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Brewed by Castlemaine Perkins (Lion Co.)
Style: Pale Lager
Milton, Australia

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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A traditional Australian lager with a clean, crisp taste and a satisfying after-bitterness. XXXX Bitter’s delicate aroma comes from the blending of two hop varieties and a sweeter, fruity tang from the yeast. High drinkability in warm climates.

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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bribieboy (11) - Bribie Island Queensland, - MAR 29, 2008
Once undisputed king of beers here in Queensland it is rarely promoted nowadays, Lion Nathan seem to be intent on replacing it with Toohey’s New. Over the last 5 years the flood of imported and ’licenced’ brands such as Stella Artois, Heineken, Becks and Bavaria has eaten into the XXXX market. It is no longer available on tap in North Queensland although the XXXX Gold mid strength brand is still being promoted heavily.


2.1
CurlyJoe (241) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 24, 2017
Probably my favourite XXXX brew. Good mix of bitterness and sweet malt. Still light and refreshing. Get’s a bad wrap, but there are far worse. Beers out there.

2.6
M_Sack (719) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 3, 2016
On tap @ Hamilton island tavern. Drunk ice cold on a Queensland island on a hot day. Thoroughly enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.1
captain_ramrod (7) - - FEB 27, 2016 does not count
no choice better if your in the mood for taking a swing at your missus. drink the whole slab and you wont regret it.

2.3
DrNosha (2333) - Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - DEC 10, 2015
375ml Dose. Goldenes Bier mit cremigem Schaum. Getreidiger bitterer Duft. Etwas süsse im Geschmack. Wenig Kohlensäure. Bitteres Finish.

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jonas (7568) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - NOV 8, 2015
Bottle. Gold, low carbonation, low head. Pleasant enough, a tad sulphur bittering hops take us alone a medium light straw like body to a quick finish with a light grainy and grassy aftertaste. In Queensland spring temperatures I really cannot fault this for being a easy quaffable brew, commercial deScription checks out.

2.1
Camons (12438) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2015
Bottle @ DØE meeting. Pours pale yellow with a white head. Aroma of light malt, grain, yeast, grass. Flavor is light sweet, malt, grain, yeast, grass. Medium body, average carbonation. 211015

3.3
ladnewton (1961) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2015
On tap at XXXX Alehouse, Brisbane on 9th September 2015. Amber with thinning white foam and scant lacing. Sweet toffee malt aroma. Malty in-mouth with leafy herbiness. Bittersweet finish. Clean. Zingy mouthfeel and medium body. Not too bad at all.

2.4
Wim (3980) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 30, 2015
On Holiday gold-blond colored body with a white head with a fruity hop aroma and a sweet fruity hop dry bitter taste with a bitter finish

2.2
TedE (1326) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2015
Pot at Breakfast Creek. Vague sweet aroma. Highly carbonated, like soft drink! Sharp metallic taste, slightly bitter aftertaste. Acceptable if served ice cold.

2.7
czlowiekwiadro (977) - POLAND - JUL 21, 2014
lekki, słodowo biszkoptowy zapach z niewielką sugestią ziół. całkiem przyjemny. złoty, przejrzysty kolor, piana skąpa ale dość trwała. w smaku przypomina bittera, półpełny, biszkoptowy z wyraźną, ziołową, ale nie mocną goryczką. wysycenie średnie. dość przyjemne piwko na upał.


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