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Green Beacon 3 Bolt Pale Ale

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Brewed by Green Beacon Brewing Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
3 Bolt Pale Ale is a gold to copper coloured all malt ‘Pale Ale’ of distinct flavour and bouquet. Using premium Australian Ale malt as a base, 3 Bolt Pale is a genuine craft beer. Classic old world bittering hops impart a spice-defined tongue with floral characters, whilst the late kettle, new world aroma hops result in a pleasant citrus and pine needle nose that segues into stonefruit. A clean finish consistent with its top fermenting yeast culture, 3 Bolt Pale is a flavoursome craft ale, best drunk young and preferably in the presence of the brewer!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dervock (967) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 23, 2016
Can - pours amber with a short lived head. Aroma is floral, citrus and caramel. Taste is bitter citrus up front with an easing bitterness and dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (14396) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 13, 2016
On tap at Green Beacon, pours a clear yellow blonde with a small white head. Aroma brings out crisp biscuity malt and light piney hopping. Flavour is along the same lines, with light dry piney hops and biscuity malt. Nicely balanced, with a clean, dry finish. Decent pale.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bmeup (638) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - FEB 2, 2016
Can Fruity and floral with some citrus and caramel malt sweetness. Quite flavoursome considering ABV, nice pleasant bitterness, palate and finish. Great beers from this crew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jado (773) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - NOV 10, 2015
355 ml can. Clear honey-amber topped with a tight white head that leaves good lacing. Aromas of stone fruit, citrus, flowers and honey. Flavour of citrus is prominent up front with grass and pepper in the mid palate. Smooths out to soft fruit flavours at the end leading into a moderately bitter finish. Well made and approachable American style pale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ANZUShophunter (280) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 30, 2015
On tap at brewery. Leaning toward a bronze hue with floral and citrus notes from a nice hoppy nose. A zesty mix of hop and malt on the palate. An enjoyable APA whether the first "A" is American or Aussie.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theodopilos (68) - - AUG 8, 2015
Cans from greenslopes cellars Brisbane, certainly looks good in a beer glass, fruity aromas, flavour is the same, excellent lacing, with a slight bitterness, very nice, another well made Aussie beer, recommend

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Davros (2782) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 17, 2015
Pours amber with a small head. Nose shows tropical fruit-like hops, including melon, mango and guava along with some heavy sweet clean malt underneath. Lots more caramel/crystal malt as a flavour too, very full-on. More fruit hops and fruit confectionery notes underneath.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (3504) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 5, 2015
Can, thrown in by Anton. Amber with a white head. Aroma of peach, flowers, spices, oranges, a little menthol. Light bodied. Some bread crust, peach, light spices, oranges, pine. Clean dry finish with firm bitterness. Right up my street.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 29, 2015
Rich amber pour medium carbonation aromas pine citrus floral lots of good sweetness caramel the flavours rich notes sweetness good bitter touch medium citrus caramel sweet fruits very pleasing ale like this brewery they are doing well rich stone fruit tastes involved as well very good ale

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
StevieT (1601) - AUSTRALIA - APR 7, 2015
From a can. This is a seriously good beer, sessionable for sure, just the right amount of hops for this style. Give it a go.


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