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Brewed by Bridge Road Brewers
Style: American Pale Ale
Beechworth, Australia

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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A Hop driven american style Pale, brewed in Historic Beechworth. Tropical nose, exhibiting melons and passionfruit, finishing smooth lingering bitterness. One for the real beer enthusiast.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20662) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2012
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Hazy golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of citrus, candies, hops, pine needles and peaches. Fruity flavour of hops, citrus, pine needles and grapefruits. Hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31035) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2012
From tap at MikkellerBar. Pours peachy, mango and grapefruity. Bitter, grapefruity, citrusy and peachy. Crisp hoppy, peachy and grapefruity. Smooth fruity and crisp hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2012
Draft. An unclear dark golden beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of citrusy hops, malt, and bread. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, citrusy hops, bread, straw, leading to bitter finish. The body is light.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fletchfighters (1063) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 13, 2012
A-- Poured a clear dark gold color with a fluffy white one finger head that took its time in dropping to film. Decent head retention. No bubbles on the sides of the glass and just a bit of lacing. S-- Grapefruit and lemon hop smell with just a small amount of a biscuit background. Crisp and fresh smell. T-- Lemon citrus followed by grapefruit. Malt is a hearty biscuit like taste. M-- Not a lot of bite to this, more aromatic and kind of floral perfume like finish. Not a big hop driven finish and flavor dies off pretty quickly. D-- Low ABV at 4.8% so quite drinkable and refreshing, just not enough of a WOW factor to keep a Pale Ale fan interested. Good stepping stone from lagers to Pale Ales. After a while would want something bigger and bolder in the Pale Ale department.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13373) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2012
Draught at MikkellerBAR. Cloudy yellow - white head. Fresh - super fresh hoppy. Grassy. Peachy. Nice hoppy. Light to medium malty. Fruity hoppy. Dry hoppy. High drinkability.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ofey (68) - Doncaster, AUSTRALIA - JUN 10, 2012
Drank it straight from the bottle. Fair head after pouring and fairly bubbly giving me the burps. Yeasty with bubblegummy character and fruity. Due to the hoppiness a full flavour with oily afters.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LesArgen (200) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 7, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2013 I got a lot of grapefruit and the slightest hint of passionfruit with some honeyed malt underlying it as I swirled this round my glass. I was very impressed with the aroma and looking forward to the first sip, but unfortunately I found it a little flat and watery on tasting. The passionfruit is more prominent on the tongue but the malt just about disappears altogether leaving a pretty short finish. A tad disappointing for a Bridge Road beer. (8-3-5-2-11 = 2.9) Second go - donít know why, but I got a lot more malt on my second tasting and found this to be a really well-balanced pale. Followed it with the Sierra Nevada PA, and I thought it held itís own.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 21, 2012
330ml Bottle. lovely tropical fruit aromas. subtle caramel malt flavours with a great hop bitter flavour, that lingers for some time.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beardfear (87) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 20, 2011
Pale brown pour with a healthy cloud of sediment. Hoppy aroma profile with both local and Pacific Northwest characters that donít overpower each other: passionfruit, citrus, mango, and a pineyness that seems to cut through as it warms. Light toasty malt beneath, but this is a hop show. Bitterness is medium; a touch less than its Little Creatures/Sierra Nevada brethren. Well attenuated and nicely carbonated. A contender for the best pale ale in the country. Very nice!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allanbowers (93) - melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 20, 2011
This pours with almost no head at all. It is a caramel colour and has hints of caramel in the taste. This is not too hoppy for a pale ale however it has a bitter after taste.


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