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Lord Nelson Quayle Ale

Lord Nelson Quayle Ale
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Brewed by Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel
Style: Wheat Ale
Sydney, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (8112) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2013
Draught half pint at the brewpub on July 12, 2013.
Described as a Summer Ale with Saaz hops, at 4.5% ABV.
Hazy honey yellow color, white head. Sweet, herbal taste. Medium but high co2 mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Herbal aftertaste. Faint, malty, herbal scent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ALLOVATE (2522) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 31, 2012
Bit weary of this bottle I picked up. Best after December of last year, hmmm.
So, into a snifter it went, just on cool, and I don’t think it could have been in finer form. Looks good. Towering, sticky snow-white crown atop very cloudy, honey gold body with well-conditioned, fine carbonation. Grassy and sweet, candied fruit aroma (strawberry, pear, pineapple) with a touch of dusty, sun-drenched grains that leans more towards pale ale malt than wheat. Creamy in mouthfeel and filling for a beer of modest strength. Good body with a dry, absorbing malt finish that is dusty like the nose. Sweet, fruit Starburst candy start meets a wall of leafy hops that offer a pleasant level of bitterness to the swallow. The fruit begins to linger long between sips, bitter under-ripe melon comes to mind; juicy and dominating by the end of the glass. This is quite a pleasant ale. Be mistaken, but I’d probably place this in the Golden ale sector as it has the traits of one. Refreshing stuff! (33cL, BA 08/12/11, Liquor Barons, Greenwood)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 23, 2012
Had on tap at the brewery. Refreshing easy drinking ale with subtle flavours and aromas.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
floydian1 (1103) - FNQ, Australia, - MAY 9, 2012
330ml green bottle (as "Quale Summer Ale" with ABV of 4.4%). Pours clear straw yellow with a thin white head. Aroma of sweet golden malts with a faint trace of grassy hops. Palate is watery and uncomplicated with flavours similar to the nose. Abrupt finish. Light body. A lawn mower beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maris (1085) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAR 10, 2012
From a 330ml bottle on 11/3/2012 (the bottle describes it as Quayle Summer Ale’ and is 4.4% ABV). Pours a cloudy light golden with a thickish lasting head. Has a slight aroma of bready malt and citrus fruit. Flavour wise, it’s relatively subtle - a little honey up front, with a slightly sour, lingering lemon bitterness at the back. Not particularly exciting or noteworthy, but easy enough to drink and would work quite well in the warmer months.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bigbish (582) - California, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Not as good as their other beers. Pretty bland and boring. Smooth drinking. It’s for the ladies.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (3919) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 23, 2011
On tap at Lord Nelson. Pale peach skin amber colour with a light white head. Spritzy aroma and easy to drink and refrshing in the mouth and on the palate. A good session beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - JUN 7, 2009
Draught at Lord Nelson, Sydney. Pours yellow with small white head. Grain, honey and spice notes in the aroma and flavour. Thin body and light finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bluevegie (3063) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 17, 2008
Tried on tap at the brewpub. Bright yellow gold body and short head. Soft cloves in the taste then a little grainy,enjoyed the Victory Bitter more although still thought this was good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MBison (548) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - JAN 9, 2008
Draught at the brewhouse 4.5%. Didn’t bother to let this one warm up, just got straight into it. Arrived a hazy pale yellow with brownish highlights and a small white head which was mostly diminishing. Aroma was mainly wheat and grain with some honey. Taste was grainy and quite similar to aroma with honey, faint lemon and a light bitterness. Light bodied with a watery texture, dry mouthfeel and a short finish. Quite thin and disappointing.

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