fletchfighters (934) - - NOV 9, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
dark orange brown color. One finger of off white head that falls to a thin collar. Earthy orange and grapefruit and orange nose with a good Carmel backbone Thin taste but a good amount of earthy hops. Orange, pine and grapefruit Grtty earthy feel to this. Would think simoce with how pungent it is. More like a Eastern US APA.
ShaneJ (308) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Beer Cartel. Slightly hazy orange/amber, tight lasting white head, citrus (grapefruit, oranges), toffee-like malt, sweet caramel, medium body, nice mild bitter finish. A nice, easy drinking APA.
maneliquor (2294) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle cheers to Owen. Quite a good all rounder. Nothing to write home about but very solid in all aspects and has great balance. Nice quaffer
ALLOVATE (2225) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 21, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pine-needles and stinging nettles drowned in vibrant, ripe and tight citrus and tropical fruit esters is the divinely sultry aroma that wafts from the glass. Radiant deep orange body, well conditioned with a dense, persistent head of foam. Soft and foamy in mouthfeel; well rounded and juicy balanced by a dry, all hop finish. An ample amount of navel orange comes through on the palate, very fresh and tidy. The finish melding the orange with honeydew, pine-needles and a touch of vanilla. Just enough malt to give it depth is quite grainy and gritty. Moderately bitter but this is second fiddle to the fruit that comes through. So juicy. So balanced. So approachable it just warrants cracking more than one. Another fine beer from this brewer. Top stuff!!.(33cL, fresh batch, no date stamp, Cellarbrations Carlisle)
Brenhophead (473) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330mL bottle. Pours light clear amber with an aroma that oozes pale ale awesomeness, sweet grapefruit, slight toffee, sherbert, perfume. Can the aroma be topped by the flavour? Not quite but it comes very close. Lots of grapefruit goodness with a sweet malt backing, very well balanced. I must say that this is probably one of the best Australian pale ales on the market, kudos Riverside.
Sevenlee (1094) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - JUL 18, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a clear amber colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, floral notes, spices and hops. Taste is light to medium sweet leading to a moderate bitter hop finish. Not bad.
hawthorne00 (2107) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 25, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (thanks to MrKennedy). Amber with an inch of white head. Aroma of grapefruit, caramel, mango, pine, pepper. Light bodied. A little caramel sweetness and some peach, earthy and citrus hops, lightly spicy. Moderate bitterness. Maybe a little thin, but refreshing.
stoutnick (290) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep peach look. Big fruity nose. Bitey flavours and palate. Overall, pretty decent bitter styled pale. Look forward to trying more stuff from these guys.
Stew41 (1625) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - MAR 28, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Very much your ’vanilla’ PA; clean, a touch of hop sharpness; easy and appropriate summer drinking. But, ultimately, intensity is lacking. Good beginners style and of course there is a place for these beers.
mkel07 (2520) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
330ml bottle from Warners at the Bay Bottle Shop. Great floral hop aroma really fills the nose. Deep amber in colour with a good head that stays around. The flavour is also hop laden and leaves a resinous aftertaste.