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Brewed by Brasserie Dunham
Style: American Pale Ale
Dunham, Canada

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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Inspirée des Pale Ales de la côte ouest américaine, notre APA est une véritable célébration du houblon. Légère, sèche et amère, elle présente des arômes d’agrumes typiques des houblons américains Centennial, Cascade & Amarillo. Si vous vous êtes déjà demandé ce que le ciel pouvait goûter, la réponse se trouve dans cette bouteille.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8159) - San Diego County, California, USA - AUG 23, 2012
341mL thanks to JulienHuxley. Pours clear golden with a bunch of yeast chunkies after sediment is accidently dumped in. Probably should force carbonate these hoppy styles. Large, rockier, off-white head. Impressive retention. Soapy, webby lace. Nose is sugary kumquat, sharp walnuts, cinnamon, sharp apple pie. Taste is very nutty, dry, Brasil nut skins. Too bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (2224) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 21, 2012
One of the better non american APAs that I have tried. Nice floral, grassy hops that have a slight citrus kick as well. Clean malts and yeast let the hops really shine.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (3526) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Very light and refreshing. Good herbal citrus aromas. Light finish, light sweetness, good pale ale

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrFecesious (903) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2012
Pint at Bateau de Nuit. Hazy yellow gold. Meringue-like cap. Huge floral and citrus burst of taste. A mix of grapefruit bitterness and sweet citrus. Maybe pomegranate bitter? Aroma is more floral and citrus forward. Lemon lime. Muted pine. Some fresh cut grass in there too. Perfect dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8302) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 31, 2012
Tap at Toronto Fest of Beer. Pale golden orange pour. The nose is a little bit hoppy with a nice fresh orange peel aroma. A little bit fruity. Decent pale ale

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cyrenaica (966) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2012
341ml bottle
6.0% ABV (as written in the bottle
I tried this beer on July 20, 2012 at "Bar Volo" in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The beer poured a clouded golden yellow colour with a thick, long lasting rocky white head. The aroma was citrusy hops, grainy malt, and herbs and spices (I sear it was marijuana). The mouthfeel was medium bodied with mild carbonation. The flavour was citrusy with hints of crunchy vegetables.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerGolem (658) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle 341 ml. Pours hazy yellow with nice thick frothy white head. Some lacing. Aroma and flavour: very strong hops, pineapple, spices and pine. Taste is mostly bitter. Medium bodied with strong carbonation. Refreshing and highly drinkable. Very pleasant hoppy beer!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cole (967) - , Alberta, CANADA - JUN 26, 2012
Pours hazy yellow with a thick white head. Smells very nice very strong hops . The Amarillo really comes through in the aroma, as well as the cascade. Tastes nice very citrus and bitter. Lots of grapefruit. Very fresh and crisp. Great brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 26, 2012
Bottle at home, from my Minneapolis Town Hall glass. Thanks Dany!!! Pours hazy gold, thick white head, lacing is above-average. Nose is clean grain, with light sour cream notes, along with tropical fruit, persimmon, grapefruit, pineapple, spice, and lemon, really pretty nose! Flavours of soapy hops, persimmon, pineapple, grapefruit, and lemon rind. Spice and cream in the finish. Really nice, but a touch overly bitter for an APA.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (1671) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 20, 2012
Bottle 341ml. Thx JSP. Pours hazy blond with nice creamy white head. Good lacing. Aroma is of citrus, fruits, pine. Taste is of citrus, pine, fruits. Very bitter. Overall: refreshing, very nice array of citrus and fruits. Heavy on hops. Balance not too shabby.


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