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Thorogoods Billy Bs Golden Malted Apple Beer

Brewed by Thorogoods of Burra
Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Burra, Australia
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap


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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Our famous apple beer with its sweet and acidic tang, brilliant head, and big malty flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (1353) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle shared @ the ever awesome dangerous bottleshare #7 . Pours clear golden with a tiny white lacing. Aroma of red and green apples, oaky wood notes, sour apple cider, weak champagne and some apple juice. The taste is like a sour apple juice or cider with notes of dessert wine, pear, very sweet champagne, apple pie and some vinegar in the aftertaste. Pretty interesting beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (434) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2015
Shared at Dangerous Bottleshare #7. Pours clear golden with no head. Aromas of green sour apples, lacto sourness, champagne sparkliness, sweet apples, apple cider, light brett. Taste is apple mash, light vinegar, vanilla, oaky dryness. No alcohol. At all. What.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anstei (152) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 18, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours golden with a small head. Acidic nose, hints of vinegar. Lots of apple cider taste, hardly any beer aroma left. Fresh sourness. The large alcohol content is hidden well, but still noticeable. Definitely worth a try!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4153) - SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle 75 cl, 2011 vintage. Pours clear darker amber mahogany with a small tanned head leaving small laces. Aroma is sour funky stable some.acetic touch fruity honey sweet astringent barrel. Flavor is as aroma well balanced puckering a bit throat burning; right in my alley indeed. Longlived apple fruity sour sweetish aftertaste. 12% ABV....cannot taste it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bgb1991 (125) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 1, 2014
Pretty salty aroma, very tart. Bright and cloudy, not too many bubbles. Upfront is face squishing tart apple. Followed by a salty, crisp, malt backbone. This may be my bridge to ciders, maybe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sevenlee (1505) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAR 19, 2014
Pours a hazy orange colour with a white head. Aroma is malt, plenty of apples, acidity with hints of wood. Taste is medium sweet leading to a fruity and acidic finish. Very good stuff!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
pmuzz (400) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 19, 2013
I really liked this beer; very complex yet so well balanced. Hid the 12% really well, I can see why this is so highly ranked.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13135) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 1, 2013
A Ratebeer legend! Hazy blond. Bretty, lightly woody, good appley character. Earthy, a little slickness maybe from butter or pedio.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopRedHead (397) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 1, 2013
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours a golden amber with 2cm of fluffy, light tan head. Inconspicuous granny smith aroma veiled by a very sweet maltiness with barnyard/hay eccentricities. 12% ABV is cloaked by the malty sweetness, until the alcoholic apple sugariness presents itself in the aftertaste. Challenging and delightful. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stoutnick (665) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 5, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 15, 2013 Aroma of tart and sour. Flavour even better - big load of the same, but quickly balanced by apple sweetness. Ends with return of soure flavours. Lingering apple fizzy tartness - a tasty, not objectionable sherbert. Beautiful.

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