Brewery: Liberty Brewing in Helensvale, New Zealand Style: DIPA ABV: 8% IBUs: 100 Rate Beer: 99/100 Pour: Light golden or age colour with a good white head. Ahhh citra, my first hop love. I was a big fan of the citrus aromas and flavours this hop would bring to IPAs. Nowadays, there’s so many great hops that Citra has taken a back seat. […]
Brewery: Monteith’s in Greymouth, New Zealand Style: IPA ABV: 6.5% Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour: Golden orange in colour. With a small white head. Big piney, hoppy, citrus aromas. Nicely balanced with sweeter maltier backbone with hoppy bitterness. I’m getting orange and grapefruit and little bit of pine flavour. A nod to old school West Coast IPAs and a good reminder […]
Brewery: Garage Project in Wellington, New Zealand Style: Hazy Pale ABV: 5.8% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Pale hazy white straw colour with a small white head. Apart of their series of hazy pales where the hop combinations are the focus. The citrus flavours of grapefruit, orange and lemon mix well with a creamy body […]
Crisp and clean pale ale with sharp citrus flavours. More akin to a tropical pale ale or pacific ale
Brewery: Deep Creek Brewing in Auckland, New Zealand Style: Berliner Weiss ABV: 4.5% Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour: Tangerine orange on pour with no real head. A deliciously fruited sour with mango and raspberries. Easy to drink with low tartness and bitterness. Cracked this open as I watch the Bush Fire Appeal concert. A great […]
Brewery: Garage Project in Wellington, New Zealand Style: Czech Pilsner ABV: 4.8% Rate Beer: 37/100 Pour Golden straw colour with a big, fluffy white head The can says it all. Simply ‘Beer’. Nothing special here. Pilsner malt, Saaz hops and yeast to create a Pilsner style beer. A little dry and a touch bitter, but also […]
This tastes just like a rich dark chocolate mud cake.
Brewery: Deep Creek Brewing in Auckland, New Zealand Style: Lychee Grapefruit Sour ABV: 4.5% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Pale lemon yellow with a small white head. The grapefruit really dominates this beer. Grapefruit and sour works. I dig it. A cool beer to have with a Frosty Fruit ice block on a hot Friday […]