Bif (1052) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 15, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewpub. Served a golden color with a decent head that fades to some lacing. Aroma of citrus an d s ome malt sweetness. Just a bit of grain in the background. Taste starts with a mild citrus nip, with an easy malt sweetness. Nice bitterness and a clean finish. Medium body, mild crispness, smooth with a nice texture. Week balanced. Easy drinker, good for a few. Worth a try.
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask at the brewpub. Pours a clear yellow/gold, with a small white head. Hops seemed to indicate more of an english pale than an american pale ale. Hops were slightly muted in both taste and aroma, but were complimented well by nice even caramel malt. Quite enjoyable.
Mjollnir (367) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - AUG 13, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hand pump. Pours pale gold with a small head that quickly settles to a ring. Strong aroma of fresh citrusy hops with some caramel in the background. Flavours subdued but quite clean, with a noticeable fresh hop presence. Light bodied, soft carbonation with a dry finish.
davidm (1798) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 16, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Great taste, quite similar to the IPA but not as explosive. Aroma is hoppy, floral, and caramelly. Flavour has good length, with a sweet start and a bitter finish. Silky in the palate, with a thin-medium body. Amber colour, and a creamy white head.
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown! / Waikato, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 30, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Wig & Pen, Canberra. Pours golden with an off-white head. Big malt and fruit aroma, earthy notes and underlying caramel. Same flavour. Smooth and bitter mouthfeel. A solid pale ale.
bluevegie (3009) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 20, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tried on tap at the Wig and Pen. Hop characters presented themselves much better than their IPA and as such the beer went down very quickly.
MBison (548) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - DEC 23, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2008 Draught at the brewhouse. Arrived bronze with a creamy white head which was lasted very well. Great citrus hop aroma with biscuity malts, marmalade, butterscotch (not diacetyl) and mild notes of passionfruit. Flavor was a good citrus hop bitterness with zesty oranges, toffee malts, butterscotch, marmalade, grapefruit (mild) and some resin in the finish. Body was medium, with "still carbonation", a dry texture, creamy mouthfeel and a perfect finish. One of my favorites at the Wig and Pen.
madquacker (956) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - MAR 11, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A good solid room temp pale ale. Lots of saltiness in the finish and some sulphur. A good drop.
vanvenlo (924) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - APR 30, 2006
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
21 Mar 2006 - Draft - Full sweet fruit malt aroma. Clear brown-red colour, good head retention (hand pull) and lacing. Floral light fruitiness. Bitter floral hop finish and floral hop aftertaste.
Stew41 (1580) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - APR 3, 2006
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Intriguing style. Served at room temp in a very low fizz style. Darkish amber and very cleary. Very good lacing. Fruity nose, a touch of confectionary malts- nice. Serious palate; hop driven, resins, finishes very sharp. Reminds of top end US micro versions.