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Two Birds Sunset Ale

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Two Birds Brewing
Brewed at Southern Bay Brewing Company

Style: Amber Ale
Melbourne, Australia

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Two Birds Sunset Ale is a handcrafted full flavoured ale that pours deep auburn in colour and displays biscuit, tropical and grapefruit characters. This brew is round, rich and flavoursome.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vinhol (192) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 4, 2014
330 mil bottle from low buy Lilydale malty aroma red amber in colour tan head taste is nice and malty

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer-yum (357) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 3, 2014
A worthy entrant in the ’low strength but full bodied’ beer stakes. Probably even better than my initial rating indicates (3.9) - so I’ll have to have another to judge.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marom92 (47) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 29, 2014
330ml Bottle. Deep amber tinted with brown covered in a thin white head. Aromas of tropical fruits and caramel malts. A rich toffee flavour, balanced with a fruity and floral character.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mattyhennessy (177) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - JAN 17, 2014
Deep amber colour with a prominent head, which could hold better. Good carbonation. Aromas of stone fruit and grapefruit. Malty caramel favours balanced with with grapefruit and stone fruits, with a distinctive apricot flavour. A delicious effort

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
M_Sack (275) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 19, 2013
Bottle. Deep amber with minuscule white head and a limited lacing. Immediate aroma of resinous hops although not overpowering, moving into a deep caramel malt. Flavours again begin with subdued, but dominate resinous pine, leading to a roast caramel and bread mid palate and a gentle citrus blossom finale. The hops are fantastic in this beer. Allowing for great flavour and bitterness without being overpowering. Improved as it warmed in the glass, probably about 10•c

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kiwianer (3315) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 10, 2013
The head is robust, the body darkred-brown. It smells hoparomatic, flowery, bit bitter, malty. The taste is hoparomatic, bit bitter, bit fruity, bit malty, flowery. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jimthechap (1478) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 10, 2013
I am delighted to report sampling this on tap in one of my locals in Christchurch. Rich mahogany colour with a vaguely temporary white head and shafts of bubbles erupting from the base of the glass. Aromas of rich caramel malt, apricots and other autumnal stonefruit. Healthy twinges of bitterness and a lengthy finish despite being served quite cold. It easily passed the ’another one Jim?’ test.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vanz (189) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 27, 2013
Very drinkable amber, helped by its thinner than usual body. Typical malt driven, bit of fruity hops to balance.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hop_Hedonist (178) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 30, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2013 Very malty - not what was expected at all - not refreshing - thick on the tongue - would not have again.... Had again kinda by mistake 31 Oct - it’s not that bad... Just too English in style so doesn’t float my boat... Want more hops!!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tofi (16) - - SEP 19, 2013
Absolutely love the complexity of both malt and hop driven characters in this beer. Easy drinking without being boring.


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