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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Hybrid US/UK pale ale.
With an abundance of hops and a sweet caramel backbone, this is a true session beer. A grassy, nutty and flavourful malt body is balanced by citrusy hops and a touch of spice. Clocking in at 34IBU’s, this beer is just bitter enough to keep the hopheads coming back without being crushingly dry or astringent.

Note: Also available dry hopped as Augusta Ale Extra Hoppy (AAXH).


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (6886) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 12, 2014
Can. Bronze body, average white head. Lightly toasty malts, a hint if green hop character, low bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Randy4Beer (191) - - SEP 14, 2014
Pours a cloudy, murky amber, with a soft billowing white head, leaving behind considerable lacing. Aromas are muted, with only light citrus discernable. Palate is fairly dry. Tastes are of citrus, tangerine, and light vanilla. Finishes with some hop bitterness. Overall, a very understated beer, but it does wield a deft hand in delivering an enjoyable beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jksipa (382) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 29, 2014
Can from the LCBO. Hazy amber with a tight off white head that leaves lots of lace. Nose is roasted malts and grain with a hint of vanilla and caramel and only the faintest bit of grass. Lightly sweet with caramel followed by a mild bitterness. Medium palate with average carbonation. Nothing exciting. The Xtra hoppy version might have some more character.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2247) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 29, 2014
A pleasant surprise. Nice beer for an airport. Not crazy hoppy but some pleasant bitterness. Quality APA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (3467) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2014
Poured light amber with a frothy off white head. Aroma of sweet grainy malt, caramel, milk chocolate and nuts. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, medium sweet , lightly bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
terrybail (627) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 3, 2014
Sample at Cinco de beero in Chatham Slight hazy pour malt backbone and slight bitterness

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoR (533) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 16, 2013
500 ml can from LCBO. Pours a golden colour with white head. Aroma of caramel. Taste is the same, with a hint of ginger. Pretty good beer.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
samzim (221) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 3, 2013
Slight malty aroma. Clear warm golden colour. Slight caramel sweetness at the front with a quenching bitterness towards the end. Medium body and mild carbonation. A fine ale, but not too exciting

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cattaneopapa (189) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2013
Aroma: Banana, orange Appearance: dark amber Taste: Fruity start, especially the orange is pronounced with some underlying caramel taste. Ends with a dry finish. Low-medium carbonation and minor lacing.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bendrixian (1131) - Canadiana, Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 5, 2013
Clear brew with decent head, well carbonated, and darker yellow colour. Muted brew with a slightly floral hoppy note, some malts and caramel. Fast tasting brew with light mid palate and a slightly hoppy finish. Meh, boring beer but not the worst.


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