DeanF (1621) - Nunavut, CANADA - FEB 5, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice big creamy head and a clear amber body. Soft hops and malt aroma. Flavour is slight nuttiness, sweet malts, with a medium hoppy finish. This is a good one.
AWS9 (444) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 5, 2012
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Malt, grassy hops aroma. Sour hop taste. A bit acidic but passable. Never would’ve guessed this was an amber ale from what I was tasting... may need to try this one again.
thb (644) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 23, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From the bottle pours a clear deep reddish brown with a finger or two of pillowy head. Aromas a mix of caramel/chicory malts and fragrant tropical hops. Taste is similar, and lovely. Mild but persistent hop bitterness is there from start to finish. Sweetness starts to emerge as it warms up in your mouth. I get less hop aroma in my mouth than I did in smelling it, but it’s still there.
yrstruly (293) - Guelph, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 20, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from the brewery store. Aroma is malt and orange peel. Taste is of grapefruit and honey, with some body. Subtle, grapefruity bitter finish. This was nice, a very IPA-tinged amber.
sseb69 (1360) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 27, 2011
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bouteille 500 ml. 4,6%. Couleur ambrée foncée. mousse beige. Arôme de malt, caramel, herbes. En bouche, douce, malt caramel, houblon. Finale amère juste pour agacer une autre gorgée. Excellente.
Metalchopz (2014) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 7, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A deep amber colour with a beige head that has great retention and creates patchy lacing. A nice 2mm thickness coats the brew. Aromas of caramel, roasted malts and hop. Nice silky smooth and creamy mouthfeel with a nice dry finish. This is created with all the hop included in this brew. I am quite surprise with the bitterness of this amber ale. Almost like a cross between an IPA and an amber ale. Pine needle taste with toffee and grain malt in the aftertaste. Quite a nice treat which I was not expecting. Goes down easy and pretty refreshingly dry with a nice balance between the bitterness and the sweetness.
Beer Snob (501) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 21, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very nice indeed. This is a brewery that is consistently producing good beer.
Deep brown with a moderate head. A sweet aroma - can detect some caramel and just a hint of hops which come to the forefront upon first sip. Not overpowering, just a mild English-ale level bitterness that is then alleviated by a little bit of malty sweetness. The bitterness comes back and lingers for a while.
Really good stuff.
cfrancis (2015) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 13, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours an amber brown with a thick almond top and great lacing. Aroma is lots of malts a little sulphur and earthy hops. Taste is a great blend of malt and light hop and some light cereal. Not bad.
Dipso123 (3) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 12, 2011 does not count
1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 2/20
500ml bottle from LCBO. Tastes like bad home brew. Can only hope it was a bad bottle,
lukin (390) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 7, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle. Pours hazy ruby-orange. Aroma of toasted malts, woodiness. Some sweet toffee in the taste, nicely balanced with a light bitter kick. Pretty good.