Little Creatures Bright Ale - Little Creatures Brewing Company
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3.24/5 rDev -6.9%
A: Pours a clear light golden color with a good head that fades to some lacing.
S: MIld aroma of citrus and bit of malt sweetness.
T: Taste is similar to the aroma with a bit of citrus and malt sweetness. Mild bitterness and a clean finish.
F: Light body, crisp smooth and refreshing, has a nice freshness.
O: Not a fancy but is a good session beer that goes down easy.
06-01-2013 02:32:17 | More by soju6
British Columbia (Canada)
3.9/5 rDev +12.1%
Definitely a bright yellow color. The nose is pretty subdued with some tart apple, a bit of crackery grain and hint of hops. It's not much more complex on the palate, but it's also not meek. There's just enough hoppy bite to make it interesting and very drinkable. Reminiscent of a kolsch, this is a great session beer. It's got plenty of flavour, just the right amount of body and it's absolutely refreshing.
06-08-2012 02:40:14 | More by CookstLiquor
2.98/5 rDev -14.4%
A - Light and clear with a thin quick head, no lacing whatsoever.
S - Mild citrusy hops, some grass and corn backing.
T - Follows the nose, grapefruit, lemon, slightly hoppy, corn, some grainy malt.
M - Thin light body, medium carbonation.
O - Pretty bland really, not a patch on it's more flavourful pale ale brother.
04-22-2012 06:45:31 | More by dansmcd
3.93/5 rDev +12.9%
Bottle from a liquor store in Melbourne. From notes.
A - Poured golden with good carbonation. Bright. No head, no retention or lace.
S - Light citrus and nice hops and some crackery malt.
T - Noble and grassy hops with some sweet malt and orange peel.
M - Nice carbonation and a light to medium body. Sweet kinda finish with an orange peel finish.
O/D - Nice and refreshing. Enough hops for flavour but not overpowering. A good EPA. Maybe lacking malt profile, so I'd call it more of a golden ale, but it's tasty and well done.
02-17-2012 12:03:37 | More by tbeckett
3.43/5 rDev -1.4%
Appearance: Very light and clear gold colour. Small amount of white head (1 cm), quickly disappearing in around 10-15 seconds. I would have rated it higher if it wasn't for the lack of head retention.
Aroma: The first thing that hit me was passionfruit. A bit of citrus, apple, and honey afterwards. Very vibrant and pleasing.
Taste: Quite different from what I was expecting from the aroma. A slight amount of honey and very mild citrus, but the main body of it was a sweet, crisp yeasty taste, with a slightly mineral-y aftertaste. A disappointment after the vibrant and 'bright' bursts of aroma beforehand.
Mouthfeel: Light body and a bit sharp. Medium carbonation.
Drinkability: Very easy to drink, although after finishing the bottle, I felt like a second wouldn't have been as pleasant. Definitely one for summer, or to help introduce macro-drinkers to other styles.
02-01-2012 04:04:40 | More by machalel
2.58/5 rDev -25.9%
hmmm, lets do some acronyms shall we....
LCPA? yes, you at the back of the class... - 'Little Creatures Pale Ale' is CORRECT, little Jimmy
LCBA? anyone.. anyone?
So does this sit well and truly in the shadow of it's better known sibling? yes it does sadly.
Pours a zero head, with a big pour, so yes it might be an ale, but it doesn't look good.
Sweet macro-lagerish aromas, and sadly taste to follow, sweet-ish, malt-ish, Aussie Macro-ish. Just a hint of honey. No hops.
Oh dear, mouthfeel is neither one thing nor the other, crisp nor smooth.
11-27-2011 07:51:42 | More by heygeebee
2.3/5 rDev -33.9%
If aesthetics count for anything this beer doesn’t cut the mustard. Thin rocky head disappears in a nano second. Lightish amber in colour with a orange, rusty tinge. Unremarkable and quite macro in appearance. Sweet malts on the nose, subtle and simple. Palate is essentially light and bland. Light malts, so clean and crisp I could almost accuse it of being filtered. Finishes like a golden ale, almost Coopers Pale like, with that yeasty, minerally finish. Just going. Call me un-Australian but I think these guys live off the success of the Pale Ale too much….the other beers have continually failed to match that (slightly over-rated) flagship.
08-21-2011 13:31:25 | More by Stew41
British Columbia (Canada)
3.75/5 rDev +7.8%
Appearance: Clear golden colour with barely any head remaining after it is poured.
Aroma: Dominated by honey with yeast behind it
Taste: Honey again and mild fruity malts with a hint of green apple freshness. Citrus hops come through on the finish.
Mouthfeel: Lighter body and smooth, higher carbonation but pleasant
Drinkability: A lighter beer with a bit more flavour, easily sessionable, especially on a hot day!
05-14-2011 10:22:12 | More by brewymcgee
3.83/5 rDev +10.1%
A - Pours a clear Golden colour, with a White head that dies quickly.
S - Honey, malt and yeast aromas.
T - Quite well balanced in that it offers some malt, grain, hops and sweetness.
M - Light body and medium carbonation
O - A nice solid brew from Little Creatures, but again, its there to please the masses without pushing boundaries.
03-24-2011 13:13:15 | More by eric5bellies
Little Creatures Bright Ale from Little Creatures Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.