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Brewed by Howe Sound Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Squamish, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 68   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An assertive ale that is heavily bittered and dry-hopped providing an intensive aroma and brewed using selected English and North American barley and hops. It is named for the dramatic grade 4 Devil’s Elbow rapid on the Elaho River, north of Squamish, BC, Canada
14.2 Plato


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markas101 (1905) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 21, 2014
Large flip top bottle, Calgary, AB, Canada. Medium amber, honey passion fruit aroma. Sweet brown sugar, then a resin-fruit takes over. Finish is long more resin.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreenJeremy (71) - Spruce Grove, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 11, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2014 Pours honey-brown with a thick white head. Aroma is citrusy, a bit of grapefruit, and floral notes. Also some bready character as well. Taste is bitter upfront, with the mentioned aromas coming through. medium mouthfeel, with lingering bitterness. pretty good ipa

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Madsen1635 (326) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle. Clear brownish pour with creamy white head. Aroma has sweet malt and some hops. Taste has a balanced bitterness. Very nice. A decent size to share (1l).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JesseMartineau (87) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 17, 2014 Pours deep copper, nice head, great nose and the taste has a nice hop with a medium finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Masterkush7 (568) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 12, 2014
1 litre swing top bottle poured a hazy golden amber with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of biscuit, orange zest, earthiness and grapefruit. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, light orange zest and a hint of grapefruit with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (1108) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 12, 2013
Rating #783 - Nov 26, 2013 - 1L swingtop from Coop in #yeg. Pours a hazy copper with a fairly frothy head. sticky lacing. Aroma is sweet, tangerine, meyer lemon, and mild sappy, resinous pine note.Taste is mild sweetness (citrusy, piney, floral) and a lingering bitterness - cookie dough, caramel malt character really brought out, and the sticky pine-tar, sappyness of the hops. A beautiful balanced beer that isn’t shy about its IBU.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (1848) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 19, 2013
A nice ipa. Pours a hazy burnt orange with nice lacing. Aromas of honey and dank resin. Similar flavours with some hop bitterness... but not a tonne.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
downy_dav69 (60) - Ladysmith, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 18, 2013
Dominant pine taste with flashes of grapefruit and little malt sweetness. Very basic, kind of boring, but it does have a noticeable bite to it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alanthebeerguy (180) - - SEP 15, 2013
A mellow IPA. The bitterness, more than anything makes it an IPA. Very much like a Pale Ale but with a bitter finish. True IPA lovers will be a little let down. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dreamflower (600) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 9, 2013
Big bottle shared with northropfrye. Nice frothy head. Caramel colour. Floral aroma. This has a hoppy taste. Pleasant bitterness.


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