Brewed by Harringtons Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Christchurch, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 2.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A clean refreshing lager, moderately hopped. Brewed using only the finest natural ingredients. The result is a smooth Indian lager that is the perfect beer to enjoy with spicy foods.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omega (900) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 30, 2014
Its a lager, and actually quite a good example of one, but at the end of the day it is still a lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bozoNZ (777) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 25, 2009
330ml Bottle. Soft clear golden but not alot of head - could be my 2nd hand glass. Graing sweet aroma, soft talcum powder too. More grain, a touch of maltmeal and some honey. Nice sweetness in the malts. Spritzy carbonation. Surely the best NZ curry lager on the market at the moment...?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Pdubyah (704) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 20, 2015
Its a lager. It lacks some of the bite that you might enjoy with other lagers. but it looks nice and has a decent head. Plus it was cold so no complaints there either.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Skarecrow (597) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 1, 2017
330ml bottle Light amber with OK head. Grainy aroma Medium bitterness with crisp dry finish. Meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
konstifik (573) - SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2010
Pale yellow beer creating an enormous head when poured. Sweet bready aromas, maybe a little caramel too. Cant really detect any hop action at all here. Taste is sweet, no bitterness. Rather dull to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KapitiCritique (379) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - MAY 21, 2010
500 ml bottle Aroma: moderately yeasty with the smell of bread. Appearance: Pale clear and golden. Frothy head that dissipates quickly and leaves a modicum of lacing. Taste: Sweet, mildly so without being cloying. No real sense of bitterness but an undertaste of sourness and a wee bit salty, just a touch. Palate. Light to medium bodied, thinly creamy, carbonation is like a glass of Alka Seltzer that sat out too long. Finish is short and yeasty. Overall: Nice, not memorable, better than a lot on tap here but I can see it going with spicy foods as advertised.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 3/20
tombutlin (310) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 6, 2015
Im starting to regret buying a 6 pack of mixed Harringtons beer. Some OK and as many have been very poor. This is poor. No aroma and just a sweet, vaguely lager-like maltiness to distinguish this from lemonade. Yellow rather than golden. Just a tiny taste of hay, like a luke warm Heineken that you opened an hour ago and only decided to finish because there was no beer left in the fridge

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
lisagirl (264) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 19, 2013
not as bad as expected, some more pleasant sweetness than usual. otherwise boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer4eternity (226) - Tauranga, NEW ZEALAND - APR 12, 2010
500ml bottle. Crystal clear rich golden hue, nice fluffy white head but it quickly diminishes. Aroma is predominantly nice honey, with a bit of cereal and passion-fruit and faint pine. Flavour is medium-heavy honey sweet but not cloyingly so. Medium body - more than any other lager I have had, texture is initially creamy becoming almost syrupy. One of the best pale lagers I have had, would be even better with more hops presence. Went well with a Thai curry

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DKL (46) - NEW ZEALAND - MAR 16, 2014
Slightly cloudy with a very fluffy head. Not much aroma, a bit of bakers yeast and citrus that also comes through in the flavour. A bit sweet, but generally nothing exciting. Too boring to justify craft beer prices.

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