Brewed by Cascade Brewery (CUB)
Style: Pale Lager
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Earthy hops with some caramel and a slight aroma of baking bread followed by the meatiness of the classic Australian draught lager. A flavour that makes many people recall coming-of-age in Tasmania, while others might call it an old-school draught beer and drink for a little of the retro-cool factor.

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northropfrye (3753) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 16, 2017
Sample at Cacade. Grainy and slightly bitter. Overall a pretty basic lager.

TedE (1591) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 8, 2017
375ml can into glass. From a St Helens bottlo. Nose of malt, sourness, and a bit of funkiness. Golden amber beer with frothy white head. Very low carbonation. Some lacing. Oily texture. Tastes like cooked vegetables followed by castor sugar sweetness and tin. Then the veggies come back only this time they bring some lemon sherbets with them. Retro-weird.

KeefOz (2026) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAR 30, 2017
Draught at Cascade Brewery, Hobart. Poured a crystal clear golden amber with a one-finger bright white dense foamy head that retained very well and laced well. Carbonation moderate to high, lively and coarse. Aroma subtly of pale malts; no obvious hops. Taste of pale malt and slight sweetness; no real bitterness. Light body. Crisp and smooth while cold with a slightly sweet finish. Slightly sweeter than the Cascade Lager but still a macro-brewed beer.

Devonbung (43) - - FEB 20, 2016
Staple of any full-blooded southern Tasmanian. In a country where every state claims their own signature draught is the backbone to society, this one goes alright, so much that I could be blindfolded and pick it like a dirty nose. Good, honest easy drinking beer.

Westkyoto77 (640) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 28, 2016
Draught at Cascade Visitor centre. Clean, crisp beer with a decent malt backbone and a touch of bitterness. Easy drinking.

drjoeng (1484) - SINGAPORE - DEC 11, 2015
4.7%ABV. Pale Lager. Tapped out a gold. 6°SRM. Faint beery nose. Clean. Fresh fruit aroma. Full body. Heavier mouthfeel. Sudsy. Pleasant toast, nuts, caramel. Rounder, softly beery sour palate. Toffee sweet malt finish. Brief bitter hops. Will go on the list for sentimental reasons. It’s just a good working stiff’s dive bar draught. It’s accessible quality, something progressive gentrification of all the workaday staples is making sure you see less and less of. Goes on Favorites List!

AussieSRT (2) - - FEB 20, 2014 does not count
Lovely little drop, From my last recollection of having the pleasure (6 months ago) Found the aroma to be extremely pleasing especially beside a nice steak which enhanced the flavor more. Tasmanian s are lucky that they have such beautiful place to live which is complimented with some good beers. I know a lot of people prefer Micro Brewers, for me personally though I do also, yet I can not drink more than 2-3 at a time, if I want to have a good night then I will stick with something like this which is lighter on the palate and on pouring into a glass gives a nice crispy golden look with a perfect head

gnoff (11279) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 27, 2013
Draught at Cascade Visitor Centre, South Hobart. As part of a tasting paddle after the brewery tour. Sampled on August 8, 2013.
At 4.7% ABV.
Clear golden color, white head. Malty, some cream, bread taste. Bread aftertaste. Medium to fizzy mouthfeel, medium low bitterness. Sweet, malty scent.

mattyhennessy (377) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - AUG 5, 2013
Bright golden orange colour with a white foamy had that doesn’t retain. Sweetness of pole malt, a little hop bitterness. That’s about it. Easy drinking and good to try if visiting the region.

floydian1 (1535) - FNQ, Australia, - OCT 21, 2011
Bottle. This is one of the beers that Cascade brew only for sale within Tasmania. It is a standard Aussie-style lager with a golden body and faint malt aromas. Flavour of sweet grainy malts and little else. Not much bitterness in the finish. Medium-light body.

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