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Brewed by Malt Shovel Brewery (Lion Co.)
Style: Amber Ale
Sydney, Australia

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RATINGS: 286   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This premium hand~crafted ale is a unique brew of three malts and three Tasmanian hops added late to the kettle plus an original 125 year old, top fermenting ale yeast, creating an easy~drinking, deep copper~coloured ale with distinct richness, creamy head, and a slightly nutty finish.

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2.5
HenrikSoegaard (14100) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle. Frothy White fair mostly deminishing head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Caramellic. Light bitter flavor. Caramellic. Short light bitter finish. Watery palate.

2.6
saxo (18208) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle @ First Official Randers Tasting. Small head with medium duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, malt, little grass and hops.

3
yespr (44754) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
34.5 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden amber with a small off white head. Aroma is toasted and breadish. Dry and roasted malty flavoured. Vague metallic. Roasted breadish malty finish.

2.7
GlassBrass440 (321) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 24, 2015
Its an amber. Tasted a bit bland and lager-like but it was ok. Better than some of the bigger multinational offerings available.

3.1
TedE (1299) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 17, 2015
Pint bottle into glass. Burnt malt nose. A little toffee. Deep amber /red. Substantial cream coloured head. Burnt roasted toffee taste with a fresh slight bitter finish. This is a nice beer. I have seen this on tap occasionally in Sydney.

3
Hansen (8587) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2015
Nice amber coloured and clear. Has a white head. Sweet aroma, malty notes, toasted. Flavor starts sweet, more toasted notes plus faint nutty.

3.3
darkelfdvr (12) - GREECE - DEC 27, 2014
While in Australia suggestion from a friend here. Nice surprise, when reading amber ale was expecting something stronger. Well, not, totally smooth, fruity and malty, and easy to drink. A nice red one, would love to drink it again, in Europe !

3
Morboso (146) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 6, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2015 This one has been a surprise, for an amber ale probably a bit on the weaker/lighter side for expectations but smooth, with some chocolate and burnt oats, lovely head, very easy to drink but a relatively subtle flavour. I think this is a ok one albeit a bitsa a bit of this a bit of that that not really fits strictly into a category, re-rated.

3.4
Desverger (11091) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle at Tight Restaurant, Copenhagen - amber pour with off-white head. Fruity and malty aroma and taste, some caramel malts, light fudge toffee, nutty, some twiggy hop bite, not bad.

2.8
sm89walt (2064) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle. Caramel, toffee, ripe mid-fruits, biscuity and bready malts with a subtle grassy, pithy hop bite. A solid, malt-forward effort but has a little too much emphasis on sweetness that borders on a pasteurised character. Medium in body with medium carbonation and fine length bittersweetness in the finish.


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