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Murrays Nirvana Pale Ale

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

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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Nirvana Pale Ale is a hybrid of an American Pale Ale combined with the classic English Pale Ale style to produce a New World Pale Ale. A brilliant golden colour, our pale ale has a fresh citrusy/spicey aroma and flavour, balanced with biscuity/toffee flavours from the malt and finishes full bodied with a complex character and bitterness of selected caramalts are used as well as generous quantities of New Zealand grown Cascade and Hallertau hops.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StevieT (529) - AUSTRALIA - APR 14, 2014
On tap at Salamander Shores. Pours golden with a lasting tightly bubbled head, present fruity hops aroma, very smooth with a mild bitterness that grows on you with each sip. A great beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 14, 2013
Interesting hop, a little melon and a little orchard fruit but not really either. There is a light hop character and s veneer of balancing pale malt.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14312) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
3rd September 2011
Cloudy amber beer, decent white head. Fairly neutral palate, a little crispy. Mild creamy malt. Mild hop. Fresh citrus. Well balanced in it’s mildness! Decent but could do with more ooomph!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fletchfighters (1031) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2012
A-- Poured a golden wheat color, a little bit of haze to this. Fairly carbonated in the pour. A good 1 finger off white head that kept its head for a good amount of time with a bit of lacing. S-- Mostly grapefruit and citrus smell. Hops are soft and the malt and fruit are bigger. More acidic smelling than others. T-- Large acidic taste. Grapefruit and lemon. Hops do not jump out and grab you like others. Much more malt driven but get a feel of the hops in the taste. M-- Good lively carbonation. Closer to a EPA than an APA but has aspects of an APA. Nice mouthfeel and balanced well with the hops and malt. Very clean finishing and with a bit of a bite at the end. Could be a bigger hop taste to this though. D-- Very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle and tap- nice citrus hop aroma. Golden honey in colour, medium bodied and a good refreshing hop bitterness on the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
birraiolo (195) - ITALY - APR 26, 2012
Bevuta in bottiglia. Color oro carico con schiuma media fine e non molto persistente. Prumi erbacei e agrumati, al palato si presenta con una carbonazione molto alta lasciando un leggero pizzicore sulla lingua che in qualche modo copre tutto il resto.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cardofab (229) - Teramo- ITALY, ITALY - MAR 26, 2012
Color Oro, ampia schiuma non compatta, al naso è fruttata (mango, frutti tropicali), al palato è di corpo medio, discretamente luppolata, un pò erbacea con lievi tonalità caramellate. Finale delicatamente amara. Buona.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sevenlee (1253) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - FEB 7, 2012
Slightly cloudy golden colour with white head. Aroma is citrusy fruit, sweet malt, hops and spices. Taste is also malty with citrusy fruit and some biscuity notes leading to a great bitter finish. Ultra soft mouth feel. Quite nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 21, 2012
Thanks Craig for sharing this bottle. Pours a light golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma is nice and hoppy with pineapple, peach and caramel notes. Similar hop flavours with a caramel malt backbone. Heavy carbonation with an extremely foamy mouth-feel. Weird how this seems to foam up in your mouth so quickly, which is quite distracting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13935) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 21, 2012
bottle at home ... golden yellow ... big white head ... soft passion fruit hop nose ... way over fizzy ... sof lemon ... ligth drying lemon ... light spicy citrus ... ok


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