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Brewed by 4 Pines Brewing Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Sydney, Australia

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A colorful deep Ruby Amber appearance. Aromas of Pine and Grapefruit overlay a malt background. On the palate full bodied malty flavors with a tight and bitter finish.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bmeup (520) - Ormeau, - JAN 3, 2013
Coppery red under a tight 10mm beige cap. Fruity notes of apricot, sweet raisin and feint pine. Very pleasant bitterness and malt balance. This is a very good APA.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
binknick (3) - - SEP 10, 2014 does not count
Not bad but I found it had a very mild aroma, hardly any bitterness and a bit too malty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (4634) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle bought in Brisbane, August 2014. Amber with a medium head. A relaxed one with hops, grapefruit and some mango. Also some notes of hay. Soft and easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Morboso (52) - ECUADOR - JUL 18, 2014
Not much aroma, tried hard, couldn’t find much, nice creamy head, darkish amber colour, nice malt and fairly bitter aftertaste. Pretty good really. Would like more hops and skunk tho.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1756) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 25, 2014
Keg - Newport Arms, Newport, Sydney. Poured a clear amber with a lasting, one-finger white head that left a uniform lace. Grassy hops, fragrant mid-fruit characters and slightly tropical notes with a pithy marmalade bitterness in the mouth. A light biscuity-sweet malt tone towards the back end flavour-wise. Light to medium body, crisp and firm palate texture with medium carbonation and a lengthy finish. A solid, easy-going yet characterful pale.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jmar33 (158) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle, and an old one at that. Will have to revisit this one given it’s reputation, but I didn’t really enjoy it as much as I thought I would

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6695) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 5, 2014
bottle - xmas day drinks. steady amber with a thin beige head; aroma of grapefruit and trail mix; like most australian attempts at american ales, the bitterness is a bit lower than it should be. clean and okay for a session beer, i guess

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Choos (603) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - FEB 10, 2014
Aroma: spicy pine hope and malt App: amber clear with a tan head Flavour: spicy fresh hop and light crystal malt ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Feral_Hop_Hog (18) - - FEB 4, 2014
Was expecting a lot from this but bitterly dissappointed. Stale hoppy aroma, metallic drawl that lingers for an eternity. Heavy. Boozy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rosslew (209) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 18, 2014
Pours almost a light brown with a nice head. Not much aroma but pleasant. Almost a hint of orange. Light on front of tongue with a sting of bitterness on back of tongue. Would have with light meal, something not too spicy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
agoodpale (8) - - DEC 28, 2013 does not count
Pours a beautiful amber colour.Real nice flavour. Great use of hops and malt.. Great amount of bitterness at the end and sits real well as an aftertaste. Really nice well rounded beer. Refreshing ale, pick up at a case at Dan Murphys and enjoy, won’t disappoint.


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