Brewed by South Pacific Brewery (Heineken)
Style: Pale Lager
Hohola NCD, Papua New Guinea


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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 1.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Brewed with pride. Papua New Guinea. Gold medals for distinguished taste.

fletchfighters' rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fletchfighters (1410) - - SEP 23, 2012
long lost bad notes from when had this in Fiji last year. In a can. Even better. Yellow straw color. fast fading white head. Light straw and malt. Some corn sweetness but not much really. Sweet taste. Lots of corn sweetness with sweet malt. After a week in Fiji I thought this was the second best beer I had drank all week long. Much better than the Fiji range that was local. Must have been the can

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kevnic2008 (11414) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - OCT 15, 2016
Many thanks for this beer to Erzengel. Pours a clear golden color. Aroma is malt and grain. Taste is light sweet, caramel, hay, malt.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beerhunter111 (17255) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2016
Many thanks to Erzengel for sharing!
Pours clear golden colour with a small white head. Aroma of medium grainy malt, neutral. Taste of mild sweet grainy malt, no hops, cereals, watery body...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Erzengel (7888) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 10, 2016
Many thanks to travlr for this bottle! Grainy sweetish beginning. Moderate bitter, grainy neutral bitter with a moderate sweetness. Interesting bitter-sweet combination with grainy aroma there. Ok.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ogivlado (7254) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 14, 2016
Bottled 330ml. -Courtesy of kajser27, shared with him, Marko and franski. Pale golden coloured, medium sized white head, whiff of corn in the nose. Corn, light cardboard and water with weak bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kajser27 (1404) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 4, 2016
Pale golden colored, clear, small non lasting white head. Aroma of some malt, mostly adjunct, corn and metal. Taste is medium sweet malt, corn, adjuncts, metal, apple, low+ grassy bitterness. Light bodied, average carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Marko (4969) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 1, 2016
Thanks kajser for sharing this with us! Golden body, big white head. Dusty as fuck apple/herbal messy aroma, malty. Empty taste dusty as fuck, very weak maltiness, somewhat dry finish. Almost no aftertaste, thankfully, peachy note from some adjunct or the other. Em... smooth? Not the most godawful tropical lager you’ll find but still nope.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DavidAust (199) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 27, 2015
Once again best when had fresh in PNG. From bottle into chilled glass. Not as good as the non-export in my opinion, but the apple didn’t fall far from the tree - very similar to the original but with less malt and bitterness

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
melush (2932) - SPAIN - MAY 26, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en un supermercado de Wakayama, Japon. Color dorado. Sabor ligeramente a malta, aguado. Mala lager comercial.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bif (2062) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Pours a pale straw color with a foamy white head. Aroma of cirtus, malt sweetness and grain. Taste od citrus, light malt sweetness and grainy. Decent bitterness and a fairly clean finish. Light body with a Euro Lager feel. Beer goes quite well with the tropical climate. When in Rome........

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Imaena (2227) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle. This is a pretty bad beer but one of only 3 that are regularly available in PNG. When in Rome...

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