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Brewed by Cascade Brewery (CUB)
Style: Pale Lager
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.37   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A full-bodied beer with a strong distinctive hop character and lasting after bitter taste.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
floydian1 (1121) - FNQ, Australia, - OCT 22, 2011
Bottle. Another one of the Cascade beers that is only available in Tasmania. Golden body with a small white head. Aroma and flavour is sweet grainy malts with a subtle citrus hop finish. Clean palate with a medium body and carbonation. Better than most Aussie macro lagers but thatís not saying much.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drab1ne (9) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - JUN 25, 2011 does not count
I get torn between whether this beer is great or whether it is simply ordinary. Today I purchased a six pack for the first time in a number of years and yes it went down well but is it a Pale Ale Iím not so sure... Worth a taste if you are looking for a lagerish style.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Davros (2205) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 4, 2011
Pours amber with a small quickly fading head. Nose shows grainy malt with a hint of spicy hops. Very light on. Flavours show some grainy malt with slight sweetness before a very dry metallic bitter finish (POR?). Body feels very watery, carbonation is pretty high.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bman1986 (173) - Broadstairs, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2010 Light, golden coloured (looks much like a lager). Subtle citrus aroma and the flavour is once again citrus with a little hop and malt. Perfectly drinkable and certainly better than the average aussie beer.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawthorne00 (2706) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 9, 2010
Itís been 15 years since I had this: when young and poor I drank it all the time as it was the same price as VB and other truly awful beers. Then they priced it alongside decent Euro lagers and I stopped. Anyway: Bottle. Pours gold, modest white head. Some lacing. Mild aroma of malt, hay and citrus. Moderately sweet malts with decent bitterness for the style. Dry, vaguely citric finish with some salt. Still better than other Australian macros and still an OK beer on a hot night.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rhensens (7) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 28, 2009 does not count
Being from tassie this is my local brewery and my favourite beer from there its the beer that is always in my fridge - my comfort beer you could say!!!

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - JUL 17, 2009
Bottle. Pours with a large white head a light amber body. Smells of subtle citrus. Balanced with a subdued citrus taste. nothing special here. A quaffer on a 40 degree day.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mkel07 (4001) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 5, 2009
330ml bottle. Well carbonated with a nice snow white head and moderate carbonation. Honey coloured with a misty cloudiness when poured. Aroma of malt and barley, very basic. Nice evenly balanced bitterness and good lacing on the glass. Nice enough taste but nothing special.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Muggus69 (1401) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - MAY 24, 2009
330ml Bottle fair whack out of date...09 Nov 08. Clean pale gold body, small washy white foam. Donít get alot on the nose, faint citrus hop twang, malt sweetness and a metallic bready yeast note. Light bodied, medium carbonation, gritty drying texture. Corny malt body, hint of hop citrus and grass, cereal, bread and cardboard. Bitter finish lingers, very metallic, skunky, a bit offputting. Might be the bottle being out of date and all, not hugely unpleasant, just tastes a bit skunky. I swear this beer used to be like Coopers Pale Ale!?

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TassieCarl (5) - Blackmans Bay, AUSTRALIA - NOV 2, 2008 does not count
Nice golden colour, best descibed as one of the better Australian summer session beers. Lacks body or flavour complexity for those looking for these characteristics. Soapy finish. Spend the extra few dollars and purchase the Premium versions from this brewer.


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