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Grand Ridge Almighty Light

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Brewed by Grand Ridge Brewing Co.
Style: Low Alcohol
Mirboo North. Vic., Australia

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47   EST. CALORIES: 81   ABV: 2.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A thirst quenching lager with origins from the pilsener style brewed specifically for the Australian palate and the great Aussie BBQ crisp refreshing and surprisingly full bodied light beer.


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
mattyhennessy (290) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - MAR 23, 2014
Pours a cloudy yellow with a small white head. Grassy, somewhat malty aromas, that are matched by the flavour. Doesn’t manage to overcome the watery body of light beers

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
M_Sack (367) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 29, 2013
Tap @ brewery. Little bit of malt on the front palate with an unsurprising hollow mid palate but nice bitter hops to finish. If you had to I suppose you would.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Sevenlee (1301) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19, 2013
Pours a hazy yellow colour with a white head. Aroma is faint malt, grass and some slight hints of fruit. Taste is pretty bland as to be expected. To be honest, it’s not too bad for a low alcohol beer but in the end it’s still a low alcohol beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imaragingbull (570) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy straw yellow with small white head and some lace. Aromas of light floral and noble hop characters, grain and crackers. Light body, some light powdery yeast character, Finishes clean, refreshing with a hint of grain cracker and light sweetness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bif (1422) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 30, 2012
Bottle- pours a slightly hazy light golden color with a decent head that fades to some lacing. mild aroma of citrus, grain and a bit of malt sweetness. Quite clean. Taste has a mild crsipness with a light malt sweetness and a bit of grain. Has an easy bitterness and a dry finish. Light body, crisp and smooth. Has a bit more character than most light beers. Fairly bland but not bad for the style. Not normally a beer I would seek out but came as part of a six pack sampler.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
floydian1 (932) - FNQ, Australia, - DEC 26, 2011
330ml bottle. A clean yellow body with a medium-sized short lasting white head that leaves a reasonable lace. Nose is light grainy malts with a light lemony citrus hop presence. Palate is clean and medium-light bodied with an attenuated German pilsner-like taste. For a light beer, at least it has a semblance of dry hop bitterness to the finish. Could do a lot worse.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hawthorne00 (2410) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 4, 2011
Bottle. Clear orange with a decent white head. Aroma of butterscotch, honey and lemon. Taste is quite fruity with apricot and pineapple. The flavours in the aroma are there too. Slight bitter finish. First sip is pretty convincingly beery and it’s not as watery as expected. One is more than plenty, but this OK for what it is.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALLOVATE (2384) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 8, 2011
Had this bottle for about a year just lying about, and for a beer of such meagre strength I hope it held up.
A soppy, loose, bubbly off-white crown forms atop its dull and hazy medium gold body. Head is mostly lasting. Very bready, yeasty, sourdough nose with underlying pineapple candy fizz-whizz. Predominantly hoppy palate, mild showing of grain, mid-palate is bready and yeasty like the nose but is drowned out by some very duty, herbal and chewy hops. Pinenut and camphor swallow and linger, good bitterness on and in the swallow with some floury, sourdough and feint pineapple residing in the mouth. Not light in body, it has certainly got a weight to it not quite fitting to its final ABV. A strange light beer, quenching but not altogether refreshing! (33cL, no date stamp, Dan Murphy’s Mandurah)

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leighton (10794) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2010
Tap at the White Horse Pub, London. Pours a mostly clear yellow with a fizzy, white head. Faint aroma of malt and grass. Lightly sweet with almost very little bitterness. Light in bodied with fine, fizzy carbonation. Finishes has light sugar and barely perceptible, grassy hops. Overall a bit thin, even for a "light" beer. Unimpressive.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Davros (1920) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 24, 2010
Pours amber with a nice creamy-looking head. Nose shows lots of malt with honey, caramel and butterscotch quite noticeable. Hops are not forgotten, grassy and spicy notes are prominent. Flavours include the above sweet malty characters but without much backbone. More grassy hops. Body is pretty watery.


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