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Brewed by Beaus All Natural Brewing Co.
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Vankleek Hill, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   IBU: 52   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspired by the Beaver River (rivière Castor), which connects Ottawa to many communities to the East, this IPA is designed to appeal to Hop Heads. Taking the malt and yeast profile of a traditional British style India Pale Ale and adding an American-style citrusy punch, our Beaver River is both assertive and drinkable. Beaver River is brewed with local spring water and the ingredients are 100% certified organic.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5888) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 13, 2014
bottle, copper colored pour, medium bodied. Britsh styled IPA, medium earthy bitterness, citrusy mainly orange notes, caramel maltiness. decent

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RhetoricalAns (253) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Medium tall, dense off white head with some lacing. Slightly cloudy light copper orange body. Aroma of citrus, pine, Decently hoppy body with a good malt base. Palate is good, medium body. Real nice IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
samzim (205) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 31, 2014
Scent of citrus, pine, and malt. Hazy copper colour. Mild bitterness on the front with notes of biscuit and grapefruit. Medium body with mild carbonation. A solid IPA, but nothing outstanding.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lesifflebiere (1270) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 15, 2014
Robe orangée assez foncée, un peu de mousse en surface mais très mince ; en nez, ananas et autres fruits tropicaux. Saveurs en bouche qui varient entre les agrumes (citron, un peu d’orange même) et les susmentionnés fruits ensoleillés (ananas, une touche de papaye) ; le tout repose sur un lit de malts légèrement caramélisés. Une USIPA typique, mais délicieusement bien faite, langoureuse et satisfaisante.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cattaneopapa (160) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 3, 2014
750 ml bottle from LCBO. Don Mills, ON. 5.6% Alc./Vol. Pours a hazy deep amber colour with one finger of lasting white head. It has an appealing floral aroma with a mild whiff of caramel scent. Taste is hoppy, peppery with a spicy finish. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Beautiful lacing clings to the side of the glass.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (1283) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle shared by Jean-Michael, thanks! Pours a nice golden with a medium white head that leaves great lacing patterns. Nose is of tropical fruits, pine, some sugar and... wheat? It isn’t listed on the bottle but this is the impression I got. Taste is fruity and bitter, not overly sweet but certainly not dry. Some floral hops. Body is medium, carbonation too. Hops were just a touch harsh but I really enjoyed that one still.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (1795) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2014
Bottle 600ml. Pours amber with low beige head. Good lacing. Aroma is of fruits, tropical stuff, citrus. Taste is of tropical fruits, citrus, bitterness, soap, slight malty/caramel twist. Palate: Light-medium body. Soft carbonation. Overall: Just a tad too much caramel in there for my liking, but certainly not striaght-up unbalanced. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fhoublon (316) - Lachine, Quebec, CANADA - APR 16, 2014
Bouteille de 600 ml achetée sur place à la brasserie. Dégustée le 22 août 2013 (Shaker). Bière ambrée limpide. Mousse assez lorsque versée, col blanc moyen crémeux, très persistant. Très effervescente, bulles fines. Odeur de sucre brûlé marquée, de caramel. Plutôt corsée en amorce, saveur de pamplemousse marquée et un peu de résine (pin). Se boit bien, très typée pamplemousse comme IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Randy4Beer (171) - - APR 13, 2014
Pours a light rust colour, with a thin white head. On the nose, from the bottle there is wet cereal, and malts. From the glass however it has distinct piney aroma, one expects from American West Coast IPAs. On the palate, more of the hoppy pine. Not as strong as some of the IPAs I have drunk, but a nice entry in Beau’s typically mild offerings.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ametras (403) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 16, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2014 600ml bottle. Hazy copper with a foamy off-white head. Bready and citrusy aroma with herbal, woody and spicy notes. Taste is earth, bread, caramel and pine. Medium body, soft carbonation, oily texture. Bitter and astringent finish.


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