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Brewed by Innocente Brewing Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Waterloo, Canada

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 56   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
You won’t be a bystander for long once you’re intoxicated by the aroma of grapefruit and strawberry. Brewed with Australian Galaxy hops and German malts for a big hop flavour of citrus and passion fruit with a sweet malt undertone. It will bedevil you.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoR (683) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 17, 2015
500 ml bottle at FIrkin at the Tannery, in Kitchener. Pours a hazy orange colour with a small white head. Aroma is hops, citrus. Taste is same. Pretty good and refreshing.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
probstblueribbon (3300) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 10, 2015
500 ml bottle from the brewery, served cool in a tulip glass.

App.: Clear deep amber with a decent off-white head. Aroma: Fairly strong citrus/grapefruit, there’s an odd and unpleasant savoury/brothy note that I also picked up on tap at the brewery, light to moderate caramel. Palate: Flav.: That brothy/savoury thing comes through a bit more in the flavour, might be phenolic?, still plenty of grapefruit, decent malty backbone; dry with moderate bitterness and a kinda ok, kinda not finish.

I would like to know if this is how it was meant to be...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Spab (2804) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
500 ml bottle from brewery retail store. Pours a clear orange colour with smallish white head. Aroma has some real pot-like character with citric and resiny hops, grains and caramel. Flavour is pot-esque hoppiness, grains, caramel and some citrus. Lighter carbonation. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (7385) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 29, 2015 [6787-20140917] Tap. Mild leafy floral grains. Hazy, orange brown body with a quick bubbly head. Toasted leaf and charred balsa flavour. Medium body has a bit of a spicy finish. Average. (6/3/6/3/11) 2.9
(GTA 2014 @ beerbistro, Toronto, ON)
Overheard: "They’re not that big -- trust me."

[7250B-20150529] 500mL bottle. Floral leaf hops aroma. Clear, orange amber body with a quick foamy white head. Bitter dry leaf hops flavour. Medium body is fairly bitter. Good. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(c/o mds, w/ him, jercraigs)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shaynsawchuk (664) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2014
500 mL bottle. Hazy auburn with a finger off white cap of foam. Hoppy citrus, pineapple and guava on the nose with light caramel malt and slight breadyness. Resinous and sticky, moderate body and carbonation. Fruity-sweet with a balancing bitter finish. Quite tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (9553) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 30, 2014
Good hoppy nose. Good lace. A bit of yeast in aroma as well. Solid american style pale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jksipa (531) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 11, 2015
Bottle from the brewery. Clear medium amber with a small white head that recedes to a sheet leaving some sparse lace. Light toffee underneath a medium citrus nose along with some pine and floral notes. Taste follow with light sweet honey and toffee supporting a medium bitter middle and long finish. Body is medium light and slightly chewy with average carbonation. Nice, if a tad thin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (8509) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 30, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2015 2015-05-29. Lightly hazy orange body, moderate frothy white head. 3+ Pleasantly hoppy aroma, brief citrus then a good amount of tropical fruit and mango. 7+ Moderate bitterness throughout, similar tropical fruit and mango character. 7+ Small average plus bodied palate. 3+ Solid. 7/3/7/3/15+ Bottle shared by mds.

2014-09-17. Hazy dark orange body moderate head. Aroma is pleasant but muddled, citrusy hop character, light yeast notes. 6+ Flavour is sweet up front, caramel malt character with muddled citrusy hop bitterness. 6+ Smooth average plus bodied palate, soft carbonation. Shows potential but doesn’t quite deliver. 6/3/6/12 At the Golden Tap Awards, Beer Bistro, Toronto

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Freaky_tiki (771) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2015
Ordered this off the cask near the end of a tight-like-that session at the Victory Cafe after a series of GLB Karma Citra & didn’t think this would stand a chance. I was wrong cuz this is a great pint. Pours beautifully: cloudy brown with a luscious slice of thick foam on top. Chewy as hot asphalt on a summer day. Full flavoured. Leaves some chalkiness at the back of the throat. Must be from all them there beer vitamins. Recommend (on cask if you can get it!).

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blankboy (6583) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 9, 2014
[Bottle at ’The Golden Tap Awards’, beerbistro] Pours a murky dark orange with a spare bubbly white head. Aroma is vegetal, fruity and a bit spicy along with bready and yeasty notes. Slightly watery flavour of caramel malt, resiny hops and a harsh finish. Average bodied. Not great.


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