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Ranfurly Draught - Independent Breweries Ltd

Not Rated.
Ranfurly DraughtRanfurly Draught

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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 1.85
pDev: 51.35%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Independent Breweries Ltd
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-23-2002)
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Reviews by chinchill:
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.3/5  rDev +78.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Ranfurly Draught 4.0% 440ml can [Indep. Brewers, Auckland]

Pours amber with a large foamy off-white head. Plenty of sticky lacing is left on the glass.

Aroma: light mix of bready malts and herbal hops; a bit floral.

Flavor: Mild; good balance although it is sweet up front and mildly bitter by the finish. The hops dominate eventually in the mildly bitter and hoppy aftertaste.

Feel: medium-light body; very smooth; good, very soft medium-high carbonation.

O: a decent but unremarkable NZ beer.

Serving type: can

01-15-2014 00:21:49 | More by chinchill
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endless1408

United Kingdom (England)

1/5  rDev -45.9%

05-31-2014 20:53:42 | More by endless1408
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rastaman

United Kingdom (England)

1/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Aroma of boiled egg and sulfur, as far away from charming as one could imagine. Tinny, aluminium can flavour, and really unclean, adjuncts-a-plenty. Close to the foulest beer that i've ever had, it doesn't seem to me that any effort to brew this beer well, was made. Really fizzy aswell.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2003 17:37:26 | More by rastaman
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jahsausage

New Zealand (Aotearoa)

2.1/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Its a mystery this one really, I don't know why they make it, I also don't know why I buy it (every weekend). Its damn good value, its also a very strange tasting drop. Malty is the word, theres hops in there but they're pretty damn subtle. Its the price and 440ml cans that lure me back to the rancid ranfs time and time again

I have 2 theories on the origin of this beer:
(1) They threw all the cheapest ingredients in the country together and this is what came out
(2) Some absolute stark raving mad brewmaster wanted to make a beer that tastes like this.
The second theory is so unlikely that I am forced to believe the first.

- This is my first review on this site, 10 years ago now. It remains a lasting testament to my younger self -

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2002 10:36:39 | More by jahsausage
Ranfurly Draught from Independent Breweries Ltd
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