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Steamrail Ghost of Eyre Pale Ale

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Brewed by Steamrail Brewing Company
Style: English Pale Ale
Hawthorn, East Victoria, Australia
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Ghost of Eyre" Pale ale with balanced hops and malt. The Ghost of Eyre Pale Ale has a well restrained crisp bitterness. The bitterness is offset by a caramel taste, as well as fruity and floral notes.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
KeefOz (1514) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAR 9, 2016
BB 31.10.16. Poured a crystal clear golden colour with a two- to three-finger white frothy head that retained well and laced OK. Carbonation high with medium sized bubbles. Aroma subtly of sweet malt; no obvious hops. Taste of sweet light malt and maybe a hint of citrus; no real bitterness. Light body, watery and thin. Smooth, bland and crisp if cold and with a hint of a harsh tang on the finish. Very lager-like.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 19, 2016
Large head medium carbonation amber pour aromas biscuit fruits plenty of malt note the flavours soapy lemon okay bitter citrus tends to watery biscuit the finish easy drinking pale but watery finish hampers the good tastes

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
varanid99 (1000) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 23, 2015
Pale gold, no head. Smells a bit nasty and funky, more like a green bottle lager. A bit of caramel, grass, but watery and bland. Fuck you for cashing in on "craft beer" Liquorland - this is the second bottle of shit brewed "under licence" I’ve had tonight, with the awful promise of one more to come. Considering this is the same price as James Squire or Little Creatures there is absolutely nothing to recommend this shit.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
aussiesilenus (1) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 9, 2015 does not count
had a good amber orange, but a little cloudy with moderate bubbles and minimal head. Had a fairly faint caramel smell, with a lightly sweet, lightly, lightly bitter with slightly caramel flavour. I found it to be light to medium bodied, with a lightly creamy texture and softly carbonated. A slightly bitter aftertaste which I like. Overall, for my palate, very moderately pleasing and would be easy to drink on a warm summer day, but lacking any complexity and interesting rich flavours to make me want to pursue this beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TedE (932) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 2, 2015
330ml bottle into schooner glass. Peppery sweet nose, even a touch of citrus. Pale amber beer with small white head. A lot of tiny bubbles rising. A bit watery. Finish is short with faint notes of caramel,pepper, lemon and lavender. Not bad, eminently drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Morboso (145) - AUSTRALIA - APR 19, 2015
Not overly complex but pretty good, enough of that piney hop aroma and bitterness to say "I am okay". I never read other reviews before rating but I am guessing this is pretty harshly criticised as being a macro, but it is actually pretty good within the price range.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
DrunkyMcDrunk (2) - - DEC 29, 2014 does not count
Bland, boring and tastes of large scale brewing. Gave me a headache. Could not be bothered with a thoughtful description. Mass produced swill masquerading as a craft beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sissio (1246) - Orsenigo, ITALY - DEC 23, 2014
Clear golden, minimal cream head. Malts with some caramel, Brian sugar, wild honey, orange and hops. Simple taste, floral and lightly fruity, bitter ending and aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sm89walt (1939) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 21, 2014
Bottle. A clear amber with a small, somewhat lasting white to off-white head. Aromas of mid-fruits, citrus, caramel malts and grass whilst following a similar thread to taste. Light to medium body, medium carbonation with a moderate intensity grassy bitterness to finish. Slightly protracted in length with a hoppy bite to an otherwise tangy mid-fruit bulk.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jado (766) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - SEP 22, 2014
From 330 ml bottle. Pours a clear golden-amber with a sudsy white head and OTT carbonation. Virtually no aroma to speak of, maybe a little bit of fresh apple. Taste is a weird mix of corn, dirt, vague bitterness and a metallic note. Clean finish with no aftertaste. Wrong on many levels.


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