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Brewed by Macs Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
Wellington, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.25   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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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, Mac's 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.


1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jeppe (2631) - Ølbutikken, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2004
Dark yellow beer with an OK head. Malty and mild citrus aroma. Flavor is a little strange and undefineable. Watery with some malt, citrus and nut. A different lager and not very interesting.

0.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
motelpogo (6309) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 27, 2004
sorry clondest but i drank this in the pub and i thought it sucked pretty seriously. zero hops, pretty bland, even for premium lager

0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
eczematic (1319) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - JAN 6, 2004
ZERO FLAVOUR. ok maybe an extremely faint nut taste. brewed for the connoisseur of cardboard. i hate this brewery.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
omhper (19220) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2003
Bottled. Pale golden, Brief papery aroma. Dry yet fruity. The falvour is extremely short which leaves a vacuum behind it along with a stinging metallic feeling on your tongue, and a wish for a beer to wash it all down.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ungstrup (29135) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2003
A golden beer with a fine but fast disappearing head. The aroma is malty sweet , but a simple pilsener aroma. The flavor is a weird artificial malty one - dry but not very carbonated. It ends on an OK bitterness. A really boring lager.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nanger (6) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 1, 2003 does not count
Love getting over to NZ just to drink this beer. Its fantastic. Just a pitty we cant buy it in Australia.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Sully (1377) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - JUL 2, 2003
Don't know what beer the others had, but this beer tasted like Mac wanted to brew something to rival Lion Red and Steinlager. By achieving this we are presented with a thin and lifeless lager, with no aroma and fleeting taste. It helps you burp.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
clondest99 (12) - palo alto, California, USA - APR 9, 2002
The best beer i had in NZ. It is worth to spend a bit moore in the pub.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerledgend (1197) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 7, 2001
Batch brewed under Bavarian purity laws. This is very refreshing beer. Nice flavour but very short on palate.


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