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Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company (DB Breweries)
Style: American Pale Ale
Paraparaumu, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
There’s something uniquely appealing about the idea of a refreshing, sessionable ale tailor-made for the South Pacific Summer. On the other hand there is nothing appealing at all about a flavourless beer. With the intention of organising the former without risking the latter, Tuatara has created Outrigger. Beautifully pale in the pour it’s loaded with suitably tropical hints of passionfruit, pineapple and mango emanating from the latest Australian Galaxy hops. Beach your canoe somewhere shady and enjoy.

Taste: Distinct hints of passionfruit, pineapple and mango
Try With: Crispy skinned snapper or pipi fritters
Hops: Galaxy, Enigma, Victorias Secret, Riwaka, Nelson Sauvin, Ella, Motueka
Malt: NZ Pilsner, NZ Wheat

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3.3
olio (10597) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2017
33 cl bottle. BBE 23.12.2017.

Pours pale clear golden color with a large white head. Citric fruity aroma, crisp hops, some grassy notes, lots of resin too. Flavor is resinous hoppy, slick oily palate, mild malt bitterness, orange and citrus on the aftertaste. Nice refreshing APA.

3515

3.2
Hermod (8417) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUN 3, 2017
33cl bottle. Citymarket Palokka, Jyväskylä. Poured golden color with a thin white head. Light citrusy hoppy, floral aroma. Light, refreshing, floral and citric.

3.8
k0mpsa (3114) - Tuusula, FINLAND - MAY 20, 2017
Bottle from k-market, kamppi. Clear golden color, white head. Aroma has rich fruits, nelson sauvin hops, tropical fruits. Nice crispy taste, hops, fruits, some mango and balanced.

3
TBone (18398) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 26, 2017
Bottled 330ml (Uusi Apteekki). Clear golden color, medium-sized white head. Citrus and grass in the nose. Light-bodied. Pale malty brew has citrus and grapefruit. Light tropical fruityness. Could be a bit freshier.

3.4
TET (3232) - Kaarina, FINLAND - APR 9, 2017
A light yellow, a head is medium and blond. Aroma has mangos, grapefruits, even hint of papaiyas. Taste has grapefruits, mangos, fruitness dominates and the body is not noticed. Quite light bodied. Only fruitness.

3.5
tiong (7670) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 27, 2017
330ml bottle from Pien, Helsinki. BBE 23/12/17. Pours clear light yellowish golden with a small foamy head. Aroma of light tropical fruitiness, mango, hints of pineapple and citrus. Taste is crisp, bitter and slightly soapy hoppy with some tropical fruits, citrus, mango and grapefruit. Finish is crisp, soapy and hoppy with some fruits, tropical notes and pineapple. Crisp, but a bit light bodied and soapy.

3.7
JohnRMurdoch (5095) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2017
Tap @ Smith Street Taps. Bright yellow, good head. Spicy leafy biscuit aroma. Bitter leafy grassy pine flavour. Bitter citrusy aftertaste. A good very bitter pale ale.

3.6
beer4eternity (226) - Tauranga, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 23, 2016
330ml bottle on the Interislander Ferry to Picton with happy holiday vibes. Nice clear to opaque straw hue with some sediment and a very generous gushy white lasting head and fully lasting sticky lacing. Wonderful tropical fruit aromas are centre stage with a nice biscuit malt background. Moderately bitter, mildly sweet. Dry finish. Enjoyable.

3.9
GoufCustom (2208) - HONG KONG - AUG 28, 2016


330 ml bottle bought at YATA in MOKO, Mong Kok.



Looks: Clear light golden colour with faint traces of particles; One and a quarter finger head and crumpety white foam which lasts for 3 minutes; Beautiful sticky lacing with active slight carbonation.



Aroma: Very fragrant malt, with passion fruits, jackfruit, citrus, floral, fructose, lemon and strong fresh grass.



Taste: Light sweet Pils malt, with moderate grapefruits, passion fruits, floral, light molasses, biscuits, herbs, lime, strong bitter hops and strong fresh grass.



Body: Mid to light. Slick and smooth palate.



Mouth Feel: Solid Pils maltyness in a slightly thick background. Very smooth, with moderate but very fruity citrus sourness and passion fruits. Flowery, pretty light sweet with strong fresh herbal limey finish. Clean and beautiful!



Hoppiness: passion fruits, jackfruit, citrus, floral, lemon and strong fresh grass in nose. Grapefruits, passion fruits, floral, herbs, lime and fresh grass in taste; Bitterness is strong for a lasting, close to high astringent fruity malty finish.



After Taste: Dry. Limey, grassy and strong bitter to mouth.



Comments: This one has a long list of exotics hops in the mix, and while it doesn’t push the likes of Engima and Ella to the limits, the neat tropical fruit and fructose aroma with nice limey grassy herba taste make a smooth and enjoyable tasting. Highly recommended!

3.8
zacgillbanks (5535) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2016
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Pale golden-straw coloured with a sweet toffee, lemon and herbal flavour, a smooth body and an earthy and grapefruit finish. Very good.


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