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Bushwakker Chico Pale Ale

Bushwakker Chico Pale Ale
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Brewed by Bushwakker Brewing Co.
Style: American Pale Ale
Regina, Canada

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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A classic American Pale Ale. A solid malt backbone and dryhopped with Cascades. Gold medal winner at 2004 Canadian Brewing Awards


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rodenbach99 (3091) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 17, 2012
Bouteille de 660ml non identifiée. Merci Patrick. Bière ambrée orangée avec une mousse blanche. Le nez sent les oranges comme la couleur de cette bière et la levure maison. Une interprétation de la Sierra Nevada. En bouche on dirait boire de l’eau, elle est aqueuse. Cette bière semble vielle.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlovakSniper (3044) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 2, 2012
(Thanks to dresden) Une robe orangée et sa mousse plus ou moins intéressée. Un nez de malts caramélisés et de houblons à l’américaine. Des saveurs de céréales sucrées qui laissent passer des notes citronnées et des notes de pin. Une bouche passablement touchée par l’âge du liquide. Des bulles encore bien présentes. Une texture un peu mince. Une finale qui, à défaut de ne pas être sucrée, n’est pas très amère. Encore buvable malgré son âge vénérable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dresden (811) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - MAY 5, 2012
This is probably one of my favourite Bushwakker beer. It’s similar to Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (hence the name) but its a bit grassier than that. Pours golden orange with a white head. Aroma and taste of citrus hops and pine. Great session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dreamflower (567) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 26, 2012
This was one of my favourites at Bushwakkers, and I’m not even a big IPA fan. This was well balanced and not overpowering. Good flavour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (2147) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 26, 2012
This was one of my favourites at Bushwakker. A nice hoppy APA. You get quality bitterness balanced with malts, as per the style. A nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4100) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 16, 2012
650ml bottle purchased from the brewery pours a golden orange color with a 2 finger white head that settles to some nice lacing. Aroma is citrus and piney hops with hints of caramel. Taste is balanced nice between the bitter hops and caramel malty backbone. Body is medium with some lively carbonation. This is a bold pale ale more like an IPA and was very tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JB84 (649) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 7, 2011
Pour ruby copper with off white head great sticky lace. Aroma light cereal malt, caramel, citrus, nice hops, fruity. Taste citrus, cereal, strange off taste yogurt?, caramel,. MF medium body ,mild carb. Meh not the best apa I’ve had. Blah. Thanks Dresden.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VertBaconStrips (2063) - Assat, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 20, 2010
Tanks Paco! Wonderful clean deep amber.. I think... the lighting in my basement sucks balls. Digging the aroma - upfront and in my face - lemon, powedered orange flavour, apricot, floral, caramel, light roast - all nice after the bock I had last night. There is also a light herbal something or maybe a candy red licorice or something. 465 years. That is when the last lunar eclipse happened on the winter solstice. Happens tonight. Now you know and are less stupid for it. Big ass hop flavour. This is one bitter bastard. Lightly watery pine, almost peppery quality, a bit of roast, not soft caramel, I just had a vision of riding a Shetland pony, pantless. and it’s name was Alberto... ????????????? decent citrus, grapefruit that is only half unsweetened, something else. Good bitter finish that is pretty long, somewhat subdued and leaves me wanting more. Too bad the carbonation is a bit off and this didn’t have a thicker flavour. Either way, I’m just glad to be slugging back something with hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 20, 2010
I love this bar, but the only notes I have are the numbers, which is unfortunate....

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boutip (4654) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 5, 2010
Bottle: Poured a lightly hazy light copper color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of light hoppy notes with dry caramel malt notes. Taste is not as hoppy as I had expected with a shy dry caramel malt backbone. Body is about average for style with good carbonation. I was expecting a bit more hops with more character.


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