rederic (2857) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 19, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Vices & Versa, slight honey gold hue, with a white head, nice zesty citrusy, orange, limon, soapy floral tropical fruit hoppy notes in the nose, with some faint piney, leafy accents in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a good, yeasty, flowery tropical, zesty, citrus, leafy, grassy hop character, with some lemon, grapefruit rind, lychee, pear, mango hoppines flavours, leading towards a zesty, tropical fruity, citrusy hoppy bittering finish.
lefossoyeur (417) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 18, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Glden blonde topped by a generous white head, lasting. Sweet citrus and piney aroma with a hint of catpiss. Medium body, medium carbonation, aggressive bittrness with just enough malt backbone to support it, but it finishes very dry and bitter. Tasty but unbalanced.
Skvader (110) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2011
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a pale, golden orange color with a discrete head. A lovely citrusy and flowery aroma, which boosts promises, that are fufilled by a finely bitter taste balanced with grapefruit and blood orange hints. A very refreshing brew
Eructoblaster (2830) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 2, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle - 341ml. Hazy blond body with a decent white foamy head. Aroma is slightly dominated by maltiness. It carries hoppy and grassy hints. Its fresh malty/hoppy taste carries grapefruit notes and ends with a decent bitter/herbal finish. Well done.
GarnotingPete (723) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 7, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2013 Bière limpide, dorée et coiffée d’un fin col blanc laissant une franche dentelle au verre. Des arômes caractéristiques et soutenus d’agrumes et de conifères sur une base joliment maltée. Superbe amertume tranchante. Elle offre un bon corps, une effervescence moyenne et une interminable fin amère... Une APA particulièrement bien réussie!
Spab (2093) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 3, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
341 ml bottle from La Barik (6% ABV). Pours a hazy golden yellow with modest-sized white head. Aroma is citrus (largely orange) and floral. Flavour is also quite hoppy with juicy orange/lemon, floral and piney notes. Moderate bitterness in somewhat dry finish. Solid APA.
troncat (3) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 3, 2011 does not count
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
In the past i would have rated this beer higher and would go as far as to say that it was the best of it’s style currently brewed in Quebec. I’m not about to crown a new favourite, but am thrown off by the recent drop to 6% abv which seems to have significantly compromised it’s heavy hop taste as well as aroma. I’ll assume the change was in response to a shortage of hops, although I’m not sure. At 6.5% it was a little heavy for an apa and more like an IPA. Anyone know why they changed this beer? Maybe this is a sign that an American IPA is on the way.
Tricker (260) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 1, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bière blonde de 6.5 % d’alcool. Long col au versement. Vu comme étant une blonde diluée. Elle est fortement amère, possédant un goût citronné, de lime et/ou d’agrumes. Elle est rafraîchissante, mais l’aspect dilué est un peu tannant.
Radek Kliber (6297) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 27, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma solid clean , crisp strong citrus sided hop feel. Light hint of alcohol. Floral feel. Clean and refreshing.7+
Appearance straw hay golden look with medium white top. Sparse lace.3+
Flavor and Palate : Plenty of leafy, green hop with peppery follow up. Thinner in body. Slight harshness followed. Quiet dry.
TheJester (1695) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
341 mL bottle. A rather unappealing hazy brown-yellow. Aroma is nice - C hops. Sweet orange, mostly. The flavour is pretty good as well. Nice bitterness from start to finish. The hops add grapefruit and some resin. Just a touch of caramel. Pretty good.