Brewed by Garrison Brewing Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Halifax, Canada


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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Deep golden, medium bodied and nicely bitter, Hopyard Pale is exceptional in the West Coast style. Generous hopping in the boil and further dry-hopping produce a fruity/floral aroma and refreshingly bitter finish. A true thirst quencher!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2060) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 22, 2015
Thanks northopfrye. Pours a nice golden. Aromas are sweet malts, and some nice pine hops. Very dry and hoppy. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2395) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 20, 2015
Light orange copper body loads of lasting foamy white head and nice lacing. Metallic hoppy aroma, herbal. Taste is slightly bitter, biscuity, bitter aftertaste. Also a touch of a sweet fruitiness once it warms up. Not a bad APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MunBro (636) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
An awesome Pale Ale. Lots of lovely citrusy flavours balanced with bitter pine, lemon, and some mild grassiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (1111) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
Rating #1053 - April 7, 2014 - #mondaynightbeers @RevolutionYeg, 8 oz on draught, 5.3%, Big golden pour with a bubbly, lasting white foam. Aroma is sweet piney, lemony, mild grassiness. Taste is a blast of citrusy sweetness, tempered by a decent punch of hoppy bitterness. Not unbelievably memorable, but a decent APA. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (14385) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Sample at Atlantic Beer Festival Moncton. Clear golden orange color, medium white head. Aroma of pine, caramel, light citrus. Taste is mostly pine resin. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
exeter (438) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 17, 2014
Pours a clear copper color with average carbonation. One finger head kept minimal retention but laces well. Begins with sweet caramel tones which fade into citrus and finally dry hop tastes. Medium bitterness falling somewhere between an ESB and IPA.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnnnniee (2645) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 16, 2014
On tap at The Snooty Fox. Pours a golden amber color with a huge off white head that persists for a while. The aroma is filled with butterscotch and popcorn. I find it hard to get passed the butter, but the bartender assures me that this is a west coast style IPA. The flavor follows the aroma Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation. I couldn’t get past the butter but other people tell me this is great

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vadie (908) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
Jaune avec une petite mousse blanche. L’arôme d’houblon et agrumes. Assez amer avec les agrumes et une finition sec.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheRatKing (122) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 9, 2014
This was one of those nights where I really wanted a hoppy beer. Saw this had just came in, so I bought it without even checking it’s score here. Pours a clear gold with a frothy white head. Aroma is a kick in the face of delicious citrus-y hops. The flavour follows the aroma up beautifully, delivering a mouthful of pine resin and grapefruit (in a good way,) and has just enough sweetness on the back end to balance it. This is a gloriously good pale ale, and I will be buying more.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hidden_Pooch (410) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 20, 2014
I really love this one, especially since it is always available in PEI liquor stores now. So many hops in this brew and it shows. It smells so fresh and piney. It taste of caramel, pine, and citrus. Then at the end you get big slap of its bitterness on your tongue, than it fades into glorious refreshment. Drink, Savour, Swallow, Repeat.

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