Fortitude Pacer Pale Ale

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FORTITUDE_PACER (2)Fortitude stands for honesty, integrity, courage and determination. The brewery operates from the top of Mount Tamborine, in the Gold Coast Hinterland – an idyllic place that allows the brewing fresh, clean beers with character. Beers made with premium ingredients and integrity. No gimmicks. No shortcuts.

For all the chat that could be had about the location and the beers – nothing inspires them more than working with a team of good people. People with FORTITUDE.

Style: Pale Ale             ABV: 2.6%

Tasting notes from the brewer: When the day is long and you need to be on your A game, you need to pace yourself. This single hop Citra light pale ale will quench your thirst and allow you to go the distance.

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Adelle King
2.5
Adelle King

“Doesn’t live up to the aroma”

Pacer pale ale smells stronger and better than it tastes. It goes down easily and there is no lingering aftertaste but that might be because this beer doesn’t really taste like anything. It’s very thin and watery and after a couple I think I’d get sick of drinking it.

It would be nice on a hot day but there’s better beer out there that accomplishes the same thing.

Would I buy it again?
Probably not

Paul Skelton
1
Paul Skelton

“Water…”

I think this may just be water. And at 2.8%, I may just get a better buzz from water.

Would I buy it again?
Pass.

Simeon Barut
2
Simeon Barut

“Can it be two from two?”

This is the second beer from Fortitude Brewing Company and boy was I excited to try it! Unfortunately, that excitement dissipated quickly when I took my first sip. Honestly, it smelt great but the flavour was minimal and when there was flavour, it was so boring. There was barely an aftertaste and it just left me wanting more. I’m not angry Fortitude, I’m just disappointed.

Would I buy it again?
Nah, there’s heaps of other pale ales that do it better.

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