Barons Brewing Company
Formerly brewed at Australian Independent Brewers

Style: Amber Ale
Woollahra, NSW, Australia


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RATINGS: 272   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Brewed for Barons Brewing by AIB

The first beer released is the Wattle Seed Ale, which starts with a blend of Australian and European malts, creating a rich flavour base of caramel with a hint of chocolate. The smooth malt flavours are lightly hopped and then infused with roasted Wattle Seed, bringing a unique and authentic Australian flavour to this fine red ale. The result is an outstanding ale that boasts a smooth taste profile balancing its robust character, an ultimately rewarding yet distinctive beer. Native Range. Formerly Barons Black Wattle Superior Wattle Seed Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2009
Draught. Pours dark amber with a small head. A distinct nutty, caramel aroma is evident. The flavour is nuts, caramel and syrup. Sweet mouthfeel and a malty finish. A strangely balanced beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yobdoog (1888) - Kingston, New York, USA - JUN 18, 2009
This one is strange. Simple and almost like a baked potato, corn, very ricey all in one. Earthy and nutty all while being on the light side. What?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerona97 (2398) - Washington, USA - JUN 16, 2009
Pours dark brown with a frothy beige head. Good roast caramel aroma with nut. Sweet smooth and creamy texture, possibly overly sweet. Not perfectly balanced but still a decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2009
Bottle from PPRBSG09. I dont know how or why I am the only person who is entering a rating of this? Pours a deep amber and a thin head. Aroma is leather, earthy, pretzel stick, and rye with a toasted pumpernickel bread- still a bit stale and dull overall. Rye, earthy flavors, leather, hints of metallci and a light grassy hop character in the end. Body is a bit weak. Ok.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yemenmocha (659) - Glendale, Arizona, USA - APR 25, 2009
Pours medium amber with off-white head. Nose has a nutty nougat-like characteristic. Medium bodied on the palate with a semi-sweet & soft brown ale flavor profile, with a buttered multigrain toast component on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vikingguy (1069) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2009
Pours copper-red with a lot of carbonation and quick diminishing white head. A lot of caramel in the aroma. Pleasantly surprised by the flavor. Light caramel malt, toasted nuts with a good hop balance & slight hint of chocolate. This brew has a nice crispness which balances out the sweetness. Horay for the Wattle Seed!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (8108) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - APR 4, 2009
shared with stumaco .. roasty and caramel .. some low head .. like an american-dutch oud bruin .. . is damn smooth .. refreshing ... a unique brew!!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
lb4lb (2587) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 4, 2009
Pours a reddish color with a quickly diminishing beige head. Smells like Killians Irish Red with sticky, artificial caramel malt. Tastes pretty much the same with a good amount of heavy syrupyness and just a general artificial or unpleasant maltiness and slight bready toastiness. Body is medium with normal to slightly prickly carbonation. I didnít care for the overly fake caramel syrup like malt character of this beer, and I get no unique flavors that I might want to attribute to whatever a "wattle seed" is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
angrypirate06 (1388) - Texas, USA - MAR 28, 2009
Bottle. Pours a ruby color with a small head. Smells of raisins and butter in addition to maple syrup and dark fruits. Taste is primarily buttery and syrupy, and almost a triscuit taste, with a watery mouthfeel and plenty of fizz.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2009
(Bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of cocoa, toffee, caramel, and toasted grain. Flavor of caramel malt, honey, cocoa, toasted grain, and cereal.

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