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Brewed by J. Boag & Son (San Miguel)
Style: Pale Lager
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A traditional full flavoured draught beer, master brewed using a blend of crystal malts and a unique brewing method, which impart a rich, malty character to balance the hop bitterness.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - JUN 26, 2008
Sampled in Adelaide. A pretty solid lager that has a good flavor of malts and goes well with a well cooked meal. Overall one of the betters.

2.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Surferdude (8) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 30, 2008 does not count
Not offencsive and basic. Straight foward no-nonsense Australian draught.. Honest, good beer. Aroma is below average and it has a negative aftertast.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
gam (3163) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 6, 2008
Gold pour,neat head,lace is good,has a hoppy aroma but from there it lacks much,bitter is fair,boags has a blunt flavour to it,s beers and it was there at the finish of this one.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexen84 (31) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2007
750ml Longneck, poured a light amber. Average aroma but decent body and flavour. Good for the price.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Thylacine (526) - Tasmania, AUSTRALIA - JUL 7, 2007
375 ml bottle - Golden/amber colour. White, mostly lasting head. Medium carbonation. Sweet malt with a slight honey flavour in the background. Mildly bitter leaving the finish slightly on the sweet side. One of the better Australian macro lagers.

2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jkm (216) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 7, 2007
Orange/amber in colour with a thin white head which rapidly dissapates. Medium bodied with average to high carbonation. Bitter mouthfeel with a slightly metalic aftertaste. Crisp dry finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sarfarl (10) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAR 22, 2007
Brilliant draught beer, not done justice outside of northern Tasmania due to only being sold bottled. By far one of the best in the country on tap.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ChrisTurner (206) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2007
Bottle -- Pours a nice amber colour with quite a decent white head that lasts well and leaves fair lacing. Aroma is gentle with a touch of hops and, perhaps, honey. Pleasant flavour although a bit of a metallic mouthfeel. Definitely better than most macro lagers and thoroughly drinkable.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
homersimpsin (40) - South Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 26, 2007
Not bad, very similar to VB, nothing to get excited about, a good everyday beer that gets the job done.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
strings (377) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 22, 2006
Bottle. Pretty poor, a very mainstream Australian lager taste. Surely just an elaborate marketing ploy to make the premium boags seem a whole lot more premium.


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