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Brewed by Carlton & United Breweries (CUB)
Style: Pale Lager
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.82   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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This product displays the fullness and balance of CUB's traditional lagers. The fruity/yeasty aroma and increased bitterness produces a tasty drop.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
maneliquor (2782) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 11, 2011
UPDATED: APR 20, 2012 A passable beer. A mans beer. You’re probably better off being pissed before you start drinking this. One of Nick’s go to beers...crazy mannnnn

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2011
Had to drink cans of this shite at the ABL down in Canberra when the BlueSox were playing them. After the first 6 they went down ok, but then again so would rams piss

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
ComradeK (922) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - DEC 24, 2010
Glass from 750ml bottle. What’s to say, really? Pours a fairly standard clear lager gold, with a decent enough head for a beer of such low calibre. Nothing much discernible on the nose, but there is perhaps some stale bread and a slight metallic note. The taste is in typical pale lager territory, being extremely bland. Some dough in the mid-section and a slight, artificial-feeling, hops taste at the end. The palate is exceptionally watery. Yet another dull macro pale lager.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GT2 (7870) - Carlsbad, California, USA - NOV 16, 2010
355mL thanks to Brev. Rating #100 for this beer! Pour is clear copper with good white lace. Aroma of sugar, toast, caramel, clean malt. Taste is sweet, some caramel fullness. Actually not bad at all. No brewing flaws. Unoffensive.

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Maris (914) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - OCT 22, 2010
From a 375ml bottle on 23/10/2010. It’s not uncommon to hear people arguing about whether this is better than VB. Which is kinda funny because they’re both equally shite. Has a very slight stale smell. In the mouth, it’s all metallic chemicals, a bit of sweetness, followed by a short, sharp though not altogether pleasant bitterness at the end. Yet another shocker from CUB.

1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
davidm (1926) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 17, 2010
Bottle 375ml. Not good, Aroma of straw, and also detergent. Taste is sweet. Palate is thin and watery. Yellow colour, bubbly, with a frothy head.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Jade (401) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 19, 2010
Clear amber, looks like coloured water. Head vanishes almost immediately. Unpleasant, yeasty aroma. Bitter to the taste, very metallic. No discernable qualities.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Davros (1806) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 14, 2010
Pale gold pour with a small head. Dirty aroma of stale beer, grainy malt and cardboard. Cooked corn and cardboard make up the flavours. Pretty high carbonation.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2009
Bottle 375ml. @ home.
Clear medium yellow amber color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, artificial caramel, light to moderate gypsum - lime stone. Flavor is light moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration, cardboard and gypsum - lime stone. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20091207]

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bov (9050) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 1, 2009
from Bier-Bienne - golden-bronze colour with an irregular foam; flowery hints in the nose; medium-bodied and a tart effervescence; sweet and with a shy bitterness; quite dry flowery finish


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