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Brewed by Scotts Brewing Co
Style: Specialty Grain
Oamaru, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.44   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Our standout pale ale balances a light honey taste with bitey bitterness and crisp citrus notes. This is no ordinary beer.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (6751) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 21, 2009
Bottle, purchased on my last visit to the Invercargill Brewery bottle shop before leaving for Canada. This, along with Emerson’s limited release weizenbock, was to be my last kiwi brew before returning home. It pours a bright orange-gold with a lively foamy head. Very fragrant perfumey citrus and resin hoppy aroma. The palate is extremely thin and is dominated by citrus and resin hop character, which unfortunately cannot hide the lack of malt balance. Still, this is by far the most flavourful and enjoyable of any of the gluten-free beers I’ve had, simply because of the generous hop flavours.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 20, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear and bright gold with no head but plenty of visible carbonation. A sweet honeyish citrus nose. The palate certainly as a bitter bite to it, but it is very much that of raw grain. There is that honey again in the flavour, but overall lacks body and substance and is a bit soapy. But, for the Celiacs, it sure beats Bud Light.


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