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Brewed by Balmain Brewing Company
Style: Pilsener
Balmain, Sydney, NSW, Australia

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 2.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimmy01 (29) - - FEB 12, 2013
Nutty malty aroma. Dark golden with moderate amount of white head, clean slightly sweet taste with low bitterness. Medium body, average carbonation. A nice easy drinking pils.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Maris (1019) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - DEC 11, 2014
From a 330ml bottle on 11/12/2014. Pours a light clear golden with a small head. The nose features some prominent grassy malt and saaz hops. Taste wise, it’s a bit confusing, with earthy, metallic and chemical flavours coming over the top of some mild bready and grassy malt, with some moderate hops following. Light bodied with lively carbonation. A little harsh and difficult to enjoy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sm89walt (1780) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 16, 2014
330ml bottle. A clear, bright golden orange colour that poured with a fine, loose and fizzy white head. Zesty, fresh lemon and orange characters with subtly sweet, nutty pale malts and a pithy, grassy hop bite to finish. Light to medium body, medium carbonation and all the while clean, crisp and refreshingly textured with a tangy, modestly bitter finish of good length.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
motelpogo (6968) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 20, 2014
bottled, from the upstairs bar at the bank hotel in newtown. pale yellow; light grassy aroma, hay stew, minimal bitterness; very little going on

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mattyhennessy (342) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - JUN 24, 2014
Pours golden with a white head. Looks appealing. Mild citrus aroma with minimal hop character. Sweet malt backbone, light bodied with medium carbonation. Not much hop flavour. A little citrus sweetness with some rind to round it out. Decent but not memorable

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jmar33 (176) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 22, 2014
Tap. Strong honey flavour which is not the worst, but still has a bit of that skunky lager taste/smell that appeals to the masses. Not the worst

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StevieT (735) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 15, 2014
From a bottle. Pours a clear golden orange with a tiny head. Malty aroma with a hint of hops, fruit flavours with a mild bitter aftertaste. It’s well carbonated and refreshing with a crisp finish.

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
StuffWine (131) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 12, 2014
Poured attractive orange-amber with nice creamy white head. Aroma of sweet citrus and white bread notes. Watery and almost no flavour initially, moving to rind-bitterness. Contrastingly, the body is full with a good length to the finish. Overall all good except the very important part - flavour.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gam (3342) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 9, 2014
Decent head nice clear gold pour mild carbonation aromas citrus grain the flavours grain wheat citrus mild bitter watery touch but not too bad corn and rice tastes very grainy pilsner the finish not a classy but is good for a session note of saaz hops not bad

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lunkie (1459) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2014
Slight herbal hop aroma. Amber colour poor head & lacing. Malt hop flavour. Flat palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vinhol (300) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 26, 2013
330 mil bottle no real aroma golden in colour taste is good slightly floral best pilsner Zi have had in a long time


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