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RATINGS: 236   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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The English know a thing or two about pale ale. West Coasters know a thing or two about having a good time. Naturally, we kept these facts in mind when we perfected the recipe for English Bay Pale Ale. Tradition is served in the smooth, mild flavour and caramel malt aroma, and that distinctive West Coast character comes through thanks to natural carbonation and careful maturing. The result? A real pale ale with will rise to any occasion.
Championships World Beer 2011: Gold Medal


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2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
swiseman (444) - Fredericton, New Brunswick, - MAY 30, 2013
some hops and caramel on the nose. mild hop taste. finish is clean. very plain-Jane ale.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerAndPonies (119) - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 27, 2015
355 ml can from a Granville Island sampler twelve-pack from Liquor Depot, served in a small glass mug. Pours a clear, orangey amber with very light carbonation and an off-white, pearly head that leaves lace pearls behind. Aroma is a balance of slightly sweet, toasty malts and a peculiar earthy hop character; the flavor mirrors this. There’s some caramel and molasses as well. Slightly thick body with a brief bitterness. Nothing terrible, but not my style of ale.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vertoule (5) - WINNIPEG, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 23, 2015 does not count
Copper colour, tan head. Smooth & earthy taste with lightly bitter finish. Ordered a pint at Shannon's in Winnipeg. Served with appropriate head, perfectly cold and from clean taps. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jksipa (531) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2015
On tap at Maple Leaf Lounge YVR. Clear deep copper with small off white head. Nose is toffee, bread and some light floral notes. Medium - sweet with a light bitterness. Mouth is quite thin with soft carbonation. OK.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Meilby (9625) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2015
Can 473ml @ Hotel room, Weber’s, Ann Arbor, MI
Pours clear amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, biscuit and floral. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long malty, caramel and floral finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
yngwie (15390) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2015
Can. A clear, amber colored beer topped by a small, dense, off-white head. The aroma is on the malty side, leaving little room for the hops. Caramel, some bread and a little fruityness. The flavor has bread, caramel, some fruity notes and a very vague bitterness, not managing to deal with the malty sweetness. Medium body, soft carbonation. Long, bready finish with some metallic notes. Not a beer I’d repeat, it’s not horrific in any way, just plain boring and uninteresting. And of course, the metallic touch in the finish doesn’t help. 150615

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
firefly765 (183) - - MAR 27, 2015
16 oz can pours a medium copper color with sweet caramel aroma. Slightly frozen with off white head. Malty and a bit flat.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
grubypawel (244) - - MAR 16, 2015
Pours hazy brown with some white head. A caramel aroma with an earthy taste and little bitter finish. English Pale Ales are not suppsed to be exciiting.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
conway (2024) - - FEB 16, 2015
Draft. Not sure if this was just served too cold but really didn’t derive much flavor or aroma from this. Comes across as a watered down pilsner with light floral hops, which obviously wasn’t the intent.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GraffitiVandal (149) - Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 31, 2015
ENG: 473ml can from Liquor Mart, Winnipeg, poured into the tulip. Very nice, clean dark amber with small-medium tan head which disappeared immediately. Aromas are acidic, bitter with hint of caramel and a tiny bit of hop (after you stir it). Tastes malty, sour, caramel, maybe hint of honey in the finish. Medium carbonation, low body. This is quite average beer, maybe not bad, but it tastes like a commercial brewery.

PL: Puszka 473ml zakupiona w Liquor Mart w Winnipeg, przelana do kieliszka. Bardzo ładna, klarowna ciemno-bursztynowa barwa, niewielka jasna piana, która momentalnie zanika. Aromaty kwasowe, gorzkie, może nieco karmelowe, delikatny aromat chmielu wyczuwalny po zamieszaniu. W smaku słodowe, kwaśne, karmelowe, pod koniec może nieco miodowe. Średnie nasycenie, niskie ciało. Jest to dość przeciętne, może nie najgorsze piwo, ale zdecydowanie czuć że to koncerniak.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
suurjuust (1805) - ESTONIA - JAN 28, 2015
Copper beer, thin tan head. Nose is wet straw, paper, caramel. Flavor is bread, caramel and wet paper. Some hops in there somewhere. Yuk.


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