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Brewed by South Australia Brewing (Lion Co.)
Style: Pale Lager
Thebarton, Australia

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A traditionally brewed full-bodied beer with a distinctive Australian hop bitterness, which follows a slightly sweet front palate. The only remaining example of the Australian primed bitter style which was so popular in the 1940’s and 50’s. This is S.A’s most bitter beer at 25 IBU’s (International Bitterness Units) yet presents as an easy drinking well- balanced beer with a broadened palate. Australia’s only gold medal winner at the 2000 Beer World Cup held in New York.

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4.6
mike8499 (22) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 11, 2002
A beer to remember, it leaves a bitter sweet taste..........................

3.5
Screech99 (34) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 6, 2001
This is a good beer, formerly known as 'green death'........................

3.3
madquacker (1170) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - AUG 30, 2009
I was pleasantly suprised. Was expecting Reschs but got a malty grippy and grainy brew with a bit of character. Not as chemcially as I would have expected. How come this cannot be got outside of Sth Aust?

2.9
motelpogo (8031) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 9, 2001
a little too sweet but otherwise quite well-made and indeed more bitter than most aussie drops

2.8
Spanner (60) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - FEB 25, 2004
A nice change for Melbourne Bitter drinkers who just want to look at a different label. Spanner.

2.6
thebaron99 (110) - Royston Park SA, AUSTRALIA - MAR 1, 2002
25 IBU's, err bitter it is,lacking depth in flavour but it's bland sweetness finishes well. Rather a dry flavour, mettalic at times. Nothing special here,

2.5
jonno (2917) - JAPAN - SEP 22, 2009
Probably better than xxxx or vb but still just an industrial pale lager. A tad more bitter than most but nothing to go ape over.


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