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Two Birds Brewing
Brewed at Southern Bay Brewing Company

Style: Amber Ale
Melbourne, Australia

bottled
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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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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.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brenhophead (532) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 3, 2012
330mL bottle, pours deep clear amber with an off white head and an amazing grapefruit/citrus aroma with a hint of caramel.. cant wait to try it. The flavour in this beer is amazing.. fresh cut grapefruit dipped in a toffee sauce WOW. Put simply if you get a chance you must try this beer!.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
5spdvl (4) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 12, 2012 does not count
Recommended. Very much so. Not overly aromatic, but more than makes up for it with is beautiful taste. Caramel, honey, cocoa, bakeries - all of these flavours come and go in verying amounts with each mouthful. An absolute keeper. Dying to try it in summer.

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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonnyguns (878) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 20, 2012
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours a clear reddish amber with a nice lasting white head. Nose packs a punch with passionfruit, grapefruit, caramel and little bit of biscuit. Taste combines all the above subtly with a dry finish and mild grapefruit/tropical notes. Very light bodied and the hop presence is rather nice. Subtle bitter finish leaving the palate fresh. Good session beer!!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer-yum (439) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vinhol (242) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 4, 2014
330 mil bottle from low buy Lilydale malty aroma red amber in colour tan head taste is nice and malty

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor (2995) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 1, 2012
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours deep amber with a small, sticky white head leaving superb lacing all over the glass. Appearance is perfect for the style. Nose has notes of lively passionfruit, pine, light toffee and a touch of melon and gooseberries. Sweet and aromatic. First thing I notice in the taste, is sweet passionfruit followed by caramel biscuit. Melon hits the mid palate which helps showcase the vibrant hops and give it the slightest touch of sourness. Quite sprizty in carbonation and very easy drinking. Great beer

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maris (955) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JUN 11, 2012
From a 330ml bottle on 11/6/2012. Pours a clear reddy amber with a smallish head. Has a sublime aroma stone fruits and melon, with some floral notes in the background. The flavour is very pleasant with some biscuit and toffee malt nicely balanced by some citrus fruit and marmalade. Finishes off with a good dose of dry, fruity hops. A very nice, refreshing drop.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (1859) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 13, 2012
Pours dark ruby with a large head. Nose shows tropical fruit, cookie-dough, caramel and resinous hops. Very similar flavours: some tropical fruit, followed by rich caramel and cookie dough-like malt. Carbonation seems a little full-on, body a little watery. Very drinkable and enjoyable stuff!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jessop (207) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2012
Draught pint at Hart’s pub, The rocks, Sydney. Pours deep red almost Tinto de verano with a medium sized head that quickly minimalizies. Hop notes dominate with strong citrus and tropical characters, some caramel hints also come through later. The flavour is very well balanced with initial bombardment of hop rounded out with some roasty malt, the body is still a little thin but acceptable, This one improves as it warms with some pleasant esters coming though. It finishes long and this is easily a session beer.


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