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


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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.8   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
This product displays the fullness and balance of CUBís traditional lagers. The fruity/yeasty aroma and increased bitterness produces a tasty drop.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
StuffWine (137) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2013
Poured orange and needed vigorous encouragement to form a loose white head that dissapated quickly. Aroma wheet, cardboard, and something unpleasantly sour. Tast bready and simple, nothing else. Palate water, thin, little carbonation, almost no finish. Will not drink again.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
citizensnips2 (6) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 20, 2013 does not count
As much as it sucks I personally believe it's the best beer CUB produce. As watery as it is I like its balance and love to just drain 1 or 2 on a hot day or after work ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jonnyguns (1102) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 26, 2012
not one for the faint hearted. better than VB. bit more cleaner if thats possible. cheap and nasty drink this if your wasted

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bif (1738) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 15, 2012
Bottle- Pours a dark yellow color with a small head that fades to no real lacing. Aromais musty. Blend of yeast and hops with a bit of sweetness in the background. Has that old stale beer smell. Taste is not much better, sort of funky with yeast and malt sweetness. Coarse bitterness and a sticky finish. Light body, has a lot of rough edges and high carbonation. Not a decent drinker, but then you canít expect too much from a poor step sister of Victoria Bitter.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Caravan (1) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 26, 2012 does not count
Melbourne bitter. Welcome back to the 80ís. If you rate it as a beer its gets zeros across the board. Little taste, watery texture, flat as a tac and generally all round terrible. But you know what? Sometimes after a long day at work a terrible melbourne hits the spot. When you need that brainless beer its perfect. Theres no need to complicate simplicity like Melbourne. You know its beer (just) but when youíre brain dead and need a drink then why waste a good beer? Just smash it down and stop worrying about life. It holds a special place in my liver and probably will forever.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
jdpeebs (686) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19, 2012
Bottle. Another ordinary lager. Very bland. Beer flavoured water with added alcohol. Only good for getting drunk.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Rangi (648) - NEW ZEALAND - MAY 10, 2012
Its bitter like the label says but thats about it, Reminded me of studend days when anything as long as it had alcohol would do.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Radek Kliber (6709) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAR 15, 2012
Bottle 3xx ml
Aroma dusty grainy nose, slight salty hints with mineral touch. Hint of generic bittering hop. 4+
Appearance light amber-gold, clear , short lived white thin head.2-
Flavor and Palate : medium light bodied. Mineral , carbonated water as base. Slight feel ogf grainy malts, hint of corn and toasted rice. Clean ,easy going. Cool for hot summer days. OK for macro brew.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
bigbish (615) - California, USA - NOV 4, 2011
What else can you say other than, itís cheap. Wanna get drunk? This stuff will do it. Enjoy.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Dervock (661) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - SEP 22, 2011
750ml Bottle - No really aroma, very little taste - bit metallic and lost its head as soon as poured. Had that same candy sweet finish I get from VB.

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