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Brewed by Bridge Road Brewers
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Beechworth, Australia
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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our single hop IPA highlights the character of a locally grown hop variety, Galaxy.

We have added generous amounts of whole hop flowers to this brew, both in the kettle and the conditioning tank. Galaxy, itís out of this world!


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16867) - , Essex, - MAY 19, 2013
5th October 2012
Hazy amber beer, good pale cream coloured head. Palate is light, crisp and semi dry. Mild minerals. A little malt cream. Pleasant but light hops. Trace of lemon and lime with bitterish starfruit. Only a touch of mango and tropical fruits. Finishes bitterish and minerally. Not bad but Iíve had better Galaxy beers than this.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TedE (300) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 11, 2015
330ml bottle into glass. Grape aroma, slightly white wine like. Translucent copper beer with solid white head. Slight spritzy mouthfeel. Clean bitter lemon finish. Good, not great.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (713) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 13, 2015
Lovely aroma in cloudy amber liquid. The flag vour that follows is similarly excellent, showcases the single hop well, and is definitely worth another.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lunkie (1508) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - FEB 5, 2015
Hop herbal spice malt aroma. Murky Amber colour great head and lacing. Herbal spice malt flavour. Smooth lingering palate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vanvenlo (1362) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - FEB 5, 2015
East of Everything ontap(5-Feb-2015)Lovely passion pine aroma.Cloudy amber,fluffy head& ringed lace.Grapefruit resin spice flavour.Bitter pine resin finish&grape spice aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
floydian1 (1104) - FNQ, Australia, - JAN 16, 2015
330ml bottle. Hazy amber with a thick dense white head. Aroma is big on passionfruit as befits the single use of Galaxy hops but there are also piney and grapefruit notes on top of a caramel malt base. Flavour has light malts and a firm lingering bitterness. Palate is light-medium bodied with average carbonation and oily mouthfeel. An education in Australian hops!.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mattyhennessy (360) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - SEP 25, 2014
Pours a cloudy orange yellow with a firm foamy white head. Very aromatic with loads of pine and passionfruit, some astringent grapefruit. The taste is a little disappointing however, as the aromas are not followed through in the flavour. The galaxy doesnít quite add enough bitterness to make it a well balanced IPA, causing the taste to be largely malt flavour and fruit aroma driven. There is something evidently missing from this beer, but if itís purpose was to showcase the properties of the galaxy hop, the brewers have succeeded

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rangi (626) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 20, 2014
Straw yellow poor with a superb fluffy white head. Aroma of strong tropical and passion fruit. Crisp full flavour. Taste is nice and bitter. Great beer with some full on aroma distinctive to the galaxy hop.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jmar33 (183) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle. Definitely the second best of the beer school pack. Very fruity, reminds me of stone and wood pacific ale (not surprisingly given the hop).

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StevieT (840) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2014
From a bottle. Pours orange with a lasting coarse white head, resin on the palate, crisp flavours with a very mild pepper aftertaste. Full bodied and strong, itís a great IPA and the galaxy hops are awesome.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rosslew (289) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 28, 2014
There might be one hop but the Cascade has a kick. Grassy first on the nostrils but has taste of orange. Hops give it nice edge. Grapefruit and malt pushing its way through. A sugar burst 3/4 through. Lot of remembrance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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