ANZUShophunter (87) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 8, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From bottle in Belgian Ale glass. Poured slighty cloudy (decanted some of yeast sediment). Modest but pleasant initial hop aroma increased as the beer warmed. More bitter than most "summer" ales, notes of passionfruit and butterscotch. Nice for a hot day.
Maris (1152) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - FEB 21, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
From a 330ml bottle on 21/2/2015. Pours a clearish medium golden with a huge rocky white head. Has a modest fruity aroma with yeast Take a swig and it’s mainly citrus fruit, with not much in the way of malt. Has a definite vinous character to it, and presents more like a saison than a golden ale to me. Medium bodied with lively carbonation (perhaps a touch too much). I note this is quite well regarded on here, but it didn’t do a lot for me.
k0mpsa (1750) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from bws, broadbeach. Hazy dark golden color, white head. Aroma is nicely hoppy, fruity and some flowers. Taste is also nicely fruity, hoppy and malty. Good balance.
ronthechef (18) - - FEB 5, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
My kind of beer , golden ale non pasturised so great fresh aliveness. I can see how others would say it's lacking a bit in flavor but I loved it. Like an Italian craft no hints of Belgian silliness. Great light summer drinker good on the carbonation little bit floral and very light passion fruit.
RafeAU (390) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - JAN 17, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pale Amber with big fluffy head. Hoppy aroma and flavor, light bitter finish. Big hop character here. Nice summer quaffer. Could be classed as a APA or an IPA.
madquacker (1072) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - DEC 24, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Big finger and a half of foaming head over an orange glowing bottom. Citrus and sweet phenyls. Very nice ale in deed.
alberti92 (159) - - DEC 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the rotto hotel! Pours golden with a finger of head. Aroma is subtle with plenty of citrus, grass and passion fruit characters. It's fairly light bodied with low to moderate carbonation. Taste is similar to the aroma with plenty of passion fruit and grassy notes. Great golden ale!
jaymick82 (1) - - NOV 7, 2014 does not count
1.8 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
The most dominant smell is the ale yeast. The head is thick and foamy and the colour is a wonderful yellow, but the aroma, ohh the aroma, what a letdown! The taste is average at best. It tastes like traditional beer, bitter at the start that mellows after a couple of seconds, but there is no malt depth nor hop character. If you are used to sessioning VB or XXXX then this is your first, tiny step into the craft beer world. It is similar to the very safe James Squire 150 Lashes, only weaker.
hawthorne00 (2823) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 25, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Hazy gold with a large white head. Gentle hay, citrus (orange, grapefruit) and tropical fruit aroma. Light bodied, high carbonation (that’s inconsistent in the 6 pack). Clean hay, mandarin, grapefruit. Dry and pretty bitter finish. Refreshing summery beer.
mkel07 (4301) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Archive Beer Boutique July 2013. Nice easy drinking golden ale with no pretentiousness, just a good old fashioned flavoursome beer.