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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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25th Anniversary brew.

Canadian Brewing Awards 2010: Silver Medal


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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
whitecap (289) - Toronto, Ontario, - JUL 9, 2012
Bottle. 341. Pours golden orange amber with a small white head. Aroma of caramel, hops. Taste is sweet upfront with a mildly bitter finish for the style. I usually like less bitter IPAs but this one truly was nothing special.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RhetoricalAns (345) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2014
341 mL bottle. Fairly orange pour with a thin to medium white head that doesn’t last long. Okay IPA, caramel malt body, some citrus and with grapefruit hops in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (11315) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 30, 2014
On tap @ Granville Island Brewing. Clear orange pour with a white head. Really grassy and piney. Some bread, mild citrus, and earthy hops. A strong nuttiness to the flavor. Sweet bread and mild citrus. Tons of pine and grass. Decent amount of bitterness. Kind of zesty on the finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VT (1413) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 28, 2014
341 ml bottle. Pours a subtly veiled golden pale amber with a short lived white head. Flavor is caramel, grains, resin, corn. Finish is herbal hop, some grapefruits...definitely lacking in bitterness, here...medium body, somewhat sticky mouthfeel, average carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichardW (1541) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Bottled from the brewery shop. Quite a fragrant aroma, with elderflower and honey notes. Strongly flavoured with a whisky tang in there, vying with some great dry woody notes and background caramel. More whisky in the finish and some medicinal flavour too.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RxForHealth (154) - - JUL 28, 2014
341 mL bottle. Pours a dark orange with a small head and nice lacing. Hoppy grapefruit aroma. Not bitter in the tongue. Really pleasant and well balanced. Long finish. Nicely crafted. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HopsandBolts (93) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 4, 2014
On tap at Hooleys. This one pours a deep copper colour with just a bit of white head. Lots of malt and caramel flavours. Not a bad IPA overall.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MunBro (459) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
I’m also surprised the ratings aren’t higher for this one. Decent IPA if not terribly original. Has a pretty one note hoppy flavor with the signature Granville Island aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aumax1 (261) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
bouteille de 341ml d’ambrée. arome léger de pamplemousse et de malt. au gout belle amertume et gout d’agrume avec petite acidité.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hidden_Pooch (409) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JUN 1, 2014
I thought its ratings would be higher than this, but at the same time I am not surprised. I doesn’t really do anything wrong, but it plays it real safe. A very good starter IPA to ween people off of lesser brews. It is a good IPA, and I would buy it again, but I won’t go nuts.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hag14 (107) - Hafnarfjörður, ICELAND - MAY 15, 2014
Bottle. Small head. Lime and grapefruit in the aroma. Rather forgettable...


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