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Brewed by Stone & Wood
Style: Pale Lager
Byron Bay, Australia

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Stone & Wood Pale Lager has a sparkling light colour, and a flavour that strikes a fine balance between its subtle hop aroma and full malt palate with a soft clean finish.


1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
pmuzz (400) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 18, 2012
Another weak and listless beer from Stone and Wood. Lacks any flavour or vigour, bit like drinking soda water.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19, 2012
Bottle. Not a bad pale lager, better than your mainstream big brewery lagers. This beer would be vey refreshing after a hard days work.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dervock (523) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - OCT 25, 2011
Bottle -slightly hazy pale yellow with a loose white head. some hops and also slightly earthy aromas. Dry slightly floral/citrus flavours. Dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - JUL 17, 2011
Bottle. Clear pale gold body with an averaged sized white head. Aroma:taste of herbal/floral hops, bread with a soda water dry finish. Light bodied.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Davros (2164) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 5, 2011
Pours gold with a large, lasting head. Nose shows big grassy/spicy hops with little else noticeable. Some bready malt shows as a flavour, supported by the grassy hops. Falls flat quickly though. Body feels quite watery, carbonation is too high.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
michclark (88) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 28, 2011
very disappointing beer. The appearance is deceiving there is pretty much no flavour what so ever. Just amber and bubbles. Definitely pass on this one.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Shambles (35) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 1, 2011
Green bottle with white block lettering, the ampersand links the words ’stone’ and ’wood’. A PALE LAGER, FROM AUSTRALIA. It pours clear pale straw. Nil hops. Nice and bland. "Not offensive", that’s a POSITIVE! What’s the point? CUB and Lion Nathan already dominate this market.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jessop (207) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 26, 2011
After a fizzing pop the beer pours lovely and golden with a loosly packed white foam. Strong yeasty and unpleasent alcoholic aromas dominate. The beer is lightly bodied and slightly watery. Its flavour is sweet and theres really not much else. This lager certainly lacks imagination.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ALLOVATE (2522) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2011
Out the bottle, chilled and into a pilsner glass. Big burst once the cap comes off sees it rise up and out. Very lively on the pour too. A few minutes later and I have a bright medium gold lager with a mixed bag of bubbles raising up little more than a single loose layer of white suds. Dry, grassy hop, mildly vegetal nose with a good whack of fresh cracked, black pepper and a hint of lemony sour malt and barnyard grit (Australia’s first original Euro-lager on the nose!). Dry palate with a herbal zing to it. Mildly bitter, metallic POR-like swallow, dusty, with some cardboardy malt. Body is light, watery, well-lagered with some fizz. Metallic aftertaste lingers. Not too good at all really. They captured a little ’VB’ and ’Crown’ in the flavour of this one, hopefully intentionally to justify its all Aussie macro taste, despite the Euro-trash aroma. Hmmm!! (33cL, 01/03/11, 1st Choice Liquor)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pyobon (1019) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2010
Bottle. Clear pale straw colour with decent white head. Vegetably hop aroma. Light body and fizzy. Tangy lemony start, followed by slightly sweet maltiness with a slightly bitter finish that is unpleasantly harsh. Mostly bland, but the flavour that is there is poor. Overall bland, unimpressive, but ultimately drinkable.


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