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Brewed by Garrison Brewing Company
Style: Amber Ale
Halifax, Canada

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This refreshing premium ale is golden-amber with light maltiness, crisp hop aroma, and smooth, dry finish. Launch into Halifax’s own "Tall Ship Amber Ale", and celebrate our rich nautical history.


1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
MiloC (27) - - SEP 17, 2014
Bland with wet cardboard oxidized notes and a hint of infection. This beer does not have much going for it.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (12383) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Sample at Atlantic Beer Festival Moncton. Clear amber color, medium white head. Aroma of caramel and light toffee. Taste is mostly caramel. Light body. Plain.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
shorlin (662) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Dark gold colour, medium head that lasts. Malty aroma, toffee. Dry start, caramel finish. OK beer.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
exeter (314) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 17, 2014
Pours a clear copper colour with a fast disappearing head that settles as a thin film and leaves no lace. The toasted caramel notes dominate the flavour and grassy hops come through on the finish. A bit of a earthy amber ale with some leafy green notes. a thin beer, kind of generic.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gildnerk (132) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUN 24, 2014
I’m going to give Tall Ship a bit more credit than the previous raters, although I might be working more off of nostalgic memories than they did. The beer pours amber with a rather thin off-white head. Aromas are mostly resiny, with caramel notes. Rather malty taste with a hoppy-bitter finish, somewhat one-dimensional but refreshing. Decent "everyday" amber.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
vadie (748) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 19, 2014
Ambré claire avec une petite mousse blanche. L’arôme du malt, caramel et un peu de toffee. Le goût est un déception par rapport a l’arôme. Du malt avec un peu de caramel et une finition avec un peu d’amertume, mais c’est pas mal creux et aqueux.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DomD (73) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 4, 2014
A middle of the road type of beer. Better than the typical macro brews, but nothing special.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hidden_Pooch (356) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 20, 2014
Really not a huge fan of this. Has light caramel taste with hints of toffee and raisins. I find it to be quite watery though, but then it is a little lighter on the ABV. I would recommend to people just getting off macros, but I can never really go back to it.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
AgentAle (718) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 10, 2014
Aroma : sweet toffee and caramel aromas. Some raison and butterscotch aswell Taste :roasty malt flavor that is fairly smooth. Caramel and crystal malt sweetness here. Appearance : slightly cloudy gold body with medium retained head

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Masterkush7 (558) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 4, 2014
Dull maple-brown, clear, with a vast but very quickly disappearing bubbly white head, no lacing....very mild, faintly fruity-hoppy (apricot, bit of citrus) aroma, I think a bit oxidized as well...syrupy mouthfeel, somewhat sour and off, a bit vegetal, dry and woody towards the finish, no real hop presence and the malts are submerged in a brackish, murky wash


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