VinegarStroke (262) - Napa, California, USA - JUN 22, 2014
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tasted 6/6: Bottle: Another poor beer from these guys. Clean simple short. Lacks any obvious ale lift or hops. Short light palate.
Waste of money and tasting time.
sm89walt (1741) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
330ml bottle. A particulate golden amber in colour with a fading two-finger white head. Mid-fruits, caramel and grassy hop aromas with a distinct and not entirely pleasant leafy, earthy yeast character that carries on to the palate. Light to medium body, medium carbonation and a nutty, toasted malt linger in the finish. Tolerable but not one I’d be keen to revisit.
mattyhennessy (253) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - APR 9, 2014
1.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle. Pours a golden amber with a small white foam head. Minimal fruit aroma and detecting some sweetness. Very weak taste, but that is typical of a Aus pale ale. Not much to comment on
motelpogo (6203) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 1, 2014
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
bottle picked up in downtown newcastle. pale golden and very fizzy; some butterscotch in the aroma; very bland for the style - low biitterness, hint of caramel, industrial tinge. why bother?
Jado (490) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - FEB 1, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
From 330 ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber with a large rocky white head (Bret infection?) and vigorous carbonation. Aromas of peach, lemon and spice (nutmeg). Taste however doesn’t live up to the nose with a very flat flavour profile lifted only by a prickly citrus bitterness at the back end. Watery body. Clean finish with a very light citrus aftertaste.
M_Sack (342) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 25, 2013
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Cloudy straw colour with a poorly retained white head. Pear, honey, nut and an unpleasant metallic aroma. Further flavours of honey and nut. A touch of caramel malt, but very poorly balanced. Some bitterness but a real hollowness to the palate. American pale ale? Not good.
Vanz (189) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 19, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bit weak for a pale ale, Classic Australian style though, thin and fruity. Drinkable.
Dervock (432) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - OCT 19, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle - pours golden with a white head. Biscuit, nuts and a very, very slight hop aroma. Mild caramel with some hops on the taste, medium mouthfeel with a dry finish.
gnoff (7664) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 33 cl at Royal Albert Hotel, Sydney, on July 18, 2013.
Best after 05.10.12.
Cloudy golden color, dense off-white head. Hoppy, herbal, citrus, malty taste. Dry bitter aftertaste. Fizzy mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet, malty, herbal scent.
madmitch76 (14312) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
12th September 2011
Hazy gold beer, small white head. Crisp palate, semi dry. Minerals. Pale malt. Trace of hops. Crisp finish. Somewhat tasteless.