Brewed by The Australian Hotel and Brewery
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Rouse Hill, Australia


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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Its all about the hops. In this case Australian Galaxy hops. Used in the kettle, the fermenter and in maturation to give a big hit of enticing citrus and passion fruit flavours but without too much bitterness to slow you down.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenkiGonzo (1019) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 3, 2015
Can from Katsuragawa Aeon mall. Really light gold with a huge frothy whte head. Aroma has some hops with a ton of fruit and something tangy. Flavour has Belgian golden ale yeast with nice tropical fruit and a nice bitter finish. A bit all over the place, but very fresh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TimE (4886) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 29, 2015
really pale golden color. Lightly hopped nose that is reminiscent more of a Pilsner than a pale ale. Very light body with little character and little resemblance to a pale ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
heyheyguesswho (27) - - APR 18, 2015
I found it to have a whole hop aroma, as if I had a handful of hop cones. It was slightly grassy, but the citrus of the Galaxy certainly comes through in aroma and taste. Pleasant drink

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maekchu (3361) - Hirakata, JAPAN - APR 18, 2015
Can from Kumiyama AEON Mall liquor shop. Decent tropical fruit nose, with some cat pissy notes. Cloudy apple juice color. Light tangy tropica; fruit, mild bittering, some gentle grapefruit. Thin body. Nice enough. A bit watery. Good nose. But these hops might work better with a maltier base, perhaps in an IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyobon (1268) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 26, 2015
(On tap) Hazy yellow with good white head. Pleasant pine and fruit aroma. Light body with good carbonation. Very refreshing with plenty of tangy exotic fruit up front and then a smooth gentle mid-palate and some bitterness in the finish. A very refreshing beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4349) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 2, 2015
The Australian Pale Ale a random beer picked up from World Beer Market via Rakuten. Currently on sale for 250-300 yen for 355ml, imported by Konishi. 4.8% this beer has the look of a Pilsner but a surprisingly fruity hoppy punch on opening. The label says Galaxy hops and it does indeed give me a passion fruit aroma. Raspy mouthfeel & light bodied. The taste is crisp, tropical fruit hoppiness then chalky light malts. Decent but it would benefit from a more balanced malt bill. Quite good for the price.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
biirusaikou (2363) - - MAR 2, 2015
Mild pine hoppy nose. Lemon, sweet citrus, peach, strange salty carbonation, quite dry finish. Not so bad, a light citrus hop pale (golden?) ale despite the odd carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Muggus69 (2023) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 18, 2015
355mL can BB 08/12/15 Pale straw body, slight haze, fluffy white head. Rather tasty nose too it - serious passionfruit, guava, lime & grassy hops, with a touch of cereally malt underneath. Medium light body, smooth, soft carbonation, crisp overall. Delivers a well balanced, easy going combination of crisp pale malts with an appropriate measure of passionfruity, grassy hops. Restrained bitterness, subtle finish. Very easy to drink, not overly complex just tasty!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (7321) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 12, 2015
Can at Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a hazy straw colour with a thin broken white head. The aroma is pine needle grassy hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a yeasty citrus hop palate. Light bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaartenRF10 (1850) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2015
Avondje slecht souvenirbier van vrienden proeven :)
Iets troebel goudblond van kleur met fatsoenlijke witte kraag. Lekker hoparoma, erg fruitig. Tropisch fruit. Geldt ook voor de smaak. Wel wat weinig bitter en had iets meer koolzuur mogen hebben, maar deze springt er zeker uit vanavond. Aangename verrassing.

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