Brewed by Scharerís Little Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
Picton, N.S.W., Australia


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A traditional all malt beer, fermented in the traditional German method with a long cold storage. Quite full-bodied with a big malt start, balanced with quite a high bitterness and hop flavour and a dry finish. The Lager has a hoppy, aromatic, and sometimes honeyish nose. No added sugar, preservatives or chemicals; unfiltered and unpasteurised. Available in 780ml champagne style bottles. Should be consumed within 3 weeks of bottling.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VinegarStroke (280) - Napa, California, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Tasted 6/12: Tap> light haze, pale, light head and lace. Aromatic profile is dominated by honey malt. Very malt driven. Hops are subtle. Off dry, not sour and medium low bitterness. Just a little simple. Been about 18 nyears since I last drank this beer. The world has passed this beer by but itís still solid.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gnoff (7975) - MŲlndal, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2013
Draught as part of a tasting paddle at The Australian Hotel on July 12, 2013.
Cloudy yellow color, white head. Light, fruity, vegetable taste. Low bitterness. Light malty aftertaste. Light sweet yeasty scent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 15, 2012
Had on tap at picton and Australian hotel. A very nice lager, a bit maltier than your average. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6521) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2012
On tap at Australian Hotel. Deep amber with a thin white head and decent carbonation. light hay and grassy hop aroma, Flavour had some sweetish malts, hints of lemon and a gently bitter finish. Fine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (2539) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 29, 2011
Tap. Cloudy yellowish orange with almost no head. Grainy aroma with some flowers, pears and spices. Feels alive in the mouth and is slightly creamy. Light grainy sweetness with typical lager hint of sourness and mild peppery bitterness. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mkel07 (3662) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 13, 2011
On tap at Australian Hotel. Hazy amber with a thin white head and a mild aroma and flavour with some low level bitterness

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2010
had on tap at the Australian Hotel. small white head on a golden body, hints of grass and lemon.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Threepwood (107) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 22, 2009
Tonight was the first time Iíve ever returned a beer, this was undrinkable. Heavily clouded piss yellow with visible sediment. Very strong sulfur and wet gym socks smell that carried over to the flavour. Certainly there is big bitterness there but I couldnít get past that smell. There must be a fault with the keg or the lines because there is no way this beer could be intentionally made this way. This was at the Australian Hotel in Sydney, I asked the bar staff (politely) to dispose of the glass.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown! / Waikato, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 7, 2009
Draught at the Australian Hotel, Sydney. Pours golden with a small white head. Aroma of sweet malt, citrus, cut grass and honey. The flavour is sweet malt, citrus and grass. Soft carbonation and light bodied, with good bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MBison (548) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - MAR 25, 2008
Draught at the George IV Inn. Arrived a straw golden orange with a frothy white head which was mostly diminishing. Aroma was of sweet malts, honey, lemon with some grassy, slightly spicy hops. Flavor was again sweetish malts a light bitterness, honey, lemon citrus, wet paper (mild) and a hint of pepper. Light bodied with medium carbonation, slight watery texture, dry mouthfeel (mild) and a ok finish.

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