Brewed by Sundance Brewing International
Style: Pale Lager
Melbourne, Australia


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Cricketers Arms Lager is brewed longer to deliver an extra dry lager that is full bodied and refreshing beer.

Made with sun dried Australian malt, Cricketers is infused with Amarillo hops, imparting an intriguing citrus character to the aroma and flavour.

Cricketers Arms is brewed to enjoy icy cold!

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Danev76 (505) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 11, 2014
Nice blend of malt and hop aromas. Clear golden colour with excellent head. Nice malty flavour with hops in the finish. Medium to heavy body with low carbonation.

jnoble (1) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11, 2009 does not count
For a pale lager this is not bad at all. Have to admit the current ratings appear to be from people who don’t like this kind of beer in the first place. Difficult to come out top trumps for a summer pale lager if your a critic’s a stout drinker. That said however, have to agree with them in regards to the first few batches of this Micro Brewery beer, as it was a little weak with not much flavour. Am assuming its taken them a few attempts to get this right, which is understandable not being a major manufacturer. Tried this beer a recently during a Bushfire Appeal Event which these guys donated the beer for. Have to say, it went down very well and the tastes certainly has more of the flavours they speak off, not to mention didn’t feel bloated after having a few.... well, maybe more than a few.

jameslol (1) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 22, 2013 does not count
i feel like this is a hard beer to rate - i signed up to this site to give it a go. if you’re sitting around being discerning and taking in all the flavours of a beer, you’re likely to be a bit underwhelmed with this one. it’s not meant for that. to me, it’s basically the boutique version of an australian bitter. except with a bit less of the harsh bitter, and just a hint of hop/wheat. drink it very cold. also i don’t think it wants to be poured in to a glass - it tasted a bit flat and got warm too quick when i did that.

StevieT (2016) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2014
From a bottle. Pours a deep clear amber, tiny lasting head, rich hop and malt flavours.

Pyobon (1482) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 16, 2010
Bottle. Clear straw, very little head. Pleasant but subtle aroma - floral perhaps with a hint of vanilla. Light body and bright carbonation. The flavour is subtle, balanced and pleasant - slight fruity tang balanced with some light malty sweetness with a hint of bitterness in the finish. A pleasant lager, but bland.

jmgreenuk (9872) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUN 8, 2017
Tap at the Napier Hotel, Melbourne. Poured a crystal clear straw colour with a thin white head and some clingy lace. The aroma is malt, cardboard, light hop. The flavour is light bitter with a light watery, grainy malt, light woody hop bitter palate. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation.

Shambles (35) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 28, 2009
In my research i have discovered that this easy drinking lager is brewed by an ex fosters master brewer up in Northern Victoria (Mildura). Amarillo hops give off a great fruity aroma and well balanced with the saarz. There is a slight "Corney cheap" - Stew41, there but nowhere near overpowering as some, nice dry, crisp finish, clean easy drinking for summer, i would drink this over pure blonde any day. Great six pack purchase.

Rosslew (320) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 3, 2011
What first hits is the lovely aroma from bottle smell. Doesn’t much head at all. Very much on front of tongue. No after-taste. Be good to drink on very hot afternoons. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

alang51 (81) - Essendon West, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2012
Nice aroma but carbonation a bit high. Floral after taste. Reasonable malt finish. From a beer boys pack.

Morboso (146) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2015
I don’t really know what to make of this, the aroma was not that bad but the first thing that came to mind was sewer! medium mouthfeel, some malt, some grapefruit which persisted within some bitterness and bitter finish if that makes sense (as much as the beer does, perhaps) the aroma and flavors just seem a little "off" at first due to the unfamiliarity, at least it makes it a little interesting. But certainly drinkable and refreshing but kind-of weird which rates above boring at least.

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