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Brewed by Macís Brewery (Lion Breweries - NZ)
Style: Pale Lager
Auckland, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A light-coloured lager conditioned over 30 days. It has a good head, balanced sweet/bitter palate and a clean aftertaste. Brewed for the connoisseur, Macís Gold is brewed using only choice Motueka hops and quality barley. The bottom fermentation process of brewing by using a gravity system produces a naturally-brewed, all malt lager that contains no added chemicals, preservatives or colouring.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
KimJohansen (10416) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2008
Clear golden with tiny white head. Sweet fruity aroma. Flavor is grainy with malty and a mild bitter end.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4627) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2008
Draught in New Zealand. Golden beer with a yeasty aroma and plainly bitter flavour. Overall an average beer.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
albertane (377) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2008
Bottled. This was relatively pleasant for a pale lager. It has a slight malty aroma and flavour. Otherwise, itís completely unremarkable.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Plimmer (252) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 19, 2008
Bottle 33cl. Gollden/Yellow clear body with a medium size dense white head. A little malt and hops in the nose - otherwise pretty neutral. Sweet malt dominates the flavour and aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NoiZe (2323) - Zeist, NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2008
Iíve had this one in New Zealand on my honeymoon. Visited the brewery too.
Golden yellow colored. Malty, plain lager.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2008
Bottle Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Dulwich, London. Light, powder like taste, quite forgettable inoffensive beer with not much in the way of taste or aroma. A typical pale lager light on redeeming features.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (21037) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 25, 2007
Bottle at home ... first lower alcohol i could find inbetween good beers :-) ... Golden yellow ... sweet malty lager nose ...tad over sweet malt no real depth.

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
kempicus (343) - Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2007
Immeasurably popular beer in New Zealand but Iím not sure whyÖ.i guess people like itís marketing, just another golden lager from a long line up of similar products.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 28, 2007
Poured a good gold colour, a strong head and the original taste was malty and that was all folks.Easy going down one you can go back for more even though it did lack bitterness it was a nice drop,so pleasant.It has a slightly low alchohol content but I would not say it is a weak beer,very well made.Mushrooms came to mind as a flavourwhile I was drinking this beer.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 9, 2007
Draught, a bright gold with a filmy head. A simple hoppy aroma. The palate is very dry, with grassy flavours. It gets more earthy through the swallow and the finish is very soily.


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