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James Squire The Chancer Golden Ale - Malt Shovel Brewery

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James Squire The Chancer Golden AleJames Squire The Chancer Golden Ale

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96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 16.03%
Wants: 4
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Australia

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: joecast on 11-25-2004

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Photo of samparkique4
4.35/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

tropical roasted papaya note
crisp

Photo of Sir_Lagalot
3.77/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Andrewziggy
2.46/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Citrus yeah that craft beer taste

Photo of SmashPants
3.02/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Format: standard 330mL brown bottle, pretty standard James Squire label.

Appearance: pours out a dark amber-gold colour with a finger of off-white head that drops away to a thin cap.

Aroma: a small amount of biscuit malts and citrus hops on the nose. Not very powerful.

Taste: more weak biscuit malts and citrus with a heavy fug over the top from either odd spices or yeast. Not the best Squire beer.

Aftertaste: the flavours follow through here, still a bit awkward.

Mouth feel: fairly light in body with a moderate carbonation.

Overall: an okay beer but certainly not the best from the James Squire line-up. I'll spend the extra $5 for a case of the others.

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.45/5  rDev +0.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +38.5%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of drpimento
3.07/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Bottles don't seem to be too friendly to the JS beers, at least here at this hotel. This one is the best of three so far. Poured at a good temperature with a nice, foamy, thick, short lived, cream-colored head and a bit of lace. Aroma had hints of resin and citrus, malt. Flavor's like nose, tang is in front, followed by a bit o bitter and a tad o sweet. Body's a touch soft and not to the advantage. Finish has some medicinal flavs that last a bit.

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

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James Squire The Chancer Golden Ale from Malt Shovel Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.