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Brewed by Mike’s Brewery
Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Taranaki, New Zealand
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 2.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspired by the belgian fruit beers, but without the sweetness. Pours bright, delicate tangerine to pink and lively. The aroma is of freshly picked strawberries and pale malt with a delicate fruity sweetness. The full fresh strawberry flavour is clean and smooth on the palate, all the flavour but without the sweetness traditionally associated with fruit beers. It has a spritzy clean mouth-feel helped by the moderate carbonation level. mike’s Premium Organic Strawberry Blonde makes a great accompaniment to light Summer meals and light desserts. Serve chilled in a tall pilsner glass to fully appreciate the colour, aroma and lively carbonation. The 4% ABV level is somewhat surprising, the alcohol is masked by the full flavour, a great session beer for warm weather.


lisagirl's rating

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
lisagirl (264) - Christchurch, - SEP 8, 2013
it unfortunately doesn’t have enough strawberry to cover what is a woefully ordinary lager. bonus points for something a bit different but otherwise dreary and dull.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 14, 2012
330ml bottle- a nice beer, strawberry aromas and flavours not too overpowering and a nice refreshing finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jimthechap (1792) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 18, 2012
Beer that smells of strawberries: I’ll put aside my manful pride. It smells and tastes of strawberries. This just isn’t right unless you’re targeting the pink dollar or an almost exclusively feminine clientele. However as a beer it was devoid of obvious faults and but for the strawberry I would have said it to be a perfectly sessionable ale.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
omega (724) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 29, 2012
Not sure what they were looking for with this beer. Gross generalisations is that a strawberry beer is targeted for girls, and girls like sweet beers. Mark, missed it! Not my cup of tea.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bmeup (525) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2011
Fist thing you notice is the colour, strawberry pink, how lovely. Ok as a sample and probably ok matched with the right dessert. Session beer, not.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkel07 (3739) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 1, 2011
At Ministry of Beers Craft Beer Festival at Archive. Strong strawberry aroma and flavour as you would expect. Quite sweet and light red in colour.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerledgend (1197) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 25, 2010
Orange incolour with slight pinkish tinge. Diaatyle on the nose. Sprtitzy mouthfeel. Mild strawberry flavour.


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