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Brewed by Mike’s Brewery
Style: Fruit Beer
Taranaki, New Zealand
Serve in Flute, Shaker


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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 2.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Inspired by the belgian fruit beers, but without the sweetness. Pours bright, delicate tangerine to pink and lively. The aroma is of freshly picked strawberries and pale malt with a delicate fruity sweetness. The full fresh strawberry flavour is clean and smooth on the palate, all the flavour but without the sweetness traditionally associated with fruit beers. It has a spritzy clean mouth-feel helped by the moderate carbonation level. mike’s Premium Organic Strawberry Blonde makes a great accompaniment to light Summer meals and light desserts. Serve chilled in a tall pilsner glass to fully appreciate the colour, aroma and lively carbonation. The 4% ABV level is somewhat surprising, the alcohol is masked by the full flavour, a great session beer for warm weather.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
lisagirl (264) - Christchurch, - SEP 8, 2013
it unfortunately doesn’t have enough strawberry to cover what is a woefully ordinary lager. bonus points for something a bit different but otherwise dreary and dull.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jdpeebs (686) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 14, 2012
330ml bottle- a nice beer, strawberry aromas and flavours not too overpowering and a nice refreshing finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 18, 2012
Beer that smells of strawberries: I’ll put aside my manful pride. It smells and tastes of strawberries. This just isn’t right unless you’re targeting the pink dollar or an almost exclusively feminine clientele. However as a beer it was devoid of obvious faults and but for the strawberry I would have said it to be a perfectly sessionable ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
omega (900) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 29, 2012
Not sure what they were looking for with this beer. Gross generalisations is that a strawberry beer is targeted for girls, and girls like sweet beers. Mark, missed it! Not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bmeup (669) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2011
Fist thing you notice is the colour, strawberry pink, how lovely. Ok as a sample and probably ok matched with the right dessert. Session beer, not.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkel07 (5588) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 1, 2011
At Ministry of Beers Craft Beer Festival at Archive. Strong strawberry aroma and flavour as you would expect. Quite sweet and light red in colour.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerledgend (1196) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 25, 2010
Orange incolour with slight pinkish tinge. Diaatyle on the nose. Sprtitzy mouthfeel. Mild strawberry flavour.

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