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

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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Golden Ale has rich ale flavours with lager drinkability, making it the ultimate summer refreshment.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BarossaLuke (552) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 5, 2009
Clear light amber colour. Passionfruit and fruit hop character. Fresh, clean flavour with good malt hop balance. I honestly dont know what most of those below are describing, this is a good, hop driven summer ale that is way better than most Aussie beers.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
destroye7 (312) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 2, 2009
Bottle. Clear orange colour. Small head and bubbles. Caramel aroma. Mild wheaty taste. Light. Would drink again

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - OCT 4, 2009
Bottle. Pours with an average white dense frothy head over a clear amber-orange body. Pleasant hop aromas of pine-citrus -tastes of same with a moderate bitter finish. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
davidm (2079) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 19, 2009
Bottle 345ml. Good aroma, but light-bodied and too sweet for me. Aroma has grass, yeast, and also some caramel. The flavour is light and sweet, with just a touch of bitterness. Amber colour, with a thin white head that disappears. Palate is thin.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jonno (2731) - JAPAN - SEP 5, 2009
Very fruity, but otherwise a bit of a miss. Another easy drinking Australian beer that does nothing to stimulate the senses.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dervock (1253) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 22, 2009
Bottle - pous a golden amber with a loose white head that quickly disappears. Faint floral aroma.Light floral and malt flavours with a hoppy bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Davros (3071) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 13, 2009
From can on a flight from Sydney to Cairns. Golden amber pour with a reasonable creamy head leaving lots of lacing. Floral hoppy aroma with a hint of citrus. Sweet clean malt backing. Flavours are mostly clean malt with some toasty hints. Green hops shine through followed by a gentle bitterness. Nice flavours but finishes weakly. Great creamy carbonation and body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bradlyc77 (226) - Sebastopol, California, USA - JUL 2, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear light orange-amber color with 1 inch head that fades fast but leaves nice lacing. Aroma is pine/spruce, yeast. Taste is piney/sprucy, fruity, citrus, some cereal qualities. Texture is thin and soapy. Light to moderate bitterness. This is a good session beer but a bit on the fruity side.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NoiZe (2323) - Zeist, NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2009
Had this one during my holiday in Australia april/may 2009. Golden colored brew. Citric, pine aroma. Pine, fruits, hops. Dry finish, a bit metallic and watery.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2009
Draught at Platform Bar, Brisbane. Pours golden with a lively white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, citrus and hop notes. Medium bodied and OK bitterness in the finish. A good session beer that takes on slightly more character on draught than in the bottle.


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