Brewed by Renaissance Brewing
Style: English Pale Ale
Blenheim, New Zealand
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This ale is called "Perfection" pale ale it is the ongoing refinement and search for perfection that earned this beer its name. With an aromatic hoppy nose,creamy,biscuity,and toffee followed by 45 IBU’s don’t miss this one at the Black Creek 1 Dodson st Blenheim.

weaselkenievil's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, - APR 18, 2012
Bottle thanks to Harrisoni in Rome on our MesandSim’s stag do. Poured a clear dark gold amber. Pale ale aroma with some toffee and hops in the flavour. Pretty uneventful but certainly drinkable. It was up against some stiff competition that night though (thanks all, especially Alex). And to all who were there, how hot was that singer? Miaow.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (5573) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2016
Hazy orange colour. Aroma and flavour have bready notes and light fruity hops. Lasting bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Andrus86 (429) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - SEP 27, 2016
BOTTLE. (Drunk Sep23-16 BBNov13). Murky gold pour with minimal white head.. Sweet toffee apple nose.. Thin malty base, some sweet biscuit in middle, fades quickly.. Age hasn’t helped, yet wasn’t that high on it fresh.. Sourced cellarbrations @ Capel

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TedE (1015) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2016
Glass on tap@ Dodson St beer garden. Sweet malt nose. Golden amber beer with solid white head. Fine carbonation. Light body, zingy hoppy taste. Sharply bitter finish. Some dark fruit apparent, gets better as it warms, served too cold.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (3297) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle 500ml. [Big gusher. Bottle was kind of warm and misshanded, but still this felt like overreacting]. Pours golden with gushing off-white bubly head. Some soapy lacing. Aroma is of malt, nuts, bread, citrus. Taste is of malt, bread, some caramel, citrus, bitterness. Palate: Medium body, weird medium-high carbonation (gushing). Overall: Good, and not too earthy as EPA’s can sometime be. Carbonation seems problematic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gerbeer (3165) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 6, 2015
500 ml bottle. Pours a light clear amber with moderate head. Aromas of toasted malts and light fruit. Flavors of same with a bit of biscuits and a grassy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrjez (479) - Osaka, JAPAN - NOV 5, 2015
Pours an almost clear golden/amber with a decent size off-white head. An appetizing aroma of bright citrus, grassy hop and sweetened malt. Taste is similar, a good malt and citrus balance. Good medium-light feel with quite a clean finish, not cloying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (5398) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 2, 2015
Bottle (500 ml) at home. BB Feb 2016 so definitely a few months old. Slow gusher. Hazy orangey-golden with a medium spotty off-white head, moderate retention, leaving little to no lacing. Aroma is of biscuity malts along caramel, herbal notes and mineral notes. Taste is biscuity with herbal and earthy notes as well as caramel and mild spiciness. Medium body. Moderate to medium carbonation. Herbal finish. Moderately dry. The front label say it’s "creamy and tart" which isn’t the case at all. Still, it’s not bad at all and it’s rather easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grumbo (1519) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2015
Bottle share at the Ale House, Chelmsford. Pours a slightly hazy light golden colour with a good sized white head. Light hoppy/floral aroma with citrus and biscuit notes. Medium sweetness with growing bitterness level. Medium/light body, texture quite creamy. A very drinkable pale ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (1700) - Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2015
Bottle, Ale House. Nice musty aroma and perfume. Bubblegum and clove. Biscuit malt notes. Some sharp toffee notes. Interesting. Good Pale Ale. Well-made.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7848) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - AUG 15, 2015
Draft at Taps Beer Bar, Mont Kiara. Poured a clear medium amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is light resin hop, biscuit malt, toffee caramel. The flavour is moderate bitter with a nice crisp citrus hop palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation. A fresh, easy drinking pale ale.

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