Brewed by Burleigh Brewing Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Burleigh Heads, Australia


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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
"The 70,s brought us two momentous events: a new style of Pale Ale and a perfect, 28 day Swell at Burleigh Heads. The beer lives on in 28 Pale Ale"

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jado (798) - Camp Hill, - NOV 10, 2012
On tap. Poured a deep amber-brown with a small but lasting white head that left some lacing. The aroma is dominated by tropical fruits, notably passionfruit, with a little pine note coming through as well. Taste is initially fruity, but soon the caramel malt takes over, leaving a fairly thick taste in the mouth. Not my favourite pale ale, but a lot better than a standard lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KeefOz (1801) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAY 13, 2017
Poured a clear mid-amber with a 5mm beige foamy head that diminished quickly to a collar and laced OK. Carbonation low, average and with medium sized bubbles. Aroma moderately strong of grapefruit, tropical fruits (passionfruit), sweet citrus, and hints of pine. Taste of citrus/grapefruit with hints of tropical fruits, sweet citrus and pine; moderate bitterness. Light body. Crisp, refreshing, smooth and slightly dry with a slightly fizzy mouthfeel and a short nicely bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonas (7471) - Garching b. Mnchen, GERMANY - MAR 7, 2017
Samples in OZ nov 2015. Amber, off-white head. Earthy english hops, citrus notes. Medium light body, slightly watery. Sparkly ginger and herb finish. Moreish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CurlyJoe (218) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 2, 2017
Mild hop aroma, fruity. Very smooth mix of malt and hops, some sips taste slightly more malty and others more hop driven. Biscuity and some pine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danjs5 (212) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 28, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 26, 2016 A nice American style pale ale with mild malty citris, light pine flavour combination. Subtle mix. Toffee and chaff aroma. Earthy tones. Sometimes a thin soapy texture, however still very pleasant. A well balanced beer. Didnt buy the nostalgic 70s surf marketing thing though. Would happily drink again. Update: new label. Same great beer. Upgraded score.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
beer-yum (1629) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 8, 2016
Restrained citrus pine aroma in an amber pour. Hop malt balance is pretty much textbook - as is the sustained mild bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (16965) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 12, 2016
On tap at Burleigh Brewing, pours a clear copper golden with a small white head. Aroma brings out gentle piney hops and biscuity malt. Flavour is balanced, with biscuity malt and light piney hops. Dry and fairly restrained. Its alright.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sevenlee (1846) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - JAN 27, 2016
Pours a clear golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, citrus and hops. Taste is light to medium sweet leading to a moderate hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
delorean12 (7) - Ballarat, AUSTRALIA - DEC 8, 2015 does not count
Fruity aromas with an appearance typical of a pale ale. light bodied with a fluffy head. Citrus fruit flavours makes for an overall enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavidAust (270) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 7, 2015
Good local brew. Golden colour, white foam. Quite a strong fruity flavour. Excellent Aussie version of an American pale ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DylansDad (635) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 15, 2015
I was 5 years old in the summer of 1974. The Commonwealth games were playing on the black and white TV inside and I was outside in the tyre swing hanging from a plum tree. The late afternoon sun in the hot, dry summer of the northern Wairarapa was a beautiful gold and I was thinking about how cool it would be to do a pole vault. When I went inside my dad was cleaning his gun and watching the track events and Mum was putting some meat through the mincer. Mum gave me a bone to gnaw the left-over gristle off and Dad gave me a few fingers of beer in a glass to wash it down with. I swear it was THIS beer. It smelled of a clean simple biscuity malt, slightly dusty in the heat, noble-ish hops and the faintest tinge of green apples at the back. The afternoon became even more golden.

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