TedE (1332) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 14, 2017 Thylacine (526) - Tasmania, - JAN 29, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle - Rich gold colour with long lasting, frothy white head. Citrusy aroma. Slightly below average carbonation. Medium body. Malty with plenty of citrusy hop flavour - probably Cascade/Amarillo. Pleasant, moderately bitter finish. Refreshing!
Schooner on tap at Hobart airport. Bronze amber beer with thin white head. Light carbonation. Very faint lemon nose. Earthy hop bitterness at first then some floral perfume notes. Finish is a little lemon then lingering hop bitterness. Pretty average APA. Not as good as their lager. KeefOz (1838) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - APR 3, 2017
Draught at Waterman’s Beer Market, Hobart on 1/4/2017. Poured a hazy amber with a thin bubble cap that laced OK. Carbonation nil. Aroma of subtle savour spice and malt. Taste is earthy and spice (rosemary) with low bitterness. Light body. Crisp and smooth with notes of rosemary on a moderately long finish clang (1) - Geeelong, AUSTRALIA - JAN 15, 2017 does not count
Not sure why there’s luke warm reviews. This beer packs a good punch for a pale ale. Complex but subtle flavors for the most part with a lovely bitter hopp. Great Tassy beer. As they say, tasty as cunt. Westkyoto77 (635) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle from the brewery. Nice dark amber. Inviting malty aromas. Peaches and pine. Low carbonation. Pretty good stuff. richlamb (18) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 29, 2015
Served in a glass - very clear, nice golden colour with a moderate fine head.
I would expect more fruity hop aroma from a modern Pale Ale - this had some tired hops and sweet malt but very low aroma generally.
The flavour was well balanced, with good malt character, but the hops were quite harsh in the finish which was a little unpleasant.
Would match well with their porkbelly, but generally I wouldn’t go back for it.
mattyhennessy (376) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - OCT 29, 2013
An odd take on the American pale ale. Sweet fruit aromas are present, but not typical citrus and floral. More grapefruit and sweet biscuit. Medium carbonation. Pale appearance. An okay effort bit leaves you wanting more Brenhophead (695) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 12, 2011
Had this one on tap at the brewery has a nutty malt aroma to it. The flavor is much the same with a slight citrus under tone nothing overly outstanding although far superior to anything boags or cascade have on offer. hawthorne00 (3953) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 28, 2011
Bottle. Cloudy amber with a rocky off-white head. Aroma of citrus, spices, light biscuit, floral honey. Taste is dominated by lemon, grapefruit and spices. Bitterness is a little harsh. Crisp and refreshing, but a bit unbalanced. ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2010 noth spectacular about this pale ale. slightly floral with a hint of honey and vanilla.
EDIT: Tried it on tap over the weekend, and while still not fantastic, was much better than the bottle. The floral aroma is much more dominant, as was the floral hop taste. mkel07 (5988) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 2, 2010
330ml bottle. Cloudy golden amber with a tightly packed fluffy white head and fruity hop aromas that bounce out of the glass with a mixture of flowers and honey. Slight metallic finish with a medium bitter body. Okay without being outstanding.