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Two Birds Golden Ale

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Brewed by Two Birds Brewing
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Melbourne, Australia

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Two Birds Golden Ale is a handcrafted, full flavoured ale that is true to its name. It pours golden in colour, is strikingly bright and exhibits grassy, spicy and citrus characters. This brew is crisp, refreshing and balanced. It is the perfect accompaniment to good food.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7098) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - APR 19, 2016
Draft at Taps Beer Bar, Changkat, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a clear amber with a long lasting frothy white head. The aroma is grassy hop, citrus. The flavour is moderate bitter with a big tropical citrus fruit, hop bitter palate and a lingering bitter finish. Fresh fruity and very easy drinking.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madquacker (1099) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - JAN 16, 2016
Golden indeed with a flat head and not much going on. Nice lager type taste. Very quenching and all round good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 5, 2016
@ Kirribili Pub, Sydney. Slightly hazy light amber. Biscuity, malty aroma. Mellow slightly lemony hop, light bitterness. Clean and refreshing.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Niksko (588) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 14, 2015
Pours a light, clearish golden with a fine off white head. Nose is bready, toffee, grass, maybe a little citrus. Flavor is more of the same, lots of sweet toffee, a little grass. Pretty basic, light body, lowish carbonation. Not bad, but nothing outstanding. Probably a tad better fresh, I think this is a few months old.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Morboso (145) - AUSTRALIA - APR 19, 2015
On special half price for a sixer. Label said something about honey, that was the main aroma and taste strain that came through, a little light on the palate but a decent lingering aftertaste after a couple. Quite a smooth beer, pretty subdued though. Pretty cool label for those with shaved sides and neatly trimmed beards that take their fashion cues from commercial tv. This would make them feel pretty cool.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Muggus69 (2004) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 18, 2015
330mL bottle from Beer Cartel BB 18/07/2015 Pale gold, thin dense white head. Subtle aroma; lime & grapefruit, passionfruit hops, light touch of cereal maltiness. Medium body, soft carbonation, dry overall perhaps a touch of acidity - faintest bit Saison-esque even!? Cereally pilsner-style malts lay the backbone of the body, with hints of citrusy, grassy hop, modest bitterness, and faint sort of skunky/cardboardy note on the finish. Put this one on par to something like James Squire Golden ale - not bad, lacking that bit of extra oompf though.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kurtos (172) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours a golden colour Aroma. Tropical aromoas, with a subtle peachiness. Taste. light bitterness, with flavours of stonefruit, very watery and thin on the palate. Overall. This beer is quite watery and fruity, what you’d except from a golden colour, whilst this beer is nothing special it is one that would be quite good to session on.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
monoroc (49) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Pours golden color with a minimal head. Subtle peachy / fruity aroma. Taste seems pretty off though. Tasted like a vitamin effervescent tablet. maybe it was just this bottle. Will rerate it in the future.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ngejo (874) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - AUG 29, 2014
Tap. Clear, golden, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALLOVATE (2843) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 12, 2014
Produces up a radiant, Summery gold and fuelled by sluggish carbonation that lifts to little more than a sheet of white atop. Nose is dominated by candied peach, mango and honeydew with a little lychee to round it off. Similar in taste but much rougher with a dusty malt and hop profile in back. Light bodied and effervescent it slips past the tonsils with dramatic ease, quite crisp and short. Malt mid-palate is bready and it has a yeasty, doughy note to it. Esters are there though. Wish the hops shown brighter. Very simplistic and easy to quaff. (33cL, 23/10/14, The Liquor Shed, Jandakot)


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