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Port Dock Ale | Port Dock Brewery Hotel

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Brewed by:
Port Dock Brewery Hotel
Australia

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by vancurly on 08-03-2006

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2.73/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had on tap at the hotel.

Pours a pale golden colour with a huge amount of haze in the brew. Head was great, now sunk to a thin film but leaves nice specks of cream lace. Bead is quite fast. Looks slightly odd for a pale ale. Looks quite hefe-esque. But alright.

Nose is very sweet - lots of fruit, with candied orange peel, mandarin and some orange sherbet. Maybe some lemon myrtle - definitely that tartaric tang smell. Mostly sweet, would definitely like more hop character, or at least something to tone down the sweetness.

Tastes quite tangy, with a lot of citrus and sherbet. Slightly tart, hints of orange, lemon myrtle and yeah, large tartaric flavour. Goes slightly wet-sour, in a weak lemon squash kind of way, on the mid-palate and leave very dry, while mouthfeel overall is quite nicely textured. I just get a lot of weak citrus on that, not much complexity - a bit of a disappointment really. Needs more hop and more flavour in general.

Not bad drinking all up, just don't get a lot of my favourite beer character from it.

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Port Dock Ale from Port Dock Brewery Hotel
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