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Mountain Goat Summer Ale

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

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This one’s come about after a couple of summers playing around with aromatic, hoppy and sessionable ales like Skipping Girl and Goldilocks. There’s plenty of malted and unmalted wheat in the grist make up, and a big burst of fruity Nelson Sauvin and Motueka hops on the nose. For the tech-heads the numbers are: 20BU, 7EBC, 4.7%ABV. We’re also pretty pumped to have packed it in a 375 ml can, for all your outdoor summer thirst quenching requirements.


2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
swannycellars (29) - Swanbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 7, 2015
Crack.... loads of passionfruit and pineapple leap out of the can. Flavour is lots of tropical fruit which dies quickly into some slight biscuit. Great refreshing carbonation. Designed to drink by the 6 pack on 48 degree days.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ngejo (507) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - MAR 28, 2015
Can. Hazy, pale, golden, minimal head, white foam, lightly bitter, medium sweetness, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, & astringent finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joakgust (1091) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2015
Can. Semi hazy golden beer with a large white head. Aroma is fruity with notes of caramel, citrus, peaches, tropical fruit and wheat. Flavor is fruity with notes of gooseberries, citrus, peaches and tropical fruit. Well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bgb1991 (127) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 30, 2015
Not much for the eyes, bright hazy straw colour with a bubbly head that does not stick around. Orange prominent on the nose. Taste is crisp, carbonated bite, dry, typical characteristics of nelson. All in all, nothing overpowering or outstanding, perfect for the muggy summer days.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bmeup (562) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - JAN 10, 2015
Nice one MG, for a Golden Ale i reckon the aromas are pretty darn good, they shine through as they should. I dunno? there have been some appalling ratings for this beer, maybe they,re rating against a AWCIPA or their palate’s are over cooked on them, shit, put six Golden/Blond ales side by side and then have a go! Good beer full stop.

3.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TedE (397) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 6, 2015
375ml can into schooner glass. Wow! Mad passion fruit/ peach aroma. Smells amazing. Maybe pineapple. Cloudy with minimal head. Tastes more subtle, slight fruity zing. Dry short finish. It’s all up front with this beer. Nose-WHAM! Taste- OK. Finish- oh it’s gone. Really interesting.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RafeAU (326) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - DEC 14, 2014
375 ml can. golden with frothy head. Hoppy aroma, grapefruit hop flavour and little bitterness. A decent summer quencher.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
rhensens (7) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 24, 2014 does not count
Good floral aroma light but flavoursome sessionable beer. Light colour. Label describes it best, great for summer

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rangi (632) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 5, 2014
Great wee session beer that provides enough interest to keep coming back to. Nice tropical hop aroma and flavour. Great crisp refreshing taste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vanvenlo (1396) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 31, 2014
Citrus herbal aroma.Yellow&suds lace.Light candy grass flavour. Light bitter tangy finish&sweet aftertaste.


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