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Brewed by Gage Roads Brewing Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Perth, Australia

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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All natural American Style


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (1294) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Bottle- Pours a deep golden color with a decent head that fades to some lacing. Aroma of malt sweetness and a bit of citrus and spice. Taste of Caramel sweetness with a touch of spice and bit of fruit in the background. Mild bitteriness and a clean finish. Fairly medium body, smooth and easy. Decent drinker but could use a bit more character.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
neverleaveopen (138) - GERMANY - MAR 11, 2014
clear golden with a fine head. aroma of citrus. well-balanced taste. alright.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
drpimento (2098) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Not too bad, for me, if they could fine tune the flavor some, that would vastly improve the beer. Poured at a good temperature with a thick, stable, off-white head and some lace. Color is a clear honey amber with some bubble trails. Aroma is fresh beer with malt and mild hop and toffee. Flavor’s like nose, but some harsh mineral qualities and medicinal show up. Body and carbonation are good. Finish is like flavor and unfortunately the bad flavors tend to linger.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyobon (859) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 4, 2014
(Bottle) Slightly hazy pale golden amber with thin head. Pleasant aroma - fruity and grassy. Light body, very well carbonated, although a little brusque. The taste is dominated by hops, in a rather odd way. There is quite a bit of bitterness in the finish, and hops are present throughout that taste profile, however they are not terribly exciting somehow. There’s some pleasant light malt and some refreshing citrusy notes. Maybe my palate is jaded today; I felt I should have liked this more, but somehow it didn’t excite, but it is very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
agoodpale (8) - - DEC 28, 2013 does not count
Great american style pale ale, great amount of hops. For those who like american hops you will really enjoy this beer, its a great value pale ale.. probably the best value pale ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vinhol (192) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 14, 2013
330 mil bottle slight hop aroma golden in colour taste is a little fruity but almost a watered down lcpa

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonnyguns (793) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle. You smell the watered down hops. Very dull. Taste is super easy drinking. Boring pale but expectations are low ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Muggus69 (1108) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - AUG 5, 2013
330mL bottle BB 21/3/14 Clean golden body, holds a small suddy head. Offers a good whiff of grassy, spicy, cooked citrus and unripe melon hop on the nose. Not much malt character to mention. Medium-light body, texture is somewhat soapy, moderately high carbonation with some bite. Hops from nose don’t translate too well to palate. Some pale/pilsner malt character, add a touch of corny DMS, then unripe melon, bitter orang rind and dried grassy/woody hops. Finishes with a firm, somewhat unclean bitterness. Not terrible, especially for one of these "private label" beers. With an everyday case price less that $50, it’s decent value when not much else is on offer...otherwise happy to avoid.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (763) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JUN 10, 2013
330ml stubbie. BB 03/04/2104. Poured a translucent golden amber with a thin off-white bubbly head that diminished quickly and laced OK. Medium carbonation with medium to large bubbles forming trails. Aroma mildly of floral/sweet hops as well as a touch of spice. Taste initially with minor malt sweetness quickly followed by a mild and pleasant hops bitterness. Light body with a watery mouthfeel. Light with a moderately long pleasant bitter finish. OK.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
varanid99 (431) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 25, 2013
Light gold pour with a quickly dissipating head, malty aroma with a little grapefruit but fairly light smell. Sweet, malty, very light thin flavour with just a touch of fruit. Just average

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jawano (1) - gosnells, AUSTRALIA - APR 30, 2013 does not count
I like it, too many autralian breweries go way over the top when trying to imitate an american pale ale. This beer has a good aroma followed by a distinct taste thats still sessionable


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