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Brewed by Canoe Brewpub
Style: Brown Ale
Victoria, Canada

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6146) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 14, 2010
GCBF 2010. Hazy dark brown. Toasty dark malts, nutty, light char. Really nice.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
garthicus (2591) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 13, 2010
Thanks to Blankboy. Appearance: Ribena red with a slight brown head. Aroma: Bran, bread, rye, quite toasty. Flavour: light rye, a little toast, long rye finish. Simple but and nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrewDad (4628) - Olympia, USA - OCT 2, 2009
Canoe Brewpub - Victoria BC
This was nice brown ale I felt it was too light for the style and was hoping for a little more with the dark malts coming off with flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GRM (2827) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2009
Verre, 5 onces, en fût, bue sur place, le 28 avril 2009; oeil : rubis foncé, claire, pas d’effervescence, jolie mousse crémeuse café au lait, beaucoup de dentelle;nez : malt torréfié, café, vanille, chocolat au lait;bouche : malt rôti, café, vanille, chocolat au lait, lactique, très léger houblon, finale crémeuse en malt avec présence de chocolat au lait, texture crémeuse, corps moyen, très légèrement amère, carbonatation moyenne; en résumé : bien ENGLISH Glass, 5-ounce, draught, on the premise on April 28 2009; eye: deep ruby, clear, no effervescence, nice creamy café au lait head, lots of lacing; nose: roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, chocolate milk; mouth: roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, chocolate milk, lactic, slight hops, creamy finale in malt with presence of chocolate milk, creamy texture, medium body, slightly bitter, average carbonation; overall: fine

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skyview (5109) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUN 25, 2008
On draught at the brewpub in downtown Victoria, BC. Pours a dark reddish copper brew with a creamy beige head that has some nice retention and good lacing. Aroma of crystal crisp malt, some roasted nuts, a touch of coffee and tobacco. Taste is medium bodied, light carbonated with flavors of roasted dark malt, citrus zest, pipe tobacco, and a touch of coffee. Finish is semi-sweet at first and then a mild dry aftertaste. Overall this is one of the better beers I sampled at the brewpub as it has a nice balance of bitterness and malt flavors.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (5371) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 9, 2008
[1075-20080201] 650mL (c/o GregClow, w/ him, blankboy, jerc, mds). Earthy dirt-covered old poo malt aroma with a stale sweet background. Clear, dark wine red body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head. Flavour has coffee roasted grain malt characteristics with a solid earthy base. Medium body is a little thin. Interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blankboy (5797) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 13, 2008
Bottle (650ml) shared with jerc, mabel, GregClow & mds -- courtesy of GregClow. Pours a deep ruby-brown with an average size diminishing tan head. Aroma’s pretty roasty with some coffee and a hint of smoke. Slightly watery flavour of lightly roasted malt along with notes of coffee and nuts. Average bodied. A decent Brown Ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mds (2167) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 10, 2008
Bottle. Pours a ruby-mahogany body with a white ring of head. The aroma is bready with sweet malts and light cocoa. The flavour is watery with a midly toasty palate and notes of almond.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (7335) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 4, 2008
2008-02-01. Bottle. Dark brown body with a small beige head. Roasty malt aroma, toasty notes and a very slight note of oxidation. Similar flavours but a touch more muted, roasty malt is dominant character. Averate to thin palate. Decent, touch thin at times. Roast does not do it for me personally but it is an interesting brown ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregClow (2812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 2, 2008
Bottle shared with jerc, mabel, blankboy & mds - my bottle. Dark ruby-brown with a small off-white head. Sweet and roasty aroma with notes of dark malt and coffee, a bit of smoke and tobacco leaf, and an interesting earthiness that I couldn’t quite place. Medium bodied. Full roasty flavour with notes of molasses, malt, coffee and nuts. Pretty decent.


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