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Lager

Lager

The word lager is of German origin, meaning ‘to store’. The technical definition of lager is a beer that is fermented and conditioned at low temperatures, and uses a bottom-fermenting lager yeast (as opposed to top-fermenting ale yeasts). In everyday terms, lagers are beers that are typically served cold, are usually light and pale in colour (from the use of pale malts), and have a crisp, clean and refreshing flavour. Since the mid to late 1800s, lagers have overtaken ales in popularity and availability, and today most of the beer drunk worldwide is lagers. There are many sub-styles of lagers, and we have split the hoppier Pilsener style out separately, and we have included dark lagers like Vienna lagers or schwarzbiers in our Dark Beer section. So our Lager section is dedicated to the refreshing, easy-drinking lagers of the world.


Beers

Beck's

Beck's

Best served extremely cold, Beck’s is full of character and instantly recognisable by its pure, crisp and fresh taste, with a slightly bitter aroma.

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Budweiser

Budweiser

With fresh and subtle fruit notes, a delicate malt sweetness and balanced bitterness for a clean, snappy finish. Budweiser is a medium-bodied, flavourful, crisp and pure beer. Budweiser features blended layers of premium American and European hop aromas, brewed...

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Corona

Corona

Corona has a smooth, refreshing taste and well-rounded character with a pleasant malt and hop aroma. Corona is perfectly complemented when served with a wedge of lime.

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Corona Extra

Corona Extra

Corona Extra has a smooth, refreshing taste and well-rounded character with a pleasant malt and hop aroma. Corona is perfectly complemented when served with a wedge of lime.

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Kirin

Kirin

Unlike other beers only the liquid drawn from the first mix of malt and water is extracted, when ingredient are at their purest. The result is a high quality pure tasting Japanese lager with no additives or preservatives. Containing...

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Mac's Gold

Mac's Gold

The golden hue of Mac's Gold comes from Crystal malt, a malted barley that has been caramelised during a malting process. This produces a darker, more flavoursome malt. The sweetness from the malt is balanced out by Pacific Gem...

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Mac's Spring Tide

Mac's Spring Tide

With the natural brewing process and extended fermentation, you'll enjoy the clean, dry taste and bitter finish of Spring Tide. With notes of pear and bubblegum from the yeast, the addition of four different hops push the malt taste...

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Oranjeboom

Oranjeboom

The brewing maturation of Oranjeboom results in a remarkably smooth lager with wide appeal that is perfectly matched against a range of European dishes as well as with more traditional Kiwi cuisine. Oranjeboom is characterised by an aroma of...

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Pacifico

Pacifico

Pacifico is made from the choicest hops, barley, yeast and water from the freshest springs in Mazatlán.

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Speight's Summit

Speight's Summit

Characterised by crisp, clean hoppy bitterness - Summit is brewed by blending fresh light colour malts with 4 subtly different hops. The hops provide the crisp refreshing finish while the toasted natural malts give the distinct golden colour and...

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Steinlager Classic

Steinlager Classic

Steinlager's success around the world is credited to its distinctive taste. Steinlager Classic has a robust hop nose of fresh-cut green grass and a full flavour delivered by the Green Bullet hop, grown in Nelson at 41 degrees latitude,...

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Steinlager Premium Light

Steinlager Premium Light

A light floral, spicy hop aroma is present, derived from the addition of hops late in the kettle boil. The hops follow through into the flavour, along with a light caramelised note produced through the use of Crystal malt...

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Steinlager Pure

Steinlager Pure

Steinlager Pure uses a selection of New Zealand's finest hops, including a new variety called Pacific Jade specially commissioned by Steinlager. Pacific Jade delivers a refreshing flavour designed to appeal to a new generation of premium beer drinkers...

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Stella Artois

Stella Artois

Stella Artois is brewed to perfection using the original Stella Artois yeast and only the best ingredients including the celebrated Saaz hops. It's the optimum premium lager, with its full flavour and clean, crisp taste. Stella Artois has a...

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Stella Artois Legere

Stella Artois Legere

Stella Artois Legere is a smooth, sessionable, easy drinking low carbohydrate lager. Pacific Jade hops are added early in the kettle boil to produce a bitterness which is delicate and very smooth, while Czech Saaz (the same hops used...

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Goes great with

Creamy Chicken Curry

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Roasted Whole Snapper with Charred Capsicum Salsa

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