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Brewed by Independent Breweries NZ (Boundary Road)
Style: Pale Lager
Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 1.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A good value beer that trades well on its black can and traditional image. New Zealand Lager is a full strength, easy drinking lager with a full flavoured finish. A stable favourite in parts of Auckland where it has a loyal following.

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1.9
ogivlado (8331) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 14, 2016
Canned 440ml. -Courtesy of Marko, shared with him, kajser27 and franski. Yellow/pale golden coloured, small white head, weak corny nose. Bready, corny, watery, slightly salty and notes of vegetables in the finish. Drinkable but thin.

2.3
kajser27 (2092) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 8, 2016
Shared with ogivlado, franski and Marko. Pale golden-yellow, clear, small+ white non lasting head. Aroma is of some malt, grains, some sulphur, bit grass. Taste is low+ sweet malty, some grain, cracker, buttery, bit green apple, grassy light+ bitterness, dry finish. Light+ bodied, watery, average carbonation.

1.5
Marko (6290) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 7, 2016
Thanks Krešo! Shared with ogivlado, kajser and franski. Pale yellow-golden body, big white head that went away fast. Sourish corny aroma, kefir, vegetables, uh. Empty herbal aroma, vague apples, dry grainy note, perfumey. Very dry bready finish, vegetables.

3.7
tekura (1) - - FEB 15, 2015 does not count
Good standard NZ lager with some strength. Well priced. Best if found in bottles.

1.9
mkel07 (6549) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 9, 2014
Can from The Beer Cellar June 2013. Best thing I can say about this is that the can looked pretty good. As for what was in the can well that’s better left unsaid.


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