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

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johninmelb (1127) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2002
This is nice. Nice bitter dry finish to complement that fruity hoppiness that a lot of the new breed of aussie beers have (eg Little Creatures, Gippsland Gold). Grand Ridge is just a sensational brewer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OlJuntan64 (1265) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 9, 2002
Hazy honey amber brown with mm sized floaties. Large size, medium lasting large bubbled off-white head. Very nice malty and floral hops aroma with lighter yeast and spices (ginge?). Short lasting medium intensity fruity hoppy start followed by a decent malty yeasty middle and finish. Drier milder sweet aftertaste. I quite like this one.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nesta13 (205) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 8, 2002
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2003 Not bad at all! As I suspected, my last bottle must have been dodgy. It's a very unusual combination of fruitiness with the English style caramel malts. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kaya161 (1128) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 9, 2002
Deep golden colour. Not much of an aroma, but the flavour is pleasantly hoppy without being bitter. A good flavourful session beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (7189) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 22, 2002
pretty fat. baked custard. tang

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
eczematic (1322) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - JUL 22, 2002
Maybe shouldve heeded mutant’s warning about not pouring the sediment in: it’s a disconcerting murky light brown colour like sandy seawater. smells uncannily like redskins lollies. reasonable malty body, with a thick English hop flavour. acidic, anty aftertaste. odd, but drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Caton (160) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2002
This is a great refreshing session beer. Great refreshing maltiness and a great bitter finish. Hints of fruit and citrus and biscuty palate.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerledgend (1197) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 15, 2002
Huge spritzy head, dark gold in colour, yeasty tatse.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2003 Very nice malty aroma, and a very good malty, citrus, fruity and biscuity middle, good hoppiness on the finish. OK.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (20915) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2002
Reddish amber appearance. Some yeast left in the bottle. Crystal malt flavour, rather clean, medium bodied, bitter finish. A tasty, drinkable ale, very much reminding of an American amber ale.


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