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XXXX Gold - Castlemaine Perkins

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
60
poor

60 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 2.34
pDev: 26.92%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Castlemaine Perkins visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 09-16-2002)
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Kulrak

Australia

1.63/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Pours a nice golden color with a decent amount of white fluffy head (though I did pour into the middle of the glass) which fades away fairly quickly. Smells faintly of chemicals, not very pleasant. The flavor is about on par with the smell, faintly of chemicals, slightly sweet, and a horrible aftertaste I can't place. The mouthfeel is fairly creamy with only a slight scraping from the carbonation, not too bad until it hits the back of my tongue and the horrible taste comes in again and ruins it. All in all a horrible beer. I can't imagine why anyone would drink this.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2006 08:54:03 | More by Kulrak
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Can: a very macro-orientated yellow 375mL can.

Appearance: pours a strong yellow colour with plenty of lumpy carbonation. A fluffy white head dissipates quickly to a sparse cap. Looks a bit ordinary.

Aroma: plenty of grain and some malt - sweet barley and husk. That ol' XXXX smell. Some metallic since it's in a can (the only way to have it in Queensland).

Taste: pretty much follows the nose. XXXX is as XXXX does - a pretty simple mid-range lager.

Aftertaste: the flavours disappear pretty quickly as expected for a mid-range throw-down lager.

Mouth feel: a light mouth feel and plenty of carbonation. Easy to put back in a hot climate, which is kind of the idea.

Overall: XXXX Gold is extremely popular in Queensland due to its refreshing drinkability. A great price too, but all told I'd probably rather a Hahn 3.5 or Carlton Mid from this bracket.

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S: Hoppy and very metallic.

T: Hoppy and metallic taste also in taste profile, with a hint of Vegemite/yeast.

M: A bit thin and watery, but ok.

O: This is my preferred go to beer if where ever I am drinking at doesn't have much on offer, will drink this over most mainstream Australian beers anyday. It's definitely a beer to enjoy ice cold on hot summer days. Very simple in flavour but that isn't a bad thing at all.

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XXXX Gold from Castlemaine Perkins
60 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.