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Brewed by Barossa Valley Brewing
Style: American Pale Ale
Tanunda, SA, Australia

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
American Pale Ale. Winner of the highest medal in its hotly contested category at the AIBA (2nd largest beer awards in the world), beating the biggest and most established breweries in the world. This is a big aromatic ale made from Organic Malt. Floral nose and good hop length make this a favourite to enjoy by itself or with red meats and dishes with spice. Note:- Previously known as Organic Ale.


KeefOz's rating

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KeefOz (1140) - Tarragindi, - JAN 24, 2013
Poured a translucent pale amber colour with a white one-finger bubbly head that diminished fairly quickly. Laced OK. Low carbonation. Aroma of floral hops and sweet malt. Taste mostly sweet caramel malt; not hops driven as per their label. Light body. Short clean malty finish. Average.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brenhophead (650) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 4, 2015
330mL bottle. Pours a clear golden colour with a big dence white head. Lots of piney hops in the aroma with more resinous piney/grassey note in the flavour and a nice caramel malt backing. Nice beer, shocking label.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jmar33 (203) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle. Bland smell and bland taste. Maybe I had it a bit too warm but even then I would still like a bit more flavour from this

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drpimento (2483) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Poured at a good temperature with a smallish off white head that didn’t last and no lace. Color is a little hazy amber. Aroma is a pleasing malt, hop, fruit, caramel, toffee, spice, funk. Flavor’s like nose, but is more coarse. Mainly it’s bitter up front, then tang, little bit of malt sweet, then hop flavor, not much blending or complementing. Body’s ok except the bitter/tang thing is a little over aggressive and just doesn’t all work together. Finish is like flavor. Again this beer would benefit greatly with improvement of flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Unm4rk3d (82) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - DEC 13, 2013
@brewery. A tasty beer with a sweet slight floral aroma. Goes down really nice. Nothing in this beer is overpowering.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
varanid99 (684) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 7, 2013
Cloudy amber pour with a decent white head. Floral aroma dominates with malt. Taste is malty, sweet, light bitterness. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
floydian1 (1173) - FNQ, Australia, - APR 27, 2013
330ml brown bottle. Hazy amber-gold pour with medium sized white head. Soft caramel malts, honey and floral hops on the nose with similar flavours on the tongue. Pleasant smooth mouthfeel with a nice dry hop finish. Certainly not as hop driven as many other APAs but still good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TourDeBeer (121) - your mummas pants, AUSTRALIA - FEB 15, 2013
Aroma’s of floral and malt, caramel You can Taste a medium sweetness, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation. The floral hops are noticeable, and quite sharp. Overall pretty tasty. Side note - head was useless, disappeared quicker than than charlie sheens cocaine

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdpeebs (686) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 22, 2012
330ml bottle. pours dark orange in colour with a good white head. An enjoyable beer. A good balance of malt and hops to make it interesting and very drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maneliquor (3469) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 7, 2012
Tap at the brewery. Murky amber pour with a small off white head. Nose is dominated by toffee malts with a light pine hop behind it all. Not the hop bomb that the staff said it was. Very caramel malt dominated with light pine through the finish. Sticky mouth feel. Average


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