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Brewed by Half Pints Brewing Co.
Style: Amber Ale
Winnipeg, Canada

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
British crystal malts give this beer its distinctly deep amber body and a nutty aroma that persists throughout the glass. The soft underlying hop bitterness is tempered with the flowery aroma of the U.K. Golding hop. Like its namesake, Bulldog Amber Ale is tough on the exterior but with a soft disposition. This malty morsel makes the perfect pairing to hot wings or hand tossed pizza. Serve in a glass at 4 degrees celcius. Unpasturized.


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2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Parksy (123) - Alberta, - JUN 15, 2012
Not my favorite. Like this brewery, and usually they do a great beer... but this one wasn’t that great... just okay.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
YigSvartka (58) - Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 3, 2014
Translucent red/brown, no head, served cold from a bottle. Caramel, malt intertwine to create a relatively sweet aroma which presents an accurate depiction of its taste. Light, fizzy, sweet, caramel, malt, with mild lingering hops. A nice refreshing beer, but nothing spectacular.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pictoman (427) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 9, 2014
Poured from 341mL bottle. Clear copper orange with off-white head. Toasted malt with a bit of caramel malt. Taste was more on the caramel malt side with some nice esters coming through. Light-medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ljthiessen (308) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
Dark amber pour with a pillowy white head. Roasty caramel and light citrus aroma, some bready notes. Malty caramel and soft citrus flavour, sweet with a light bitterness, and slightly metallic. Very nice amber, and definitely better on tap.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
houblonchien (89) - CANADA - NOV 16, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2013 complex flavours, nice balance, subtle mouth feel, slightly sweet, very easy to like this ale

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewturba (944) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 11, 2013
Pours a clear copper with a moderate white head that leaves tons of lace all up the glass. Aroma is sweet caramel, biscuits, nutty and lightly floral. Taste is caramel, chocolate, citrus, medium lingering bitterness, biscuits with a bit of a creamy mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reimer96 (1161) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 3, 2013
On tap at beer revolution, the dry hoped version. Pours a clear golden amber with a lacey white head and small ring. Aroma of caramel, grass, earth and light floral esters. Taste is caramel, sweet fruits, grass and some light bitterness and a seminary finish. Overall a bit on the hoppy side but a refreshing amber ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HeistAlmighty (1110) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 16, 2013
Sample at Picaroon's Brewers Bash. Finally got my Manitoba tick. Deep amber colour. Pretty standard amber ale stuff, biscuit and caramel with a little hop bitterness. Overall, good, but nothing unusual. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vadie (624) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 18, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2013 Un nez d’houblon, légèrement sucré. Un goût moyenne d’houblon avec une finale fraiche.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (5930) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Bottle via trade with Andrew - thanks! Mild caramel malt and some dusty earthiness. Okay, but not really my style typically.


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