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Brewed by Harringtons Breweries (Christchurch)
Style: Premium Lager
Christchurch, New Zealand
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 2.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.66   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is a whole malt lager made with German pilsner malt. The Nelson hops are used for the bittering, then finished with the famous Sazz hop. This 5% lager has a light texture, balanced bitterness and finished off with a citrus note. Great drinking with slice of lemon.


1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
lisagirl (264) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 7, 2013
well, it isn’t their finest lager. back to the worst of them i’m afraid. spending the night alone to prepare for a new semester of uni...funfun.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madquacker (1045) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2013
Golden lager which hits the spot without being spectacular. Low malts and a little sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deusax (444) - Grenoble, FRANCE - APR 9, 2012
Tap @ Pomeroy’s. Nice amber colour. Fine palate, a bit of sweeterness, light bitterness, a good beer

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29477) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2011
Bottled. A golden beer wtih a lazing off-white head. The aroma has notes of malt as well as a lighter note of straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, straw, and hops, leading to a quite bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (6886) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 1, 2009
Bottle, drank as part of a Harrington’s lager night. I was surprised to find that this had a hoppier nose than the Rogue Hop. Malts are similar, hops are nicer, bit of subtle citrus in there, balance is a bit better. Not bad for a lager, and I’d agree that it fits a "premium" standard.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
sdriessen (320) - Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 29, 2009
Grassy, almost skunky nose. Floral hops, hints of passionfruit and apple. Slightly metallic. Flavours being sweet and malty with tones of peach and herbs, then change into a grassy hops with a pleasant citric bitterness. Finishes dry. Initial sweetness is a bit cloying, but otherwise, quite standard. Refreshing.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 4, 2008
Bottle, ridiculously lively out of the bottle. Once the head subsides enough to get a bit more in the glass, it settles to a light and bright gold with plenty of carbonation. The aroma has a lemony cirtus, but is also somewhat skunkish. An overwhelming amount of carbonation in the mouth that reminds me why I don’t drink lager. There is some bready malt on the palate, and the finish does have a refreshing bite with a touch of citrus. Bad start, got better, but alas still not great.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KiwiJonno (76) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 11, 2008
640mL Bottle. Mild hop aroma. Pale golden beer, with a average white - relatively short lived head. Decent Lager. Tastes like an "overseas" lager with the hop/malts. Kinda similar to Steinlager with a overseas taste.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2008
(Plastic handbottle from the brewery 130 cl) Clear, pale golden with a tall, dense, white head. Aroma of malt and some flowery hops. A little thin in the body, notes of malt and brewing cereal - perhaps even brewing syrup - but also a whiff of flowers. Lightly hoppy finish. Very quaffable and completely harmless. 260108

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OJB (39) - Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 18, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2007 Quite crisp, clean, and hoppy. Fairly light, simple flavours, but clean and pleasant.


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