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

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This fine Alexander Keith’s Hop Series Ale celebrates one of the world’s foremost breeds of hops. Brewed with 100% malt. Dry-hopped using only Galaxy hops to showcase the unique characteristics of the varietal.


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2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
electrotype (370) - Montreal, Quebec, - FEB 1, 2014
J’étais très curieux de gouter cette bière... Mais, j’aurais du m’en douter, j’ai été déçu! Il y a certains arômes et saveurs intéressants, mais elle est trop sucrée, ça gache l’expérience. On a aussi l’impression de notes "artificielles"... Je ne suis pas du tout convaincu.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bamsen78 (4395) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle. Pours nearly clear amber with airy off-white head. Clear aroma of hops, fruit and yeast, wuth mild citric touches. Citric flavour with bitter notes of metal and hops and fruity and malty touches. Estery and acidic aftertaste. Drinkable but a poor example of the style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
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, orange and floral. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long caramel, orange and floral finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15382) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2015
A clear, dark golden beer with a small, off-white head. The aroma is lightly malty and bready, with a touch of grass and metal. Some fruity, piney hops and some canned tropical fruits. It’s full to medium bodied, semi-sweet and with a nice carbonation level. Some bitterness going on, but I’d like more to deal with the malts. Grass, pine cones and tropical fruits too. Medium length finish. Lacks on bitterness this one, else it’s a decent one. I’d prefer it less malty though. 150615

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (3075) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Smooth very smooth, like a English bitter that has a mild extra bite to it. Nice deep golden color and a creamy head. Noticeable bitter but not overwhelming ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DCLawyer (1866) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 18, 2015
Backlog. Shared can at Travlr’s DC Pre-Thanksgiving tasting. Lite copper with small white head. Sweet malt with barest hint of floral hops. Not a bad beer, I suppose, but really misses the mark for a pale ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BunchABeer (30) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 9, 2015
Poured clear dark amber with a small white head. Aroma is sweet with citrusy & fruity notes. Taste is grainy with some citrus hops & bready malt notes. Medium-thin body and good carbonation. Clean & crisp finish.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
firefly765 (183) - - MAR 28, 2015
16 ounce can pour is a very clear light orange color with an off-white headthat dissipates quickly. Absolutely zero hop aroma16 ounce can course and a medium orange color with a off-white headscarf

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (11252) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Bottle poured a clear golden amber with a small lingering ivory head. Aromas of bread, citrus and light tropical fruit. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry watery finish. Flavoprs of brea and light citrus with a smooth dry watery finish.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
greenhorn1 (850) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - FEB 10, 2015
On tap at top of mountain ski lodge in Whistler. Pours clear no head. Not much hop to speak of, but probably better than your average lager...barely. But what the hell, just had it after all morning of skiing and any beer at that moment would have been refreshing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
terrybail (704) - London, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 29, 2015
473ml can from the Lcbo Well what a surprise this is actually pretty good nice dry bitter finish Good on you Oland


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