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Brewed by Murrays Craft Brewing Co.
Style: American Pale Ale
Bob’s Farm, NSW, Australia

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Murray’s Angry Man Pale Ale, is our idea of beer heaven. A hybrid of an American Pale Ale, combined with the classic English Pale Ale, the beer is a brilliant light-golden colour. Murray’s Angry Man Pale Ale has a full-bodied finish and complex character. The beer’s fresh citrusy/spicy aroma and flavour is strongly influenced by generous use of New Zealand-grown Motueka and Pacifica hops. This is well balanced with biscuity/toffee flavours from selected caramalts.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danlo (1293) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2013
330ml bottle. Hazy orange amber colour, creamy foam off-white head leaving alittle lacing and aroma of malt caramel, mango & orange citrus. Taste is malty caramel, melon, earthy, grassy, grapefruit hop bitterness. Smooth mouth feel, light bodied, medium carbonation, dry crisp finish. Quite drinkable APA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (1260) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - DEC 5, 2011
Draught This beer has replaced Murrays Nirvana PA. Such a joy to be able to get $4.30 schooners of it at my local bowls club! Clean golden body, fluffy white head. Aroma bursting full of tropical and citrus fruit hops; guava, grapefruit, bit of leafy resin, and light malt caramels. Medium-to-full body, good carbonation, slick texture to it. Plenty of fruity hop on the body with a genuine malt sweetness that gives the palate some nice weight. Solid bitterness to finish lingers. Truely one of the great Australian APAs, be hard to go past compared to others.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madquacker (1049) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - SEP 14, 2012
A nice APA. Lots of good floaters and an orange hue. Cirus notes. A good example of the style.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ComradeK (1045) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - DEC 4, 2011
330ml bottle. Pours a clear golden amber, with a smallish white head, which lasts fairly well, leaving some lace. A strong, sweet aroma of honeydew melon is the dominant note on the nose, but it mingles with strong pine resin hops, a touch of pineapple and a tiny hint of caramel malt to create an extremely appealing aroma. Strong lime and tropical fruit hop flavours abound initially, with a trace of sweet mango leading through into a body which blends prickling pine hops with some smoother malt characteristics. A smooth, fruity finish has some caramel, more tropical fruit and some biting, peppery hops. Another really quality beer from Murray’s: a strong, hoppy APA with so much more going for it than the horde of various pale ales out there.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonnyguns (1044) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 2, 2012
Bottle. Pours golden with disappearing white head. Aroma is a lil bland. Taste isn't much better slight citrus backing and quite spritzy. Average beer at best

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
floydian1 (1032) - FNQ, Australia, - MAY 20, 2012
Bottle. Golden pour with off white head and soapy lace. Citrus hops and grainy malts on the nose and tongue with a mild dry bitter finish for the style. Nothing hits you over the head. Light-medium body with a spiritely mouthfeel. An easy drinking lawn mower beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bluebetty (1019) - AUSTRALIA - APR 17, 2012
Bottle. Pours a light golden straw with some hazing. Large billowy white head falls away relatively quickly. Flavours are quite subdued. Some citrus, biscuity malt a little yeast and very faint chlorine. Not to the point of being offensive but definately there. Flavours are pretty straight foward and not overly memorable to be honest. Some grain and the lightest resiny hop finish. OK

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maris (1011) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - DEC 9, 2011
From a 330ml bottle on 10/12/2011. This is apparently a replacement for Murray’s Nirvana Pale Ale, and I seen numerous suggestions this is the same beer and simply relabeled. However, this one has a higher ABV, and it does taste different (albeit similar) to Nirvana. The respective labels indicate that different hops are used (Cascade and Hallertau for Nirvana and Pacifica and Motueka for Angry Man). Pours a deep, fairly clear golden with a small head which disappears quickly. Has a nice sweet aroma, with passionfruit, honey and caramel and floral notes present. Flavour wise, it’s sweet and fruity with some caramel malt evident. Finishes with a distinct hoppy finish. A truly excellent APA from one a few consistently good brewers in Oz.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyobon (956) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 24, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2012 (bottle) Pours clear golden with little head. Lovely aroma - complex floral and fruity bouquet. Medium body with good carbonation. Beautiful foretaste from the hops with the complex and light floral and fruity notes in the aroma. Solid mid-taste with malts balanced with bitterness. However the finish is a bit soft for a beer like this: the hoppy bitterness that shows such promise earlier does not deliver a long bitter finish. Overall a nice IPA: lovely flavour and nose, but room for improvement in the finish. Rated: saturday, december 24, 2011 Edited Feb 2012 for changes to availability

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KeefOz (953) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2012
Poured a translucent honey amber colour with a two-finger white foamy head that diminished quickly but laced well. Moderate carbonation. Aroma of malt and sweet hops. Taste had faint malt but dominated a bit by hops which gave a mild bitterness. Medium body. Medium length slightly bitter finish but quite a good beer.


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