Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on KIWIreviews.co.nz : Thursday 16th August 2018 - 15:50:46

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Beverages > Commercially Brewed > BBC - Kauri Double IPA review

« BBC - Bunker APA reviewBBC - Bunker APAKiwi Quinoa reviewKiwi Quinoa »

Advertising...


Sick of adverts? Click here to join up for free and be rid of them.

Score: 7.0/10  [1 review]
2 out of 5
ProdID: 8015 - BBC - Kauri Double IPA
Brewed/Bottled by Birkenhead Brewing Company

BBC - Kauri Double IPA
Price:
$13 / 888ml glass bottle
Sample/s Supplied by:
Click to search for all products supplied by Birkenhead Brewing Company

Disclosure StatementFULL DISCLOSURE: A number of units of this product have, at some time, been supplied to KIWIreviews by the company for the purposes of unbiased, independent reviews. No fee was accepted by KIWIreviews or the reviewers themselves - these are genuine, unpaid consumer reviews.
Available:
at selected beverage outlets nationwide
Samples for Review:
This feature is available to members with 5+ approved reviews only

BBC - Kauri Double IPA product reviews

Proud to promote NZ productsThe flagship beer of the BBC, Live & Loud! Rooted to a strong foundation of Gladfield malts and oozing nine NZ & US hop varietals this is the Lord of the double IPA's.

Like Wood Pigeons are attracted to the Kauri tree this beer will be a magnet for anyone who demands only the best beer New Zealanders can make. So give a cheer and a tribute to the Kauri, a true native found in forests around our hometown here in Birkenhead.

Inspired by the local Kauri Forests that we have here in Birkenhead, Kauri Double IPA was built as a big, bold, awesome statement for the past of our local area which included Kauri Gumdiggers and Kauri Tree harvesters of the 19th Century.

Check out Birkenhead Brewing Company onlineClick here to see all the listings for Birkenhead Brewing Company Visit their website Follow them on Twitter Check them out on Facebook They do not have a YouTube Channel They do not have a Pinterest board They do not have an Instagram channel



Tags:
beer   birkenhead   double ipa   ipa   nzmade
Other listings you may be interested in:
Ormond Rich Cream SherryOrmond Rich Cream Sherry
Rating: 5.3
Coca Cola - Cherry ZeroCoca Cola - Cherry Zero
Rating: 10.0
Harvest Apple CiderHarvest Apple Cider
Rating: 8.6
Basilur Vintage Style Tea - Christmas TreeBasilur Vintage Style Tea - Christmas Tree
Rating: 9.3
Nekta Liquid KiwifruitNekta Liquid Kiwifruit
Rating: 9.5
Blueberry White TeaBlueberry White Tea
Rating: 7.3
Peach - Still MediumPeach - Still Medium
Rating: 5.8
Goodbuzz Booch - Lemon GingerGoodbuzz Booch - Lemon Ginger
Rating: 6.3
Old Mout BoysenciderOld Mout Boysencider
Rating: 9.2
PortPort
Rating: 8.8
Apple Cider with ElderflowerApple Cider with Elderflower
Rating: 9.3
Harvest Scrumpy Cider with LemonHarvest Scrumpy Cider with Lemon
Rating: 7.9
Fanta - PineappleFanta - Pineapple
Rating: 10.0

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of mizim

Review by: mizim (Miriam)
Dated: 14th of August, 2018

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 7.0/10
Taste:
Score 6 out of 10
Price:
Score 8 out of 10
Appeal:
Score 7 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 7 out of 10

Getting this bottle out, the image immediately caught my eye though I can't say that I love the picture or that it would make me want to take a closer look but that's the beauty of being a reviewer. Popping it open I could immediately smell that it was going to be more bitter than its cousin, which I had already tried, but I wasn't out off by the smell. Glancing at the back I saw that this has a very high IPA, coming in at 65-70 so I was concerned this bitterness would be too strong for me and so only pored myself a small serving to drink. It foamed beautifully as it was poured out and has a lovely golden colour to it.

Giving it a taste, I did find that the bitterness was rather strong but funnily enough, not as strong as I was expecting and so it wasn't too bad and I found myself, albeit very slowly, finishing off my small amount. I didn't want to leave it at that though, so I poured myself another small amount and then added some tropical fruit juice, at a ratio of two to one, roughly. It didn't create an overly pleasant drink but it wasn't horrible either, I found myself able to easily finish the drink though I didn't like the initial aftertaste, the bitter didn't hang around for long. I then went for the traditional shandy, beer and lemonade, going for the same ratio as above, the lemonade completely offset the bitterness of the beer but it dulled the flavour, so I didn't enjoy it as much.

While I must admit that I did actually like it more than any other beer I've ever tried, I won't be buying it for myself, however... Next time my mates invite me and the kids over for a barbie I'll pick up a bottle of this to share with them.

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Beverages'...

Score: 8.9
Product reviews for listing 7385: Diet Snapple - Raspberry Tea -  Brand Snapple

Product image for Diet Snapple - Raspberry TeaTake a gulp. It's Diet. Crazy, right? That's the cool thing about Snapple diet teas - they're made from the best stuff on earth. Natural fruit flavours. Tea from natural green and black tea leaves, with the sweetness you'd expect from us and only 5 calories. So go ahead... take five gulps!

Easy to make directions:
    •  Pour one sachet of Snapple Diet into a 500ml ... more...

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the ePLURIBUS.nz Network. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of KIWIreviews.co.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, under the assumption that they are the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't."
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream