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


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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A refreshing amber ale crafted using the finest quality ingredients, with a moderate body and a crisp, clean bitter finish.

pintbypint's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
pintbypint (2849) - Edmonton, Alberta, - SEP 18, 2007
355ml can. Amber red colour, small creamy head, off white in colour, decent retention. Aroma was somewhat malty with a grainy edge, some caramel sweetness. Flavour is grainy, some caramel, faint hops in the finish, slightly grassy. Grainy dryish finish. Average body and carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
MartinT (8396) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 12, 2015
My Bottom Line:
This deceptively red brew shares nothing of note, not even caramel aromas that are typical to a beer of this billing. Bland and fizzy.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam tops the gleaming dark red.
-That color doesn’t come from malts; it’s obvious in both the nose and flavor profile.
-Tasted blind, this could have been a blond ale. And a tasteless one at that.
-This is obviously drinkable, but eminently forgettable. There are no flavors or aromas to hang on to.
-This is as dishonest a product as their hopless ’India Pale Ale’.


   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Daytona00 (134) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 9, 2015
Nice red color. Small head. Very light taste. A bit too light for my taste for an red. Average.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Psytron (1533) - Turku, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Smell of metal, sugar, some malt. Copper colour, white head. Aroma of metal, paper, some sugar and alcohol. Finishes with paper. This isnt a good one. Lively carbon, slightly oily texture. Mid-light body. Mid-sweet.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
PrattBrat (30) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2015
Pours a clear reddish amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of malt and grain. Tastes of sweet malt with a bad aftertaste. Light to medium bodied and very carbonated.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Yamato (32) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 2, 2015
At Puck’s sports bar. Good color, but below my expectation. I had a high one because I like the IPA. Watery. I don’t like watery one. Fruity taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
RhetoricalAns (524) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
Draft. Clear amber pour, taste and aroma of caramel, a bit of grain. Little bit of sweetness. terrible body like the others in this line.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
simonblaine (386) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 15, 2014
Had a pint with Mexican food, pairs better than crap Sol or Corona. It did the job, not hideous. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RobertDale (4115) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 7, 2014
473 ml. can. Thanks Doug! Pours a clear copper with a decent off-white head. Aroma of malt and caramel. Taste is malt, caramel, and a bit of fruit. On the thin side. Drinkable but not memorable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AgentAle (1005) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 25, 2014
Aroma is light roasted malts, caramel and bland hops. Taste is rich malts with a bland bitterness. Pretty uninspiring overall. A clear amber body with a pearl head that retains fairly poorly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2887) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle. Clear honey brown, cream soda, mild caramel in the nose. Thin watery body. The taste is weak watery caramel, a bit acrid bitter malts kind of a sugary sweet finish. Meh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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