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Brewed by Little Creatures Brewing (Lion Co.)
Style: American Pale Ale
Fremantle, Australia

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RATINGS: 667   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We love our Pale Ale. Many of us from the brewery have made pilgrimages around the world in search of great varieties of this wonderful style. Surprisingly, there are no great secrets to brewing this type of ale but there are most definitely no great shortcuts. Bag loads of Cascade and Galaxy whole hop flowers that we source direct from hop growers in Victoria, Tassie and the US are thrown at this beer, creating an intense citrus and grapefruit aroma and flavour that we balance with a careful selection of specialty malts and a local pale malt made to our own specifications. Preservative and additive free our Pale Ale is live-yeast conditioned in bottles and kegs for unmatched freshness and character. From brewing to release, a batch of pale ale takes about six weeks, allowing for two weeks conditioning in the bottle after packaging. No artificial additives are included, just great ingredients. Pour it into a glass to enjoy it at its best! The beers character is driven by the use of fresh whole hop flowers. Hop Flowers are carefuly selected that are bursting with aroma and contain all the essential oils and acids that deliver an uniqe flavour experience. Drink a few pints of this beer and youll soon become one of usa certified "hophead" craving those crisp citrus flavours of grapefruit and passionfruit and maybe a bit of honey, all backed up with a good balance of bitterness. If youre wondering what on earth malt or hops actually are then click on the two hop characters to the left and find out more. Its not just the hops that make Little Creatures Pale Ale what it is though. Selected malts are kilned in small batches to our specifications and are used exlusively in our pale ale. Two different yeasts are used to both ferment and bottle condition the beer. The latest technology and equipment is used to maintain absolute quality control and one of the main ingredients in the pale ale has got to be the amount of passion that it takes to produce a seriously good beer...we live for it! From brewing to release, a batch of pale ale takes about six weeks, allowing for two weeks conditioning in the bottle after packaging. No artificial preservatives or additives are included, just great ingredients.

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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theodopilos (68) - - JUN 21, 2013
568ml bottle, poured into porter glass, cloudy orange colour, fruity aromas, taste is the same, good lacing, low carbonation just the way I like it, this is a very smooth and refreshing beer, a great Aussie made apa


2.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Scorpstar (11) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 23, 2016
Not easy drinking. To bitter. Would never buy again. Bought a 6 pack and had 2 before giving the rest away.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (2268) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2016
Bootle 33cl. poured into a pint glass; Slightly hazy pale to medium amber, good frothy off-white head, fairly lasting, light lacing; fruity nose, aroma pale malts, orange, tangerine, nectarine, floral hops; mild smooth taste, light to medium sweet and bitter, malty, fruity, light caramel; pale ale. sweetbitter aftertaste, light woody and peppery notes; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; very friendly pale ale.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
UjoKlobasa (767) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 22, 2016
Bottle. Golden color, hazy liquid, white head. Taste more like california common than pale ale. I havent enjoyed this one.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vbeer (12) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 21, 2016
his Pale Ale has real flavor explosion of Passionfruit, honey and a very bittery lemon aftertaste. Loved every drop.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beggard (65) - - DEC 13, 2016
0,33l Bottle, Down Under australian pub, Vienna. Hoppy aroma, unfiltered light color, and mild hoppy taste. Doesnt last long. Refreshing and balanced. Sommer beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
FourStar (18) - - DEC 8, 2016
Bottle from Waitrose. A very light and refreshing pale ale with just the right level of sweet aftertaste. Could find myself drinking far too many of these

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
weark (699) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - NOV 30, 2016
Bouteille achete chez Drink Of The World - De couleur dore avec une belle mousse blanche qui tient - Au nez des armes lgrement agrumes se mlange des notes floral et malte lgrement caramel, lgrement herbace, un nez tout en fracheur et finesse - En bouche pas de surprise le corp malt caramel est bien prsent avec ces houblons agrumeux qui tire sur lorange, toujours aussi fin et frais - Corp lger/moyen, amertume moyenne, carbonation correct, sche et lisse, final caramel orange moyenne - Simple mais terriblement efficace

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (3664) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 26, 2016
mooi helder gouden met witte volle kraag. aroma van mout, gist, muffig, matige hop. smaken van gist, moutig, metaal, graan, matig zoet, ijzer, hop... gaat

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Werckmeister (2512) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - NOV 7, 2016
0,33l from bottle at Crossfields Vienna. BB 09 April 2017. Orange almost clear color, small white head. smells lightly grassy, some exotic fruits, light bread, grains, light mango, nice but rather subtle smell. Medium Body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes very lightly of exotic fruits, light berry notes, light caramel, light cardboard, tobacco. finishes rather balanced with notes of tobacco, light exotic fruits and light caramel. good one but quite subtle taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gowdy (1053) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - OCT 29, 2016
Bottle at the Bobbin Mill in Linwood, Paisley. Very gassy, but really quite nice.


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