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Indie Alehouse The Belgian Barnyard IPA
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Brewed by Indie Alehouse Brewing Co.
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Toronto, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rob6239 (645) - Ontario, - DEC 26, 2012
Not bad. Pours good with good head. From growler. Aroma has hint of spices and slight hops with rye. Taste is mild bitter with the rye dominating the palate. I don’t know if I would have called this a real IPA but its okay.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Quevillon (2548) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 15, 2014
Drank on tap (16½ oz) at the brewpub on October 9, 2014. Honey gold, small head. Green hops aroma, abit of peach notes. Citrus pin with yeast taste, nice dry sweet ness, good herb bitterness. This is a top notch, fun to drink Belgium India Pale Ale!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4167) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 14, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours amber with a lacy, white head. Aroma of floral and lightly citrusy hops, some pale and caramel malts, a light spiciness, and some dough/bread. Flavor the same. Average texture. A pretty good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (4992) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 26, 2014
Draft - Grapefruit citrus, grass and light sweetness. Clear gold with a good white head. Grassy hops and yeast esters. Light bitterness throughout into the finish. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Karol (665) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 25, 2014
Tapped at the Indie Ale House brewpub. Aroma is sweet fruits, taste was sweet fruits, malt and caramel. Booze at 7.2% detectable but not disturbing. Overall a good beer, nothing jaw dropping, but good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Freaky_tiki (638) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 3, 2014
The Junction Beer Crawl continues with this beautiful pour. A great crossover of Belgian & IPA. Very dry & crisp, with a peppery yeasty twang in every sip.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shaynsawchuk (553) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - APR 17, 2014
Growler. Pours golden blonde with a lacy white head. Light citrus sest aromatics, some lightly dank herb notes, mild caramel malt and a little bit of barny smoky phenols. Dry with a nice bitter backbone that lingers. Medium bodied with moderate plus carbonation. Note to self: need to try more from these guys...

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deepeary (169) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. Really enjoyed this with my meal. A merger of styles, with the Belgian farmhouse funkiness with a nice bitter IPA finish. Well balanced and tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sudomorph (710) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 20, 2013
On tap at Indie Alehouse. Pours a slightly hazy, golden copper with a hone finger, off-white head that thins to a thick film and coats the glass with lacing. Aroma is slightly floral with notes of yeast, sugar, pine, and a touch of funk. Taste is slightly sweet but balanced with a sugary, slightly peppery, aftertaste with a hint of funk on the finish.Medium body and carbonation. Syrupy texture in the mouth but with a solid carbonation to keep the flavour moving. Overall pretty good. Sweeter but not overdone. Good job.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bendrixian (1172) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2013
Hazy orange colour. Muted aroma, but I do get some malty biscuit note and a some pinecones. Hoppy tasty, some light malts but rather one dimensional and boring IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinsenn (1142) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2013
On tap at WVRST. Cloudy copper with a thin foamy head. Complex aroma of pine, smoke, and fruit. Also a complex taste of spice, pine, smoke/toast. Nice body. Rye, hops, and Belgian yeast all in one, and I’m not complaining!


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