Brewed by Hockley Valley Brewing & Malting Company
Style: Amber Ale
Orangeville, Canada


on tap


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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
crossovert (11424) - Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2015
473ml can. The poorest of the hockley examples, most intrusive marmite english yeast character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (9872) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 14, 2013
2013-04-12. Crisp dark amber body with a tiny beige head. Mild aroma toasty malt, biscuity undertones. 6+ Flavour is similar dry toasty malt, mild bitterness. 6+ Average Palate. Can from the LCBO

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (9325) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2012
Pale amber pour with a thick white head. The aroma is quite malty and sweet. A touch of soft caramel along with a little bit of toasted grain. Some moderately spicy hop aroma is apparent as well, but they’re quite muted. Medium-bodied with a bit of sweetness but it’s pretty well-balanced. I wouldn’t call it my favourite beer but it’s a pretty decent lawnmower brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 2, 2014
[5227-20130413] 471mL can. Mildly plastic grains aroma. Slightly hazy, brown orange body with a quick foamy white head. Grainy malt flavour. Medium body. Average. (6/3/6/3/12) 3.0

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
czar (7891) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 22, 2012
bomber. pours clear very light amber with a small white cap, little retention, no lacing. faint caramel, fruitiness and nuttiness. light herbal-citrusy hops. prickly, light body - watery, very short and bland finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
solidfunk (7702) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 8, 2012
smells a little hoppy with some caramel. Pours with creamy head, though lacing is minimal. Soft carbonation with amber colour. Bitter aftertaste that verges on astringency. Tall can fromlcbo

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blankboy (7273) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 27, 2012
Can [500ml]. Pours a clear, deep orange-amber with an average size semi-lasting fizzy off-white head. Aroma of sweet bready malt, caramel, some light toastiness and nuts. After a minutes some light hops appear in the aroma and it’s more pleasant, bumping up the score a bit. Mild flavour’s also bready malt first, lightly sweet, followed by caramel, some nuts and just a hint of hops in the finish. Average to medium bodied. Nothing special and nothing bad, just a decent Amber Ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 6, 2013
Can 473 ml
Aroma: woody , nutty as well musky. Slight spicy mushroom like backing.
Look: poured as clear amber with medium top. Short lived. 2+
Taste etc: medium body, slightly oily. Nutty tad astringent yet with decent British twist. Good to see solid malt base. Skipping aroma , quiet refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TaktikMTL (7068) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 22, 2014
Canette de 473 ml achetée à la LCBO (Rockland, ONT) au coût de 2,55$. Arôme: Légère odeur de caramel. Apparence: La couleur est cuivrée avec une forte densité de bulle. Saveur: Léger goût de caramel avec une pointe fruitée. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est mince avec une texture légèrement aqueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #6026)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HogTownHarry (6376) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2012
473ml can from the LCBO. Clear copper with an average diminishing tan fizzy head. Pretty solid aroma - cereal grain and a fair bit of floral bitterness - not all that sweet either (7-). Taste follows, but less fresh grain, a little papery, and the sweetness creeps in ... light, chewy mouthfeel, sharply carbonated, finishes quick and slightly earthy - not bad!

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