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Brewed by White Rabbit Brewery (Australia) (Lion Co.)
Style: Brown Ale
Geelong, Australia

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mouth filling malt characters and a beautiful fruit driven complexity derived from the open fermenters, mix this with a reassuring bitterness from some aromatic hops and we reckon the result is a delightfully scrumptious ale!
Formally 5.2% ABV

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sm89walt (2057) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 19, 2014
Keg - Poured a mahogany brown with slight red hues and a lasting, creamy off-white one-finger head atop. Nutty, toffee malts with some dark fruit tang and a dark choccy, coffeeish bitterness. Light to medium body, medium carbonation with a medium intensity, moderate length bitterness in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Simmo (27) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 17, 2014
This was the first dark ale I ever tried and so I have a soft spot for it but have gone on to enjoy other beers more. It has a pleasant aroma of roasted malts and caramel when you first open the bottle, however it has little aroma in the glass. It pours a dark orange/brown with a medium tan head that fades, with some lacing in the glass. It has a rather thin feel as you drink and a simple but very pleasant taste of roasted malts. My overall score may be a little biased.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Morboso (146) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 2, 2014
Pretty subdued for a dark ale, smooth and easy to drink, pretty high carbonation without much head retention, not bad, prefer a bit more oommf, tho admittedly havent yet gained a taste for stout or the burnt characteristics and in this one it is a bit subdued for better or worse. A little fruit in the aroma, lets say guava and pomegranate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shark_Pants (724) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 24, 2014
Cola brown with small head. Minimal aroma - some dark fruits, toast and honey. The taste is roasted malts, honey, with some nuttiness in the finish. Too thin, seems watered down. Not too bad though.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 13, 2014
bottle picked up in newcastle. woody brown with a minimal head; simple toffee aroma, hint of cocoa powder; faint stone fruits, faint bitterness, not much happening

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
varanid99 (1160) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2014
Deep brown pour with thin pale brown head. Toasty, slightly spicy, caramel aromas. Taste is burnt sugar, toasty, slight spice. Feels a little thin but good flavour

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Capa (3195) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Deep brick red with a thin tan head. Nutty and toasted malt with a bit of fruit. Medium to full bodied. Flavor has a nice toasted biscuit profile with light nut and a bit of caramelized sugar. Solid ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
frankcolub (88) - Ashbury, AUSTRALIA - AUG 26, 2014
Appearance : pours a small head ,dark-brown colour. Aroma: caramel , hoppy Taste: strong taste of caramel and hops with a touch liquorice. Aftertaste: bitterness of hops followed by caramel lingering sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rosslew (320) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2014
Roasty edge but plenty of dark fruit. Quite pleasant. Could easily have all year round. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
Illywhacker (12) - - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle. Deep dark clear amber with dissipating head. Little aroma - perhaps a little English hop spiciness. Light toffees, burnt toast, roast malt taste but the thin and highly attenuated mouthfeel, and surprisingly high carbonation for the style, throws. Quick bitterness finishes. Not exactly sure what theyre aiming for here; the thin mouth feel prevents it from fulfilling the role of mid-winter comfort beer but the the deeper malt profile disqualifies from being some sort of refreshing American Amber Ale. Frankensteiny, but enjoyable.


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