James Squire 150 Lashes | Malt Shovel Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Malt Shovel Brewery
Australia | website

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by vancurly on 08-19-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
85
Avg:
2.84
pDev:
39.79%
 
 
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Reviews: 29 | Ratings: 85
Reviews by wordemupg:
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3.42/5  rDev +20.4%
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

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More User Reviews:
Photo of csmartin6
2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of jeschaefer
3.1/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of WoodBrew
2.59/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

The 150 Lashes has nothing that distinguishes itself from other pale ales. The beer poured a clear yellow with white head that is leaving a modest lace. Nothing real noticeable on the nose and taste is fairly standard. The Mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a ok easy drinking beer.

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Photo of Vanz
2/5  rDev -29.6%

Photo of CrazyDavros
2.9/5  rDev +2.1%
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.

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Photo of KraziEyezKillah
4.1/5  rDev +44.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clean tasting brew. Good session ale

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Photo of Kroehny_Loves_Hops
2/5  rDev -29.6%

Photo of emincems
3.25/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BrazilianAussie
3/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Kulrak
2.03/5  rDev -28.5%
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.

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Photo of Gametym39
3.75/5  rDev +32%

Photo of Jake321
4/5  rDev +40.8%

Photo of aeolianshredhead
3.09/5  rDev +8.8%
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.

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Photo of davidfoley
2.98/5  rDev +4.9%
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

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Photo of Toynk
3.8/5  rDev +33.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jjkatter
3/5  rDev +5.6%
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...

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Photo of snowmageddon
2.72/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JKCooper
2.89/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of vincehayter
2.77/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Teddy-Pickles
3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

Photo of Bobhoya
3.5/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of soju6
2.73/5  rDev -3.9%
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.

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Photo of Scamboogery
5/5  rDev +76.1%

Photo of jgspears
1.25/5  rDev -56%

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James Squire 150 Lashes from Malt Shovel Brewery
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