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Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Paraparaumu, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tuataras flagship beer, global best seller and multiple award-winner. A new world pale ale brewed with all New Zealand hops and showcasing the distinctive tropical fruit aromatics and taste profile of NZ hops (Pacific Jade, Cascade, Sauvin and Wai-iti). Offering a deep, long, new age flavour profile. Complex, tastes of herbs, citrus and grapefruit; fresh tropical fruit hop finish.

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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
7stern (605) - Bromma, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2016
Clear golden, full head, high carbonation. Peach aroma. Rather dry, some pine taste, medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (9626) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2016
Bottled 33 cl at Stockholm Beer &WF, first weekend, 2016.
Clear golden color, big white head with lacing. Hoppy, floral, malty, toasted, caramel scent. Malty, hoppy, floral, some citrus, bitter taste. Grainy, paper aftertaste, also minerals and minty. Medium mouthfeel, lowish CO2, medium bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (6933) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2016
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Dark golden colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, a bit floral, caramel, citrus, pine.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, malt, floral, fruit.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerdevine (15) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 19, 2016
Lovely nose followed by a malty pallet combined with an NZ hop blend. Good length and lovely all round beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TedE (1051) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 19, 2016
330ml bottle into glass. Golden amber beer with towering white head. High carbonation. Nose of doughnuts, fruity hops and pepper. Easy-drinking, earthy, juicy-fruit taste. Finish has balancing bitterness followed by more subtle fruits. Great beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ShawnChong (6) - - SEP 17, 2016 does not count
Aroma: piney, earthy, complex hop aroma Appearance: very clear and nice medium amber color, very big head served from draft Palate: clean, medium low body Taste: very tasty, very nice pale ale, complex hop aroma flavor, easy drinking yet very pleasant pale ale. Because the complex hop aroma, somehow is like a session IPA

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (7330) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 16, 2016
Big offwhite head. Clear still coppery body. Resiny tropical fruit and sugar-bread aroma with pineapple notes. Dryish resiny spicy pineapple taste with fruity notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish resiny sugar-bread aftertaste with pineapple and oranges notes. Nice, drinkable, fresh. (0.33l bottle, from ... Im not sure.)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (13361) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2016
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy flowery aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Standard nice APA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hoponmate (213) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 6, 2016
A nice peachy and very well balanced a great example of Nz hops. Showing the new age beers.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
explosivedog (490) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 6, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 6, 2016 On tap at 16 Tun (had bottled before). Aroma is sherbet, bitter and malts. Taste is pretty much that too. Sweet and bitter, with biscuit to keep everything grounded.


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