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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.49   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Vale Dry is an Australian Dry Lager brewed traditionally with a perfect combination of malts and hops and extended fermentation to achieve an optimal crisp clean taste.


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bif (1496) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Pours a hazy straw color with a small head that fades quickly with no real lacing. Aroma of citrus, fruit and musty grain. Taste has a citrus bit with a trace of malt sweetness and grain. Has an acidic bitterness that just seems to linger. Light body and crisp but not well balanced. I suspect this beer is well beyond its "best by" date.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
ALLOVATE (2436) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2013
Had the pleasure of trying this one on many and occasion and am still to find a fresh batch. Outdated but marked with a ’bottled on’ doesn’t help, maybe the bottlo’s could get these in the bargain long before its first 6 months on the shelf. Anyways, produces up with all the mannerisms of Deutsche weissbier; towering plume of white foam atop a muddy sandy gold body with highly audible carbonation. Yeasty, pasty, sorghum-esque nose with a forgiving hint of honey and orange marmalade. Honey dominates the palate with again that bready, pasty grain leavened by far too much yeast. Soapy backdrop and slick finish has a buttery diacetyl tinge to it. Honey in the finish. Dirty, washy mouthfeel with foamy carbonation. All esters, malt and hop lost this is just a messy lager if it ever was one. I still want for that fresh sample but, like the end of the rainbow, it is forever just beyond me! (33cL, bottled on 28/09/12, Dan Murphy’s Currambine)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
8th September 2011
Very hazy gold beer, tidy white head. Crisp semi dry palate. Light pale malt. Minerals and a trace of orange hop. Whisper of honey before the crisp finish. Nice palate but the beer is like fresh air!

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
fletchfighters (1096) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2012
clear straw yellow with a quick fading bright white head. Metallic hops, malt and lemon Follows nose but with a lemon tartness. Clean and dry with too much carbonation and lemon tartness. Decent but needs work

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
crabpeople (1) - Mclaren Flat, AUSTRALIA - JUL 12, 2012 does not count
Bland and watery with no apparent aroma or mouth feel. A very ordinary beer from Mclaten Vale.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MarkMaclean (48) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 20, 2012
Not to my taste - unpleasant acidity and aftertaste - but many rave about it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 20, 2012
330ml Bottle. A decent lager. Nothing overally special, but drinkable, better than your average lager.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maneliquor (3154) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle. Surprisingly not as bad as I thought it was going to be after having their pale a few months back. Just an easy goping lager, nothing out of the ordinary here

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sevenlee (1351) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - FEB 21, 2012
Pours a very large cloudy yellow frothy white head. Aroma is sweet malt with hints of fruitiness. Taste is about the same. Very light bitterness. Ordinary.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - NOV 28, 2011
Bottle. Pale gold body with a large white head. Aroma:taste-subtle, tropical fruit, bread with a dry barely bitter finish. Light bodied.


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