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Brewed by Lion Breweries - NZ (Lion Co.)
Style: English Pale Ale
Auckland, New Zealand
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 2.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Its interesting because its a new, smoother take on pale ale and its pale because we brewed it in a secret cave.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tonybaldeagle (61) - - MAR 23, 2013
An interesting take on a craft beer. Obviously their marketing is aimed at craft beer drinkers, however the beer itself is more mainstream and very drinkable. As a craft beer drinker I was initially disappointed but the beer grew on me the more I drank. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
beer-yum (1415) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 19, 2016
Grassy aroma in a golden amber pour. Hop forward to start with an almost there body but a hint of cardboard in the finish.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
UjoKlobasa (684) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 29, 2015
On tap. Lower carbonation, golden color, no head. Bland, semi lager taste. Not good.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 12, 2015
Not as bad as the crafty beggar lager but this is still pretty sweet sugar pop

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
tombutlin (248) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 7, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2015 I drank this in a bar with a limited range and was sucked in the use of the word "crafty". It is tasteless junk. I gave this 4 stars for Appearance, because it looked exactly like beer, with a golden colour, carbonation and head. So congratulations, you nailed it for the least important factor. Otherwise this is a dire beer. Avoid.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
belgis (461) - - DEC 11, 2014
Simple, lagery, refreshing taste but not more and not less. Not very interesting beer.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
TuiSamesi (16) - NEW ZEALAND - OCT 15, 2014
I wouldnt let another one pass my lips unless I was in an absolute desert. Its utter rubbish masquerading as a craft beer. Avoid - if not you will suffer the dire consequences of being sucked in by slick advertising junk.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
foris (1) - - AUG 28, 2014 does not count
shit beer, disapointing false advertising, especially when there are so many good pale ales out there.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
joe19612 (2680) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Tap at Harrys Place, pours a gold colour with a thin white head, weak fruit aroma, taste is light and fruity with a dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mkel07 (5314) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 18, 2014
330ml bottle from The Beer Cellar 150513. Clear orange colour with some floral hop aromas and an even head. Smooth clean taste but not really that interesting.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
danimonio (1) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 14, 2014 does not count
I made a mistake choosing this beer to drink on a Friday night.... I am having a hard time chasing the taste... it is like drinking a bottle of water with a hint of beer. The aroma very faint which truly represent the taste of the beer itself. This beer seems to be too pale and not interesting!!!!


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