JorisPPattyn (7306) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2009
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Small white head over corn-golden beer, clear. Very neutral nose, like still water, muddy. Grain taste, neutral to light sweet. "Crisp" is the word, for better or for worse. Light bitterish aftertaste, very light body. Dull ale. Maybe ít wasnít such a bright idea trying it, whilst watching a TV series where they were trying Saison Dupont, Saison de Pipaix and other gems... Thanks, Stef C!
VerticalBaconStrips (1897) - Assat, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 14, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Straight up the best lager out of the marintime provinces. Standard solid gold beer with tons of little bubbles, very smooth, creamy white crown and very impressive lacing. Good retention too. No lack of aroma here - quite sweet with over ripe nectarines or peaches, some pee - donít matter though ícause this is a solid brew. My description for taste doesnít entirely reflect how much I enjoyed this beer - notable background bitterness throughout, cardboard malt and a solid wheat taste. More tongue drying bitterness has made this waaaaay more bitter than I thought it would be. Some sourness and alcohol as well - contributes to the nice stomach heat I got. I like! Mouthfeel is pretty plain and a bit harsh but I enjoyed the dry, dry bitter finish that left me parched. Excellent unassuming brew that really surprised me. Is it 3.7? As far as Canadian lagers go, it has to be. Donít confuse this for being better than a better than average Belgian ale or something like that - for me it just excels in its class.
Cirrhosis (1072) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 5, 2009
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark golden yellow, no head was really produced during the pour, just some small patches bubbles linger around, wow Iíve never seen a beer that resembled urine so much mmmmmmmÖÖ looks tasty. Malty and sweet, smells just like every other low-grade beer. The taste is all darker tasting malts and corn maybe just maybe I can detect a faint hint of hops buts its hard just like sniffing a fart in the wind. I wont lie this beer isnít good but you could probably drink a ton of them and not get sick of it."
albert007 (415) - Penobsquis, New Brunswick, CANADA - OCT 13, 2007
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Yup. Pale golden color, white fizzy head. Grassy, sweet aroma with some cornbread. Flavor is "meh" with a slightly bitter-sweet finish. Definately improves with warmth. My fave macro Nfld session beer.
mullet2007 (209) - St. Johns, Newfoundland, CANADA - AUG 3, 2007
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a pale golden color, darker than the average macro, but still pretty light. Head is medium and white, reasonably quick to leave and left a tiny tiny bit of lacing. You can smell the corn in this brew, and a little bit of fresh cut grass smell. There might be a tiny bit of caramel to it as well, but I doubt it. Itís a rather dry beer, with corn overtones, medium bitterness and a cirtusy aftertaste. Pretty watery, and mid to low carbonation.
LadyCooper (100) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 13, 2007
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle in St. Johnís. No matter what the name says, this is NOT an ale. This is a lager. Colour, taste, and probably even in fermentation, this is a lager. But as far as lagers go, this isnít horrible. Golden-yellow, yeast and grain aroma, grain and corn flavour. Itís not mind-blowing, but itís drinkable.
steamingpipe (1) - Val Verde, USA - SEP 11, 2006 does not count
3.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is one of my favorite beers when letting off steam or just hanging out with the pissants. Thankfully this beer is now availavle in Val Verde.
GregClow (2736) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 7, 2006
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
<!-- i -->Bottle - courtesy of jerc.<!-- /i --> Pale golden colour with a small white head. Aroma of wet grain, grass, and a hint of fusel alcohol. Flavour is quite full for a macro, but not especially great - roasted grain and popcorn notes, along with a strange lemony/metallic tang. Iíll give it some credit for being unique for a Molson beer - I just didnít enjoy it very much.
coffee4me (1) - CANADA - APR 17, 2006 does not count
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
This beer is simply put, awsome. It has none of the bland aftertaste or aroma of most availible domestic beers. Dominion Ale is a definite experience and is by far my favorite domestic lager.
Oakes (10941) - Savusavu, FIJI ISLANDS - MAR 16, 2006
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Relatively full gold colour, which in Canadian macro terms indicates "old manís beer". Grainy, malty, slightly fuselly aroma. Light malty flavour with hints of acetaldehyde. Slightly full body for style.