Brewed by Lion Breweries - NZ (Lion Co.)
Style: Pale Lager
Auckland, New Zealand


on tap

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RATINGS: 786   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Steinlager® is a lager with a distinctive grassy note and clean crisp bitterness of green bullet hops. It is balanced with a dry, astringent finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bulk_Carrier (3638) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - JUN 25, 2014
This was poured into a pilsener glass. The appearance was a decent looking clear to somewhat light hazy yellow color with a decent carbonation seen rising a rocky foamy two finger white head. The smell had mainly a grassy/hay-like qualities running over top of a light skunkiness (yes, I know I have a green bottle, its okay, I shall proceed). The taste was grassy and hay-like again and added a light sweet corn-like feature to it that was okay but not great. The aftertaste was kinda harsh and assaulting a bit through the skunky yet sweet corn-like feature. On the palate, this one sat fairly light and had a decent sessionable quality about it. Overall, I say this was a decent pale lager, its nothing to go bonkers about but if anything I think I’d try this again on tap.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
ffaoe (419) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2014
very faint malt aroma. golden and clear with a nice head. taste is slightly malty but VERY watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
foyle (387) - Wyoming, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Poured from 330ml bottle into pint glass. Appearance: pours a sudsy thick white head which gradually recedes leaving decent lacing. Color is a clear light gold with abundant streaming carbonation. Aroma: initially a bit of skunk (green bottle), once this dissipated remaining aroma is a combination of pungent grassy hops and sweet bread dough. Mouthfeel: light and frothy with a drying finish. Flavor: nice combination of lightly toasted barley, a hint of caramel and toffee, strong grass hop presence as well as some bitter hops in the finish. Overall: excellent and well done pale lager. Would like to try it from a can or on tap to see if the initial skunk is not present.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TampaBeer (257) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 17, 2014
Is this Bud packaged under New Zealand label? Bit of a stale/rotten aroma. Cheap sweetness, followed by water aftertaste. Suspiciously similar to Budweiser.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
davidtjm (1074) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2014
Blonde pour with a thin head. Nice hops aroma, crisp hops taste with grass notes. Nice lager in my opinion

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerhunter111 (16492) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 12, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldgelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht malzig, getreidig, leicht süß. Geschmack wässrig, leicht malzig getreidig, minimal herb.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
3xdogs (2) - NEW ZEALAND - MAR 8, 2014 does not count
On tap a the local pub. Very drinkable when not poured from the bottle. Some malt flavours and a mild hop bitterness.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
heyden (137) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 28, 2014
Minimal aroma. Pale yellow complexion; also filtered so it’s very transparent. Light crisp taste; hardly any flavour and only slightly hopped. Dry metallic after taste. Not a great beer but as far as mainstream beer goes it’s passable. Definitely best enjoyed on a hot day

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Muggus69 (2047) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 23, 2014
OLD NOTES OCT 9, 2003 World’s best lager...hardly. Smelled a tad bit weird and that kinda same out in the after taste. Standard stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
biokid23 (102) - California, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Standard pale lager, light skunk, grassy, nothing else. Same and boring. As it is a lager, it is nice and drinkable.

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