Brewed by Hopfenstark
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
L’Assomption, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Bière légèrement plus alcoolisée aux reflets roux orangés à l'amertume prononcée et au nez floral. Ce classique anglais fut jadis concocté ainsi dans le but de faciliter l'exportation dans les colonies britanniques, entre autres aux Indes, d'où son appellation.

pintbypint's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
pintbypint (3070) - Edmonton, Alberta, - JUN 1, 2008
Appears to be a 500ml brown bottle. Guessing on the size as there is no label per se, just a white sticker with "Postcolonial IPA 6.5%" handwritten on it. (Hand?)Bottle from Goldorak. Head started to creep out the bottleneck immediately after uncapping. Very heady pour, 2 fingers plus worth of whitish cream, gernerous lacing on the glass. The beer itself is a hazy amber-orange. It absolutely glows when held up to the light. Hoppy aroma, a mix of oranges with grapefruit and lemon peel notes. Flavour was a bit unexpected - sweet orange hop flavours, lemon acidity, drier malts, some spiciness, earthiness, leather, finishes grapefruity. Some other raters noticed it as well (I thought I may have been imagining it), but theres some resemblance to Orval or De Ranke XX in this brew, which is a good thing in my opinion. Excellent beer. It’s beer like this that make trading so rewarding. Thanks again Goldorak.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernesto987 (4965) - Arizona, USA - JUN 17, 2015
draft, a big flowery IPA here, moderate malts (on the wheat and light color aide), then some light belgian style yeast flavors (belgian ale), going to a grassy and floral hop finish. Dry throughout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (9999) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 14, 2015
Draught @ Mondial de la bière Montréal 2015, Montréal, QC
Pours hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and citrus. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long malty, citrus and grape finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (4290) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Tap at vices&versa. Amber with small head. Medium body with dry, earthy hops. Medium bitterness. Not my favorite hops, but well made.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cargo150 (1238) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - APR 6, 2015
Belle couleur ambree avec un col assez resistant. Aromes d’agrumes, d’herbe, de caramel. Moyennement bien balancer. Pas tres impressionnant pour ma part...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
punkska101 (1353) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle from flaveurs d’ic thx Jf a: grapefruit, caramel, earthy app: clear dark copper with white head. T/p: med body with long bitter finish. O: nice. Pleasant aromatics with good malts support.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rob6239 (677) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
On cask at cask days event in toronto. Great ipa. But more on the malt heavy side with caramel , bread, and earthy tones in taste. Hops are subdued a bit here b ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ambro206 (278) - ITALY - AUG 31, 2014
All’olfatto la birra si presenta giustamente erbacea ma in bocca è un disastro. Carbonazione e luppolatura esagerata ne fanno una birra ai limiti della bevibilità.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3558) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 27, 2014
On tap at Ho.st. Strangely this tap pours a ridiculously clear gold for an IPA. Big bready citrusy hop aroma. Very soft bodied with a med-full mouthfeel gives it a luscious mouthfeel. 

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (4573) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Has the English and malty characteristic I don’t like. Light amber. Blah. Had this on draft at the Hopfenstark brewpub. It’s good but not what I like hence the better rating than I want to give it

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
myrda (102) - - MAY 26, 2014
Arômes florales au nez, robe légèrement voilée. Plutôt céréaleux, final sèche. Houblon persistant sans être déplacé, qui ressort surtout en arrière goût.

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