Lilith (242) - Santiago, CHILE - AUG 27, 2006
Light caramel color. Small off-white head that leaves a fair lacing. Hoppy aroma, sweet of honey and pinneaple. Sweet flavor, sometimes resembling a perfume, hints of herbs, tea, flowers and citrus. Slightly bitter end. Not very balanced.
Nicko (223) - Ashfield, AUSTRALIA - AUG 21, 2006
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Bought as a mid-strength for designated driver occasion. Definately rate it as a mid-strength. Nice balanced hoppy aromas, consistent bubbles right through. Panzerfaust (849) - Hanga Roa, Easter Island, CHILE - JUL 21, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2006 Clear dark copper, almost brown color with a medium off-white head that shows medium retention and leaves a beautiful lacing and film.
Aroma is very fruity and citrusy hoppy with notes of grapefruit, mango and peach. Clear hints of perfume and pine spruce are also easily noticeable. Cascade hops, for sure.
Flavor is not as good as the aroma, but still fine with a citrusy character and marginal bitterness. There are touches of grapefruit too, orange and some white wine grapes.
Texture is oily but it’s fairly carbonated. Light body, easy drinkable, even with the reasonable complexity. Finish is a little acid but aftertaste is pleasant.
Incredible for a 3.8% ABV. Well done Little Creatures!anders37 (26625) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2006
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Bottle. Clear amber colour with a small off-white head. Malty yeasty aroma. Malty fruity flavor with some hints of yeast. Sweet malty aftertaste with some bitterness. thehipone (197) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 29, 2006
Definitely the top midstrength brew around. Not nearly as much body/caramel flavors as I expected from the amber ale. Looks like they got the carbonation under control for my batch. Good strong fruity flavors, again I got some sort of grapey flavor (I think my taster might be broken) Lightly bittered witha pretty clean, dry finish.
bridge (659) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 8, 2005
Bottle. Clear mahogany brown with a sizeable tan head that gave some lacing. The strong aroma is akin to the Pale Ale, with that floral hops, citrus and pepper mix. Contrary to the aroma, the flavour is a bit thin, with the aromas in the mouth overpowering the light bitterness. For me I think too much late hops not enough early. Possibly this is because it’s expected to be drunk at the usual 2 degrees - that is probably why it slid down so well at the brew-pub last year. The weak body is typical for a mid-strength beer, but it’s a pretty good drop - especially if you’re planning on driving. DrunkenCumquat (86) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - AUG 29, 2005
Bottled. Great fruity aroma and taste, mixed in with some nice roasted malt notes. Good head that stays pretty frothy through the whole glass, providing a good finish. Doesn’t taste too watery given the low alcohol content. A damn fine job, one of my favourites! voota (765) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2005
Delightful citrussy aroma (very similar to the apa), with a dissipating off white head and good lacing. Looks a brilliant clear amber in the glass. Great hop character in the first mouthfull, some caramel malt but lacking body as one would expect from midstrength. As with the apa, this beer is based around the hops. A great quaffer, and an excellent mid strength. Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2005
(Bottle 33 cl) Neat, dark amber with a fine, beige head. High carbonation - way too high - the beer tries to escape the bottle as soon as the cap is removed. Lovely nose full of nuts and aroma hops. Light nutty notes in the flavour also, together with some roasted malt. But the body is thin and watery and completely lacks potency. Most likely an excellent session bear - if you can cope with the carbonation. 150805 hefevice (72) - Brisbane beer desert, AUSTRALIA - JUL 3, 2005
Bottle. This is an interesting beer. Mid range ABV, but huge flavour. Dark amber almost brown out of the bottle, which doesn’t seem to gel with the style. About a finger of white slightly creamy head which left behind a little lacing. Flowery hops are quite obvious in the aroma on top of a malty base with hints of orange peel. As indicated above, no shortage of flavour for a mid strength beer, a very nice balance between the sweetness of the malts and slight bitter finish of the hops, also with a pleasant toastiness in the finish and aftertaste to add to the balance. A little watery on the palate. Would make an excellent session beer, you could easily drink this stuff all day. Overall a pleasant surprise and worthy little brother to the famous Pale Ale.