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Brewed by Hallertau Brewbar & Restaurant
Style: American Pale Ale
Auckland, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Hops galore!" you’ll say upon supping this American Pale Ale. With a hop aroma bursting full of floral and zesty citrus, this one churtles down your slide with a clean honey malt flavour balancing wonderfully with that sensational hop tang. Overall, this fresh Kiwi take on the American pale is both zesty and tangy, indeed, we reckon you’ll find it uniquely ‘zangy’ and asking you back for more.

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3.5
mkel07 (6239) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 19, 2017
Date: 15 July 2017 Purchased From: Brisbane Brewing - West End Type: On tap Appearance: Dark amber colour, slightly clear, tidy level head Aroma: Fresh cut flowers and manderin Flavour: Much like the aroma, very hoppy Palate: Resinous and full bodied Comments: First beer from this brewery

3
vanvenlo (1910) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUN 18, 2017
Far Side Beers ontap(18-Jun-17)Fruity aroma. Amber, ok head and good ringed lacing. Tropical herbal flavour. Trop spice finish and sweet orange aftertaste.

2.8
Lunkie (1956) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUN 18, 2017
Slight hop herbal aroma. Murky Amber colour great head and lacing. Malt herbal citrus flavour. Fizzy lingering palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
hawthorne00 (4067) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 10, 2017
Tap. Slightly hazy pale gold with a white head. Gentle aroma of lemon pudding, some grapefruit, crackers. Light bodied. Moderately sweet with crackers and sweeter citrus than expected. Quite floral. Dry but not very bitter at the end. Not "Hops galore", but a very decent quaffer.

3.2
explosivedog (1506) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 15, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours gold with small head that’s gone quickly. Lemon, bitter grapefruit, biscuits. Crisp, clean bitterness with a slight acidity. Something a touch metallic near the end. Pretty good.

3.1
Skarecrow (869) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 8, 2016
330ml bottle Pale amber color with OK head. Slight hoppy aroma. Mild bitterness which lingers and a slight malt character in the middle. OK.

3.3
Hoponmate (309) - NEW ZEALAND - DEC 6, 2016
A golden looking beer with a fleeting head. Hops are crisp and straw like. Malty and well balanced with a citrus rind finish.

2.9
mabel (9245) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 19, 2016
[8205-20160509] Tap. Mild grape citrus aroma. Clear, light orange body with a medium-lasting foamy white head. Mild grainy straw and grape flavour. Light-medium body. Average. (6/3/6/3/11) 2.9
(@ Hallertau brewpub, Riverhead, NZ)

3.3
jercraigs (10731) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 13, 2016
2016-05-09. Crisp dark yellow body, small off-white head and lace. Aroma is mild, light fruity hops, muted green undertones. Flavour is moderately hoppy throughout, interesting tropical fruit and melon, mild green hops. Smooth average bodied palate, good carbonation. 6+/3/7/3/13-14 On tap at Hallertau Brewbar, Auckland, NZ.

3.8
GoufCustom (2124) - HONG KONG - MAY 22, 2016


500 ml bottle bought at YATA in MOKO, Mong Kok.

Looks: Clear golden honey colour; Explosive three finger head with crumpety white foam which lasts for 4 minutes; Good sticky lacing with very fizzy carbonation.

Aroma: Very fragrant and sweet Ale malt, with passion fruits, pineapples, grapefruits, lime peels, assorted berries, blackcurrant, floral, honey, sugar, light pine, biscuits and fresh grass.

Taste: Medium sweet Ale malt, with grapefruits, citrus oil, light caramel, floral, molasses, light pine, dry biscuits, lime, fairly strong bitter hops and grass.

Body: Close to full body. Thick and oily palate.

Mouth Feel: Good Ale maltyness in a thick and rich background. Citrus elements abound, with mostly lemon oil, light grapefruits and light pine. Quite flowery, sweetness is moderate and good lime peel to round. Mellow and nice!

Hoppiness: Fragrant passion fruits, pineapples, grapefruits, lime peels, assorted berries, blackcurrant, floral, honey, light pine and fresh grass in nose. Grapefruits, citrus oil, floral, light pine, lime and grass in taste; Bitterness is moderate for a lasting, medium astringent bitter sweet finish.

After Taste: Slightly dry. Limey and fairly bitter to mouth.

Comments: This one has some really nice and impressive NZ hop aroma, so tropical and berry-like I sniffed for a few minutes before drinking it. Taste is fairly rich sweet malts with yet mellow, limey and oily hoppiness. Not so APA-ish but what a great Summer drink this is. Will buy again!


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