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Waikato Draught - Lion Breweries

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Waikato Draught
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 4
Avg: 3.22
pDev: 33.23%
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Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Lion Breweries
New Zealand (Aotearoa) | website

Style | ABV
English Bitter | 4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: TubaManJack on 03-28-2009

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Reviews by TubaManJack:
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3.47/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A common beer on the North Island.

Appearance- Amber Body, limited head, low carbonation
Smell- Lots of Bitterness, some Biscuit Malts
Taste- Quite a bit of bitterness and almost sour at times. Interesting for a large scale commercial brew, the malt backs up the bitterness.
Mouthfeel- Medium bodied
Drinkability- By no means overwhelming, pretty run of the mill but a nice chance from the other mainstream lagers on the North Island.

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3.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Waikato Draught 4.0% 745ml bottle [NZ. Brewing, Auckland]
On a rainy afternoon in the pub of the South Seas Hotel on Stewart Island (NZ)

Pours amber with a large, sudsy, off-white head that leaves sticky lacing on the glass.

Aroma: some light bready malts but mostly herbal/earthy hops; a bit floral and grassy.

Flavor: Mild; a touch sweet up front and mildly bitter by the finish. The hops dominate the light bready malts.

Feel: Light body; smooth but slightly astringent; good, soft medium-high carbonation.

O: a decent and typical but unremarkable NZ beer.

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Photo of macca1024
3.92/5  rDev +21.7%

Photo of dansmcd
1.91/5  rDev -40.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

Waikato Draught from Lion Breweries
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