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


on tap

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RATINGS: 214   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

PictouRx's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PictouRx (159) - Ontario, - MAY 2, 2012
Almost reminded me of a Heineken on seeing the bottle and smell but whilst in NZD decided to go for it. Pours a golden color, medium foam head, grassy notes. Some sweet and bitter in the taste , goes down smooth. Not bad overall, better than some skunky Heinekens I have tried, a hit and miss with them though. Maybe this beer as sourced direct from NZ and not exposure to any light or shipment.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DylansDad (519) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 6, 2016
Not undrinkable. Itís actually quite charming in itís own way. You know, like when you see a chimp that has painted lipstick on his lips... itís kinda like, "stoopid", but ya gotta laugh. Well, that pretty much sums up this beer. Give the chimp a cuddle, for fuckís sake..But then, maybe Iím the half-wit because there seems to be a lot of primates drinking this shit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MMR (648) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2015
I havenít got any idea why this should be sold amongst "Special beers" (where I found it). A rather plain and grassy tasting Lager, nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamaty (1614) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 8, 2015
Dorada muy clara con blanca espuma muy abundante. Rico aroma citrico y malteado. Muy ligera y suave, superbebible. Mantiene el buen tono del aroma, tirando algo a dulce. Media carbonatacion. Buena lager

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hop_Hedonist (392) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2015
A go-to clean, zippy, thirst-quenching, inoffensive watery pale lager - as usual the more I drink of the bottle and the warmer it gets, the less I like it, but itís better than most in this category.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (11809) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle @ home shared with Thompson. Clear golden color, small to average sized white head. Smell and taste malts, quite crisp and clean, a slight grainy sweetness and a nice malt bitterness. I must say I just got home from an intensive workout so I was thirsty as hell. Anyway, I liked it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thompson (546) - - MAR 19, 2015
Small white dense head.. clear golden yellow colour.... smell malt yeasty like a typical lager same for the taste. Shared by benzai...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ordybill (936) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- ahh, the green glass skunkiness Appearance- Straw yellow with a large white head. Taste- Skunky and rather dull, not good palate- A light bodied brew with medium carbonation. Overall-Avoid this beer, it is dull, skunky and very forgettable, Overall: Hardly exciting, but not at all distasteful. This is the beer we should have been drinking in college. Doesnít require a lot of thought, goes Dow fast and easy

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Atom (1969) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle pours a clear pale straw/golden with a large white head. Aroma of skunked grassy hops. Malt and yeast flavor, yep thatís a pale lager. Iíd take it over say bud light.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
slowrunner77 (8352) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
not really getting a whole lot of difference between this and the premium, even side by side. both passable pale lagers, but not anything to return to.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (6869) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 24, 2014
Where and how: bottle 330 ml
Aroma green bottle issue up front. Musky wet cloth, but not too heavy as there are worse cases. Lighter, herbal notes with grainy backing.
Appearance :
Top: bright white top, sparse lace.
Base: straw gold.
Palate : mid-lighter body, lighter carbonation but I would not call it flat.
Taste: soft feel with semi dry finish. Mild hop presence.
other notes beyond green bottle issues this is fairly refreshing offering.

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