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Bellwoods Roman Candle IPA

Brewed by Bellwoods Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Toronto, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
A refreshing, American-style India Pale Ale (IPA) with strong aromas of pine, melon and tangerine, good bitterness and slightly resinous finish. Yum.

Yeast: American Ale
Hops: Columbus, Citra
Malts: Pale, Pilsner, Crystal, Rye

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnsense (1368) - - OCT 20, 2016
Hazy golden pour, fair sized white head, loads of lacing. Pineapple/mango aroma, sweet, citrus. Tropical fruit up front. Pineapple at the forefront, citrus peels, sweet malt backbone and a drying finish. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olio (9380) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 10, 2016
50 cl bottle @ Timo A. Bottled on 09/2016.
Pours slightly hazy golden color with a small head. Nice hoppy aroma, sweet tropical fruits with mango and pineapple, some lemon, passion fruit and piney notes, resinous hops and some sweetish caramel. Flavor is citric, some passion fruit, mild mango, some grape fruits and resinous hops. Crisp refreshing brew, excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JunctionCat (44) - toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 29, 2016
Probably the best / my fav beer at Bellwoods. Huge bitter hit and great finish - In between you just want more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LouisP (238) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 26, 2016
La bouteille de 500 mL laisse échapper une bière blonde, à bonne carbonatation et petite effervescence. Au nez, c’est une véritable bombe de houblon avec le citra qui est particulièrement présent.. En bouche, on goûte bien le houblon exotique et une assez bonne amertume créée par le Columbus. La bière est super agréable et bien réussie.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ciocanelu (1435) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - SEP 3, 2016
Hazy yellow color with white head. Aroma is tropical, fruity with sweet melon and tangerines. Taste starts juicy with citrus fruits and pineapple. Really good one, up there with the New England IPAs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (639) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 27, 2016
2016/08/27 - Pours a deep gold colour with a thick, foamy, white head that slowly reduces and leaves ample lacing. Aroma is very fruity; lots of melon, orange, light mango, citrus (orange, lemon and grapefruit), caramel and pine. Taste is more melon, orange and lemon, mango with a moderately sweet caramel backbone and a resinous finish. Mouthfeel is medium and slick with lightly biting carbonation and a dry, moderately bitter finish. Nice balance and tons of fruit. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (3891) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2016
Bottle - 500ml. Cloudy golden body with an average, lasting, white foamy head. Lovely hoppy aroma with mango, orange, pineapple, and grapefruit hints. Its sharp hoppy taste carries malty, citrusy, and coriander notes. Ends with a long, robust bitter finish. Great stuff!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lux_edwards (288) - - JUL 8, 2016
50 cl bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with a white head. Aroma of orange and lime. Taste is slightly bitter and has a hint of mint. Palate is medium with an oily mouth feel. Overall very good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (3502) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 25, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2016 Keg and bottle from the brewery. Hazy orange body with a thin white head. Good lacing. Aroma of orange, lemon, lime, melon and flowers. Flavour of lime zest, hay, minerals and grass. Medium body with an oily texture. Light fizz. Fresh and zippy. A delicious fruity IPA - tingling with hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kauge (1619) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 21, 2016
Bottle from the source. Not more than 2 weeks old. Pours slightly hazy yellow with firm off-white head. Aroma’s bittersweet citrus, resin. Pretty straightforward. Tastes of bitter citrus, and, well, that’s pretty much it. Perhaps a tropical note too. Crisp, somewhat grainy, with citric and resiny bitter finish. Good. Yet extremely one-sided and slightly aggressive in the mouth - I wouldn’t want a whole pint of this.

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