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


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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 99   ABV: 3.3%
Little Big Hop APA
ITI (te reo Maori for small) uses US hops base but its lighter malt base showcases the hop flavour and brings the beer in at a very friendly 3.3% alc/vol, creating the perfect sessionable APA.

Taste: Refreshing citris notes, good malt body with appealing bitterness.
Look: Golden amber
Aroma: Mango and sweet citrus
Try With: Bangers & mash
Hops: Amarillo, Cascade, Chinook, Nelson Sauvin.
Malt: NZ Lager, NZ Ale, NZ Light Crystal, NZ Medium Crystal

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (3054) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2017
33cl bottle at home. Clear golden with a medium white head. Light body with moderate carbonation. Nice bitterness with subtle fruity sweetness. Hops, citrus, pine, caramel and malts. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuartyboy (1530) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 26, 2016
Bottle shared with Mr_H a clear golden amber beer with fruity aroma tropical and sweet citrus fruits some citrus and malt flavour hoppy bitterness on finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (4569) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 26, 2016
12oz bottle shared with mr_h. Golden amber, not much head. Biscuit hop aroma. Very bitter lime flavour. Very bitter oaty biscuit aftertaste. Smells better than it tastes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcinG (671) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2016
Butelka 330ml o ciekawym wygladzie przypominajacym troche skore jaszczurki. Bursztynowy kolor. Burza bialej piany ,ktora niestety szybko opada. Aromat delikatnych tropikalnych owocow jak mango,ananas i liczi. Cytrusy w tle. W smaku troche bardziej cytrusowe jednak nadal prym wodzaowoce tropikalne. W tle karmel. Troche szkoda wszystkich tych chmieli dodanych bo cytrusy sa ale nie pokazuja swojej mocy. O procentach nie wspomne. Nadal jest to jednak swietne piwo sesyjne.Aha ,warto dodac kapsel ,ktory przypomina Oko Saurona..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (2751) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2016
330ml bottle from Golden Vineyard off-license, Greenwich. Golden colour with a white foam head leaving lacing and aroma of tropical fruit lychee. Taste is malt, caramel, alittle biscuit with some light hints of tropical fruit & citrus hops and earthy bitterness. Creamy mouthfeel, light bodied, soft carbonation, dry light bitter finish. Quite OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (5537) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 16, 2016
Pours orange with a small head, aroma of fruits, slightly acidic, flavor of fruits, bitter, medium bodied

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DylansDad (606) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 24, 2016
Thin body carries malt, pine, citrus. Average carbonation. Good level of bitterness. First bottle was quite annoying, my palate was teased with light watercolour washes of flavour which disappeared as soon as they arrived. Second bottle was better, as I had adjusted to it. If you are driving, this is an OK, drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
vanvenlo (1788) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUN 18, 2016
Bottle(12-May-16)Fruit spirit toffee aroma.Clear amber,low head&suds lace.Big herbal toffee flavour.Bitter herbal spirit finish&malt herbal aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lunkie (1855) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAY 12, 2016
Hop soap aroma. Clear Amber colour poor head and lacing. Spice herbal aroma. Fizzy palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maekchu (3613) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 23, 2016
Bottle from World Beer Market (Sake no Taniguchi). Light sourish and overripe fruity nose, with kiwi and citrus notes. Medium copper/amber color. Some caramel up front, touch of grapefruit, and small spicy hoppiness. Very light body, almost watery. Session stuff, taken a notch lower even. While it is drinkable, it seems tired and weak.

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