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


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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
FatPhil (12797) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 19, 2010
330ml bottle (Aussie Bar, Helsinki)
Aroma? No freaking idea - I didnít detect any. As this is in a dark green bottle I couldnít see the colour, presumably itís pale. Thin palate - fizzy. Sickly sweet, but also thin taste. Tragically bad attempt at tasting like beer. No actual horror, but not good in any way.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bmeup (625) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - JUL 17, 2010
Pale straw yellow, minimal head. Not much of anything and less of everything. Sweet and bland at best. Not even lawnmower beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bluebetty (1021) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 26, 2010
Bottle. Pours a light straw with minimal head. Not lacing, Aromas are very light and in nline with most macro brews. A little grassy hops and perhaps a tounch of caramel. Flavours are a little bland also though the hops do show through with a little bitterness near the finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JohnRMurdoch (4198) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 19, 2010
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Aroma of corn & hops. Rich golden yellow colour. Dry bland nasty flavour with unpleasant aftertaste. A bad lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2010
Bottle watching NZ Vs Slovakia. Brassy gold with a soft, steady carbonation propping up a fine white collar. Better-than-pale-lager aroma with some kolsch-type Asti fruit, wet cork and honey. Chunky malt character on the palate for a 4 percenter; hints of bread and honey; dabs of melon-like fruitiness beneath. Clean and decent lager, a cut above your bog standard global swill.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2010
Bottle from Bacchanalia, Cambridge. Odd ring pull cap. Gold with a white head. Doughy malt aroma. A little sourness in the taste and some bitterness. Predictable and ordinary. However I did drink it after mowing the lawn, so it gained some credit for refreshing my thirst.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
saxo (16112) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2010
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are malt and hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2010
From Brdr. Schmidt, Viby J. DK. Bottled, 090310. Golden with white head. Aroma and flavor of malt with hints of spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
BarossaLuke (552) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 27, 2010
A good clean, well made lager. I like the use of the Motueka hops as it adds a different element to the beer. Would drink again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2010
Bottle, GBK, Liverpool. Typical golden lagery looks with a fast fading white head. Slightly sweet, malty aroma. Bready, insipid flavour. Dry finish. Had worse, but pretty tedious stuff.

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