JPDIPSO (5151) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 12, 2004
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Was not sure of the style when I purchased and did not look at the label closely, but when I openned this there was no doubt that this was a lager. Slightly hazy light golden color with a diminished dense white head. Pale malt nose with a hint of spicy hops. Pale malt flavors, with a light bitterness. A straight forward not pretenses type lager.
ComradeK (1081) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 23, 2016
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
355ml bottle. From the bottle, so I can’t comment on the pour. Light cereal malt and grassy/floral hops make up the aroma. Leafy hops up front give way to a light body, with white bread malt and a touch too much sweetness. A reasonable if unexciting lager.
highlandlad (1452) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2015
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
A golden Spring day in Australia’s Blue Mountains demands an equally sparkling ale. Alas, this ain’t it. It’s an easy thirst-quencher with a character so slight that I was forgetting it even as I swallowed. What was I writing about again? Oh yeah. Abita Golden poured a hazy gold with a sloppy head. The aroma was so light that my expectations tumbled: faint dishwater lemon, apple peel, grainsack. The mouthfeel was slightly brittle. Over-fizzy and hard. The kind of carbonation you can taste. And there is so little else going on that the carbonation is the dominant flavour. Extremely low bitterness. Corn, pocket change, sweet malts. Can I do something else now? (355ml bottle from Carrington Cellars, Katoomba)
ALLOVATE (2769) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 10, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brilliant, yellow gold with a short-lived fluff of white. Very grainy, dry and raw with sun drenched barley dominating the aroma. Quite thin, watery and slightly soapy on the palate. Pasteurising and filtering shines in this one. Grainy, dry and clappy swallow with light tannins. Low hop, dry roughage and leafy notes but low to no bitterness. Lengthy, gammy honey and sweet malt swallow. Drinkable and just Ok, but flawed. (12fl.Oz, BB 02/12/15, Luckies Liquor, East Vic. Park)
AlexCorleone (9) - ITALY - MAR 14, 2015 does not count
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A- Pours a yellow and the foam cling fizzles away to a thin ring around the glass as well as light foam covering most of the surface.
S- Smells like green apple, and fresh grains.
T- A hint of wet cardboard. Definitely leans more toward the malts since there are barely any hops to be found.
AT - Good balance at the end.
nearbeer (4470) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 12, 2014
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 oz. bottle. Pours clear golden with a lasting ring of film of cream. Nose is buttered popcorn, caramel and a bit of dry grass. Tastes of sweet toasted maize, squash and a bit of dry grass. Medium body is too sweet, but has a nice smooth, low-medium carbonation.
madquacker (1084) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - OCT 5, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Low carbonation and a straw colour that sits over a stewed lolly sweet taste. Quite drinkable in a sweet and rather dull way.
rolfc81 (145) - - AUG 26, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Mediocre lighter lager.............................................
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 27, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at home. Pours a clear golden yellow. Thin white head. Aroma is sweet malt some apples and some corn. Fairly sweet. Decent beer.
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mkel07 (4664) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 1, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
355ml bottle from Stewart’s Wine Company 010714. Clear amber colour with a slight white head. Not a lot happening in the aroma department and the flavour is quite grain like.
alexsdad06 (7735) - Ohio, USA - JUN 14, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz bottle from backlog notes 07/08. Pours a clear golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor had grainy malts, some sweet almost cookie like malts, grass, very light citrus, but not much else. Light bodied and forgettable.