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Brewed by Hunter Beer Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Nulkaba, NSW, Australia

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An American style Pale Ale using 3 different hop varieties, Hunter Pale Ale is a unique and refreshing beer with a fresh, citrus spicey flavour that is balanced with biscuity-toffee influences from the specialty malts used. With its fruity character and robust flavour, Hunter Pale Ale is perfect for every occasion. Rich gamey meat dishes including duck and spicy Indian cuisine especially compliment this beer. Alcohol content of 5.2% Alc/Vol.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shark_Pants (234) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 25, 2014
Nice grapefruit and pine hit in the aroma. Nice strong sweet malt backbone in the taste, with the grapefruit bitterness, pine, grass. Quite good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vanz (189) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 20, 2013
Nice American style pale ale, lovely fresh hop aroma, nice easy drinking pale ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (855) - Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2013
I had this on tap at the brewery. Aroma was fruity and so was the taste with a hint of toffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12777) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 14, 2013
Cloudy pale tan. Aroma shows a little yeast and a fair bit of orangey hop. Fresh and yeasty, but the hop character is fruity, tasty and w moderate bitterness. Decent brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fletchfighters (1117) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 8, 2012
A-- Pain in the butt getting the plastic champaign style cork off. Attractive smoke came from the bottle though. Poured a dark honey color with tints of orange in the sides. Very big and well retained light brown head. Almost a good three fingers worth head. Shows a lot of carbonation and small bubbles on the side. Very nice lacing to this. S-- Orange, lemon, some grapefruit but a whole lot of citrus. Some honey in this I also think. Very crisp and light smelling but refreshing. T-- Very hop forward. Quite aggressive. Lots of grapefruit taste followed by lemon. No real malt taste to this. All about hops in this. M-- Well carbonated, creamy and filling in the mouth. Lots of bitterness to this but finishes dry and clean with a touch of bitterness. D-- It is aggressive I will say that much. Nice beer but needs a bit of malt. As a 330 or 355 ML would be excellent but as a 750 would be a bit much to finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sevenlee (1381) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - FEB 7, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Pours a nice amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruity with some toffee, hops and spices. Taste is also fruity with some passionfruit, grapefruit and notes of toffee, biscuit and citrus. Sweet fruity after taste with a ballsy bitter finish. Great job.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluebetty (1019) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 19, 2010
Draft at the brewery. Pours a bright deep amber with nice slightly off white head. Plenty of lacing as it falls away. Big american hop aromas with plenty of citrus and bubblegum coming through. Flavour of some light caramel up front and a good resiny hop bitterness near the finish. More malt came through as it warmed. Fullish mouthfeel. Nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2010 average pale ale. slightly toffee with some citrus to back it. was a gift from a friend who bought it in the hunter

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
presario (4695) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - APR 11, 2010
Bottle. Hazy dark golden amber. Nice hoppy APA aroma.hoppy zesty citrus flavour. Shaort finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vanvenlo (1283) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAR 7, 2010
26 Mar 2006 - Sweet fruit malt aroma. Clear amber colour and very good lacing. Fruity sweet hop flavour. Easy drinking with a hoppy bite finish.


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