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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Rhyme & Reason, Extra Pale Ale American style pale ale. The flavour and aroma of Citra, Centennial, Chinook and Simcoe hops prevail without excessive bitterness for maximum drinkability. Malt sweetness of Pale Ale, Crystal Carafoam and Wheat Flakes in the background complements the hops for a crisp finish. 5.7 ABV 55 IBUs (Bottles and Draft)


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pootzboy (1586) - Hawgville, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2013
Bottle - pours golden clear ale with a rocky one finger cap - decent lacing. Aroma is a hop lover’s wet dream earthy, citrus, herbal, floral (dry hopped Citra, Simcoe, Chinook). Medium bodied, smooth,rich mouth feel. Flavor is one of a well put together APA - fairly good hop bittering/citrus/earthiness in balance with the sturdy pale malts...goes lightly dry in the finish with a pleasing bittering. If the brewer’s intent was an approachable easy drinking big pale, they accomplished that in spades.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Metalchopz (2256) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 11, 2013
6-pack at the LCBO. Pours a clean golden-amber colour with a warm foamy cap, good retention and lots of patchy-soapy lacing. Big hoppy aromas that are a little different at first with some tropical fruits notes mixed with the grapefruit. Not as hoppy in the taste, but still some nice grass giving some beautiful dry mouthfeel. Still wet enough to go down nicely. A pretty interesting Extra Pale Ale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (3793) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 10, 2013
Bottle - Sweet grapefruit with some malt. Cloudy gold with a rich beige head. Well balanced malts and hops, resinous and a bit of citrus. Nice hoppy crisp pale ale.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jksipa (316) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 5, 2013
Bottle from the LCBO. Pours a light hazy orange with generous cream coloured head. that leaves lots of lace. Nose is heavy pine and grapefruit. Great up front bitterness with some sweet toffee and a good dry bitter finish. Body and carbonation are average and feels a little thinner than you would expect but that actually seems to make it more enjoyable. Pleasantly surprised by this one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (1860) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 5, 2013
341 mL bottle. Possibly the hoppiest pale ale I’ve ever had. Certainly in terms of flavour, if not bitterness. Lots or resin. Perhaps too much to be deemed "drinkable," if you know what I mean. Certainly is tasty, though.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Freaky_tiki (511) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 4, 2013
Saw this 6 pack peeking out at me from the shelf with a come hither look when I was at the LCBO & figured I better go home with it. Good thing I did cuz this is a killer brew. Exactly what I’ve been looking for from a local craft brewery: a sessionable pale ale rich with hops & a brisk finish. Reminds me of the the totally awesome Founders All Day IPA south of the border & a bit edgier than Naughty Neighbour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
probstblueribbon (2892) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 2, 2013
355 mL bottle from LCBO served cold in a tulip glass. Clear deep golden with a nice off-white head. Beautiful, juicy hops, resinous, grapefruit, dank, tropical fruits, all held together with sufficient light malt support. Medium+ body, moderate to Lew effervescence. A bit more stern and serious than the nose, more pine and resin and dank, less fruitiness, still had nice malt support; dry with pretty good bitterness and a malty, pine, peppery finish. Lovely stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rejtable (1262) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2013
Oh man this is nice!! Nose is a citrus punch in the face, lots of grapefruit. Notes of grapefruit, some cereal, some very limited peach, some breakfast tea. Taste is medium to heavy bitter with very light sweet in the background. Body is a bit light maybe a shade why of medium and a medium pasty dry finish. Great sessionable beer.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinsenn (1055) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2013
Single bottle from LCBO. Pours hazy amber. Fantastic aroma of sweet and juicy tropical and citrus fruits, with some candy in there. Taste has fruity hops (tropical and citrus), pine, with a bitter finish, Medium body with good carbonation. Very nice pale ale - next time I see it I think I’ll buy a whole 6-pack.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hangunder (223) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 28, 2013
Nice citrus aroma as soon as the bottle is opened, some tropical notes and a bit of onion. Nice balanced spectrum of hops. Light golden, slightly hazy. Long lasting foamy white head. Tastes delicious, tons of hop flavor upfront, some citrus, pine and tropical fruit with a lightly fruity finish and a bit of hop bitterness. Medium bodied and average carbonation. Tons of flavor for a beer this light in ABV, reminds me of witchshark quite a bit. Impressive stuff.


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