet malt

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KapitiCritique (345) - Xincheng, Henan Province, CHINA - MAY 21, 2010
500 ml bottle Aroma: moderately yeasty with the smell of bread. Appearance: Pale clear and golden. Frothy head that dissipates quickly and leaves a modicum of lacing. Taste: Sweet, mildly so without being cloying. No real sense of bitterness but an undertaste of sourness and a wee bit salty, just a touch. Palate. Light to medium bodied, thinly creamy, carbonation is like a glass of Alka Seltzer that sat out too long. Finish is short and yeasty. Overall: Nice, not memorable, better than a lot on tap here but I can see it going with spicy foods as advertised.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer4eternity (201) - Tauranga, NEW ZEALAND - APR 12, 2010
500ml bottle. Crystal clear rich golden hue, nice fluffy white head but it quickly diminishes. Aroma is predominantly nice honey, with a bit of cereal and passion-fruit and faint pine. Flavour is medium-heavy honey sweet but not cloyingly so. Medium body - more than any other lager I have had, texture is initially creamy becoming almost syrupy. One of the best pale lagers I have had, would be even better with more hops presence. Went well with a Thai curry

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bozoNZ (719) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 25, 2009
330ml Bottle. Soft clear golden but not alot of head - could be my 2nd hand glass. Graing sweet aroma, soft talcum powder too. More grain, a touch of maltmeal and some honey. Nice sweetness in the malts. Spritzy carbonation. Surely the best NZ curry lager on the market at the moment...?

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 20, 2009
Bottle. Nice pure white head on top, that laces well. The nose is sweet and grainy. The palate is more creamy, a good example of an indian-style lager. I’d happily team it with a spicy palak paneer.


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