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Brewed by Monteiths Brewing Co.
Style: Pale Lager
Greymouth, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.44   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 21, 2007
Draught, a bright gold with a filmy head. A grassy hop aroma, but with a bready malt touch. A sweetish malt flavour, some ginger and a generous hop, but effervescent, palate. Crisp, but not too dry.

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
kempicus (343) - Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2007
Sweet fizzy lager that tastes the same as any other NZ insipid lager. Unimaginative and undistinguishable from macs gold and export gold.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bozoNZ (719) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 3, 2007
Pale golden thin lacy head. Dry dusty, aroma. Faint malt and a touch floral but nothing stands out. Same on the palate. Nothing outstanding but fair all the same.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 19, 2007
Nugget Golden Lager. Golden with an average lasting nice white head. Aroma of hops, some sweetness. Flavour is sweet, fruity and malty with some hoppiness. A good tasting brew.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Nicko (191) - Ashfield, AUSTRALIA - OCT 26, 2006
Bottle. Disappointed with this one. Headles with no bubbles. Standard macro down under lager with slightly sweeter tastes. Flat and unimaginative.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MoritzF (8493) - Bochum, GERMANY - MAY 2, 2006
(bottle) Clear golden colour with a short frothy white head. Dusty and slightly sweet malty aroma with traces of hops. Medium sweet malty flavour and taste, slightly papery and fruity (honey); light to medium body, crispy carbonated mouthfeel. Slim and very light-bitter, low-hopped finish with a tinge of metal. Rather disappointing but certainly drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19370) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2006
Draught at The Craypot, Kaikoura. Clear golden, small head. Fruity and fairly sweet. Medium bodied with rounded mouthfeel. There’s some grassy hops, but the rate appears very low. More pleasant malt flavours instead. Low bitterness. A fairly well made, Dortmunder-like lager on the malty side.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Linc (737) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 27, 2005
This was a pretty uninteresting beer. Light malt flavour, very little hop presence. I’m not about to rave about this beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bridge (659) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 4, 2005
Poured clear golden (surprise) orange with a small and short lived head. Malt and honey in the aroma, and some low hoppiness. A fairly neutral flavour with a bit of bitterness. The palate is pretty weak, but I’d have this over many of the other lagers I can get my hands on around here.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoeMcPhee (8411) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 1, 2005
330 ml bottle. Rich golden colour and a thin white head. Ver faint aromas of pale malt and honey. Flavour is a little bit floral with notes of sweet malt and honey. OK, but not great.


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