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Alexander Keiths Cascade Hop Ale

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Brewed by Oland Brewery (AB-InBev)
Style: American Pale Ale
Halifax, Canada

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (4395) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle. Pours nearly clear amber with airy off-white head. Mild but clear aroma of malt and fruit, with notes of hops and yeast and touches of needles. Bitter, hoppy flavour with sweetish notes of yeast and malt and notes of needles. Rough aftertaste with estery and mildly bitter notes. The best beer of the brewery’s hop series but still far from the ideal.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (9625) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2015
Can 473ml @ Hotel room, Weber’s, Ann Arbor, MI
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and citrus. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long caramel and citrus finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15380) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2015
Can. A clear, dark golden beer topped by a small, dense, off-white to light beige head. The aroma is weak, quite malty, with bread and some caramel notes. Fruit caramel orange style too. There should be more bitterness I think, as it’s too bready on the palate, medium to full-bodied and semi-sweet. Some orange zest and a fruit caramel hint as well. Medium length orange and bread finish. A decent beer, but it’s too focused on the malts and not enough on the hops in my opinion. 150615

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ComradeK (1070) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - MAY 22, 2015
341ml bottle. Pours an attractive clear ruby, with a moderate light beige head, which lasts reasonably well without leaving much lacing. Resiny citrus hops and biscuit malt make for an appealing aroma. Citrus and mild tropical hops up front lead into a decently malty mid-palate, with biscuit and light nutty flavours. More citrus hops give it a nice clean finish. I might be going against the grain here, but I actually found this to be a pretty enjoyable APA.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cyrenaica (1095) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 23, 2014
473ml can
5.5% ABV
Milton LCBO Outlet #1 (Milton, Ontario, Canada)
April 4, 2013
The beer pours a golden-red colour with a very thin tan coloured ring for a cap. There is definitely the citrusy notes of the cascade hops, as well as some weak caramel notes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. The flavour doesn’t live up to the aroma. Some weak hoppy grapefruit notes mixed in with the infamous dishsoap notes. Better than their flagship IPA, but still ’crafty’ as opposed to ’craft’

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sseb69 (1653) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 30, 2014
Cannette 473 ml. 5,4%. Couleur ambrée, mousse blanche. Arôme de malt, un peu d’agrumes, grains. En bouche, l’herbe est discrète mais présente, florale, malt. Notes d’agrume du Cascade. Bien en avant de la Keith’s régulière, belle initiative. Je la préfère à l’Hallertauer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiloC (27) - - SEP 15, 2014
A mildly hoppy pale ale that is very clean and well balanced. Definitely shows that Inbev can make a quality hoppy craft beer should they so desire. The question really comes down to will it sell as well as their non-IPA. Well crafted bee. I would buy this one again.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ambro206 (272) - ITALY - SEP 5, 2014
Ecco cosa succede a tentare di portare una birra artigianale su larga scala. Non ci si può sicuramente lamentare del discreto risultato anche se non si rimane a bocca aperta. Riapetto al livello di birra italiana venduta nei supermercati questa birra risulta decisamente suoeriore. Discreto aroma erbaceo, birra ambrata, schiuma un po’ carente e carbonazione eccessiva.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Trev (2011) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Can: dark gold/amber pour with a massive soapy off white head. Aroma is orange, caramel, light pineapple and melon. Flavour is biscuity malt. Light cardboard, candied orange, little bitterness. Started promising but tailed off. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Iphonephan (4437) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 2, 2014
From a 16 oz can. Pours a clear orange gold with an off white head. Malty nose. Flavors of juicy fruit gum. Mildly bitter finish.


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