Brewed by Garage Project
Style: Specialty Grain
Wellington, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler


on tap

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hop_Hedonist (246) - Perth, - MAR 4, 2014
A bit too much malt body to call this a Summer Ale - malt dominant - ends with reasonable amount of noble hops - wish it had been lighter bodied and hop dominant like Stone and Wood Pacific ale (still my gold standard for a summer golden ale). Pleasant enough though, just not thirst quenching for an Australian summer!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rangi (573) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 20, 2014
Hazy golden honey poor. Syrupy sweet aroma, which follows through into the taste syrupy and sweet start to finnish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
erikjsolsen (5) - - AUG 16, 2014 does not count
Savoury and fruity with golden color and mild foam. Delicious treat on a cold evening.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bygers (758) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle 0,5l. Pours an amber colour with a fading head. Aroma of honey, spicy hops, floral notes and lots of sweet clean malt. Flavour of honey sweet malts. Some spicy hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IPAgutten79 (507) - Skui, NORWAY - MAY 23, 2014
Oransje farge med lavt skum. Aroma av malt, fruktige toner og noe honning. Smaken er lett å like, her er det malt og honning. Tørr i munnen, med antydninger til humlebitterhet i avslutningen. Medium konsistens. Forfriskende.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (1924) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19, 2014
Pours amber with a fading head. Nose shows faint honey, spicy hops, floral notes and lots of sweet clean malt. The honey is much more apparent as a flavours, almost cloying in conjunction with the copious sweet malts. Some spicy hops in there too and an assertive bitterness. Carbonation seems a bit aggressive.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gorm (1179) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2014
Noe uklar gyllen farve med lyst skum. Smak av noe malt og humle. Smak av malt og noe humle. Litt søt. Bøker & Børst.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nilsas (1350) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2014
Duft av honning, krydder og urter. Fin gyllen farge. Dekkende tynt hvitt skum. Heng langs kant. Frisk god men også veldig søt på smak. Greit øl kaldt, men....

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Splitenz (331) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2014
Not very good, or rather, just not very interesting. Flat flavours, probably meant to be balanced and savoury, but I just found it all very wishy-washy. A shame, as the project seemed like such a promising and exiting one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niksko (325) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 15, 2014
Pours a hazy golden with rocky off white head. Nose is fairly sweet. Toffee, orange, pineapple. Flavor is balanced. Citrus and bready flavors, some spice from the rye, slightly bitter finish. Light body and slightly fizzy mouthfeel. This is really really refreshing. Not terribly complex, but tasty and would be amazing on a summer’s day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maneliquor (3071) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 8, 2014
I won’t be going into detail but this is not very good at all. Not sure what the deal is but it drinks like a macro lager. Very sweet and sticky malts with barely a touch of hop presence. Toffee-centric stuff. Not my kind of beer at all

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