Brewed by Castlemaine Perkins (Lion Co.)
Style: Pale Lager
Milton, Australia


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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
A traditional Australian lager with a clean, crisp taste and a satisfying after-bitterness. XXXX Bitter's delicate aroma comes from the blending of two hop varieties and a sweeter, fruity tang from the yeast. High drinkability in warm climates.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fsquirrel29 (82) - Michigan, USA - MAY 18, 2012
A very good lager. My rating is low because lager isn’t one of my favorite styles of beer. But if I had to choose a lager, this would be in my top 10. Nothing special, but nothing offensive either.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
captain_ramrod (7) - - FEB 27, 2016 does not count
no choice better if your in the mood for taking a swing at your missus. drink the whole slab and you wont regret it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DrNosha (1325) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - DEC 10, 2015
375ml Dose. Goldenes Bier mit cremigem Schaum. Getreidiger bitterer Duft. Etwas süsse im Geschmack. Wenig Kohlensäure. Bitteres Finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonas (6479) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - NOV 8, 2015
Bottle. Gold, low carbonation, low head. Pleasant enough, a tad sulphur bittering hops take us alone a medium light straw like body to a quick finish with a light grainy and grassy aftertaste. In Queensland spring temperatures I really cannot fault this for being a easy quaffable brew, commercial deScription checks out.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Camons (9192) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2015
Bottle @ DØE meeting. Pours pale yellow with a white head. Aroma of light malt, grain, yeast, grass. Flavor is light sweet, malt, grain, yeast, grass. Medium body, average carbonation. 211015

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1721) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2015
On tap at XXXX Alehouse, Brisbane on 9th September 2015. Amber with thinning white foam and scant lacing. Sweet toffee malt aroma. Malty in-mouth with leafy herbiness. Bittersweet finish. Clean. Zingy mouthfeel and medium body. Not too bad at all.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wim (3473) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 30, 2015
On Holiday gold-blond colored body with a white head with a fruity hop aroma and a sweet fruity hop dry bitter taste with a bitter finish

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TedE (791) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2015
Pot at Breakfast Creek. Vague sweet aroma. Highly carbonated, like soft drink! Sharp metallic taste, slightly bitter aftertaste. Acceptable if served ice cold.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
czlowiekwiadro (587) - POLAND - JUL 21, 2014
lekki, słodowo biszkoptowy zapach z niewielką sugestią ziół. całkiem przyjemny. złoty, przejrzysty kolor, piana skąpa ale dość trwała. w smaku przypomina bittera, półpełny, biszkoptowy z wyraźną, ziołową, ale nie mocną goryczką. wysycenie średnie. dość przyjemne piwko na upał.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Danev76 (505) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 21, 2014
Fruity but stale aromas. Clear golden colour with good head. Bitter up front and throughout the finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3990) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 4, 2014
Can 4.5% as XXXX Export Lager, said it was Brewed and Canned by South Australian Brewing Co. Picked up at Horiba, 240 yen. It pours your typical gold with a white head that is midway between fizz and foam. Some lacing and malty aroma with less sweetness in the aroma than I usually get from a macro-lager. Medium bodied and it has a somewhat slick mouthfeel. The taste is not so bad, malty, a bit sugary, some graininess but also a bit of soapiness. The sweetness grows as you drink it. Eh, more soda than beer like. Sub-par but not terrible.

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