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


on tap

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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrewturba (1076) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 12, 2012
UPDATED: APR 19, 2013 Pours a great slightly cloudy golden colour. Aprox 3/4 an inch of nice white head that slowly shrinks leaving decent lace. Smells of pine, grapefruit, and a light toasted malt profile on the nose. Taste is majorly of grapefruit balanced by some roasted malt. Fantastic ipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (3085) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 7, 2012
Bottle (12 oz). Traded by northropfrye, thanks Andrew! Clear golden/amber with a huge slowly diminishing white head and major lacing. Aroma of floral hops, some citrus with piney and herbal notes. Taste is piney and floral with a good malty backbone and slight citrus. Moderate bitter finish. Dry mouthfeel. Good sessionable IPA with a tad too much malty presence for my liking but still drinkable and thirst quenching.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reimer96 (1339) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 18, 2012
Pours a golden orange with a big white head and a nice amount of lace. Nose is a burst of citrus. Taste has a nice malt taste with grapefruit and pine. Great ipa overall.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
beerandbeyond (706) - ISRAEL - OCT 1, 2012
Bottle sample. clear deep golden with a small white head. Floral hops aroma and bizarre faint skunk. Caramel malt flavor and marmalade, with medium bitterness and a metallic note. Light-med body, feels a bit off.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3618) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 1, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Dancing Camel Pub. Thanks David Cohen. Pours orange with a small head, aroma of pineapple conserves, guava, flavor is bitter with some grapefruit skin and malt, medium bodied

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (2587) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Dancing Camel Pub. Thanks David Cohen. Pours clear, golden with a white head. Some skunky green aroma, dry, bitter taste with fruity undertones. Medium to full body, well-carbonated, skunky finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (6332) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 29, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel. Thanks David Cohen. Clear deep golden. Floral and citric hops aroma with subdued skunky notes. Hoppy flavor, citric and floral, with light maltiness and a nice bitter finish. Medium-bodied. Quite pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WheatKing (1306) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 8, 2012
Sampled at the GCBF. Medium brown-amber. Tobacco on the nose. Caramel, grapefruit, and pine on the mouth. My apologies for such an "average" IPA review... this has average tastes, but it’s just done really, really well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrFecesious (1091) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 6, 2012
Pint at St. Augustine's. Lightly hazed, straw gold. White cap leaving some early lacing. Smells beery. Leafy. But not do much green leafy. We're talkin early morning, dew kissed autumn leaves, gently caressed by the first rays of a morning sunrise. Plus a hint of toffee. Taste is a typical, good ipa of citrus rind and toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (7406) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2012 Bottle at National beer hall, Calgary. It pours golden yellow, with a medium white head. The nose is juicy citrus, tangerine, orange, light marmalade and light pine. The taste is juicy citrus, peach, apricot, tangerine, light mango, light acidity and pine, with a dry, citric finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Smooth and pretty damn delicious.

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