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


on tap

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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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oakes (13860) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 3, 2008
Amber-red colour. Cloudy, with a thick head. Hop aroma is rich with tropical fruit (mango, kiwi, cantaloupe). Rich, deep bitterness and stacks of fruit on the palate, plus a sweet underpinning that is mainly pale malt but with a firm, light crystal malt stickiness. A fat dose of yeast, long and pithy and Orvallish, adds complexity yet somehow avoids impeding the exceptional brightness of this beer. So rich, complex, bright and rewarding, this beer f’n rocks. Simply one of the best IPAs I’ve ever had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12496) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Draft. Small beige head atop clear copper body. Aroma is medium sweet, orange/grapefruit, some bread. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, some pine/grapefruit, light bread/caramel. Soft medium body, light acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (11586) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 13, 2007
A reddish dark amber ale with a thin off white head. A nice hoppey aroma, with berries, and oragne notes. In mouth, a sweetish lactic malt, with caramel and floral hops, but a bit thin and short in mouth. On tap at Vices versa, Jan. 2007.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (10913) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 26, 2010
@Mondial de la Bière 2010, Strasbourg - hazy blond colour with a solid pale beige foam left; fairly hoppy with notes of caramel and citrus, almond and honey; medium to full-bodied; fairly bitter but not in an aggressive way; long flowery and fruity notes in a lingering hoppy finish - balanced

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (10551) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 10, 2012
On tap at Apex, pours an opaque orange with a small beige head. Aroma of floral hops, citrus and doughy / biscuity malt. Flavour of leafy, grassy hops, orange peel, with a very pleasant grassy finish. Medium-to-full bodied with a very well-crafted flavour profile. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10265) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 30, 2008
Hand bottled (with an itsy bitsy leak)... Cloudy golden ale with a small, creamy, off-white head. Good retention. Spicy phenols, herbal hops and apple/pear esters dominate, olfactory-wise. Medium-bodied with spunky carbonation. Middle-of-the-road bitter; lightly acidic; herbal & spicy. Lengthy, fairly bitter, tongue-numbing (think Novocain) finish. Has some Orval qualities... that means it’s strange, but brilliantly - or maybe by accident - pretty darn good. Many thanks to Glouglouburp for taking the time to bottle and ship this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (10255) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2009
On tap at Capones. Poured a deeper and hazy amber color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of floral hops, citrus, and some earthiness. Tastes of the same.

   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sammy (9973) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 31, 2007
West Coast style IPA from this up and coming brewpub eventually brewery. Samped at Mondiale 2007. Fresh, orange with a little head. Grapefruit nose. Orange citrus taste. Medium mouthfeel and very refreshing finish. Top 15% IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (9144) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2011
Draught at Vices & Versa, Montréal, QC.
Clear deep amber colour with small off-white head. Very mild soda like fruitiness and citrusness in aroma. Dark fruity hops, some bitterness and soda like sweetness in flavour. Bitterness in aftertaste.

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