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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: 81   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4101) - 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 (119) - 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 (1403) - 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 (12789) - 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 (393) - 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 (619) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor (3263) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 23, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 14, 2013 Bottle from Mane Liquor. Cloudy orange pour with a big fluffy white head. Nose is very funky, hay, granny smiths, tart, acidic citrus. Taste is full on tart and mouth puckering apples. Super tarty and funky, not for the faint hearted

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jade (416) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 19, 2012
Nice cloudy golden colour. Mysterious apple aroma. Tastes like golden delicious, several layers of complexity.Sour, warming aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
barakihunter (187) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 14, 2012
This beer has brilliant subtle apple aromas, with the both the sweetness and tartness of the apples making into the beer’s aroma. The appearence is a transparent golden yellow-orange hue with a touch of cloudyness from residual yeast and apple sediment. The taste is a appley sweet beginning followed by a more malty taste and moves to a good tart palate that complements the apple and malty balance. Overall, an absolutely delicious apple beer.

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