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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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In 1837, Toronto’s Montgomery’s Tavern became the base for a rebellious force led by William Loyn Mackenzie, which was quickly defeated. It may be that the rebels’ courage was due in large part to consumption of the tavern’s fine ales.

In the 1830s, rye-based ales like this one were in abundance. This amber ale is lightly carbonated, and balanced to flavour a slightly bitter hopping while delivering peppery, spicy notes.

Radek Kliber's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (6401) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), - MAY 17, 2013
Bottle 500ml
Aroma: plenty of honey , slight nutty woody feel with lighter aromatic notes. Ending with cookies.7-
Look: slight chill haze with off white top, Rings on glass. 3+
Taste: medium bodied with lower carbonation. Strong nutty woody feel , slight roast notes, tad astringent. Fairly drinkable with sweeter base and dry nutty top.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zimbo (553) - SCOTLAND - JUL 31, 2014
Had to try this not least because of my family’s historical connection with this rebellion. Rye is obvious and the beer is russet brown with little head,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
gilvanblight (772) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 9, 2014
Redish tan pour. White light head. Earthy hoppy nose. Lots of grains. Very strong bitterness right at the start of the mouth. This fades pretty quick but never quite goes away. Sour finish. It’s good, not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Motobashi (68) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2014
500ML bottle. Poured a hazy reddish copper, with no head. Very nice sweet caramel aroma. Heavily bitter taste from start to finish. Over powering. Slightly oily mouth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strangebrewer (846) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 30, 2013
bottle. Poured dark amber with a thin off-white head. Aroma is sweet with toasty malt. Heavy, oily mouthfeel with a long finish. Herbal hop flavour, a bit peppery with a burnt caramel hint.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cattaneopapa (155) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 6, 2013
Opaque&amber in colour. It does not have a head. It has a weak caramel aroma. It’s bitter and hoppy. Lightly carbonated. I’m not a big fan of this amber ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ILduce (205) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 3, 2013
471ml from LCBO: dirty orange beer with no head. Notes of malt, grass, fruit in the nose. Tastes like caramel and bread and then backed up by a dryness from the grassy hops. Wet thin mouthfeel. Not very courageous.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Eructoblaster (2994) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 3, 2013
Bottle - 500ml. Hazy caramel body with no head at all and an average carbonation. Thin malty/hoppy aroma with flowery and butterscotch hints. Its decent hoppy taste carries grainy and woody notes. Ends with a good bitter finish. Drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoR (510) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 13, 2013
500 ml bottle from the LCBO. Pours an orange colour with almost no head. Aroma is malty grains, earthy hops. Taste is malt, bread, bit of fruit. Body is thin. Good, but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dedelste (16) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 11, 2013
Bottle from LCBO. Nice amber colour, not much head. Pleasant nutty aroma. Good balance of hops and malt. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bendrixian (1098) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 4, 2013
Clear brew with a fast head, no lace and copper colour. Aroma of cereal, some fresh ground pepper, ketchup chips, roast, some cat food and a fruity quality. Medium bodied brew with a fast finish and a water profile. almost no flavour to speak of besides the slight bitterness on the finish. Terrible.

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