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

bottled
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RATINGS: 472   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Rasmus40 (11197) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle shared by Ken1. Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, corn and skunky. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. Watery. 140913

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Vanz (189) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 28, 2013
Had this beer quite a few times, never really got around to rating it properly. Probably my least favourite out of the premium pale lagers out there, always find it has a bit of an off-grassy aroma and taste. Definitely would not recommend.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gnoff (7834) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2013
Bottled 375 ml at a gaming place, Devonport (Tasmania), on August 4, 2013.
Devonport closed early this night.
BB 29/01/14.
Clear pale golden color, lasting bubbly white head. Malty, sweet, some vegetable taste. Grainy, dry, overcooked vegetables aftertaste. Mainly vegetables and some rotten hay scent. Medium mouthfeel, a bit fizzy, low bitterness.
Not pleasant, no not at all.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (4682) - Utah, USA - AUG 23, 2013
375ml bottle on a Harbor cruise of Sydney
Clear golden with a medium sized white head and good lacing. Aroma of malts, straw and honey. Flavors of malts, grassy, grainy and honey
Decent, easy drinking lager

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jmgreenuk (4334) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2013
Bottle shared with friends. Poured a crystal clear amber with a thin white head and lots of carbonation. The aroma is stale malt leading to a weak bitter, weak hoppy flavour and a watery palate. Pretty awful really. If I picked up a bottle in the Sahara after not drinking for a week I’d now think twice about opening it!

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rob_D_UK (782) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2013
Slight grassy aroma, not much other then that. Maybe a slight step above most pale lagers, but essentially the same thing. this one is fairly smooth and drinkable, but taste is a sweet grassy, slight hint of citrus.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
danlo (1160) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2013
375ml bottle. Pale golden yellow colour, foam white head that leaves some lacing and aroma of malt, hay, straw, abit grassy. Taste is malty, sweet sourish, with grassy bitterness. Light bodied, medium carbonation, dry bitter finish. OK lager.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rumproasts (2879) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 16, 2013
bottle. Golden with small head. Not the most exciting beer ever, but a nice lawnmower beer. Lager with hoppy bite.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Imaena (1823) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Bottle. This was another Vanuatu drink that may have been better given the circumstances. which means this is probably truly awful in the light of day.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
garthicus (2670) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 12, 2013
Blast from the past. I used to drink this in Oz back in the day. First time drinking one in around 13 years. Appearance: bright yellow, tiny white head. Aroma: wet cardboard, grass, plastic. Flavour. Wet cardboard, wet grass, plastic too. Long bitter harsh finish. Yikes.


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