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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   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)


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sudomorph (787) - Barrie, Ontario, - OCT 27, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 6, 2013 355ml bottle. Pours a crystal clear golden yellow with a fluffy, one finger, off-white head. Mild lacing. Aroma is pleasant. Notes of grapefruit, tropical fruits, pine, resin, and bread with an earthyness. Taste is bitter with a a drawn out resiny/pine/grapefruit aftertaste. Medium body and carbonation. Slightly resiny in the mouth but still moderately clean and crisp. Overall I’m really liking this. Solid aroma and taste and very drinkable. Lots of flavour for 5.7%. Would probably buy again.


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yourilevesque (130) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2015
Très très jolie bière blonde, légèrement trouble et surmontée d’un collet blanc-cumulus onctueux mais peu persistant. De la bouteille émanent de puissantes arômes avant même que le liquide soit entièrement versé. Le nez est très houblonné. La dominante est le fruit de la passsion mêlé à une jolie mangue Atulfo bien mûre. Plutôt unidirectionnel mais combien rafraîchissant! En bouche le houblon citra se révèle avec autorité par une forte présence d’agrumes (qui surprend légèrement je dois l’admettre). C’est de l’écorce de citron pour être plus précis. Le goût est très amer, à la limite de l’âcre. Le malt est bien mal représenté dans cette bière au corps plutôt étroit. Somme toute cette bière souffre d’un manque d’équilibre en bouche mais est légère comme une plume ce qui est en fait la qualité de son defaut. Je la recommande l’après-midi bien à l’ombre en dégustant une jolie salade niçoise où règnent en maîtres olives, miettes de thon et anchois!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pictoman (709) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2015
Poured from the tap. Opaque golden yellow with white head. Nice citrus hops and subtle mild sweet bready malt.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RuneStumo (2295) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2015
17.02.2015. On tap at Corks Beer & Wine bar, Toronto. Fresh herbal aroma. Fresh but also soft with clear notes of green spruce shoots. Medium body and dominated by hops. Good fresh beer!!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gorbalev (2981) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
6 Pack, Trainyards LCBO Ottawa. Finally! Pale to medium hazy yellow, foamy small white head. Citrus aroma, but also some floral notes - really nice. Clean, appropriate carbonated mouthfeel. Super taste - up front bitterness balanced with lovely malt backbone that stays in background and lets the fruity hops shine through. Super drinkable. Hides even the 5.7% well. I could drink a tremendous amount of this - one of the better APA’s I have ever had.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franckg (251) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
Goût de malt sucré, résine, caramel et de houblons frais. Très rafraichissante et gouteuse. Ne réinvente pas le style mais est très buvable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (5018) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 10, 2015
pours hazy golden orange with a small white cap showing minimal retention and lacing. danky melons, peaches and tangerines, pale very lightly toasted maltiness, peppery wheatiness, touch of caramel, clean yeast if not a touch of dust, pepper and soft resin. light carbonation, light body - oily, balanced grassy-spicy-citrusy finish. classic apa. nicely executed.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (2218) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle 355ml. Pours golden with low-medium off-white head. Good lacing. Aroma is of citrus, fruits, caramel, perfume, cotton candy. Taste is of citrus, fruits, bitterness. Palate: Light-medium body. Soft carbonation. Overall: Pretty good. Still, tangerine is a bit disturbing.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Big_Paul_McBob (1) - - JAN 4, 2015 does not count
A really nice beer full of flavor! Makes many other beers seem uninteresting & common. Great hop taste: must me quality ingredients. Excellent!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoR (615) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2014
355 bottle from LCBO. Pours a nice golden orange colour with medium off-white head. Aroma is fruity. Taste is orange, hops. Love this little brewery!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GRM (3179) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
Brown bottle, 341 ml, drunk at the Wellington Gastropub, gift from Hélène Bérard, savoured on December 16 2014; eye: orangey, clear, no effervescence, thin sheet of beige head, no lacing; nose: tropical fruits, pine, orange, tangerine, pineapple; mouth: tropical fruits, pine, orange, tangerine, pineapple, dry finale in tropical fruits with presence of pine, medium body, good carbonation, quite bitter, harsh texture; overall: quite fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 341 ml, bue chez Wellington Gastropub, cadeau de Hélène Bérard, savourée le 16 décembre 2014; œil : orangée, limpide, pas d’effervescence, mince couverture de mousse beige, légère dentelle; nez : fruits tropicaux, pin, orange, tangerine, ananas; bouche : fruits tropicaux, pin, orange, tangerine, ananas, finale sèche en fruits tropicaux avec présence de pin, corps moyen, bonne carbonatation, pas mal amère, texture râpeuse; en résumé : bien bon


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