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Great Lakes Brewing Limp Puppet

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Brewed by Great Lakes Brewing (Ontario)
Style: Session IPA
Etobicoke, Canada

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 96   ABV: 3.2%
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India Session Ale - 3.2% "I was once a great entertainer who thrilled throngs of children with dance. Then my puppet master became a CGI whiz. Now Iím an inanimate object - a piece of cloth with asbestos stuffing and lifeless strings. I have no pulse and no soul. I do, however, have a rabid desire for revenge. Beware puppet master - I know where you live..."


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RhetoricalAns (345) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 14, 2014
Draft. Slight haze, orange yellow body, medium white head. Fairly floral hop aroma. Decently bitter taste, thin body. Definitely drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalchopz (2366) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
Pours a hazy golden colour with a white head and sticky lacing. Nice fresh hoppy nose with grapefruit notes and pine needles. Beautiful fresh mild grassy hops over the malt grain with decent yeast. Lightly dry mouthfeel. A very nice easy-drinking session light IPA that is powerful for the low alcohol content. As good as a normal 5% ABV. IPA, so up there with the Muskoka Detour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Freaky_tiki (614) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
Pour at the Only during The Toronto Ratebeer Westside vs Eastside Rumble tumbles into the glass like a ditsy blonde falling down the stairs. Enjoyable session IPA (a style that is getting pretty damn tired already if you ask me) that seems to be a one hop smash (Iím probably wrong). Clearly part of the Great Lakes stable. Helsdon says it has no soul but heís been wrong before (and i think heís right if heís taking about the style). Enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6106) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 30, 2014
draft at BarHop, Toronto. one of the best session IPAís i have had. great flavor, amazing drinkability. tons of flavor & bitterness at 3.2%

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bendrixian (1162) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2014
On tap. Pours a hazy yellow colour. has some citrus and hoppy notes but is very yeasty at the same time. More of the same on the palate. it is an ipa but very yeasty that adds a certain spice to the flavour profile. not a fan of this style as they always seem hollow.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dresden (909) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - JUN 17, 2014
Cloudy golden with a nice fluffy white head. Loads of fruity and great hop aroma. Grapefruit, grass, some citrus Orange. Really nice and flavorful stuff that I wish I could buy all summer

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 12, 2014
I like this beer because I can drink quite a few. Its cloudy rusty gold and comes with a nice frothy cap, leaving good lace on the glass. Fruity nose, it really hints at the cattiness of Sauvin, a bit of pine too. Bitter, just a tough of fruity sweetness comes through. Light bodied, bitter finish lasts quite a time. Draught at The Ship

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinsenn (1125) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 3, 2014
On tap at Jane bond. Cloudy gold. Amazing tropical fruit aroma. Light wheat, spice, tropical fruit, soap, with a moderately bitter finish. Light body, flat. Great!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Helsdon (198) - Toronto, CANADA - JUN 3, 2014
On Tap at Indie A pale yellow that was a little cloudy, with a couple of fingers of white head. Hoppy nose of citrus and pine. The taste was washed-out mildly hoppy pine and malts. I didnít realize this was a Session, thanks to the faint chalk used to list this beer at Indie, but I could tell the moment I tasted it. Appropriately described above I suppose, for this beer too is "stuffing and lifeless" and has "no pulse and no soul."

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10285) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 2, 2014
A hazed golden ale with a thick creamy off white head. In aroma, very nice biscuit fruity malt with citrusy hops, light Nelson Savin character, pleasant. In mouth, a nice fruity malt with nice citrus hops, light Brett, very nice and quaffable. On tap at Arrow and Loon.


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