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Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company (DB Breweries)
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Paraparaumu, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   IBU: 44   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly known as Bohemian Pilsner.
A hopped up new world Pilsner using all NZ hops, creating a robust, hoppy Pilsner with a refreshing clean crisp finish. NZ Pacific Jade, NZ Motueka, NZ Riwaka, NZ Nelson Sauvin hops. An authentic Czech yeast throws the bitterness forward and enhances the malt.

Taste: Crisp, firm bodied with notes of citrus and grass. Good subtle hop bitterness and light aroma of citrus and malt.

Ingredients: water, barley malt, hops (bittering: Pacific Jade; flavouring: Motueka, Nelson Sauvin, Riwaka), Czech yeast.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UjoKlobasa (902) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 20, 2017
Bottle. Golden color, clear liquid, white head. Taste is rather too bitter for Czech pilsner. Aroma is on the hops side. Unpleasant vomit smell, but quite good beer though.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skarecrow (634) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 24, 2016
330ml bottle Pale straw color with good head. Aroma is grassy/citrus. Mild bitterness with crisp finish - a good session beer for a hot summer day.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (7315) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - DEC 14, 2016
330ml bottle. Crystal clear, yellow-ish, pale golden colour with average to huge, thick, fluffy, mostly lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Minimally soapy, floral hoppy and husky, malty spicy aroma, yeasty doughy undertones. Taste is malty spicy, slightly doughy yeasty, floral hoppy overtones; soft and smooth, clean palate.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Samtzu (364) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 18, 2016
330ml Bottle. Pours a very light and hazy gold with lots of white head. A subtle bitterness with clean hop flavours coming through.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
explosivedog (927) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 10, 2016
330ml bottle. Aroma is grass, peach and melon. Flavour is funky grass, lots of peach and apricot into a bitter finish. Certainly not my favourite style, but by far the best NZ example of it. Crisp, fruity and easy to drink. If I’m in the mood for something lager then this is what I’d go for every time.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerdevine (15) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 19, 2016
Not a huge nose on this beer, but then on tasting was pleasantly surprised by the lovely hoppy profile from the NZ hop focus. Good length, great fresh pallet. lovely beer!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TedE (1248) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2016
330ml bottle into glass. Manky, earthy, grassy nose. Pale yellow beer with thin white head. A few bubbles. Zingy taste and YES, grainy pilsener notes. Interesting take, like a pils with over-ripe fruit and dry earth. Dry finish lingers.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonno (2732) - JAPAN - AUG 13, 2016
This is ace - great body, a twist on the Czech style with some fruity notes, clean, compact. Just a really well made, flavourful beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maekchu (3816) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 28, 2016
Bottle from World Beer Market (Sake no Taniguchi). Pale malt aroma, bread, light citrus. Clear very plae starw color, with little cirrus cloud filmy head. Malty initial, sweetish jump in mid palate, hops emerges slowly and then hit stronger in finish. Thin-medium body. Not bad. The mild sweet jump in mid palate is interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
varanid99 (1160) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 28, 2016
Pale yellow pour with a huge fluffy white head. Malt and a fair whack of lemon on the nose. Taste is crisp, malty, a good bit of hoppy bitterness in there too


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