I was impressed to see this beer was brewed with oats and maize alongside the barley malt in the grain bill, and with the stars of the show crystal, mosaic and chinook hops up front, I was ready to be wowed.
The Good: Really fresh aromas as soon as you crack the can, and such a bold malt flavour was great to see. This is not what I picture in my head when I think of a lager, but I mean that in the best possible way. Clean refreshing taste, with a nice subtle citrus aroma. Oh and the grain bill includes oats and maize (corn), which of course as a home brewer I rate very highly.
The Bad: I only had one of these in the fridge.
Enjoyment: By far the best beer I’ve tried from Australian brewery. Crisp and refreshing like a lager should be, but in no way boring like the standard commercial waters (oops I mean lagers, commercial lagers…).
The can art is quite fun, initially I wondered if there was going to be a little chilli in this brew due to all the scorpions. Not to be, maybe that could be a great idea for a seasonal, Australian Brewery you’ve got my number...
I could happily kick back on a warm summers day and share a few of these with some mates, would be awesome for a garden party in the late arvo this summer too. Paddy’s new beer garden might get a work soon I think!
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