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Brewed by The Australian Hotel and Brewery
Style: Amber Ale
Rouse Hill, Australia

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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 2.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
highlandlad (1402) - Blue Mountains, - JAN 21, 2014
May have been a problem batch. Signs of autolysis/yeast stress in the aroma. Pity because there was a lot to like if you could get beyond that. Copper with a lavish centimetre of foam showing good length. The herbal aroma is marred by a burnt rubber taint, as if you were sniffing a bottle of Orval that had been run over repeatedly by a car doing doughnuts. Nice chewy body. Toffee malts and spiced apples. Some passionfruit and grapefruit from Pacific NW hops. Definite potential if they sort out the brewing issue. (Wentworth Falls bottlo)


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LesArgen (181) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 12, 2013
Whoop. I think their marketing blurb of having added hops at every stage of the brewing process is true. There are so many hop flavours here itís almost as if the hops are providing the body. As an amber ale, youíd have to say itís a fail but as an overhopped American something something itís pretty delicious. Very smooth, hides its alcohol well.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fletchfighters (1010) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 5, 2014
355 ML can Clear orange amber color, slightly off white head. Sticky lacing. Nose is spice, orange and grapefruit. Good dry hopping nose. Taste is spice, dusty orange and grapefruit with a decent caramel malt body. Malts dominate in the taste. Clean and crisp, very bready feel. Not real bitter though. Prickly carbonation and light bodied. Tastes a bit too commercial. Oh wait, it is pretty much a commercial brew pub. Sessionable but very uninspired

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha2502 (4) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 9, 2013 does not count
Floral hop aroma, light amber in colour with biscuits citrus and peppery flavours. Smooth texture and very sessionable considering the avb.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
sinkas (273) - Perth/Fremantle, AUSTRALIA - OCT 3, 2013
Can via slowbeer muted dusty hop nose slightly sour grainy with unusual slickness finish not a great beer

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vanz (189) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 27, 2013
The best of the Australia brewery beers Iíve had, drank at Beer Cartel. Couldnít rate on the day, but remember it being very hop dominated for an amber, as the name suggests. Still very malty as well, roasted and nutty characterists present, a bit of everything. Definitely the most character out of their canned beers.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Davros (1806) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 8, 2013
Pours dark amber with a fading head. Nose shows some spicy and grapefruit-like hops along with a grainy malt character. Flavours include straw, popcorn, spicy hops, grainy malt and herbal notes. Pretty weird stuff there, a couple of big off-flavours.


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