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AOTEAROA PALE ALE
Back in the day, our US supply of APA hops went up in smoke, literally. So rather than inciting a riot, we turned to some home grown cones as a temporary fix. The result? The evolution of a new style, an Aotearoa Pale Ale to rival its American counterpart. With citrus flavours and full hop finish, the result was Kapai – which means, it’s all good.
Embracing the 100% kiwiness of our Aotearoa Pale Ale, we have recently renamed this brew as kAPAi, encapsulating the true character of the beer.
Taste: Citrus, grapefruit and herb flavours with a fresh hop finish.
Aroma: Tropical fruits and orange marmalade.
Look: Golden amber to copper.
Hops: Motueka, Pacific Jade, NZ Cascade, Nelson Sauvin
Malt: NZ Lager, NZ Ale, NZ Light Crystal, NZ Medium Crystal
Alcohol (ABV): 5.8%
Bitterness (IBU): 46
Try With: Venison sausages
Available: Tap, 330ml, 500ml, 6 pack, 12 pack
2016 Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards - Pale Ale – Silver
2015 Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards - Pale Ale – Bronze
2014 Asia Beer Cup - Light Ale – Silver
2014 Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards - International Ale Styles – Gold
2013 Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards - Silver
2013 Australian International Beer Awards - Other Pale Ale - Silver