Brewed by Cascade Brewery (CUB)
Style: Low Alcohol
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia


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Looks even more amber in the glass than its big brother. ’Full-flavoured’ is an adjective that tends to be overused in the lager world, but is appropriate in this case given the balance in this low alcohol beer.

StevieT's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
StevieT (924) - - APR 25, 2014
From a 375ml can. Bought it by mistake at a festival, surprisingly OK for a light, even from a can which is a good sign. Quite smooth and with a pleasant aftertaste it’s the best light I’ve had.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
k0mpsa (1586) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle at villa roma broadbeach, australia. Malty and hint of fruits on the nose. Taste is malts, little bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Danev76 (506) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 21, 2014
Stale aroma. Clear golden colour with reasonable head. Stale flavor and aftertaste. Light body with low to medium carbaonation.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
mattjh (4) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 28, 2014 does not count
Lacks flavour, if you like the taste of water then you will like this beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Ngejo (507) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle. Clear, golden, white foam, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, & bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Kita (1368) - Koper, SLOVENIA - MAR 11, 2014
Bottle, 0.375l. Clear deep golden color with medium frothy white head and sparkling appearance. Aroma of grainy malt, grass and notes of citrus. Taste starts with moderate sweet malt, but still bland, following is fresh grainy and grassy, mouthfeel is crisp and dry, while finish is very light bitter. Light body, thin texture and lively carbonation in palate. Not that bad for low alcohol macro beer...

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Muggus69 (1409) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 23, 2014
OLD NOTES OCT 9, 2003 For a light macro beer it does quite well, not that that says anything at all. Probably a touch more malt and hop character than say Hahn, but you’re working with next to nothing there. But seriously, why?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gnoff (8218) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 27, 2013 First rating
Bottled 375 ml at Bells Hotel, Melbourne, on July 30, 2013.
BB 02 Mar 14.
Clear golden color, white head. Weak malty scent. Weak malty taste. Sweet, grainy aftertaste. Weak thin mouthfeel, low bitterness.
Pretty crap this one.

Draught at Cascade Visitor Centre, South Hobart. As part of a tasting paddle after the brewery tour. Sampled on August 8, 2013.
Clear golden color, white head. Malty, bland taste. Weak, malty aftertaste. Thin mouthfeel, low bitterness. Weak malty scent.
Hmm, guess I liked it equally little draught at the brewery as on bottle...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
danlo (1532) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2013
375ml bottle. Pours a deep golden amber colour, very thin white head that dissipates away and aroma of malt & grain. Taste is malt with some light grassy earthy bitterness. Watery mouth feel, light bodied, high carbonation. OK considering the low ABV.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ALLOVATE (2549) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 13, 2013
A quick search of Aussie macro’s I’d yet to try revealed this bothersome gem I remember seeing middle-aged men down with great haste when given the task of being designated driver. My youth wasted on full strength lagers too afraid to be seen grasping a ’light’ anywhere other than in the confines of one’s own kitchen. So, with my man-card revoked here goes. Looks good in its own glass. Medium gold, much deeper than expected with a lasting, satiny sheened pad of white atop. Aroma of fresh mown grass, kelp, confectioner’s sugar and hay. Gassy, highly carbonated and very light in body. Moderate, grassy and metallic bitterness though it finishes short and crisp. A touch of toasted malt, bready and just a little sweet gives it something other light beers lack in. Clean as a whistle aside the PofR hopping. Balanced and sessionable once the carbonation drops down. I can’t really fault this aside its apparent effeminacy. Not bad!! (375mL, BB 28/10/13, Thirsty Camel Butler)

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