Brewed by Canoe Brewpub
Style: Brown Ale
Victoria, Canada


on tap

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mds (2250) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (8423) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregClow (2975) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11454) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 16, 2007
on tap-pours a light tan head that laces and black color with red tint. Aroma is dark malt-molasses. Taste is dark malt-sweet molasses, roasty, faint hops. Mild carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bradrcr (806) - Renton, Washington, USA - SEP 22, 2007
7/14/07 On draught at the brewery. Aroma is caramel forward followed by light roast, cream, light citrus and a low fresh hop character. Appearance is at the dark end of the spectrum for the style with an off-white head. Flavor is a medium intensity malt/bittering character with citrus, a low dried fruit character and a resin finish. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, creamy, with a medium carb bite. Overall, this is a very cool brown with a great complexity for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 19, 2007
Sour malty aroma. Nice dark brown with thick head. Roastiness, malt. Sour, uneven finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
mgermani (1002) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 16, 2007
Pours a hazy dark brown with a ice off-white head and some lace. Aroma of brown sugar, Hoisin sauce, and hints of vanilla & maple. Tastes lightly smoked, sweet brown malt is well balanced by light roastiness. Warm aftertaste with nice anglohops and a hint of diacetyl. Watery slightly creamy and overcarbonated body. Excellent brown ale flavour, but watery finish detracts. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shigadeyo (3246) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2007
Pacific Northwest Vacation 2007

8/24/2007: Canoe Beaver Brown Ale is a clear, deep mahogany brown in color and has a frothy beige head. Lightly roasted malt and with a hint of chocolate constitute the aroma. The flavor has a lightly roasted maltiness with a mineral quality and something else resembling what a wet sock might taste like. This medium-bodied beer is smooth but a touch on the watery side. Overall this was an average brown ale that isn’t very unique or memorable...

Draught sample (5.4% ABV) at the Canoe Brewpub in Victoria, BC, Canada. Rating #19 for this beer...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enniskillen (2044) - Salinas, California, USA - JUL 7, 2007
Aroma is caramel, mollases, lightly nutty, light chocolate. Taste is chocolate, caramel, hazelnut, nice body, brown with a tan head.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - AUG 23, 2006
the patio at this place is awesom, right on the water, but probably only good one month or so out of the year. clear brown hue wiht a tan mushroom head. sweet malt flavors possible nutty nose with a bit of a flax seed character. could be a bit bigger for my taste.

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