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


on tap

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RATINGS: 507   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A European style lager brewed from the finest quality pilsner malts. This beer is fermented at a lower temperature than most Australian lagers, and employs an extended maturation period. These combine together with a mixture of kettle and late hopping to yield a crisp pale lager

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyobon (1265) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 19, 2014
(Can) Clear gold with ok white head. Aroma is ok, slightly sweet slightly grassy hops. Light body, well carbonated. Taste is light malt with some ok bitterness in end. Overall quite drinkable but not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
beer-yum (1243) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 10, 2014
A brew that is a better alternative to the bog standard Australian lager (albeit, that is not saying much).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borup (10756) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2014
37,5 cl bottle. Clear yellow colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, fruit, malt and with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
eduardovl (1304) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2014 330ml bottle served in a pilsen glass. A: Pours an absolutely clear and very pale yellow color forming a nice medium and bubbled white head. Good retention and lots of lacings left in the glass S: Strong sweet malts in the nose. Very bready. Light notes of aromatic and grassy hops T: Follows the nose. Strong notes of malts. Quite crispy and bread. Light hops bitterness in the end M: Very light body and medium carbonation. Crispy malty aftertaste O: Good drinkability. Standard Euro Lager, nothing special [ BA Review @ 5/9/2014 ]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8063) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle from Continental Food Store, Wakefield. Pale golden, not much of a head. Decent tasting lager with lots of tasty grainy malt and a pilsner character.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3384) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2014
One of the better widely available (in the UK) Australian beers, but considering the others that not saying much.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Capa (2566) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Nearly left Australiana without a taste of this lager- for shame. It slaked my thirst in the first leg of our 26 hour journey home. Clean flavor with light grain and a bit of cleansing hops. A bit if a bitter bite in the finish. Nothing much here but it’s a step above most similar brews.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (9052) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2014
375ml bottle from Appellation Wines. Cheers Ash! Pours clear pale gold, big white head. Aromas of grass and light lemon. Taste has a light malt sweetness, more light lemon. Medium body, slightly astringent finish. OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danev76 (505) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 8, 2014
Honey aroma. Pale yellow colour, clear with excellent head. Slightly stale flavour but still smooth, Medium body with low to medium carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fatehunter (2125) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Pours no head whatsoever on a clear medium straw colored body. The aroma is a weak grain aroma. The taste has a mild sweetness at first but balances out nicely. The texture is crisp and fizzy with a light body. The appearance and smell are wanting but the taste and texture are fine enough.

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