Waikato Draught | Lion Breweries

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Lion Breweries
New Zealand (Aotearoa) | website

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by TubaManJack on 03-28-2009

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Ratings:
5
Avg:
3.24
pDev:
33.02%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 5
Reviews by TubaManJack:
Photo of TubaManJack
3.47/5  rDev +7.1%
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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Photo of chinchill
3.13/5  rDev -3.4%
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%

Photo of dansmcd
1.91/5  rDev -41%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of elbigoton
3.17/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Waikato Draught from Lion Breweries
3.24 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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