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

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   IBU: 68   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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 Devilís Elbow rapid on the Elaho River, north of Squamish, BC, Canada
14.2 Plato


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dreamflower (657) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2768) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 9, 2013
Reddish orange body with lots of foamy white head and nice lacing. A bit of a fruity aroma, some hops, quite nice. Taste is less impressive, but decent. A sweet breadiness with kind of an asprin aftertaste. Palate is a bit soft for my liking. Overall okay.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike67 (924) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 3, 2013
On tap at Vancouver. Pours orange with white head. Aroma is of citrusy hops, biscuit malt and orange marmalade. Body is medium, creamy and crisp. Taste is of citrusy, peppery hops, biscuit malt, orange marmalade and ripe fruit. Finish is long and greapfruity. Very nice IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Storm_Shadow (116) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 14, 2013
Big ole bottle. Pours a hazy amber with a frothy off white head. Fruity hoppy aroma and tastes the same. Dry finish. Good but not memorable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinsenn (1465) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2013
On tap at Howe Sound. Hazy orange, thin white head. Cherry and light notes of other fruits. Bready malts in the taste with a huge bitter finish. Smooth and medium-bodied. Sort of a hybrid between and American and British style IPA. Acceptable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (4065) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Pretty bitter beer. Good grapefruit and apricot flavors. Massive backbone. Huge liter bottle poured to glass. Orange:red. Like it mostly

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdobbs (411) - New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 14, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2013 Earlís rhino branded sleeve. Not much head, due to pouring technique. What the hell, Iím here for beer, not foam! A darker amber color on this baby. A degree or two too cold for this sipper, but itíll surely warm up. A nice balance of malt and hops here. A winner!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15377) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2013
On tap. An amber colored lightly uncear beer topped by a finger-thick, off-white head. Lightly citrusy and piney aroma with some caramel maltyness in the back. The flavor is pretty much the same, a shot of caramel malts and sweetness serves as a backdrop for bitterness and hoppy flavors. Lasting finish with fruityness and a decent bitterness. Overall, quite nice, but a bit heavy on the caramel malts I think. 130703

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pictoman (777) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 15, 2013
Poured from 1L bottle. Clear amber yellow with full beige head. Full hop aroma. Nutty flavour with hoppy taste. Nice body. Dry, bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gerbeer (2346) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 17, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2013 On tap. Pours copper with medium foamy head. Very light aromas of toasted malts. Flavours of malts, light pine, and resin. Quite a bitter finish.


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