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Brewed by Independent Breweries NZ (Boundary Road)
Style: Pale Lager
Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A good value beer that trades well on its black can and traditional image. New Zealand Lager is a full strength, easy drinking lager with a full flavoured finish. A stable favourite in parts of Auckland where it has a loyal following.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bov (9050) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 18, 2002
golden-blond with few head, herbal aroma, medium-bodied with a dry finish - decent and well-balanced

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Headbanger (2975) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2007
20.2 oz bottle-A golden body with a decent head and an aroma of corn and a little hops. Taste of any other pale lager with a bit more to it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robinvboyer (2877) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 10, 2008
440ml can. Wow, this is a first, this is a pale lager, and i can actually smell some hops!!! WOw, there is an actual nice hop aroma, and a good amount of sweet malt. decent flavour, wow, this is a good pale lager, imagine that! never thought i would ever say that!

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Embrouille (2803) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 30, 2008
Canned 33cl. It pours a pale yellow lager with a qucik diminishing white head. Sulphury grainy nose with a hint of lime and burnt plastic. Watery taste. Acidic. Notes of burnt plastic and champagne in the taste. Decent lacing. Unpleasant acidic finish.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Jimthechap (1480) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 15, 2012
Golden colour with a persistent white head and apparent carbonation. Smells of pale malt and a little skunk. Cold, yellow and mostly tasteless. There’s not a lot to this beer.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Sully (1377) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2006
Awwwww, how prutty. A fiern leaf un a bleck cen. Putty about the contents eh? Wolfmother is good metal, this is rubbish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerledgend (1197) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 15, 2002
Light straw colour,very hoppy aroma. Not much taste but sweet n back palate, very boring.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ingevara (768) - SWEDEN - JAN 22, 2012
A very standard lager. Dry composition, smooth and mild. No special flavors, slightly more emphas to the aroma than usually for this kind of commercial brew. Easy drunk, easy forgotten.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
sdriessen (320) - Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 6, 2008
440mL can. Cheap and refreshing, A few points for being clean and hoppy. Slight phenolic aroma, but overall a wise choice that will add awesomeness to any average night.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DylansDad (295) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 10, 2013
Inoffensive, and in saying that, better than I remember from my youth. Its watery tepidness makes it completely forgettable, which, in a cheap beer like this, is a good thing.


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