Brewed by Cannery Brewing Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Penticton, Canada


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
The “Paddles Up” Pale Ale’s new packaging is a salute to the amazing Dragon Boat Festival that is held here each September.
Nothing like a dragon boat full of dragons doing the “paddles up”!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (9592) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 12, 2015
Bottle. Brassy gold, average white head. Bready malts, maybe a bit of caramel, light citrus notes. Not bad I suppose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gramity (1625) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 24, 2015
Light amber colour with an off-white head. Caramel malt and a faint citrus hop aroma. Flavours are very well balanced, with malty sweetness offset by citrus hops. Grapefruit flavour on the finish with slight spiciness and earthiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 7, 2014
Cask at ebga fest that’s primed with agave syrup and finished with kolsch yeast. Aroma is sweet fruity esthers, agave, light caramel and yeasty. Taste is agave sweetness, pale malts, fruity and some earthy hops. Nice well balanced beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pintbypint (3328) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 29, 2013
From 650ml brown bottle. Gold pour with a small white head. Some citrus in the nose, also grass and a tangy fruity note. Taste has grains and bread and mild citrus notes. Light bitterness. Overall a mild and sessionable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12890) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle - Grass and grains. Pale yellow and little head. Grassy and grains with a bit of a sweet finish. Clean and crisp.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (5731) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 23, 2013
650ml bottle pours a pale amber color with a small white head that leaves some light lacing on the glass. Aroma is caramel and light fruits with some citrus (maybe pink grapefruit). Taste is a caramel malty sweetness with some citrus hop bitterness and other light fruits in the finish. Light bodied with decent carbonation. A good representation of the style, but just a little on the lighter side for my liking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lagerboy (1956) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 8, 2012
Unclear pale copper, creamy off white head lasts. Sweet caramel malt aroma. Citrusy sweet malt taste, some honey and fruit. Low hopped, average carbonation, light bodied. Light bitter finish. Decent, yet unremarkable. LF (Lagerboy Friendly)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2012
Partypig at the brewery taproom
Deep blond color; creamy head. Light aroma and flavor of cereals; dry mouthfeel; good bitterness level although without noticeable hop qualities. Refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CapFlu (5101) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 5, 2010
(650ml bottle) Purchased at the brewery on June 10, 2010. Nose of english malt, no hops. Banana and cantaloupe flavour with mild roasty base. Just plain bland. Lifeless, watery and thin English malt. Boring.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Powertrip (1000) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 30, 2010
Slightly cloudy orange with furry medium head. Nose: ripe banana, caramel, roasted hop and some milk chocolate. Sweet but delicious! Taste: Sugary hops with a background of roasted almonds. Very smooth and quite light. A note of carrot floats around. Sweet finish with doesn’t last long. Sweet but not sugar dominant. Quite mellow, Lots of fizzing but carbonation wasn’t burning. Interesting one.

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