Tui enters the Dark side

Just when you thought it was safe to assume the playful team at Tui would only ever produce their iconic East India Pale Ale. The Tui girls have been beavering away after dark to produce a new style of beer; a hearty West Indian Pale Ale, aptly known as Mangatainoka Dark.

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4 thoughts on “Tui enters the Dark side”

  1. “it has no dominant burnt coffee aromas or chocolate flavours nor any throat-stripping astringency”I guess they just upped the amount of food colouring then ?

  2. “it has no dominant burnt coffee aromas or chocolate flavours nor any throat-stripping astringency.”Hmmm, so let me get this straight, it has no malt-related aromas or flavours and no hoppy bitterness. Does it actually have any beer-related characteristics?

  3. at least Tui knows that even its beer is a joke. West India Pale Ale is about as close to a Pale Ale as an East India Pale Ale.maybe the reference is more to do with beers made in India (i.e Kingfisher) than the style of IPA.

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