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


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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
halfbaked (47) - - DEC 2, 2012
Pours a hazy yellow. Fruit hop aroma with a hint of lemon. Light to medium carbonation with a grape/citrus flavour that is balanced by a sightly dry finish A very drinkable pale ale with less hoppy astringency than some. Like this a lot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidm (1926) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 22, 2009
Tap. This is a great APA. Aromas of grass, and grain. Flavour is long-lasting, and predominantly bitter. Velvety in the palate, and medium-bodied. Amber colour, with a creamy long-lasting head.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crippledbrewer (45) - - JAN 1, 2014
Pours a cloudy amber with a rich head that leaves a discreet lacing down the glass. The aroma is a nice hop forward profile of tropical fruits, pine needles and citrus. The palate is soft with a firm malt base, the taste is like a fruit salad on a summer day with lots of undefined fruity flavours swirling on the tongue leading to a medium bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rosslew (119) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 28, 2014
Definitely more tropical fruit than lower citrus. Ping of caramel in the malt. Almost bubbly in the nose but not carbonated by any means. Bit of golden ale early but very fruit salad in mouth. Sugary midway through leading into tasty finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bevy (1) - beechworth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 6, 2005 does not count
Pours brilliant copper colour, with a strong tightly packed head. A slight chill haze is present and adds to the depth of the copper hue. On the nose smells of ripe melons and passionfruit and apricots can be detected, indicating the high hop profile of this ale. The pallet is very rounded and quite full, with some up front malt and tropical fruit flavors, light carbonation, and very leasent lingering bitterness.

   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 don’t 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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rangi (508) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 24, 2012
Poors a murky off yellow colour but what a nice fruity aromatic beer with sweet fruits and citrus to balance. Lively on the tongue and thirst quenching very different from the usual pale ale and another I will be buying for the up coming BBqs this summer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vinhol (195) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 26, 2013
330 mil bottle from bws Lilydale big hop aroma deep amber in colour nice hoppy flavour very good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mattyhennessy (179) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - DEC 1, 2013
Very hoppy aroma, which is reflected in the initial flavour. Mild finishing hops makes this easy to drink. Golden colour with medium carbonation. I want more of this

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
voota (765) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2006
Pours a cloudy copper colour, fluffy white head. Big nose of passionfruit (all cascade armoa) and caramel malts. The bittering is very very solid, and the floral citrussy cascade/amarillo comes through very well. The malts obviosly take back seat, but there is some nice sweetness in there too. The finish is also very bitter. Overall, its not too far from LCPA, but there are enough complexity to make it an decent alternative.

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