Brewed by East 9th Brewing Co
Style: Pale Lager
Prahan, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73/5   IBU: 1   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
The story of Doss Blockos

...the mole people then join the search, but they were real. There is no actual manifesto that evolved from the underground New York movement in the late 1990s, which is when we first brewed beneath the citys railway systems. Our beer surfaced when squats started surfacing all around the Lower East Side, before those people came...

Doss Blockos has been stripped bare of anything but the essential taste we could ream from the specialty pale malt and cascade hops we have always used.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danjs5 (207) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 28, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2017 Subtle pale malts with light spice. Light bitterness. Slightly above average clean taste. Some lasting hops. I agree with reviewers curious marketing comments. Not really worth all the extra packaging and marketing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tezminator (200) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 3, 2016
Mild aroma of grain and sweet malts. Fruity notes. Finish is kind of spicy and has pleasant bitterness. It is quite nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
highlandlad (1480) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - SEP 17, 2016
Where I hail from, a brown paper bag around a bottle signals a certain kind of parkbench-based cost-effective drinking. In other words, strong cheap ciders, malt likka and Buckfast. That makes it a curious marketing choice among many here. Others include the baffling mole people spiel on the label and a graphic of what appears to be someone spanking someone else. No explanations offered for any of this. These could be red flags or fancy-ticklers. I hoped for the latter, but what is in the bottle is lot less interesting than the packaging. In the glass, it looks like any other pale lager. Fine. Aroma is also typical - pale malts, bit of grainsack, soap, nondescript hop. The Cascade hop promised on the label is used with such discretion it barely registers. Theres a little white pepper, salt, faint honey. Nothing wrong with it, but nothing to distinguish this from a hundred other Australian pale lagers. (330ml bottle from Dan Murphys)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (1246) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 9, 2016
330ml bottle(with its own brown paper bag). Poured into lager glass. Smells of malt and pepper. Beautiful Golden beer with small solid white head and many tiny bubbles. Good body, finish is malt, some grain, peppery hops and late fruity caramel. Quite subtle and pleasant, a superior lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AnzacBeer (3) - Narangba, AUSTRALIA - MAY 5, 2016 does not count
Nice pour & Head .Good Carbonation ,Clear Amber in Appearance. Pretty bland Taste, Drinkable without being Remarkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
alang51 (81) - Essendon West, AUSTRALIA - FEB 25, 2016
Disappointed after the wrap from Fothers. Didnt really get much cascade hops, skimping boys? Some malt coming through.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
floydian1 (1448) - FNQ, Australia, - FEB 1, 2016
330ml bottle from DMs (wrapped in a brown paper bag). Clear dark golden with a medium white head. Sweet honey malts dominate the nose and tongue with a light hop presence. Sweet finish, light-medium body. I think many standard Euro lagers are better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
varanid99 (1160) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 23, 2016
Gold pour with a tight white head. Floral, slightly perfumey aroma, malt, fairly light aroma - nice to smell a lager that doesnt have that euro funk. Malty, slightly sweet, a little fruit and again that floral note to it. Very easy to drink - not bad at all

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bootlegger007 (113) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 28, 2015
Thanks Hitchy. Fruity aroma apple and pear, lightly floral, golden colour with a small diminishing white head, refreshing flavour leaving a light bitter aftertaste, medium bodied session pale lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bmeup (673) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - FEB 24, 2015
DM fairly standard looking and tasting lager to me, actually below standard really.......and whats with the BS spiel and packaging.

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