Brewed by Monteiths Brewing Co. (DB Breweries)
Style: Pale Lager
Greymouth, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
isnochys (3) - - MAY 17, 2013 does not count
Good one, like it so far, some malty, but nice even imported. Will drink it more often

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
maus (45) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 17, 2013
Nice foamy head, stays pretty good. Golden clear. Aroma is a bit dull, mostly malty. Taste is a bit sour, very little hops, a bit malty and aftertaste is plain. Mostly, it’s a boring beer. Poured from bottle.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bygers (1028) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2012
Bottle 0,33l. Poures a clear golden amber color with a thick off-white head that diminish quickly. Leaves a nice lacing. Aromas of yeast, hops and traces of malt. Taste of malts, honey and metal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
peteraway01 (11) - - DEC 27, 2012
A little on the "wheat" side of taste for me at the beginning, but it really grew on me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jade (423) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 26, 2012
Slightly darker than a lager. Moderate to high carbonation; white head. Aroma is almost like hay..... weird.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kevnic2008 (10237) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - DEC 22, 2012
Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, grain. Flavour is fruit, malt, hint of hop, grain. Thin body. Boring beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (5193) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2012
330ml Bottle BB 10 Oct 2012: poured @ home into a Westvletren chalice on 07 Dec 2012, some two months after its best before date. Looks OK: good deep golden body with a white covering that tries to hang around, but as in most beers of this style it fades to a wispy swirl and collar as you attack the beer. Grainy nose more than hop or straight malt: taste is leaning towards malts, biscuity and semi-sweet. Crisp body and nice hop finish: easy drinking lager and with enough flavour to interest me. certainly one of the highest scoring lagers I’ve had since joining this site.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
varanid99 (764) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 28, 2012
Light gold with thin white head. Nose is sweet, malty, not much else. Sweet malty flavour, not much else going on - a bit thin, nothing fancy but definitely drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rauchbier (3699) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2012
Bottle, from Rhythm & Booze Barton-upon-Humber. Gold, thin shortlived white head and low condition. Low sweet maltiness in the nose, full and sweet in the mouth with a gentle bitter hoppiness and some fruitiness, lingering sweet finish with some esters.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bif (1800) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Bottle- Pours a clear golden color with a frothy head that fades to good lacing. Aroma of fresh grain, some malt sweetness and bit of pine in the background. Has a mild easy taste of malt sweetness and fresh grain. Mild bitterness and a fairly clean finish. Light body, mild crispness, smooth and a bit refreshing. Nothing fancy here. Nice drinkable lager, nothing to rave about but better than most macro offerings. probably best on a hot day.

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