Next LC Single Batch... a Hoppy Belgian

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by heygeebee, Apr 10, 2012.

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  1. danieelol

    danieelol Savant (955) Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    I've noticed a lot of Australian reviewers on here have a habit of completely misclassifying beers.
     
  2. Lukie

    Lukie Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2007 Australia

    I heard on AHB that it was an American Amber Ale like Fat Tire.
     
  3. spicelab

    spicelab Crusader (773) Nov 6, 2009 Australia
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    Mr tbeckett, venture to the forum and explain yourself!
     
  4. spicelab

    spicelab Crusader (773) Nov 6, 2009 Australia
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    Especially the Redoak sours.
     
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  5. Lukie

    Lukie Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2007 Australia

    I want to like that many times.
     
  6. danieelol

    danieelol Savant (955) Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    They are the Jolly Pumpkin of Australian brewing. Can't resist adding some funk to everything
     
  7. hawthorne00

    hawthorne00 Initiate (131) Nov 23, 2010 Australia

    The Quiet American is well within the range of normal Tripel balance, IMHO. It's just that it has American hop aromas. That doesn't make it a Belgian IPA, even if you accept that that's a thing.
     
  8. danieelol

    danieelol Savant (955) Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    The reason it should be classified as a Belgian IPA is that the brewer called it one.
     
  9. hawthorne00

    hawthorne00 Initiate (131) Nov 23, 2010 Australia

    Eh, Greene King IPA is a bitter. :slight_smile:
     
  10. Lukie

    Lukie Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2007 Australia

    I'm just going to call it a Smoked Baloney Sandwich.

    Highest rated Smoked Baloney Sandwich?

    Possibly. Possibly.
     
  11. hopswiller

    hopswiller Initiate (0) Jul 17, 2011 Australia

    Nice drop, another good single batch from LC
     
  12. bylerteck

    bylerteck Poo-Bah (2,907) May 17, 2009 Ontario (Canada)
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    Dunno man. Just took a shot in the dark. ABV seems low for a Tripel. I didn't bother to ask when I was at the Dining Hall what style it was. If it's wrong, by all means suggest a change. I have no idea what it's 'sposed to be.
     
  13. Lukie

    Lukie Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2007 Australia

    Smells and tastes like candy bananas.

    Needs more lacto.
     
  14. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Champion (893) Dec 29, 2006 Australia
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    Though that doesn't explain Victoria Bitter, Melbourne Bitter etc
     
  15. foles

    foles Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2007 Australia

    I sampled some at the Sail and Anchor tonight. Couldnt drink more than a sip. Too grassy and and a boozy/hot belgian yeast character. Not for me at all. And I like Belgian IPAs.
     
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