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


on tap

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
davidm (1991) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 10, 2009
Bottle. Not bad for a lager. Aroma has honey, and nuts. Flavour is sweet, with light bitterness. Thin body, and dry finish. Dark yellow, with a white head that disappears.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
phaleslu (8006) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2009
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear gold with an eggshell head. Hops, malt, grain, and citrus on the nose. The flavor is sweet, grainy, and malty, with the hops and citrus rounding it out. Light bodied, and just a bit watery and smooth almost to the point of being flat. Not as much carbonation as most others of this style, and a dry finish. Slightly bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nate2g (1548) - 上海 / Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - JUN 26, 2009
Bottle. Clear golden with a small, lively head. Aroma of grain and citrus hops. The flavour is grain, citrus and hops. A pretty standard lager but I don’t mind this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maria (10190) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2009
It is warm golden with a creamy head. The aroma has notes of malt, flower and light sweetness. The flavour has sweetness and notes of malt, flower and caramel. It is smooth and easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
mkel07 (4510) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 13, 2009
330ml bottle. Golden amber colour with a thin loosely packed head. Clear with an aroma of honey and cloves. Sweet flavour with a dry mellow finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kiwibt (55) - , NEW ZEALAND - FEB 9, 2009
Bottle bb 09/09 Golden yellow with small head. Estery banna aroma, slight green apples with little hop. Estery banna flavour,sweet with little hop flavour or bitterness. Almost a watered down thin malt flavour. Overall the estery fermentation profile is a bit to over powering for the style.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
UnholyBrewing (595) - Central Florida(Upper Hell), Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2008
...bottle. Poured a clear darkish gold with no head. No carbonation, and had hints of malt on the nose. Flavor was not good, had something that just wasn’t right about it. Maybe I had too high of an expectation, but this one just wasn’t right. Had miniscule hints of cereal and grain, but that’s about it. Watery, no body or flavor like there should be for a golden lager. Finished dry with a bad aftertaste, very flat tasting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
KiwiJonno (76) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 28, 2008
330mL Bottle. Faint aroma. Clear, bright golden beer with an average white head. Malty/honey taste. Not too bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
patricks110 (2226) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 25, 2008
Fairly good golden lager. Flavour is not overlly bitter, but not overly exciting. Pretty plain and dry tasting beer. A golden pour with a medium head.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4468) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2008
Bottle in New Zealand. Golden beer with a lightly malty and dry aroma. The flavour is gently bitter. Overall an average plainly lightly dry and yeasty beer.

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