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

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.36   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A full-bodied beer with a strong distinctive hop character and lasting after bitter taste.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2008
(Can 37,5 cl) Pours a clear, golden with a neat, white, lacing head. Sweetish malt aroma. Medium-bodied, a little low in carbonation with sweet notes of malt, brewing cereal and an edge of cardboard. There’s actually a discreet whiff of hops in the finish and also some alcohol presence. But Pale Ale? Not really. 240108

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (19976) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2005
Bottled. Golden colour, clear, no head. Dryish with clean, hard maouthfeel. There’s a hint of boiled vegetables before a lightly hoppy finish with medium bitterness.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUN 10, 2007
Sparkling Pale Ale. Bottle. Yellow colour with a short but big nice white head. Aroma of hops and some sweet maltiness. Good fruity flavour with some sweetness. Dry aftertaste. A good pale ale though a little to watery.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JoeMcPhee (8622) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2005
Pale 375 ml bottle. Pale golden beer, pale malt and grassy aroma. Thin malt flavour. Neither terribly fresh, nor terribly good.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
gnoff (7979) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 27, 2013 First rating
Initial Rating Date: 9/28/2006
375 ml can brought home by a friend from Australia.
Sampled in Sweden.
Clear straw yellow color, huge white head. Sour malty scent, a bit sweet in the back. Thin mouthfeel. Weak malty taste. Aftertaste starts fruity and ends bitter. Normal bitterness.
4/3/5/2/8=2.2

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Draught at Cascade Visitor Centre, South Hobart. As part of a tasting paddle after the brewery tour. Sampled on August 8, 2013.
Clear straw yellow color, white head. Malty, dry taste. A bit cardboard aftertaste. Fizzy mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet, malty scent.
5/3/5/2/9=2.4

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (7054) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 3, 2001
as tasmanian as incest. but more tasteful

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DuffMan (7032) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 27, 2005
Was disappointed by this one. I really like their premium pale lager, so I thought this would have even more "character" as a pale ale, but it didn’t. Decent enough I guess.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2001
not thr greatest, but i was perhaps a bit unfair to it the last time i rated it, a respectable, beer

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2008
Melbourne, Australia Bottled Not just great when cold and with ciitric hops in the summer sun Malty profile and a descent bitterness

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jgb9348 (4859) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 18, 2004
Golden coloured body with some light orange highlights and a thinnish white off-white head. Aroma of nice light hops (with more of a floral quality), pale malt and some slight caster sugar essences. Light to Medium-bodied; Assertive hoppiness (compared to other Aussies) with a strong malt backbone the whole way. Long refined aftertaste showcasing the malt, but bringing bitterness to the palate with the hops. Overall, a nice and welcome variation from the norm with subpar Aussie beers to date. I sampled this 12 ounce bottle at the Crown Casino on 03-June-2004 in Melbourne, Australia.


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