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

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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. It’s 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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2.5
Lunkie (1926) - 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.

2.6
vanvenlo (1861) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAR 17, 2015
Leos Hartwell can(17-Mar-2015) Light cherry&light spice aroma.Dark Amber, good but dissipating hard,suds lace.Peach cherry malt flavour.Light soft bitter herbal finish&tangy light malt aftertaste.Lacks complexity for my liking.Good but preferred the previous incarnation of this beer.

3.3
Joakgust (1449) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2015
Can. Clear amber beer with a small white head. Aroma is malty with notes of garlic, peaches, cherries and smoked malt. Flavor is malty with notes of garlic, citrus, herbs and cherries. Well balanced

3.8
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 28, 2015
The appearance is of a rich rosy amber to caramel colour with a skim of white head that left a trail of lace down the side of the glass. The aroma was faultless, offering rich dessert fruitiness, peaches, nectarines and sweet pastry. There’s resinous amber characters of redwood gum and spruce needles, kiwifruit pulp and locquot. Body-wise it is on the sweeter side with plentiful berryfruit tartness accompanying the bitterness profile that leaves a lasting finish with tangs of burnt caramel. I had one of these and then had another. Then I had another one and wished I could have more, which is what you want from good beer.

3.5
Pyobon (1392) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 18, 2015
(Can) Clear copper amber with good pale tan head that collapses quickly. Wonderful tropical fruit aroma. Light body with good carbonation. Nice taste that mixes exotic fruit, some peppery spice over a light toffee sweetness. The finish has some slightly harsh bitterness and seems a little thin. Very nice amber ale.

3.7
jmgreenuk (9319) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - NOV 11, 2014
Can at Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a clear medium coppet amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is woody resin hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a wood nettle resin, light toothpaste hop bitter light citrus palate and a moderate woody bitter finish. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Plenty going on and very refreshing.

3.7
Bootlegger007 (120) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 20, 2014
Another quality Mountain Goat, a clear amber ale with sweet hoppy aromas with cookies and citrus, flavours of bubblegum & passion fruit leaves the palate wanting more, very sessionable beer, smooth body

3.7
varanid99 (1177) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 14, 2014
Deep amber pour with a decent off-white head. Caramel, floral and tropical aromas, taste is malty, floral, a little bitter, a little dry - nicely done

3.2
HKdIPA (799) - HONG KONG - AUG 8, 2014
Can from Brewcraft at home. Clear very dark amber pour with thin/no head. Really good aroma - spicy but also dank hoppiness, unusual (a bit similar to the SD beers earlier this summer). Taste is similar to aroma but disappointingly weak. Finish is more faithful to the interesting aroma. Dank hops, spiciness. Not bad.

3.7
RafeAU (629) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 30, 2014
375 ml can. Pours amber (a good start) with a small head that quickly disappears. Hoppy aroma. Lots of big malty flavours with hops overlaying that. Slightly sweet taste with bitter finish. A very nice amber ale.


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