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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: 32   MEAN: 2.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lunkie (1459) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2013
Murky yellow amber colour poor head and lacing. Citrus herbal hop malt spice aroma. Malt hop fruit flavor. Fizzy palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bluebetty (1019) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 31, 2013
Bottle. Golden straw with white head. Aromas of mandarines and a little biscuity malt. OK. Flavours are somewhat muted which not a lot coming through. Carbonation is a little to high.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sevenlee (1393) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAR 24, 2013
Pours a light yellow colour with a white head. Aroma is some malt, citrus and grass. Taste is light to medium sweet leading to a citrusy finish. OK.

2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
alang51 (38) - Essendon West, AUSTRALIA - MAR 16, 2013
Actually not too bad a beer. However is brewed by Coles even though you wouldn’t know it by looking at the labelling. Very shifty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maris (1019) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAR 10, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 13, 2013 From a 330ml bottle on 11/3/2013. Pours a clear very light golden with a small head. Has a slight aroma of bready malt and a hint of citrus and honey. The flavour is relatively sweet and fruity, with a hint of caramel malt. A slight to medium hop bitterness finishing things off. A reasonable, pleasant enough APA (not English in style) but not much different to a raft of other subdued, inoffensive Aussie pales which seem to be hitting the market of late. Still, I guess one should be thankful they’re not making more abysmal pale lagers...

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rosslew (249) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 9, 2013
Doesn't look much but does keep a head. Not much in smell and a light taste of hops. Nice on the palate. Not bad. Not spectacular either. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TourDeBeer (119) - your mummas pants, AUSTRALIA - FEB 20, 2013
citrus aroma’s, faded too quickly to emjoy. pale amber appearance, pillowy head, ovious carbonation to the eye maintaning the thickness of the head to about 10mm salty, lightly sour, medium bitterness, medium sweetness, thick feel, surprising that its a comfortable mild to lively carbonation but yet its still got a great head, I thought it would be over carbed by sure. Pretty happy really and easy 3.5 plus

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 16, 2013
pours near clear gold with light off white head. Aromas of apricot, grass, light tropical fruits and crystal malts, light med body, refreshing palate a touch grainy on finish but good overall, lingering sweet astringent cordial..

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkel07 (3662) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 13, 2013
330ml bottle from Liquorland. This beer has created a lot of hype for the wrong reasons. Very clear in the glass with a big soft white cloud of foam that collapses quickly. Golden amber colour. The aroma is a mix of grapefruit and straw and this is reflected in the flavour. Okay without being great.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pyobon (971) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 28, 2013
(Bottle) Clear pale amber yellow with no head. Pleasant citrus aroma with hints of candy and grass. Light bodied and a little over fizzy. Initial taste is quite peasant with a balance of candy sweetness and softly citrus tang. This shifts fairly smoothly to a bitter finish, which is fairly prominent and lasting but unfortunately is rathe harsh and metallic. It’s quite respectable for a beer that seems to have been manufactured for a chain of liquor stores, but it lacks real class.


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