Speight's Pilsner | New Zealand Breweries Limited

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Brewed by:
New Zealand Breweries Limited
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
steinlager.co.nz

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by TubaManJack on 05-05-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
8%
 
 
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0
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3
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 1
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2.95/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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3.55/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Available only in the Speight's Tap Room in Dunedin at the conclusion of the brewery tour, although it has been to Beer Tasting Competitions.

From Keg to ~4oz. taster glass.
Appearance- A nice golden body, with an active amount of carbonation. The head was rather frothy and lingering -excessive but that was my lack of experience with pouring, let alone into small glassware.
Smell- Its a mild hop that is not the usual Saaz Hop. I am not holding it against them because its a nice change. The hop aroma is upfront and seems to blends herbal and orange notes together. The sweet malt takes a backseat.
Taste- A noticeable hop kick, from a mild pilsner. The hops seems to have a more pronounced earthy tone and slight orange kick that meanders into the sweet malt at the back of each sip.
Mouthfeel- Crisp finish with a lagery slickness.
Drinkability- It was an easy choice to go for another pour. I believe it is unique enough to make it in a limited release.

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Speight's Pilsner from New Zealand Breweries Limited
3.5 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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