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Brewed by Tui Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Mangatainoka, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 261   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
’East India Pale Ale’ was first brewed in England last century for the colonies East of India such as New Zealand and Australia. The beer was unpasteurised and secondary fermentation occured in the bottle during the long journey. Thirsty settlers loved its natural effervescent character and we reckon it still hits the spot today.
Brewer’s Comment: This fine ale is a thoroughly refreshing beer with a light palate best suited to beaches, barbecues and all beer related occasions.
Serving Suggestions: Serve lightly chilled on its own or with any manner of barbecued meats. At restaurants, or when trying to impress others, try and use a glass. Do not mix with salad.
Cellaring: Yeah right!


Russo's rating

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Russo (1791) - Hemhofen, Baden-Württemberg, - SEP 23, 2012
Amber color with alnost no head. Aroma hard to define it, hints of roasted malt. Flavor like the aroma. It is far away to be an IPA. Watery aftertaste


1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gildnerk (170) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2015
Cute label, with a cute explanation about the founding of the beer. Nice colour -- at least for an amber ale. Pretty much no aroma. Very, very weakly hopped. Some sweetish notes at the end combined with the sparkling water body give it a bit of a Perrier vibe. Could probably substitute this for drinking water in most situations.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
stevoj (2743) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 7, 2015
Lager? Ale? Hard to tell. Bland, with some weak malt flavor. Not much else to speak of.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
McSherman (286) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 1, 2015
Bewertung importiert von bier index: 8 / 7 / 7 / 5 / 4 / 4 / 4 / 8 / 66

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hawanna (2568) - Freising, GERMANY - JAN 20, 2015
cereal, malty, some fruit notes, dark golden- copper color, clear, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, average carbonation,

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TedE (402) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2015 330ml bottle into glass. Head gone instantly, very little carbonation. No lacing, amber colour. Does not taste like a pale ale at all. It’s a kind of almost beer. Not offensive. Not good either. A darkish flat lager.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
eduardovl (1045) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 6, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 22, 2014 330ml bottle served in a pint glass. A: Pours a completely clear amber copper color forming a bubbled and fizzy white head that disappears quickly leaving no lacings in the glass. S: Malty and crispy with notes of Heineken style grassy hops. Caramel malts . Bready style yeasts. T: Malty and crispy in the mouth too. Slightly sweet upfront. Caramel malts, grassy hops. Very mild bitterness. M: Light body. High (artificial) carbonation. Bready and grassy aftertaste. O: Low drinkability. This beer is doubtfully an Ale, and for sure not an IPA. This brewery should be forbidden of selling it as an IPA... Actually, this brewery should be forbidden of selling it...

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
ngunity (15) - - OCT 12, 2014
Ipa in name only. No taste of hops. May as well be lager. Very forgettable. I would drink it ahead of lcd beer, just.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Danev76 (506) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 21, 2014
Slight honey aroma. Dark brown colour with good head. Heavy malt flavor, nice. Medium body with high carbonation.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Zwiebel88 (569) - GERMANY - JUN 29, 2014
Rötlich-braun, in der Nase leichtes Malz, pappige Süße, etwas Gras. Am Gaumen Malz, Süße, keinerlei Bitterstoffe. Hat nichts mit einem IPA zu tun. Sehr wässrig und relativ belanglos, aber trinkbar. Als IPA 0 Punkte wert. Als normales Bier immer noch langweilig.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StevieT (927) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 26, 2014
From a bottle. Pours a dark copper colour, aroma of malt, some hops fruity flavours and mild bitterness.


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