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Brewed by Little Creatures Brewing
Style: American Pale Ale
Fremantle, Australia

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RATINGS: 577   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We love our Pale Ale. Many of us from the brewery have made pilgrimages around the world in search of great varieties of this wonderful style. Surprisingly, there are no great secrets to brewing this type of ale but there are most definitely no great shortcuts. Bag loads of Cascade and Galaxy whole hop flowers that we source direct from hop growers in Victoria, Tassie and the US are thrown at this beer, creating an intense citrus and grapefruit aroma and flavour that we balance with a careful selection of specialty malts and a local pale malt made to our own specifications. Preservative and additive free our Pale Ale is live-yeast conditioned in bottles and kegs for unmatched freshness and character. From brewing to release, a batch of pale ale takes about six weeks, allowing for two weeks conditioning in the bottle after packaging. No artificial additives are included, just great ingredients. Pour it into a glass to enjoy it at its best! The beer’s character is driven by the use of fresh whole hop flowers. Hop Flowers are carefuly selected that are bursting with aroma and contain all the essential oils and acids that deliver an uniqe flavour experience. Drink a few pints of this beer and you’ll soon become one of us…a certified "hophead" craving those crisp citrus flavours of grapefruit and passionfruit and maybe a bit of honey, all backed up with a good balance of bitterness. If you’re wondering what on earth malt or hops actually are then click on the two hop characters to the left and find out more. It’s not just the hops that make Little Creatures Pale Ale what it is though. Selected malts are kilned in small batches to our specifications and are used exlusively in our pale ale. Two different yeasts are used to both ferment and bottle condition the beer. The latest technology and equipment is used to maintain absolute quality control and one of the main ingredients in the pale ale has got to be the amount of passion that it takes to produce a seriously good beer...we live for it! From brewing to release, a batch of pale ale takes about six weeks, allowing for two weeks conditioning in the bottle after packaging. No artificial preservatives or additives are included, just great ingredients.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mydogjet (39) - - MAY 23, 2014
One of my favourite beers. A beautiful beer colour with floral aroma and gorgeous hop taste. I love this beer so much.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
smiles_181 (16) - - MAY 12, 2014
This is one of my fav pale ales. Huge fruity and floral nose it's bursting with flavor. Not to fruity like many other US IPAs. Really well balanced. Love it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
s_hartshorne (1620) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle bier huis ossett. Grapefruit hop aromas. Golden colour halo white head. Taste is grapefruit citrus peel some malts decent hop bitterness medium body quite strong carbonation. Ok stuff

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pricey290483 (383) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2014
a nice easy drink of a beer this quite hoppy with a good amount of citrus a nice bit of after taste well worth a try

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StevieT (701) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 3, 2014
From a bottle. Mild fruity aroma, crisp hoppy flavours, mild bitterness, atypical pale ale. Not that that is bad, I liked it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (2266) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 16, 2014
Bottle@Tight Restaurant, Copenhagen - pours a golden amber colour with thin lazing white head. Citrus and tropical hoppy fruity, caramel malts, slight grassy, lovely mouthfeel, refreshing, great drop this. ---Sent via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borup (6089) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 13, 2014
33 cl. Bottle. Clear amber colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, fruit, spice, malt and grassy notes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MissPxx (461) - - APR 5, 2014
Very hoppy aroma. Golden colour. Light head. Very fruity and hoppy in taste with a subtle aftertaste. Not bad for a bottle ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3534) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 4, 2014
In Port Douglas at the Salsa Bar and Grill. Pours gold with a thick ivory white head. Fruity nose. Flavors of citrus. Effervescent mouthfeel. Refreshing.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle. Aroma is floral, creme of tartar Edinburgh rock. Taste is sweet malt and more Edinburgh rock. Very nice indeed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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