Brewed by Stone & Wood
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Byron Bay, Australia


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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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We were inspired to brew this style of beer by the European village breweries whose ales were brewed and delivered fresh to be enjoyed in the pubs of the surrounding local area. Draught Ale is brewed to be served fresh in the many great watering holes just down the road; therefore we don’t need to filter or pastuerise it. We want it to be served over the bar just like it is in our storage tank at the brewery. Brewed with local water from the Byron Bay hinterland, Australian grown barley, wheat, and hops, and carefully selected ale yeast we have crafted a beer with complex flavours and a clean bitter finish.

Formerly known as Draught Ale.

filiy's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
filiy (28) - Perth, - MAR 29, 2011
Pours a nice cloudy golden straw color, great head that lasts. Aroma of fruity and maltyness. Not a strong taste but a bit sweet with hints of hop and fruit. Mouthfeel is quite carbonated and not too long. Nice tasting beer, quite refreshing, easy drinking, great on a hot day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stoutnick (585) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 22, 2014
Light blonde pour. Smells of bright passion fruit and tropicals. Taste is the same but quite thin. Very refreshing. Good session beer certainly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (3361) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 1, 2014
330ml bottle from Good Spirits Co. Golden yellow, good head. Earthy yeasty lemon aroma. Flowery yeasty flavour. Sour aftertaste. Mre a Belgian ale or saison than a golden ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (11343) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2014
Sample at London Craft Beer Festival 2014. Hazy pale yellow beer with a small white head. Salty citrus flavor, hay, grass, floral, some grapefruit. Hoppy salty flavor, grassy, hay, floral, bread, some grapes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
orange_3084 (118) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 21, 2014
Pale straw colour with medium white head. Pungent fruity aroma. Passionfruit and pineapple/mango. Light bodied with lively carbonation. Taste is clean without too much character. Low bitterness and hardly any malt, just a slightly grainy character. Crisp finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer-yum (546) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 25, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2014 Looks way too light to be good - but don’t be fooled. This beer has an alluring aroma which is backed up by a brilliantly balanced taste. One of the best Australian beers I have had (and unbelievably good given it’s low alcohol content).

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
herring (6) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 24, 2014 does not count
Totally individual. Fruity. Refreshing. Unique. Sensational. The only problem is that it is so hard to find. As soon as anyone gets any stock, it disappears.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
frankcolub (69) - Ashbury, AUSTRALIA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle fermented beer, slightly cloudy yellow colour well balanced and fruity (passionfruit ) flavoured beer. nicely finished smooth hoppy taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (4748) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 17, 2014
Draft - Sweet tropical fruit. Hazy pale gold with a decent white head. Sweet tropical fruit juice, carbonation bite and some residual sweetness. Tastes like pop.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Danev76 (506) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2014
Strong passionfruit aroma. Clear golden colour with excellent head. Fruity hop flavours, citrus and passionfruit mainly. Sharp dry finish. Light body with spritzy high carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (2031) - Manama, BAHRAIN - AUG 11, 2014
Hazy golden ale with a firm white head. Aroma is lovely citrus/lemony and floral hops. Slightly biscuity malt, too. Velvety soft body. Flavor is light citrus and floral hops. Really easy going but with plenty of flavor. Such a great beer and good for a few pints without getting too pissed.

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