denimglen (8) - Auckland, - APR 21, 2009
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Hoppy fruity aroma, some toast and bread notes, a touch of wood and caramel. Nice one finger head, good rentention and lace, red-orange body, slightest haze. Firm bitterness, toasty malt character in flavour, some hop flavour coming through. Medium body, medium carb.
heyden (137) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 25, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Marmite yeasty aroma. Pours cloudy amber with thin lacing. Toffee caramel and marmite malty taste. Very clean and crisp, minimal hops. Very drinkable!
floydian1 (1338) - FNQ, Australia, - FEB 10, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. Pours bronzed amber with a loose off white head. Nose of toasted sweet malts with distinct marmalade notes. Nice clean palate with similar flavours and a mild hop bitterness. Easy drinking. A good example of the style.
Brodies_Best (266) - Auckland Central, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 14, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Colour: cloudy golden brown with a tan head
Aroma: Toffee caramel notes and honey. Malty and smooth, very drinkable, slight hoppy aroma. Smooth taste, full flavour. Sits at top of mouth.
omega (886) - NEW ZEALAND - NOV 21, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A lightly malted lager which is nice and clean. Good length (for a lager).
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 13, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
I’ve had this beer a couple of times before, but never rated it. I’m sorry. This is me trying to be a better person.
I’ve always enjoyed that particular authentic marmitey Germanic yeast aroma that gives warm buttered toast and tangerine citrus. It’s intriguing and an aoma I would be quite happy to have as the last thing I ever smell.
The colour is a gorgeous amber that lets off a rocky, fluffy white head.
The fist flavours are al mandarin, tangerine and pink grapefruit and then soter tones of fresh bread and roasted hazelnuts. For all intents, this is quite a simple beer, but of a style that you don’t see terribly much of here in New Zealand. A thoroughly enjoyable drop made more enjoyable by its rarity.
mkel07 (4984) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
500ml bottle. Rich golden orange colour, sunset in a glass with a solid level dirty white head and strong caramel malt aromas that beckon and invite you in. Well balanced malty flavour that hits all parts of the mouth. Robust and moresish . A good effort.
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Strong carbonation dark amber pour aroma caramel earthy light fruit toast strains flavour toasted earthy caramel toffee fruit hop bitter is right on gritty note smmoth malt finish smooth bitter nice toasted malt sweetness as well bitter sweet aftertaste
davidm (2068) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 25, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Nice aromas of apple and nuts. Taste is sweet, with average duration. Palate is oily, with a thin-to-medium body. Yellow, with a frothy white head.
beerequalizer (22) - NEW ZEALAND - APR 1, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 2, 2010 Aaahh, the good old Vienna Lager. I wonder how many people have really tried a true Vienna Lager? This is a nice beer, well made, and would go quite nicely with a bratwurst.
DuffMan (9253) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 18, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Clear toffee amber, medium off-white head. Initial aroma made me think of toast with maple spread. Nice toast & toffee flavour, medium bodied, nicely hopped finish of medium bitterness. Tasty, and a nice take on the style (even if they don’t use Munich malt).