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Brewed by Mountain Goat Beer
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Richmond, Victoria, Australia

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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


daniele's rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daniele (6056) - - NOV 17, 2012
chiara buona schiuma piuttosto grossolana discreta persistenza bella gassatua poco corpo leggero malto amaro medio non molto aromatico


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Joakgust (1041) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle. Hazy pale yellow beer with a large head. Aroma is spicy with notes of hay, ocean mist and wheat. Flavor is spicy with notes of skunky hops, sea mist, hay and wheat. Not very pleasant.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
varanid99 (609) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 6, 2015
Pale yellow pour with no head and low carbonation. Malt, grapefruit and slightly earthy aroma. Slight citrus and malt flavour, crisp but not much to it.

0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Luumu (17) - , FINLAND - JAN 10, 2015
No any flavour, not looking good, noth worth of drinking. No taste at all, metallic and rusty

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jookos (3035) - FINLAND - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle@apteekki. Golden yeallow, light haze. Yellow berry fruityness intially, some greens, reminding me just a tad of brooklyn’s lager actually. Malty, some honey. Lightish body. Some malty sweetness. Dry finish. Some yellow fruits, honey melon, pumpkin even. Clean, but not really that interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alberti92 (131) - - DEC 8, 2014
Pours brightly golden with a thick head. It has a strong tropical bouquet of mango and passion fruit from the citra hops with a subtle malt sweetness. It has a fairly low bodied mouthful with moderate carbonation. It has subtle citrusy flavour with a crisp bitter finish. A great palate cleanser and thirst quencher.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GoufCustom (946) - HONG KONG - DEC 3, 2014


330 ml bottle bought at foodGARDEN in D2 Place, Lai Chi Kok.

Cloudy hazy straw golden colour with no yeast sediments; Razor-thin head and residual soapy white foam which fades in 5 seconds; Small sticky lacing with minimal carbonation; Fragrant aroma of Ale malt, with strong grapefruit, passion fruits, light peaches, floral nectar, strong molasses, strong yeast, very light lemon and light grass; Light sweet taste of thinned light Ale malt, with wheaty dryness, light grapefruit, lemon, light lime, very light spices, yeast, moderate bitter hops and strong grass; Light body, dry and thin palate; Mouth feel Ale base but strongly thinned by wheat, with dry crispyness but not tart. Malt is underwhelming, so are the hops: fairly low-fi grapefruit and lemon, moderate bitterness and quite strong green grass, with taste not as impressive as the nose. Fair and moderate bitter finish; Dry after taste, Crisp and wheaty to mouth.

Comments: This one is almost like a midget version of White IPA, if only it was meant to be: Nice floral and tropical hops aroma being upstaged by wheaty dryness, thin malts and underwhelming hop taste. As drinkable as a hopped-up Hoegaarden, I rather have a full-body blond ale instead. So-so.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sm89walt (1783) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 21, 2014
Keg. A slightly hazy golden yellow with a small but lasting and lacing white head. Lemon, pale malt biscuit notes, grassy hops and some orange characters comprise the profile. Light to medium body, soft to medium carbonation with a modest intensity and length bitterness to finish. A relatively standard, moderately hopped golden alenwith good freshness and quaffability.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Malrider69 (67) - Central Coast, AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2014
This beer looks the part, but there is a lack of complexity in flavour - in fact there is very little flavour at all.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Earplay (35) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 30, 2014
Hints of citrus in aroma, light carbonation. Taste is clean, lager-like with cleaner finish. Unfamiliar with the style but enjoyable and refreshing.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ngejo (421) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - AUG 22, 2014
Tap. Cloudy, orange, frothy, tan foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish.


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