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Matilda Bay Fat Yak Pale Ale

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Brewed by Matilda Bay Brewing Co. (CUB)
Style: American Pale Ale
Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lrkmilani (73) - BRAZIL - JAN 2, 2016
Due to its appearance and aroma, I hoped for a bit more of bitterness. But it is a good beer with an easy drinkability. Very enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Florya (1208) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2015
How : bottle. Apperance : almost clear dark golden with a medium white head. Aroma : bread, orange peel, grass and some light syrup tones. Palate : medium to light body, average carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cimbasso (556) - - DEC 27, 2015
Sampled from 345ml bottle at the Squirrel. Clear amber colour with a white head . Malty and sweetish taste. A hint of honey and orange in the taste, but little bitterness. Rather sweet finish dominated by a corn syrup taste. Rather too sweet to be a good American-style Pale Ale.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Hop_Hedonist (392) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 24, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2015 This should be renamed: ’Fat Yuk’ - shit in all respects - tasteless shit especially - half a bottle down, the rest on the lawn.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (20074) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2015
3rd November 2015
Clear amber beer, decent pale cream colour head. Palate is light, semi dry and crispy. Thin malts with a milky sweetness. Light ripe orange hops. Dry finish. Tastes tired, passable.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DavidAust (145) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 7, 2015
330ml bottle poured into a short stemmed ale glass. Aroma - not much at all. Appearance - beer bottle brown. Pretty close to the actual bottle colour. Crystal clear and a white pillowy head. Foam holds briefly then disappeared to a low lying ring. Some minimal lacing. Medium bitterness and a hint of sweetness. Not really well balanced. Slightly above average carbonation and a little oily in texture (not in a bad way). Astringent and bitter finish and it is the astringency that lingers for quite a while. One most people will love or not.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomgorm (37) - maroubra, AUSTRALIA - OCT 9, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 26, 2015 Large but short lasting head, clear amber colour. Mild citrus and stone fruit aromas, mild bitterness with a surprisingly smooth creamy palate. Highly sessionable. The fruit aromas dissapear after a short time leaving a pleasant, simple ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geoff55 (6) - Portland, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2015 does not count
Clear Amber with good white head retention .Love the aromas from this beer, although it gets lost in the mouth. Ripe orange citrus and floral aromas with a hint of hops gets the taste buds watering but once again fails to carry through . A reasonable commercial session beer and one I drink regularly .once again though . slight malt on the initial mouth that carries through to lingering hoppyness . A good beer at its price point but lacking something in the flavour .

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (12189) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 7, 2015
345ml bottle (Cambridge Blue, Cambridge)
Very nice toffee-ish sweet caramel aroma, some hint of artichoke dip lemon butter. Malty toffee in the mouth - and tasty at that. Soft palate, carbonation just right. Aroma also packed with bread now I’ve tasted it. Drinkability is massive, but it is perhaps a bit too sweet, and maybe a bit starchy, to be comfortably sessionable for Anna. Finish is pleasantly bitter. On another night I might only give this 3.1, but right now, it’s really tickling my tastebuds.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wim (3392) - Weelde, BELGIUM - SEP 4, 2015
On Holidays gold-blond colored body with a white head and a floral citrus hop aroma a citrus hop herby bitter fruity taste with a bitter finish


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