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Steinlager - New Zealand Breweries Limited

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BA SCORE
67
poor

391 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 391
Reviews: 271
rAvg: 2.85
pDev: 20.35%
Wants: 4
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Zealand Breweries Limited visit their website
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-06-2002)
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2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3/5  rDev +5.3%

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1.75/5  rDev -38.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +14%

Todd, May 29, 2014
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Latarnik, May 27, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 330ml bottle into pint glass.

Appearance: pours a sudsy thick white head which gradually recedes leaving decent lacing. Color is a clear light gold with abundant streaming carbonation.

Aroma: initially a bit of skunk (green bottle), once this dissipated remaining aroma is a combination of pungent grassy hops and sweet bread dough.

Mouthfeel: light and frothy with a drying finish.

Flavor: nice combination of lightly toasted barley, a hint of caramel and toffee, strong grass hop presence as well as some bitter hops in the finish.

Overall: excellent and well done pale lager. Would like to try it from a can or on tap to see if the initial skunk is not present.

Foyle, May 21, 2014
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3.15/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Very basic type beer. Reminds me of a basic US domestic beer. Not something I would normally choose to be honest. Pretty smooth with little flavor. A bit spicy and almost grassy type aftertaste. Nothing special. Would not miss it if I never drank it again.

bighandsjohn, May 18, 2014
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2.8/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a clean golden color and topping it is about two finger of white head which dissipates quite quickly.
There is the familiar mild hoppy aroma with perhaps some grains complementing it.
The taste is light, crisp. Some initial (mils) sweetness is followed by a nicely balanced body with slightly bitter finish.
Nothing special about this one, just your typical refreshing and drinkable lager.

MarkoNm, Feb 01, 2014
Steinlager from New Zealand Breweries Limited
67 out of 100 based on 391 ratings.