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


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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Lager and crystal malt. Nelson Sauvin hops for bittering, with more Sauvin and NZ Cascade for aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maneliquor (3484) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 10, 2011
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Golden orange pour with a small white head. Light honey and grass on the nose. Lemon is very productive throught the taste with touches of caramel, honey and light grass. Easy drinking with a very balanced bitterness. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimE (5092) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 2, 2011
very pale golden color. Light hoppy mouth, very light malty mouth. Very dry not very bitter, but very clean and balanced

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dudar (108) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAY 12, 2011
peachy floral noble hops in the nose, light corn/grainy taste with lingering resinous finish. Headache 10 minutes after the glass, as wit all macís beers for me. Too much sugar in the grain bill I guess

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
nimbleprop (7560) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 28, 2010
33cl bottle pours a totally clear, bright gold with a thin, cloudy white head. Nose is alright, smells a little rotten, lightly herbal, light lemon. Flavor is malty, lightly herbal, corn. Weak finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrChopin (4303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 24, 2010
Transparent gold, thin white wispy surface head. Really husky lemon-cracker nose. Creamy milk/cracker flavor, light hop bitterness in the finish. Pleasant, balanced, nice stuff, if a bit straightforward.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (13318) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 20, 2010
33cl bottle, thanks tarheels86. Small off-white head atop clear apple juice body. Aroma is medium sweet, grassy, some dough/bread. Taste is medium sweet, grass, bread. Soft light body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - DEC 19, 2010
Nice doughy malt nose, light honey and some grassy hops. The taste is lightly sweet, lightly bitter. The hops are fresh cut grass and flowers, and a touch of lemon. The malts are a bit squishy and out of place in a pils, should crisp and cracker like whereas these are more pale ale like, but it still works. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21675) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 19, 2010
Bottle courtesy of tarheels86, thank you sir! Pale yellow color. Aroma of malt and black pepper. Taste is bitter start to finish, decent body, maybe a slight sourness in the finish. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - NOV 16, 2010
330mL. Pours a clear straw with a giant, white, rocky head with massive sheety lace. Aroma is grassy hops, lemon, fresh flowers, tropical notes from the Nelson Sauvin, lilac. Taste is just a bit too doughy and grainy for a pils but is rich, fresh, fairly sharp, moving to full nutty to tree sappy bitter. Dry palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mattburns (114) - USA - OCT 31, 2010
Bottle. Crisp and refreshing. Great unexpected hop kick in the nose and flavour. Nice.

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