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Brewed by Kereru Brewing Company
Style: Pilsener
Upper Hutt, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Big Pigeon Pilsner has bold NZ hop & malt flavours, balanced just right with a bright clean finish.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lizzard0007 (1) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 7, 2017 does not count
Crisp and Hoppy with a lovely long finish. Hints of pineapple maybe? tastes really clean.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
salvaticas (682) - - JAN 14, 2017
On tap at Hart's pub in Sydney. Really like this. Grassy on the nose. Quite hoppy for a pilsener. Very refreshing and flavorful. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skarecrow (630) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 21, 2016
500ml bottle. Golden straw with good head. Not much aroma - a touch of grassy maybe. Medium bitterness with crisp finish. Good Pilsner.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mkel07 (5742) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 4, 2016
Bottle from Greenslopes Cellars 040916. This is my first beer from Kereru Brewing and I dont love it and I dont hate it. Quite a musky flavour with a dry finish. Nice looking label on the bottle.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (9160) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2016
[8389-20160529] Tap. White wine grapes aroma. Clear, pale yellow body with a medium-lasting foamy white head. Tart zesty white wine flavour has a bit of a zesty metallic finish. Medium body. Interesting. (6/3/7/3/13) 3.2
(@ Hashigo Zake, Wellington, NZ)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (10302) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
2016-05-29. Crisp yellow body, small white head. 3+ Aroma is grassy and floral, lightly fruity and yeasty. Sort of lemony notes as it warms up 6+ Flavour is lightly fruity, moderate bitterness throughout. Average to light bodied palate, good carbonation. Decent. 7/3/7/3/14 On tap at Hasihigo Zake, Wellington, NZ.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawthorne00 (3851) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 21, 2015
Bottle. Hazy orange with a white head. Juicy aroma with sweet pineapple, honeydew melon, menthol. Light bodied - a bit watery even. Tropical fruit, some pine and spices. Not much in the way of malt; feels a bit empty for 5%. Moderate bitterness. Refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 17, 2015
poured slightly hazy yellow gold & lacy the aroma is mostly fruit bit malty tastes crisp fresh tropically fruity lighty hoppy more sweet than bitter with a lingering fruity finish

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 17, 2015
Ive reviewed a number of Kereru beers in the last few days, finding them of a standard that just seems to be getting better and better recently. You know a beer is a bit of a winner when my usually beer reluctant wife snaffles half the bottle before Ive had a look in. This unfiltered pils was golden yellow and had a covering of white head that puffed up and then sat back on its haunches, remaining in place to the very bottom of the glass. The aroma is lush with honeyed tropical fruitiness abounding. Then the flavour is mellow at the start, building into a chorus of tropicality, golden fruit, kumquat, honeydew and hibiscus. There is a twinge of citric bitterness and a lingering flavour that I was happy to let sit. Lovely stuff. Mrs Jimthechap thinks so too. Well done Kereru.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omega (900) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 30, 2015
Clean refreshing pilsner. Not over hopped and more in the crisp easy drinking style with tropical notes.


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