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James Squire 150 Lashes - Malt Shovel Brewery

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63 Ratings
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3
pDev: 19.33%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Malt Shovel Brewery visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: vancurly on 08-19-2011)
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Ratings: 63 | Reviews: 21 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by wordemupg:
Photo of wordemupg
3.43/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

345ml bottle poured into pint glass 8/22/12 thanks Mikey for hauling this around the world for me
-from notes

A very pale golden yellow with lots of bubbles but just a short lived thin film that leaves no lace

S faint tropical notes with some bread, honey and caramel, I get just a little bubblegum as it warms

T not very far from the smell at all, I get a little thrills gum I didn't smell, its a soapy gum for all you Aussies

M light bodied with perhaps too much carbonation, its a little foamy

O a pretty basic brew but its easy enough too drink, not the strongest smell and taste but whats there I like

pretty light beer perhaps well suited for a hot Aussie summer, thanks again Mikey

I never actually saw any ratings for this one before I took my notes and I'm surprised its rated this low, I wasn't blown away by any means but a 2.78 average? seems pretty low

wordemupg, Sep 06, 2012
More User Reviews:
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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

csmartin6, Sep 09, 2012
Photo of Vanz
2/5  rDev -33.3%

Vanz, Jan 28, 2014
Photo of CrazyDavros
2.88/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours pale amber with a quickly fading head.
Nose shows restrained floral and fruity notes along with faint grainy malt.
Flavours include sweet light malt with grainy notes and a soft, light bitterness.
Could use more carbonation.
Pretty dumbed down.

CrazyDavros, Sep 13, 2011
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2/5  rDev -33.3%

Kroehny_Loves_Hops, May 27, 2014
Photo of emincems
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

emincems, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of Kulrak
2.03/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a bright golden color with absolutely no head, even when poured straight into the glass. Smells watery, and a little grassy. Tastes pretty clean, very little sweetness, very little bitterness, finishes...watery. Mouthfeel, again, watery. Overall, it's watery. I expected more from Malt Shovel.

Kulrak, Sep 29, 2011
Photo of Gametym39
3.75/5  rDev +25%

Gametym39, Feb 02, 2014
Photo of Jake321
4/5  rDev +33.3%

Jake321, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of aeolianshredhead
3.03/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A- Typical almost amber colour. Quite decent carbonation with a miniscule head and no lacing. Not too bad.

S- Faint fruity smell. Grapefruit and citrus. Certainly not robust but it actually smells pretty good.

T- Terribly misleading aroma. The palate is quite light and thin. It's just a slight sweetness followed by extremely faint hops. Unfortunately, POR lurks on the back.. Minus points of that.

M- Light, but pleasantly so. Carbonation level is good and adds some kick.

O- Malt Shovel Brewery were clearly going for refreshment over taste here. That said, it's not entirely a flat affair, this beer does have it's good points. I'd be lying if I said this wasn't altogether underwhelming, though.

aeolianshredhead, Sep 06, 2011
Photo of davidfoley
3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Golden straw colour, light carbonation, low head retention, good clarity

Smell - Light Malt, Banana, Kiwi, mandarin.. Overall fruity, not a strong aroma

Taste - Light carbonation, light hops, malt sweetness, mild fruit flavours. Little after-taste

Mouthfeel - low/medium weight with light carbonation.

Drinkability - Light beer of which you could drink a few, needs more carbonation to make it more drinkable. A drink to guzzle on a hot day

Overall - Not a bad beer, but generally bland and uninspiring

Printed on the side of the bottle :
A clean finishing, Australian-style cloudy pale ale for cracking refreshment. Malted what adds to it's refreshing character and a concoction of hops creates fruity aromas with hints of passion fruit, grapefruit & citrus

davidfoley, Nov 06, 2011
Photo of jjkatter
3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

330 ml bottle poured into a goblet...

A- deep amber with a light head that dissipates quickly.

S- a bit of hops and citrus.

T- a bit of an unsweetened tea taste with a hoppy bitterness not too unpleasant, but there are definitely finer examples of this style out there.

MF- this beer doses have a nice mouthfeel to it. It has a fair amount of balance that finishes nice.

O- this brand is widely available in Australia, but its the first time I've seen this Stow Away IPA offered. This beer is quite bold and flavorful. I think it is slightly better than your average beer available here. Its worth a try...

jjkatter, Jan 24, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

Teddy-Pickles, Feb 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Bobhoya, Feb 20, 2014
Photo of soju6
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

On-tap at the Portland Brewhouse.

A: Served a pale golden color with a decent head and some lacing.

S: Not much here, only a light grain aroma with a hint of citrus.

T: Pretty bland, just a bit of citrus and sweetness with a mild bitterness.

F: Light body, watery with no character.

O: First bummer from the Malt Shovel people.
This could pass for a Coors Light.

soju6, Oct 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +66.7%

Scamboogery, Dec 28, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -58.3%

jgspears, May 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

tobelerone, Jul 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

magpieken, Apr 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev 0%

Mlivingston, Mar 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

djbx, Apr 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev 0%

mungus, Sep 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +41.7%

cotaroba, Jun 16, 2014
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James Squire 150 Lashes from Malt Shovel Brewery
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