Brewed by Mountain Goat Beer (Asahi Holdings - Australia)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Richmond, Victoria, Australia


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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
The Steam Ale is a crisp, certified organic ale. We incorporate a slap of wheat malt in the grist make-up and ferment it cool. We use Cascade and Citra hops to give it a fresh, zippy finish. Great as the weather warms up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Machalel (32) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 19, 2013
Appearance: Slightly hazy yellow with a thick white head. Lots of carbonation bubbles, but the head doesn’t lasts for much time, and not much lacing down the glass. Aroma: A nice collection of hops, sweet malt, tropical fruit and slight citrus. Taste: Crisp light malt with some bitterness. A little grassy, and quite ’clean’ compared to what the aroma hints at. Mouthfeel: Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Fairly dry to the finish, with a very slight astringency. Overall: A very easy to drink beer, but nothing special. IMHO, it could probably do with either a tad more flavour hops or a bit more sweetness to balance the astringency.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Holmen1 (3735) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2013
Fra fat på CBC mai-13: en lett og floral øl som sikkert er en super forfriskning i varmen Down Under. Her gjør den meg ingen tjenester. Vanskelig å hevde seg med 4,7% i et landskap av heavy duty stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benfi (653) - DENMARK - MAY 6, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2013 Pours a cloudy yellow, with a white head. Herbal, malty aroma, lemon, hops, phenolics, onion peel, grass. Dry, light to medium bodied, medium bitterness, balanced CO2. Lemony, herbal taste, grapefruit, malt, hops, passion fruit, yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (14836) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2013
Tap @ CBC, 2013. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Hay and grass. Smooth and crisp.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 4, 2013
Appears yellow and with a fluffy white head and plenty of sparkle. The aroma is of sunflowers, golden grains and some lemon zest - light and enticing. My impression of the flavour is that it is light and sessionable, so it does what it sets out to do. It is spritzy and floral, light and fluffy. Not a lot for the likers of heavy beers (myself included) but serves its purpose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kryon (1973) - SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2013
Pours light yellow liw white head Aromas of pilsener malts, bread Taste is watery, mildly malty. Nothing really special ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjollnir (392) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - APR 29, 2013
330mL bottle. Pours hazy pale gold with a small white head. Aromas of citrus, passionfruit, honey, some esters, a little malt and yeast. The aroma promised so much but there’s not a great deal going on in the flavour; fairly subdued, a little wheat and yeast, some esters, low bitterness and sweetness. Light body, soft carbonation and a short finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omega (816) - NEW ZEALAND - APR 9, 2013
A nice beer for a hot summers day. Poured a little too light and clear for me which raised concerns about the flavours which had light citrus undertones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11853) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2013
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Light malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Flowery citrus notes. Moderate bitter powerfull lime flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5945) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - FEB 25, 2013
Bottle at Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a crystal clear light yellow colour with a white frothy head. The aroma is malty, but a little on the weak side. The flavour is medium bitter, hoppy and a little zesty. It’s a refreshing beer no doubt and that hoppy bitterness was very evident on the palate. I don’t think I’d go out of my way to drink it again, but I’d be happy if this beer was my saviour on a hot summer day sometime in the future.

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