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Wigram Mustang Pale Ale

Brewed by Wigram Brewing Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Christchurch, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Mustang APA is our hand-crafted ale with intense hop characterand aroma derived from superb NZ hops and malt. Hop bitterness is typically in the range of 40-50 IBU. The rich copper colour is derived from imported specialty ale malts to give a beer with colour of 20-25 EBC

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (11268) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - JAN 15, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours hazy amber with white head. Aroma of light citrus and floral hops with some light malt. flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. light medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 8, 2014
The head is ok, the body gold-brown and clear. It smells hoparomatic, malty, bit dry. The taste is hoparomatic, quite flowery, flowery-bitter, bit malty, ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
KyleCameron (33) - NEW ZEALAND - DEC 9, 2013
A lovely summer beer. Good rich malty nose with hop resin characters. The palate is a re-affirmation, good bitterness that match the caramel notes on the palate. Floral hoppy, almost sweet finish to make you want another gulp. A solidly awesome beer to finish of a hard days shit shovelling.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
horotane (18) - NEW ZEALAND - MAR 22, 2013
Delicious. I’ve drunk this over time, and I swear tonight’s was lighter in colour than I’ve seen it before, palate confirmed this. Still a model of balance, a nice strong fruity forefront, easy to have a second or third.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShaneJ (832) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 18, 2012
Bottle from Plonk. Light amber/gold, appealing citrus/malt aroma, good balanced flavour, easy drinking. A good APA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (9213) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2012
bottle shared courtesy of a KLM friend. Thin white head. Hazy amber/blond pour. Nice refreshing bitterness. Pretty nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
deusax (459) - Grenoble, FRANCE - FEB 26, 2012
Tasted on tap @ The Great Kiwi Beer Festival 2012 in Christchurch. Really nice amber colour. Medium bitterness. Good overall flavour

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ingevara (910) - SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2012
Yellowish brown with a hint of ash. Easy drinking with a well balanced hoppiness. Bitter and deep in the aroma but yet smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omega (898) - NEW ZEALAND - NOV 22, 2011
A newer beer in the lineup to take on the hoppier beers that have become more prevalent in recent years, and I think it has been a good addition to the Wigram range. While not overly hoppy (I would dispute the 40-50 IBU) this beer is nice golden colour and is very potable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnat2006 (12) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 28, 2011
I had a low expectation for this beer, but was pleasantly surprised and was very impressed with the highly-citrus aroma. It settled light-amber in the glass with a nice head. The taste wasn’t quite up to the standard of the pleasing aroma, and although it was well presented and citrusy, it lacked a clear hoppy bitterness. This mattered little though as an altogether pleasant beer and very good value for money.

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