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Brewed by Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel
Style: American Pale Ale
Sydney, Australia

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Note: The bottled version is brewed and bottled by AIB.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (11842) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Draft at the source. Hazy golden yellow color, medium white head. Aroma of bread dough and straw. Taste is similar. Plain.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (1166) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2013
330ml bottle. Golden amber colour, foam white head that dissipates and aroma of malt & light hop. Taste is malty with some citrus and a light earthy bitterness. Light bodied, well carbonated, dry finish. Quite OK.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alang51 (36) - Essendon West, AUSTRALIA - MAR 16, 2013
First one from this brewery. Carb was a bout Spritzy. Not overly bitter, more malty taste.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
halfbaked (48) - - NOV 3, 2012
Has a slight malt aroma. Has a nice golden amber colour with a quite white fast disapating head. More malty than bitter. Not too heavy and quite refreshing. Good.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
goddy (2) - - NOV 2, 2012 does not count
Excellent Pale Ale. One of the best, perfectly balanced sweetness and bitterness. Nice mild malty flavour.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
mattkatz (12) - California, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle pour in pub style shaker, literally around the corner from brewery. Not sure why the bottle stamp is 280212, its nearly August?! Hazy orange color with creme colored head, that seems lasting and leaves thin lacing. This is a true session ale, with low hop profile, smooth palate, and no aftertaste. At 4.9 abv, you can enjoy quite a few of these in an evening, or instead, use it to warm-up to something with more hop.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 23, 2012
Had on Bottle and Tap. florals of citrus with a balanced malty dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ALLOVATE (2410) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 12, 2012
One of my first pale ales back in the day, and this rating from the bottle back in 2008. Hazy, tawny amber-gold with a wickedly fluffy, lofty head of cream that persists and manages to mess up the glass in its wake. Nose has hints of grapefruit, apricot and peach, toasted grain, light peppery spice and just a twist of sweet Riesling. Taken aback on first sip. Deeply woody, piney and smoky, highly phenolic with a pleasantly complex malt flavour coming through. Late hint of fruit esters, citric and like the aroma hinting at a peppery and wine-like quality on the finish giving a perceived astringency. Well rounded, flavour-wise with a meaty body belying its modest strength. A very likeable brew. (33cL, no date stamp, The Beer Store Morley) 7-4-7-3-15 2012, bottled. Produces up a cloudy, orange gold with a tight and creamy, off-white head that is lasting. Peach, Starburst™ candied lemon, cantaloupe, light yeast and citrus sherbet comes through on the nose. Quite creamy and foamy in mouthfeel. Taste is candyish, yeasty, bready and pleasantly sweet with supple, ripe stone fruit and spice in back. Finish has toasted grains and winey fruit but is short lived. Similar to the original I remember, but lacking in certain ways. Still a decent drop now it is mass-produced! (33cL, no date stamp, Thirsty Camel, Butler) 7-3-6-3-14

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imaragingbull (570) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 10, 2012
Draught at brew-pub. Pours hazy light orange pale, with creamy head and minor lace. Aromas of citrus, floral notes, herbs and oranges - malt character - bread, caramel, grainy nutty notes. Light-medium body, average carbonation, moderate bitterness, slick thin body, a touch gritty on the finish. Moderately bitter, light-moderate sweetness to round out.,

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gramoit (353) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2012
Friends of mine had raved about this, so I gave it a try. Unfortunately i was a little disappointed, with nothing standing out. Fairly bitter, citrus hops dominate the taste. Overall not a bad beer at all but one I will not be yearning for.


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