ALLOVATE (2281) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 31, 2010
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
A bottle I picked up back in late 2008, held onto it this long I suppose New Years Eve is as good a night as any to knock it back!
Into a goblet, chilled. A mild haze to its dull, sandy yellow body. Nice conditioning sees a fine bead raise a sheened, compact white head that holds well. Mildly camphorous, herbal nose licked with caramel, haystack dust, lime juice and marmalade, interesting as the coriander has all but disappeared. Lemon candy and coriander seeds, rough bitter herbs and a little vine clippings on the palate. Races well, the body light while chilled but fills out as it warms. Mildly sweet, yeasty bread in the aftertaste joins in with all the flavours of the palate. Good balance of flavour but its not too demanding a drink, evidently lacking with the use of an all versatile Aussie yeast strain and malted wheat. A little watery thin too. Pretty average stuff from these great brewers. (33cL, OT44, no date stamp, The beer Store Morley)
UnholyBrewing (595) - Central Florida(Upper Hell), Florida, USA - APR 2, 2009
1.8 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
...I thought this said "hefeweizen" on the bottle. Anyway, another from Purvis-fest. The only thing I did appreciate from this was the apple nose. Otherwise, complete shit. Spend your money elsewhere, but at least I didn’t have to.
Spesh1 (45) - , AUSTRALIA - NOV 20, 2008
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sulphur note on nose slowly disapated.
refreshing beer but lacked wheat yeast character and probably not to style. Very refreshing though.
eczematic (1307) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 6, 2008
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
a mess of a beer. like coopers pale ale with coriander. ugly. empty, dusty aroma with faint burnt rubber and coriander. empty, watery palate with nothing in it except for a yukky combination of soapiness and POR. bleugh. rethink this recipe brewboys.
gam (3069) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 14, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nice white fluffy head on a misty lemon or straw coloured beer,good carbonation.Aroma hoppy,citrus,lemon peel,a perfume of fruit.Flavour tangy ginger,lemon,citrus,good sweet wheat taste,fair body,nice to drink.marmalade note in there.Finish smooth full flavoured,dry.
bluevegie (3042) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 18, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear light golden body with a good size white head. Citrus and straw in the aroma. I sometimes do like the orangey taste in a Belgian Wit and this one lacks that and probably needs it. A little yeasty in the taste plus some soft pepper, fairly smooth and seems a little dusty also. Easily drinkable especially the second tasting but doesn’t turn me on.