Brewed by Lion Breweries - NZ (Lion Nathan Co.)
Style: Premium Lager
Auckland, New Zealand
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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You are holding in your hand on of the purest beers we can make, no additives, no preservatives. Water, malted barley, hops and yeast. All sourced from the purest place on earth, New Zealand.

Tonybaldeagle's rating

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Tonybaldeagle (61) - - MAY 2, 2013
Easy to drink with a refreshing taste. Even better with a citrus wedge. A nice story & advertising campaign around the beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
beerbaaron (1207) - Arizona, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Pale yellow with a faint white head. Skunkish aroma. Corn. Grass. Light and watery. Sweet. Bleh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Niller (583) - Hammel, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle from Voldby. Pours light yellow with a white head. The taste is slight sweetish with notes of hops, grain. Slight creamy mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. Sweet hoppy finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Holmen1 (2376) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUL 6, 2014
Flaske fra Gl. Strand Øllagerjuli-14: bryggeriet sier "one of the purest beers we can make, no additives, no preservatives etc...". My verdict: hardly any flavour or taste, just plain boring. NZ brewers have proved they can do a lot better than this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerFunGuy (629) - California, USA - JUN 27, 2014
This light yellow colored beer has a mildly sweet aroma. It has the subtle flavor of sweet orange. It is very crisp and very mild. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MRMedellin (209) - Bogota, COLOMBIA - MAY 31, 2014
Clear golden beer, small head with a bad retention. Grain aromas rule over the others, the taste reveals a light body, watery texture, standard carbonation and a regular flavor, like a macro lager with no specific particularities.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Camons (5855) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle @ Home. Pours yellow with a fading white head. Aroma of malt, light corn, light grass. Flavor is malt, corn, white sugar, cardboard, hints of grass. Thin to medium body, lively carbonation. 080514

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (3135) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 25, 2014
330ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pretty standard lager fare. Pale yellow. Malty, sweet. Ok.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EvanFriend (304) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2014
This isn’t a bad beer for what it is. Tastes are mostly grain, grass, a VERY slight hint of that horrible Heineken taste, but not enough to ruin it. Sweet finish. Drinkable, but I’d prefer a good Pilsner over this.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Reimer96 (1197) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 5, 2014
Wow... Pure alright in the sense that this brew is purely light struck and skunked from these fancy green bottles and open six pack tops. I’m sure the non light struck version is better however the majority that get shipped out of new Zealand I’d assume get light struck. Macro macro macro.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
chinchill (1796) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 1, 2014
330ml green bottle purchased in Dunedin NZ and consumed the followig day. Light in color and very light in body, this has excellent clarity but only a small fizzy head that soon disappears. Aroma: light sweet malts and white bread. Very mild but pleasing. Flavor: more hoppy than suggested by the aroma, but still sweet up front and only mildly bitter in the finish and aftertaste. O: much better than the bottles I’ve had in the USA.

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