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NZ Pure is a new class of premium lager
This is the the handy 330 ml bottle of a 4.7% ABV beer, so less than 150 calories a serve size, and 1.2 standard drinks in the bottle
Not to be confused with Steinlager Pure. Of course.
NZ Pure lager has a subdued malt backbone overlaid with a subtle hop character from the NZ Hallertau aroma hops used late in the boil. A refreshing easy drinking lager, perfect ice cold and straight from the bottle.
NZ Pure is a new class of premium lager made only from New Zealand malt, hops, water and a specially selected yeast with no additives or preservatives.
So, what could go wrong?, ice cold, flavoursome, pure beer… In a bottle with a twist top.
Opening is a malty beer affair.
Pours like and smells like a Malt lager, golden pour, nice head that seems in keeping and is persistent.
Bit of a hop bite to it in drinking but not a lot that really stands out. An everyman lager then. Quaffer. It was really cheap, it might have been confused with Steinlager Pure which is quite a nice beer.
MrsPdubyah had a sip, and if I was honest this was from the second bottle, and said she’d drink it.
The prosecution rests.
The pdubyah-o-meter rates this as 6 a of its things from the thing. What? Above average? Well it’s not bad, and for audacity it deserves a mark. It really is neutral drinking, and cold enough, there might not be any taste at all. Lucky I was thirsty, it was cold enough and it hit the spot.
The double dip review
Nick Drake, underrated as an artist, and I’m listening to this gem Bryter Layter. Nick Drake was an English singer-songwriter and musician, known for his acoustic guitar-based songs. He died in 1974. The clip below is from an Album “Five Leaves Left“, you might check that out too.
A beer that straddles between the mainstream Pale Lager and Pilsner. Not all beers that call themselves Premium Lager are, but those that are will typically have a deep gold to light bronze colour, and distinct influence of malt and hops. They should be free of adjuncts and will have a softer carbonation than Pale Lager or Classic German Pilsner.IBUs will typically range in the 20’s, and lagering times will typically be 4-6 weeks, more in line with what pilsners have. Overall accent will be malty-to-balanced, alcohol in a slightly tighter range than either Pale Lager or Pilsner (4.5-5.5%). Most often the product of a microbrewery or brewpub, but macrobreweries can make this style if they jack up the hops a bit and make it all-malt.