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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.


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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
AndreasJaeger (505) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2013
Gul i färgen med vitt skum. Sur ton rakt igenom, söt och fruktig maltdoft och smak. Honungssötma. Tunn i karaktären men den syrliga tonen förstör allt.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Geiserich (3341) - Linz, AUSTRIA - FEB 24, 2013
Bottled: Sourly, grainy aroma. Golden color, white head. Flavor is light sourly, light grainy, but more or less quite tasteless. Refreshing but not more.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beersiveknown (2850) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 26, 2013
Keg at shed 22 Brewbar, Wellington 7/1/13
Clear, burnished gold with high carbonation, swetbiscuit malt and honey nose. Similar tastes, very low on flavour.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rangi (566) - NEW ZEALAND - DEC 30, 2012
Don’t mind a Macs gold when there is no time to think about the beverage you are drinking eg watching the rugby. 1st couple taste of beer but quickly begin to taste a lot like water.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
garthicus (2661) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 28, 2012
Bottle. Appearance: Golden yellow, small snow white head. Aroma: Grassy, malty, a tiny bit fruity, cardboard. Flavour: Sweet, wet cardboard and grass, malty with a sweet grassy finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
varanid99 (491) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 25, 2012
Pale gold pour, minimal head. Funky, biscuity, taste is malty with not much going on, fades very quickly leaving a little bitterness. Easy drinking but nothing really interesting about it

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
petergaynor (111) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 29, 2012
330 ml bottle. Pours yellow woth medium head. Aroma is cheesy yeast with a small amount of citrus hop. Tastes yeasty with small hoppy taste. Average mainstream lager

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ofey (68) - Doncaster, AUSTRALIA - AUG 11, 2012
Poured out of the bottle pale-ish gold with off white head. Very little carbonation, medium body with malt flavour hits you from the start but fades too fast, leaving a bitter hop aftertaste. I don’t get any citrus. I would buy again.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tderoeck (4490) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 25, 2012
20/VI/2012 - 33cl bottle @ home - BB: 26/VI/12 (2012-640) Thanks to Thomas and Annelies for the bottle!

Clear gold to light orange beer, nice off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: lots of grains, malts, barnyard, hint of sweetness, some green herbs. MF: ok carbon, light to medium body. Taste: little sour in the start, lemony, some grains, nice refreshing bitterness. Aftertaste: little sweet, malty, nice bitter hoppy ending. Pretty decent lager!

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2012
19th December 2009
Clear pale gold beer. Short lived white head. Light palate a little dry. Very light malt with just a whisper of hop. Competent but bog standard lager. Easy drinking.


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