Brewed by Half Pints Brewing Co.
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Winnipeg, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
To admit that the brewer at Half Pints is a bit of a hophead is an understatement. This India Pale Ale is unabashedly hoppy, not only from the Amarillo hops we add to the brew kettle, but also from the northwest U.S. variety called Cascade that we add directly to the final tank. A firm toasted malt presence forms the background for all of these hops, and we're confident our Little Scrapper IPA could take other so-called IPA's to the mat if called upon to do so. Try it with a curry or a basket of beer battered fish & chips. Serve in a glass at 8 degrees celcius. Unpasturized.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (1140) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 27, 2013
Bottle at Community (old Brewsters in Castledowns), 6%. Clear golden amber pour with a weak, white head that bubbles away to a ring. Aroma is strong with hoppy overtones, mlid citrusy, but mostly piney, and earthy. Taste is more of the same, dry hops (resinous, piney stickyness) and toasted bread dough malts dominating the flavour, with a hint of sweetness. Definitely comes off as a british ipa despite the northwest hops (Cascade, Amarillo) - not a ton of grapefruit on the nose or palate- but the finish isnt overly dry, but balanced and satisfying. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinsenn (1469) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 9, 2013
Finally, my first beer from Manitoba. Bottle courtesy of toffsbury. Pours hazy amber with nearly no head. Aroma of raisins and citrus fruits. Slightly fruity taste, with some spice, pine, and a dry bitter finish. Good enough IPA to make me willing to try other stuff from these guys, if I ever get the chance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SuperTiti33 (767) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 19, 2013
Au Brothers Beer Bistro. 341ml. 6% 50 IBU. Blonde foncée. Nez floral. Fruité. Pamplemousse. Agrume. Un peu de malt. Bouche : légèrement grillé. Houblonné. Agrume. Orange. Belle amertume. Malté. Orange confite. Très très bien.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sheffee (27) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 9, 2013
Everything a good IPA should be; great piney, grapefruit hops and rich malt on the nose. Aromas follow through on the palate with an appetizing bitter finish. A definite "go-to" for IPA lovers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (5312) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 1, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 10, 2014 Decent well-rounded ipa. A little citrus, though this isn’t quite as fresh as it ought to be, and lots of malt. Pours orange with good head and lacing. Average carbonation. Finishes bitter with residual sweetness. Bottle at wvrst.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (729) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 30, 2013
Pleasant citrus flavours balance this beer to a great drinkability. Excellent beer to have on tap!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10785) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Bottle at Bottlescrew Bill’s Old English Pub. Pours lightly hazy amber with a medium to large, off-white creamy head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is pine, resin, and citrus hops, honey and cookie malt, apple esters, and light diacetyl notes. Flavor is medium to moderate hops and bitterness, light esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cunger (2) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 20, 2013 does not count
it's got an orange body with a white head. The taste really lingers in the mouth which is great since its a highly enjoyable beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (3357) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - APR 13, 2013
A pretty good IPA. I picked this up (at a surprising expense) at C’est What? in Toronto. Very bitter, slightly unbalanced. Rich in aroma with a brownish red coloration.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jokine (51) - Manitoba, CANADA - APR 12, 2013
Very low carbonation with this on tap. Pretty much an average IPA with a bit more flavour and less bitterness.

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