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Brewed by Queensland Breweries (CUB)
Style: Pale Lager
Yatala, QLD, Australia

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 1.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.94   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
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1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
madquacker (1042) - Canberra ACT, - OCT 12, 2013
Did not know they mage this. Found randomly on a lower shelf in a FNQ bottle shop. Corn, lurid yellow, very low carbonation and put me to sleep on a hot FNQ day.


1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
KeefOz (920) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2013
Poured a light golden amber with a three-finger white foamy head that collapsed more than diminished. Laced poorly. Moderate carbonation. Aroma of malt with a strange slightly metallic tint. Taste bit bland up front but has a nice hops bitter after taste. Light (watery) body (3% ABV). Finish is pretty bland with a hint of bitterness.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mkel07 (3404) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2009
375ml can. Dull amber colour with a reasonabley nice head of soft foam that stayed around. Mild carbonation and a heavy malt aroma - skumky. Bitter and tart on thye palate with a long aftertaste. Light and dry texture.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Bribieboy (11) - Bribie Island Queensland, AUSTRALIA - MAR 28, 2008
In Australia it is common for breweries to run a special batch of beer to be sold on special, packed in 30-can íblocksí and sold quite cheaply compared to the normal can or bottle 24 íslabsí as they are known here. Powers Gold is only ever sold as a 30-can block and tends to be issued at major selling times like Christmas or Easter. It is usually very cheap indeed, less than $AUD 1 per can and tastes like it. Originally it was 3.5% ABV but has been watered down to 3% recently.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
gam (3246) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 14, 2008
Little brother of powers bitter and not too nice,pours out a darkish gold weak head some lace,aroma is malty but metallic,the flavour green and metallic some fruit like but finish bittery sour,I gave it away quick.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
beerledgend (1197) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 19, 2006
Bronze gold colour with big white head. Malty corn aroma. Metalic flavour with hint of oxo cube.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 23, 2006
In the can. Pours pale gold with a medium-sized fluffy white head. Smells like a cross between apple juice and urine. Mild residual bitter finish. Weak and watery. Not sure that this has any sugar-donating adjuncts as it only reaches 3% ABV. Boiled vegetable flavors abount. Yuck.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fbennett (293) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 27, 2006
One of six from the "Beer down under" six pack brought back from Australia. This offering from Carlton pours a pale yellow with a thin white lace. There is a metallic pale hop presence, the carbonation is high it almost burns the throat. There is a small bitter grapefruit quality in the finish but overall it is really weak.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pjk33 (389) - Sligo - Curllsville Heights, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2006
Can. My Uncle Don brought this one over from Sydney in a pack of 6 different Aussie beers. Can says that itís good until April 06. OK. I didnít get to try this one in Australia, so here we go. Pours with a fluffy head, and that head leaves quickly, but surprisingly leaves some decent lace. Golden color, a little darker than I anticipated. Nose is like a lot of domestic macros, but not unpleasant, just corn and hops. I glanced at the can and .... what?.... 3 percent?.... Is this near beer for Aussies? Lots of flavor from the hops when I take a slurp. Pride of Ringwood hops Iím guessing because it tastes a lot like the other Australian lagers that I have had. Not bad. Highly carbonated. I think that I could easily drink 15 of these. Pretty tasty actually.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Sully (1377) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - NOV 3, 2005
Damn, bugger and all those really bad words. I looked at the ratings of some of my colleagues and I noticed I hadnít rated this. So, being in close proximity to the Australian Hotel in the Rocks I wander in and find, to my dismay, that this was available. Yup, typical Queensland description of a mid strength beer with all that such a style promises. Too grainy, corny adjuncty to be a real light and not enough guts to be a heavy. These beers are a bit like a transvestite, they technically have balls but they just canít use them to any real extent. And they certainly are trying to be something they arenít.


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