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


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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   IBU: 44   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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OJB's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OJB (40) - Dunedin, - JUL 31, 2011
The colour was pale amber brown, and there was a medium creamy white head with medium carbonation. There was a crisp citrus bitter aroma and a smooth malt fruit taste with a medium bitter hoppy finish. This is a pleasant clean crisp style with light fruit balance, and medium body.

rawelon (26) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 16, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2018 Light clear yellow colour with white head. Nice smell of lemons, kiwi and grass. Taste of lemon and gooseberry, medium bitterness. Being czech and used to original pilseners I would not consider this pilsener but rather pale ale. Then it is really good.

KeefOz (1953) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - DEC 11, 2017
Poured a crystal clear gold with a one-finger bright white frothy head that retained very well before diminishing to a blotchy cap that laced OK. Carbonation moderate to high, quite lively and coarse. Aroma softly of bready malt plus earthy tones; quite larger-like. Taste is slightly sweet with bready malt, slight bitterness and a little citrus flavour. Light body. Smooth, clean, crisp and slightly dry with low bitterness on a moderately long finish.

theswiftsa (124) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 4, 2017
Bottle. Pours a bright clear golden with a lacy white head. Nose is citrus, lemon. Taste is the same, heavy citrus and lemon upfront quite bitter with a crisp pils finish per the style. Heavily hopped for a pilsener but very enjoyable.

ANZUShophunter (657) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 4, 2017
From bottle in footed pilsner. Pours clear golden amber with dense white head that laced well. Fruity aroma from the Kiwi hops with forward bitterness as promised. A tasty new take on an old classic.

Luneylane (267) - Taipei City, TAIWAN - DEC 2, 2017
A bottle from Jason's in the basement of 101. Aroma: grass, citrus. Appearance: clear, very light amber, healthy-looking off-white head settling to 5mm. Palate: medium-bodied and slick, average carbonation, extremely astringent finish. Taste: heavily bitter, lemon at the finish, too astringent to be truly enjoyable.

Beerhunter111 (23281) - Beerland, GERMANY - NOV 12, 2017
33cl bottle. A clear pale golden/yellow beer with a huge good lasting white head. Aroma of mild dry bitter hops, green hops, hay. Taste of dry grassy bitter hops, hay, flowers, some cereals, not bad!

La sentinelle (72) - Jinan, CHINA - NOV 10, 2017
Aroma-8/12 Appearance-3/3 Flavor-10/20 Mouthfee Impression-5/10 Total-29/50 风格:New Zealand Pils 酒精度:5.0%vol 原麦汁浓度:12.5°P 灌装日期:2017.02.20

Koelschtrinker (22084) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 23, 2017
Dumpf hopfiger Antrunk. Getreidig, runde Herbe, weich, sehr süffig. Spritzig, geringe Karbonisierung. Rund, zum Ende etwas trocken. Gut. 10/11/11/11//11

Fatehunter (2641) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - OCT 14, 2017
Nice head on a slightly hazy light straw colored body. Aroma has mild lemon and grain notes. Taste is clean moderate bitterness that builds. Texture is crisp. A solid pilsner.

sm89walt (2082) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 8, 2017
Bottle. Poured a lemon yellow with a slight haze and a tall and rocky white head with good retention. Aromas of lemon, spice, white florals, grass, gooseberry, and faintly tropical hops. Mid-weight but firm and crisp with medium carbonation and a moderate length and intensity citrus and grassy bitterness to finish.

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