Brewed by Invercargill Brewery
Style: Premium Lager
Invercargill, New Zealand
Serve in Lager glass


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
A smooth all malt golden lager with an enticing hop aroma of passionfruit and lime, styled to compliment hot spicy food. Another beer brewed with passion from New Zealand's southern most brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sunevdj (3544) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - APR 8, 2008
Pours a sparkling golden with a small white head. Quite sweet and somewhat bitter. Strongish malt aromas of grains. Slightly fruity. Also a hint of dates. Light alcohol notes. Medium to full bodied. Creamy mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. Long bitter finish. Nice full roundness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 29, 2008
Bottle, a fair bit of carbonation in the dark gold pour, with a bubbly head on top. The aroma is malty with some hints of toffee. A smooth malty palate at first, then hoppier and drier. Caramal and fruity flavours on the tongue. If only more lagers could have as much character as this!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2008
(Bottle 33 cl) Pours a pretty, deep golden with a small, white head. Malty aroma with a whiff of fruit. Medium body and quite a solid malt base - lightly sweet malts - and a touch of honey. The finish is dry and lightly bitter - no, it actually turns out to be VERY bitter! A clean and solid offering. 280108

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NoiZe (2323) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2008
Iíve had this one in New Zealand on my honeymoon. Visited the brewery too.
Nice brew. Hoppy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kempicus (343) - Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2007
What a great beer itís reminiscent of Emersonís pilsner but with more body and less spicy fruitiness which actually balances it out better. Itís got a firm bitterness to it that hits after the delicious creamy buttery maltiness has left the palate. Another great lager from the deep south of New Zealand, what is it about that area and good pilsner/lagers? Emersonís, Wanaka and now Invercargill!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bozoNZ (739) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 28, 2007
330 ml bottle. Nice golden, better head retention that the WASP. Decent aroma of passionfruits & citrus zest. Nice dry biting, peppery hop flavours. Shows a beer has some character when you burp and get a kick back from the hops. I like this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yalnikim (800) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 19, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2005 Retasted 29/06/2005 at Cellar-Vate tasting. Gold with a thin white head. Big passionfruit aroma, nice malt sweetness and fruity, peppery hops. Med-light mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Dry finish. A lager with more of a pale ale style. Yum, a good, tasty, quaffer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rgrep (156) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 10, 2004
(21 May 04) Hoppy aroma of flower and pine, with a splash of lime. It pours a clear yellow with a fizzy white head. Body is sweet and lighty bitter with a lively and watery mouthfeel thatís a little alcoholic in the finish. Goes great with curry, but I still prefer Mango Lassi.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerledgend (1196) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 20, 2004
Pale golden colour with big creany head. mild grassy aroma but fruity citrus flavour. Probably one of the better brews to come from this brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (7701) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 15, 2004
this may have been sweet but at least it wasn't nutty. i guess it's an ipa, though it's not particularly hoppy by any standards other than new zealand's

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