Brewed by Oland Brewery (AB-InBev)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Halifax, Canada


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RATINGS: 675   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Nova Scotia’s most popular beer, Alexander Keith’s India Pale Ale is fully fermented, mellow-aged for smoothness and uses balanced North American flavour and bittering hops to create a unique, malty flavour. Alexander Keith’s India Pale Ale is smooth with a slightly floral hop character and a sweet flavour delivery.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Crash_the_dog (163) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - OCT 7, 2013
This may technically and historically be an IPA, but it sure ain't what I'm looking for in an IPA. Slightly malty, and not the least bit assertive, this beer is a fine Canadian beer, but would never be mistaken for a craft brew in the USA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
KoNrRiI (789) - Århus, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2015
0.341 bottle. Clear gold color and a small, white head. Aroma of pale malts, cheap hops, DMS, and some yeasts. Taste is pretty bad; cheap hops, DMS, and some grains. Light body, thin texture, and fizzy carbonation. Finish is short and very hackneyed. Overall the beer doesn’t even taste like an ale but is more resemblant of a commercial pale lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
adamnowek (717) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2015
Super flat body. Not very bitter at all. Passable, sure, but still remarkably boring. Good for a bender.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gluepot (149) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 31, 2015
I wanted to be nice because commercially successful macro beers can be automatically vilified by craft beer aficionados. But there is indeed very little here. The nose if fairly faint, the head a bit fizzy and the colour is a thin yellow/orange. Bready malt is easily the most prominent taste in the profile. A spritz of citrus distinguishes it from commercial lagers, but it is not enough to warrant the name "India Pale Ale". It remains a refreshing beverage for social and summer drinking situations.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5591) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2015
Sampled on draft this beer poured a bright yellow-gold color with a medium sized soapy white head that left good lacing. The aroma was tart and bitter with vague fruity hops and a bit of sugar. The flavor was tart, bitter and thin with some lemon and yeast. Medium length finish. Medium body. Meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingofthemtn (46) - - JUN 28, 2015
Pastic cup at TD-Lansdowne stadium in Ottawa, ON for world cup soccer. A tasty beer but not hoppy enough to match the ipa’s I’m used to.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tommynh (80) - - JUN 28, 2015
Fair IPA, not much of a scent, nice golden color, kind of weak IPA taste, not much choice on the menu for IPA type drinks here 2015/06/28 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerathon (1590) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Yellow pour with thin white head. Not sure how this kids assign IPA. Tastes like a slightly floral pale lager. Total meh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Meilby (9728) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2015
Draught @ Sports station, Montreal, QC
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt and hint of grass. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter. Body is light to medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft to fizzy

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
a_sully (299) - - JUN 8, 2015
Light yellow body with a light white head. Aroma is sweet. Taste is hoppy and a bit skunky. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Handsy11 (16) - IRELAND - MAY 26, 2015
IPA?? Tastes like they have switched the label on a Coors Light bottle. Not even a hint of hops and the appearance/colouring is clearly that of a lager... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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