Brewed by The Little Brewing Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Craft brewed in the American style using Australian and English malted barley and American Cascade hops. A refreshing ale with a prominent citrus hop note, balanced towards hop flavour and bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kenbeer (46) - , AUSTRALIA - JUL 10, 2009
Good beer. Plenty of hops on the nose... cascade I believe. Nice bitter feel in the mouth with some caramel malt for good measure. Very enjoyable but not sensational... apparently I only just missed trying it on tap, something which I was assured was better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nicko (223) - Ashfield, AUSTRALIA - JUN 26, 2009
First impression on opening, getting hit by cascade. Looks great in the glass; deep amber with creamy, persitant off white head. Cascade and caramel. Didn’t notice the ABV. Good body, i really liked this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Davros (2601) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 25, 2009
Vibrant caramel pour with a reasonably sized head that receded rather quickly. Cascade hops are very prominent in the aroma, very green, citrusy and grassy. Malt is definitely not forgotten, quite sweet and clean, with some hints of caramel, and unfortunately, some grainy notes. Flavour is hop dominator (that’s what my notes say, perhaps the alcohol is hitting?), again very green, with some of the citrus coming through. Quite a pronounced hoppy bitterness (almost metallic at times, actually) but the finish really seems to be lacking, almost watery. Good carbonation but a little light on for body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
NoiZe (2323) - Zeist, NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2009
Had this one during my holiday in Australia april/may 2009. Orange, amber colored brew. Hoppy, honey, floral aroma. Hoppy flavor, citric. Nice hopbitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - JUN 10, 2009
Draught at Platform Bar, Brisbane. Pours amber with a small white head. Aroma of biscuit, caramel and hop notes of citrus, peach and apricot. The flavour is caramel malt, citrus and stone fruit. Medium bodied with a dry and bitter finish. A good APA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SorenE (168) - , NEW ZEALAND - MAY 12, 2009
on tap at the local taphouse, sydney. amber with off white head. citrus hoppiness on the nose. Follows through to flavor with a bisquity nuttyness and slight diacetyl. nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madquacker (1094) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - MAR 19, 2009
Toffee and biscuits and a underlying grippy grain with a bit of citrus. Long on the palate with plenty of depth. Nice ABV balance. An excellent small batch brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (4836) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 31, 2008
Another good beer from The Little Brewing Company. Poured with a good white head that lasted a while. Amber in colour with a medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bozoNZ (750) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 25, 2008
330ml bottle b/b 10 Apr 09. Mid bronze good head with huge bubbles. Nice earthy hop aroma with good marmalade touches. Nothing much to begin with in the mouth but grows with a nice biscuit cara malt backing and a good weigh in towards the end with the dry, raw almost cone hop feel. Nice late hop charastics with more than the normal american cascade traits. Could do a few pints of this quite nicely

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bluevegie (3070) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 19, 2008
Clear, good looking, amber body although a poor head. I notice caramel more in the aroma than the promised hops. Taste is a little better but not a lot of body or big on flavours, an american pale ale but not one of my favourites.

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