Brewed by Mountain Goat Beer (Asahi)
Style: Amber Ale
Richmond, Victoria, Australia


on tap


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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
We found some fresh hop flowers down the back of the couch the other day (in their little protective foil bags so they really were fresh), and we all said as one: Fancy Pants.
Could we do it again? Easy said, only one way to find out.
Long story short, its back: Fancy Pants Amber Ale. Stupid name, serious beer.
We used Galaxy Flowers through our hop-back to give a full-on tropical fruit/spicy aroma. On top of a lot of traditional ale malt we threw a liberal dose of crystal malt, a little wheat and fermented her warm with an American Ale yeast. Its deep copper/amber with a full, rocky head. 5.2% alc/vol, 30 IBU, served in the bar in our fanciest glass.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martin00sr (3435) - Haderslev, DENMARK - FEB 21, 2016
Tap @ Taps Beer Bar, Changkat, KL. Clear amber, small white head. Light malty, caramely aroma. Malty, caramely flavour. Bitterness and caramely sweetness nicely balanced. Not bad for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (12492) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2016
Can at Inch, Panang. Clear amber with a white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, light grapefruit, grass, citrus notes and light caramel. Flavour is above light sweet and over moderate bitter. Above light bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 3, 2015
can picked up at warners at the bay. copperish amber with a steady off-white head; aroma hints at caramel, wet railings, tropical fruit salad; good hit of bitterness, slightly tinny but pleasantly so with some citrus zest nudging its way in there

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
canadiankiwi (148) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 6, 2015
Dark Amber in colour with large head. Strong fruity nose. Light taste with bit of a tang.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisbroadie (15) - Wakerley, AUSTRALIA - JUL 28, 2015
Poured from can (well 2 actually....) to Pint glass / Ar: Nutty and earthy maybe, but LOADS of floral aromas. Interest grabbed! / Ap: Copper, clear, finger sized head which is slowly reducing / T: bitter, but pleasantly. Slight initial sweetness before bitterness takes over and lingers / P: Nice mouthfeel, thin-ish but good, average carbonation and long nice bitter finish / O: Malts and LOADS of hops, and what a mix! Awesome beer, suitably complex to make you think about it, suitable quaff-able to drink while having a BBQ with mates. Sensational beer. And +1 because its in a can.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ANZUShophunter (402) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2015
From can in Belgian ale glass. Pours copper with decent head and awesome fruity/spicy nose. These both translate to the fore on the palate and make for a refreshing brew. In the interest of full disclosure, I was wearing jeans at the time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
R4N5H (1069) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2015
Beerfest Asia, Singapore on 28/06/15. 33cl draft. Clear amber colour with a big beige coloured head. Lively carbonation and medium body. Aroma of caramel, malt and citrus. Very smooth tasting, creamy mouthfeel. Caramel, peach, citrus and pine. Nice tropical fruit bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (1213) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 17, 2015
375ml can into glass. BIG fruity nose, like a fruit salad. Dark amber beer with foamy two finger head. Fresh clean taste, a little zing on the tongue. Finish is rockmelon followed by a little bitter lemon. Theres a malty backbone in there. Excellent quaffer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ngejo (976) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - MAR 28, 2015
Can. Clear, amber, rocky head, white foam, medium bitterness, medium sweetness, medium body, average carbonation, oily feel, & long finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lunkie (1919) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAR 17, 2015
Malt hop aroma. Clear red Amber colour poor head and lacing. Malt soapy hop flavour. Smooth palate. I was expecting more fancy hops in my pants.

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