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Brewed by Bellwoods Brewery
Style: American Pale Ale
Toronto, Canada

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A zesty American pale ale brewed with blood oranges. The coveted Kohatu hop from New Zealand imparts a juicy quality to the well-balanced brew. Bold aromatics of citrus peel, a restrained bitterness on the palate, and faintly pink in colour. This refreshing special edition beer was brewed to support Beer4Boobs Ontario, which raises money for breast cancer research.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gethinbeer (2303) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 16, 2015
Diolch JoeMcphee. Hazy orange pour with a thin white head and lasting lace. Citrus orange peel flavour. Smooth texture. A little soapy in the finish. Enjoyable brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlennHendry (121) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 12, 2015
This is fairly bursting with citrus flavours - orange and grapefruit and some tropical fruit - as well as hibiscus notes. Okay, I’m kidding about the hibiscus, having not eaten too many flowers before. But the beer is juicy and refreshing and very good.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DerWeg (1562) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 12, 2015
Occurs as sort of an average Bellwoods type of IPA style thing at first not really my thing, sulfury cattyhop, Pine and grapefruit. Cloudy orange blonde with pure white cap.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Listigovers (511) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 5, 2015
Nice and refreshing orangish brew. Tropical aroma mostly hop and orange, not too bitter, light to medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Franckg (466) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
Bonne amertume et un léger soupçon de houblon. Un petit goût acidulé se fait sentir. Pas mal mais il semble qu’un des arômes devrait se démarquer un peu plus.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radiomgb (2504) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 29, 2014
500ml bottle from the brewery in Toronto, Ontario. Pinkish-orange in colour with a thin white head, light lacing. The aroma is of oranges, floral, some grass. The flavour is floral, lots of orange citrus, moderate bitterness. Finishes long, herbal with more oranges.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (9343) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 5, 2014
500mL bottle, sent from beerhugger (thanks Steve), pours a hazy faded golden with a small white head. Aroma is strong on the hibiscus, with orange and light floral notes in there as well. Flavour is fresh and vibrant, with hibiscus notes upfront, light floral notes and some mineraly biscuity notes. Nice and fresh, with a dominating hibiscus finish. Good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (1241) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle to goblet Orange, grapefruit, flowers, spruce, and hops. Translucent amber with a long lasting creamy bright white head. Grapefruit, orange, pine, pepper, lots of bitterness. Nice one Bellwoods.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mnurda (1193) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 8, 2014
Bottled sample at ribeye jacks Meadowvale. Cloudy straw colour. Odd odor. Great citrus taste. Light and snappy ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3056) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle from the brewery. 5%. It pours a pinkish orange that settles into a deep gold in the glass.  The aroma is a luscious hibiscus and orange with a bitter pine finish. The taste is fruity & floral at first then earthy pine and a soft bitter finish. A really subtle but delicious beer.


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