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Great Lakes Brewing Canuck Pale Ale

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Brewed by Great Lakes Brewing (Ontario)
Style: American Pale Ale
Etobicoke, Canada

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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It’s been said that “Canada is the only country in the world that knows how to live without an identity.” This beer doesn’t help much with that crisis. From the fiercely irresponsible stereotypical image on the front of the can to the distinctly American style of the beer inside it – we’ve really made a mess of things. What have we done? Sorry.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
QcBeer (45) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 17, 2016
Une bière de bucheron. Arome de pamplemousse, citron et légèrement épineux! En bouche, semblablement la même chose, et goût fruité acide, floral... Moyenne amertume qui perdure sous des notes malté et fruité!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (6398) - Utah, USA - JAN 13, 2016
16oz can from Secret Santa
Pours cloudy yellow with a medium sized white head, some lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, tropical fruit and citrus. Flavors are fruity, grains, citrus and tea
A good pale ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CurbDog (99) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 13, 2016
Big fluffy white head, nice lacing. Slightly hazy dark straw colour. Grapefruit, citrus, grainy aroma. Citrus and pine flavour, slightly doughy, grainy, medium piney bitterness, grassy. Medium thin body, high carbonation, dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (2081) - , Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2015
(can) clear, bright yellow amber colour with a small beige head; aroma of citrus, then stewed fruit; balanced flavour with a light long bitter finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deepeary (397) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 29, 2015
Fresh can from the brewery. Nose is grapefruit, pine and floral hops. Same notes on the taste. Moderate bitterness. Thin body. Very balanced and easy drinking. Nice hoppy quaffer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5973) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2015
From my Ontario trip. +++ Sampled from a 473 ml can this beer poured a vibrant golden color with a huge creamy-soapy yellow-white head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was tangy, sweet and had moderate vague fruity and floral hops. The flavor was bitter and tangy with citric, fruity and leafy floral hops. Medium length finish. Medium body. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kauge (1055) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 14, 2015
Tap at Bar Hop’s new place on St Peter. Blue Jays vs Rangers, Game 4... not much notes therefore. Was fruity, moderately bitter. Nicely balanced. Quite enjoyable, soft and crispish, but not as nice as Amsterdam’s Cruiser I had after this.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (1967) - GREECE - OCT 12, 2015
From can. Unclear golden orange color with off white head. Hoppy and malty aroma, piney, citrusy fruity, caramel. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tranquillity (1647) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2015
Hazy orange body, rhick white foamy head. The aroma is very full, with grapefruit and orange, some flowers. Excellent palate, medium heavy. The taste is fruity as well, with a slow to start but long to mature and finish aftertaste that has hops and even some nuts. Wow!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reimer96 (1732) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 18, 2015
Damn good APA... Awesome citrus Aroma with grapefruit, light pine, orange peel and sweet pale malts. Flavor is pale malts, citrus hops, grapefruit, tropical fruits and good balance of bitterness throughout... Almost perfect for an APA.


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