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Brewed by Lion Breweries - NZ (Lion Nathan Co.)
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Auckland, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 2.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.26   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
CapnStabbin (14) - Wellington, - AUG 4, 2008
This is a fairly average NZ cheap beer. It is slightly inferior to the very similar Southern Gold.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kiwianer (3339) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 12, 2014
The head is medium, body blond, amber. It smells malty, mild, The taste is malty, mild, bit sweet-fruity. Too mild.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jimthechap (1652) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 6, 2012
Another stop on the tour of beer that I’ve tried just for the tick in the box: sweetish, fizzy, cold and forgettable. In all fairness, it was the least sweet of the lower mainstream price point beers, but not worth the effort. Golden and cheap.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DuffMan (6752) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 16, 2009
Can. Pours a clear bronze with a nice dense white head that leaves some lace before fading into a halo. Aroma and flavour of bready caramel with earthy notes. Among its peers, not bad. Among the wider world of beers, a bottom-shelf product.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ungstrup (29335) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2009
Bottled. A golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt, eggs, and bread. The flavor is sweet with notes of bread and light notes of cardboard. A bit boring. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
sdriessen (320) - Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 31, 2009
Please see my rating for Southern Gold... This one is hardly different, except the caramel and cheap malt are more prominent in Southern Gold. Southern Draught is cleaner and overall easier to chug.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bov (9509) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 30, 2009
clear amber colour, the initial head is quickly collapsing, grassy hoppiness, light to medium body, some tartness, moderate bitterness in an herbal finish

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2008
Clear golden with medium white head. Sweet aroma with fruity and grainy aroma. Flavor likewise with caramel notes. Ends mild bitter.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (35077) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2008
Can 33cl.
Clear medium yellow color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, bread, fruity. Flavor is light to moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. (130608)

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
joergen (20810) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2008
Can. Clear golden coloured with a medium sized white ehad. Grainy aroma of fruits and sulphur. Flavour of malts and grain with notes of sulphur.


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