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


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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ambro206 (293) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Trev (2023) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Iphonephan (5277) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
a_sully (379) - - JUL 20, 2014
Golden yellow with a light white head. Aroma is hoppy with subtle notes of caramel. The taste matches with the aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Masterkush7 (580) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 6, 2014
The cascade aromas are pretty subtle. Taste is a sweet maltiness with pale caramel notes. The hoppiness is earthy and pretty basic. Appearance is a gold with thin frothy head. Lacking on the hoppyiness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RD400F (223) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle to Sam Adams fancy pint glass, beer pours a transparent dark amber with a white head. Nothing remarkable, and it looks like beer. Aroma is not very intense but carries complexity...caramel, vanilla, lots of floral notes, slight citrus, spices.... Of note though is a faint burnt rubber smell. Taste is decent, good malty backbone with a nice hop flavour and bitterness. It’s pretty subtle. Palate is thin bodied, co2 medium, balanced pretty well. Overall: Impressed, not a bad beer at all. I had no idea this was a big brewery until I researched a bit. Honestly this isn’t bad, could use a bit more hop flavour, but just a bit. Asides from that it’s actually quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
berkshirejohn (5509) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2014
473 ml can from Duty Free, Fort Erie, ONT. A golden amber pour with a billowing, but fast fading, cream head; malty aroma; carmale malt taste with just the faintest trace of Cascade. Disappointing in comparison with the Hallertauer version.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hidden_Pooch (410) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle. I actually somewhat enjoy this beer. I like what they are trying to do, by showcasing different hop types, and they do it pretty well for a big brewery. Taste more like an IPA than the original Keiths. Has a nice floral aroma. It taste of a citrus, floral, bread, but in a much lighter way. It goes down quite smooth with a low bitterness to it. They must be doing this to get macro lager drinkers to try a little flavour for once, and it is not a bad attempt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
markas101 (2165) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAY 2, 2014
33 cl bottle, Calgary, AB, Canada via Costco. Tasted alongside Hallertau and Galaxy. Similar appearance for all three, galaxy perhaps slightly lighter. Aroma is not very distinct, some passion fruit, and a faint resin. Flavour is weak, some bitterness, better than the Hallertau.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JJRousseau (1) - - APR 27, 2014 does not count
Aroma: A hint of malt, but almost no detectable hop aroma. The dominant aroma is alcohol. Appearance: Clear, moderate amber, poor head retention. Flavour: Not very bitter, and almost no hop flavour. Disappointing considering it is supposed to be a special cascade hop version. The malt flavour falls flat on the tongue, and it is dominated by bready overtones. Mouthfeel: Carbonation is low and the body is weak. It tastes like mildly carbonated water.

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