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Brewed by Grand Ridge Brewing Co.
Style: Bitter
Mirboo North. Vic., Australia
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Gippsland Gold is an Australian style bitter pale ale, vintaged over an extended period of time, with a creamy round flavour and pleasant hop bitterness. An easy drinking and thirst quenching beer.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dredd (714) - Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2003
UPDATED: JAN 14, 2007 nice beer with a malty/nutty flavour. Definately gets the thumbs up. Very smooth and has a nice golden amber colour with good mouth feel. Re-Rate: 14/01/07 Still a nice beer, strong toffee and creaminess, perhaps a tad light on finishing bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
eczematic (1322) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - AUG 24, 2003
nice, nutty, slightly salty and soapy malt flavours, with some spicy hops. a reasonable yorkshire kind of pale ale - clean, dry, malty and unfruity.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
hydrohelen (1) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 5, 2003 does not count
A fantastic beer, soft on the palate, fresh nose, full bodied flavour making this on eof Australias premium beers

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Linc (739) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 2, 2003
Amber colour, mild malty aroma, golden syrup flavour. Not the worlds most exciting ale and definately not worth $3.95 a bottle.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (7189) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 28, 2003
more amber than gold. pleasantly citric but a little thin. pretty swiggable

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ultrasonix (15) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 21, 2003
For a locally made brew it was really suprising, a definate ale taste of hops yet mellowed with a nice sweet aroma and aftertaste. Well worth any palate at this price.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Catadobe (112) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 14, 2002
Nice strong malty after taste on this brew. For a beer priced at $2.50 you are definitely getting your money’s worth.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nesta13 (205) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 24, 2002
Top quality English-style Aussie pale ale/bitter. Lovely crystal malts. I’m very impressed with this brewery.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
johninmelb (1127) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2002
UPDATED: JUL 23, 2003 Love the strong dry finish on this beer. This is a brewery that's going to get pretty popular pretty quickly, and this is the mainstay release from it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slappy99 (3) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 18, 2002 does not count
Dark amber colour, light head. Pleasant, but not especially memorable. Tested against a particularly strong chilli, which may have something to do with the fact that I can hardly taste my tongue right now


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