Brewed by Riverside Brewing Company (NSW)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Parramatta, NSW, Australia


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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Sixty Nine Summer Ale is brewed using 100% Australian grown barley and wheat malts, balanced with a generous amount of Australian Galaxy hops.
An easy drinking beer, the Sixty Nine displays a beautiful citrus and passionfruit aroma followed by a clean, refreshing finish.
Sixty Nine Summer Ale is unfiltered and bottle conditioned for maximum taste and enjoyment.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fletchfighters (1448) - - NOV 13, 2012
clear straw yellow color. Bright white head. Settles to a ringed collar. Spotty lacing. Nose is of pine, pineapple, passion fruit and pavlova. Hop forward smell with little to be had in the way of malt backbone. Crisp and clean hop presence in the mouth. Fresh citrus hops and more of a wheat body. High carbonated, slightly oily. Dry, clean finish with touches of lemon. session beer. not really my thing at all but a good clean beer with good hop presence

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Malrider69 (144) - Central Coast, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2017
Pours a pale straw colour with a substantial white coloured head. The aroma is of grass and the flavour has a slight bitterness that is long lasting on the palate. Overall a reasonable session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StevieT (1868) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 1, 2016
On tap at The Hop Factory. Despite being one of the coldest days of the year this summer ale still went down a treat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
varanid99 (1095) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 28, 2016
Golden pour with a decent white head. Big passionfruit and citrus aroma with a bit of malt. Malty, biscuity, orange, tropical fruit and nice bit of bitterness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (16088) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 5, 2016
Medium gold, really bright passionfruit and pia. Tasty with moderate bitterness, with just a light pale malt character. Very quaffable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (9696) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2015
Draught as part of a paddle at Yardarm Taphouse, Sydney, on October 12, 2015.
Citrus hoppy, slight dry bitter taste. Bitter, resin aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel with sort of high CO2, medium to medium low bitterness. Clear pale golden color, white head with lacing. Malty, light citrus hoppy scent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maris (1423) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - SEP 9, 2015
From a 330ml bottle on 9/9/2015. Pours a dirty light golden with a medium head. Has a quite strong fruity aroma, with lots of mango, apricot and melon. Take a sip and theres biscuity malt, orange, lemon and more mango, finishing with a decent dash of hops . Light to medium bodied with lively carbonation. Solid and quaffable enough, without being particularly memorable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (1669) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JUL 25, 2015
Poured a clouded straw colour with 5mm of white foam for a head that retained well and laced OK. Carbonation high and fine. Aroma of sweet malt and subtle grapefruit, passionfruit and tropical fruits. Taste of moderate sweetness with a moderate grapefruit-like bitterness. Light body. Crisp, smooth and refreshing with a lingering moderate bitterness on the finish. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
magpieken (129) - - MAY 28, 2015
330ml bottle. Straw coloured with a pillowy, white head which gradually reduced to a ring and left some lacing. Aroma of passionfruit, pine and pineapple. Medium sweetness and enough bitterness to give it a pleasant balance. Light to medium body and a smooth texture hide a healthy dose of carbonation. Some nice bitterness in the finish. Not a great beer but I quite enjoyed this drops restrained flavours. One for those who appreciate a good amble and nice change from the more assertive and increasingly prevalent IPAs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (1106) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2015
330ml bottle into glass. Fresh fruit nose, passionfruit and melon. Cloudy golden beer with two finger white head. Very little carbonation. Grapefruit bitter taste with lingering citric finish. Refreshing, tasty, easy drinking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mkel07 (5423) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 19, 2014
On tap at Brewski 190714. This is probably my least favourite of the riverside beers that I have tried. Pale gold colour and quite clear in the glass with white head. Flavour and aroma are both fruit driven, a bit too thin bodied for me.

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