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

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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A full-bodied beer with a strong distinctive hop character and lasting after bitter taste.


1.4
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
farmboy (218) - Barwon Heads, AUSTRALIA - AUG 12, 2003
This has to be the most confusing beer I have ever had. My cricket club sells it in cans and stubbies and sometimes it tastes magnificent and one is never enough. Sometimes it tastes rancid and dirty. Nice on tap if your local has it.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jahills (151) - Cambridge (Hobart), AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2003 A good beer on tap, full body and quite smooth. Unfortuately for me being a taswegian, not as good as coopers sparkling.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Sully (1380) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - JUN 4, 2003
Many years ago my good mate SBgoodDave and I sat down and agreed that this was a pretty good drop. Now, either through affluence or education we probably would not think the same thing. Perhaps the local beer industry is also to blame, as while the ABV has been kept constant I question whether the malt:sugar ratio has been maintained. Now this is a thin and pale pretender compared to the older (pre CUB) version. Is it an ale or simply a piss poor lager? Good now for its burpability. Barneybeer.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mutant (854) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 18, 2002
Very yellow & quite sweet. Little bitterness in the finish. IMHO not a Pale Ale just a slight variation on their lager.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
OlJuntan64 (1265) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 16, 2002
Well it’s a lager and that means I’m not excited to begin with. Pours a pale gold clear under a medium size and short lasting white head. Fresh sappy woody faintly soapy aroma. Medium to light watery body. Mild bitter and stronger corn sweet malt flavours. Soft almost tasteless finish. A standard Aussie lager.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dubs (117) - St Peters, NSW, AUSTRALIA - OCT 13, 2002
This is actually OK. I dont have wet dreams over this shit, and I agree that its not as flavoursome as Coopers equivalent, but a damn fine way to get pissed at the Botany View watching cricket on the big screen (its about 0.7% stronger than Coopers too). When they have this on tap, i dont get anything else: a perfect summers afternoon beer. Lion Nathan, hands off!!!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
grant60 (185) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 31, 2002
coopers is better.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zibit (5) - USA - JUL 29, 2002 does not count
It was ok, not terrible not great.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MuddyFox99 (16) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - JUN 25, 2002
In my opinion the best pale ale out there. Strong hoppiness, lasting bitterness. Great price too

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nesta13 (205) - AUSTRALIA - APR 28, 2002
(Draught) Decent, cheap pale ale. Coopers is much better though.


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