Brewed by Monteiths Brewing Co. (DB Breweries)
Style: Pale Lager
Greymouth, New Zealand


on tap


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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kevnic2008 (11643) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - DEC 22, 2012
Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, grain. Flavour is fruit, malt, hint of hop, grain. Thin body. Boring beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (6748) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2012
330ml Bottle BB 10 Oct 2012: poured @ home into a Westvletren chalice on 07 Dec 2012, some two months after its best before date. Looks OK: good deep golden body with a white covering that tries to hang around, but as in most beers of this style it fades to a wispy swirl and collar as you attack the beer. Grainy nose more than hop or straight malt: taste is leaning towards malts, biscuity and semi-sweet. Crisp body and nice hop finish: easy drinking lager and with enough flavour to interest me. certainly one of the highest scoring lagers Ive had since joining this site.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
varanid99 (1118) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 28, 2012
Light gold with thin white head. Nose is sweet, malty, not much else. Sweet malty flavour, not much else going on - a bit thin, nothing fancy but definitely drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rauchbier (3843) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2012
Bottle, from Rhythm & Booze Barton-upon-Humber. Gold, thin shortlived white head and low condition. Low sweet maltiness in the nose, full and sweet in the mouth with a gentle bitter hoppiness and some fruitiness, lingering sweet finish with some esters.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bif (2139) - St. Charles, Missouri, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Bottle- Pours a clear golden color with a frothy head that fades to good lacing. Aroma of fresh grain, some malt sweetness and bit of pine in the background. Has a mild easy taste of malt sweetness and fresh grain. Mild bitterness and a fairly clean finish. Light body, mild crispness, smooth and a bit refreshing. Nothing fancy here. Nice drinkable lager, nothing to rave about but better than most macro offerings. probably best on a hot day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jamestulloch (3763) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 19, 2012
Aroma: Sweet honey and cashew nut.

Appearance: Clear golden body with a small white head that quickly fades to nothing. Very little carbonation.

Taste: Slightly sweeter and maltier than most macro lagers. Pretty average.

Palate: Thin body with a slick mouthfeel. Flat carbonation.

Overall: Not much to get excited about here. As far as lagers go, this is okay.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jdpeebs (686) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 15, 2012
330ml bottle. A Drinkable lager,but nothing special, Better than your mainstream lagers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5707) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2012
Bottle by SEP-12. Lightly sweet, very malty nose, pours a gleaming clear golden with tons of carbonation and a rocky white head. Taste is sweet and malty, lightly grainy with faint fruity and vanilla accents in the deep bg. Crisp but relatively smooth, clean light body, fresh and refreshing. I seem to like this a lot more than everyone else.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (1695) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAY 28, 2012
Poured from stubbie a clear golden amber colour with a thick foamy off-white head that disappeared quickly. Laced well. Moderate carbonation. Aromas of yeast, hops and traces of malt. Taste malty and slightly sweet. Light bodied. Clean soft finish but a trace metallic.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rangi (670) - NEW ZEALAND - MAY 13, 2012
An enjoyable session beer. Golden poor with slight whte head. Sweet in flavour, slight syrup taste to the beer. Cold, crisp and refreshing.

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