patrick767 (3971) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 10, 2012
2.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
bottle - Pours golden with a small fizzy white head. The aroma features caramel and fruit notes. Itís better than the flavor. Apparently "Nova Scotia style pale ale" means sweet and bland with almost no hops to be found. Not very good.
beerguy101 (5356) - Newark, California, USA - MAR 2, 2012
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Sampled on 3/2/2012. This English Pale Ale pours a light amber color from a 12oz bottle. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity, caramel, biscuit and sweet. A light to medium bodied English Pale Ale. The malts are mild, bready and biscuit. The hops are floral and earthy. Quickly vanishing carbonation. Kind of watery and mild. I keep thinking diet coke and soda, not that itís a bad thing, its just not very good either. And itís a more soda tah diet coke. Can I use the word Meh? Fits this beer perfectly. Beer Rating number 5000 or my personal list and by tradition I try and find a horrid beer for the milestone, I am traveling and this was the worst beer I had access to. I did not feel like running down to the local liquors store and grabbing something really bad. Mouthfeel is thin. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 17, 2012
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Yellow-gold with good aromas of pale ale malt, straw, ripe lemon and zest. Those flavours come out with clean bitterness and lovely biscuit malt. Good carbonation but the finish is a little short. Good ígo toí pale ale.
Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 8, 2012
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Floral and sugary malt aroma. Usual light copper, possibly added color. Sweet taste of starchy malt, metallic aftertaste and mild hopping. Light body - feels heavier than it is due to the sweet character of the beer. InBevís world conquest continues.
badwhale (419) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2012
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle to glass pint. Pours a medium dark yellow, and little to no head. Not much aroma or flavor. Kinda watery and flavorless. Not my bag.
Leighton (18221) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Sanderís place in NYC. Pours clear gold with a small, white foam head. Lightly toasted malts in the nose, mild caramel and straw. Medium sweet flavor, sweet bread, grains. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Sweet, slightly syrupy finish, faint leaves and grain, some toasted sugar. Itís nothing special, though slightly better than the Nova Scotia Brown Ale.
Sregnar35 (1030) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - JAN 27, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Meh. Boring beer that does nothing terrible and nothing good. Flat hops and a bit of unflattering sweetness.
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jsmerig (1472) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2012
2.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours golden yellow with a moderate head and very little lacing. Aroma is faint smell of bananas and subtle spices. Taste is more on the malty side of malty and hoppy. In fact there isnít any particularly hoppy notes anywhere in the taste. It also flirts with being cidery. The pallet is a bit wet and because of the lack of hop flavor the finish is not crisp. However itís a fairly pleasant beer.
Onslow (1378) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Light aroma of mild spicey hops, a little malt. Taste is a little malt, a little spicey hops, an epheral hint of roasted grain, a nice dry finish with very modest bitter. Overal very light, thin palate, weak, but with a little character and no bad flavors.
obguthr (5580) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 5, 2012
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Weak dried leaves aroma. Crystal clear amber, thin head. Mainly dry malt with a honey character, but weak. Rather macro-ish, but not entirely a lost cause.