Brewed by Carlton & United Breweries (CUB)
Style: Pale Lager
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.52   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Carlton Cold was launched in 1993 and enjoys a significant share of the packaged full-strength beer segment. Cold is produced with a cold-filtration process, pioneered in Australia by Carlton & United Breweries and is also the first beer in Australia to be packaged in clear glass and the only beer packaged in unbreakable PET bottles.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
bridge (659) - Sydney, - DEC 20, 2007
This is how beer smells. Well, at least this is how 99.9% of the beer drunk in Australia smells - sweet and full of Pride of Ringwood. Tastes even worse, the sickly sweetness managing to have me pulling a face of disgust without even realising. This can somehow be tolerated if drunk with very small sips, but who the hell does that when drinking a beer under 5% abv. However it comes in a great clear bottle that lets you see exactly how the beer looks. How good is that!

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Sevenlee (1193) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAR 29, 2014
Pours a... oh who am I kidding? I’m not sure what to say. It’s pure shit. Really.. And their advertising is just ridiculous too! I mean at least if they had good ads, there may be something to admire but seriously, so awful!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Muggus69 (1108) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 23, 2014
OLD RATING OCT 14, 2003 Really have no idea why people buy this anymore. Watery, horribly skunky, as per most Carlton macro swill. With Carlton Dry out there why does this even exist? Probably the closest thing you’ll ever hear to a compliment to Carlton Dry there...

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
kiwianer (3315) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 9, 2014
The head is unrobust, the body golden. It smells grain, corn, watery, strange. The taste is watery, mild, and stange-flowery, bit flowery-bitter in the aftertaste. Boring and almost not drinkable.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
pigeon (16) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 25, 2014
Horrid beer one of these cane sugar brewed ones to speed up fermentation. Leaves you with a shocking hangover as well. Avoid if in Australia. Foolishly I purchased another 6 pack and found out they actually managed to drop the APV to 4.00%! Hence Dropped its rating even lower but it still pips XXXX (just)

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
ColaKid (30) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 19, 2014
I had four of these at a backyard in Sydney about ten years ago, felt like I was going to die. I would drink this if I was loving in 1976. No taste, pure horror.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
PissSinker (23) - Perth, WA, AUSTRALIA - SEP 25, 2013
Fuck. I considered converting to Islam and leading a piss free existence after this cunt. Fuck me. What the fuck? FUCK!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
gnoff (7414) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2013
Bottled from Dan Murphy’s Geelong, on August 2, 2013.
Marked 4% ABV.
Clear golden color, small white head. Sweet, papery, vegetable scent. Paper, vegetable taste. Paper aftertaste. Thin mouthfeel, very low bitterness.
Could be the beer I really liked the least from 5 weeks of beer drinking in Oz...

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
jonnyguns (793) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 18, 2013
Used to drink this after cricket wasn’t too bad on a hot day. Good skulling beer and that’s about it

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
KeefOz (763) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - DEC 7, 2012
Poured a clear golden amber colour with virtually no head, very poor lacing, and very low carbonation. Aroma – nothing. Tasteless – not any real beer flavour. Light body, bordering on watery. Tasteless bland finish. Can’t compare to a decent beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
paullypisspot (12) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 2, 2012
BLLLLLAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRGGGGGHHHH!!! Evil drop. put this beer down and walk away. Vile stuff....

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