Brewed by Lake of Bays Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Baysville, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Pours with dark amber, burnt orange, copper colour and off-white, ecru-coloured foam. The aromatics are primarily citrus (grapefruit) with a subtle pine note. After the first scent, the malt aromatics come through – slight hint of toffee with some mild aromas of hay and straw. The body of the beer is roasted malts, dark toffee, a gentle molasses flavour and a touch of black licorice. The mouth feel is rounded and very dry. The finish is moderate-to-bold bitterness that lingers longer but is very pleasant. The finish is enveloping and builds with each sip.

Sask89's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sask89 (514) - Regina, Saskatchewan, - JUL 9, 2012
Pours a hazy deep muddy amber colour with a creamy tan head. Aroma is not too hoppy and largely of caramel malts. Taste is a little more sweet and a little less bitter than anticipated for an IPA. Smooth creamy mouth feel, light-medium body and softer carbonation. Overall a fairly underwhelming IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wixie (406) - BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2016
Hazy ochre liquid, small head. Aroma of hops and fruits. Light body, little bit carbonation. Taste is bitter, with hints of peat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamestulloch (3498) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 22, 2016
Can from Loblaws. Clear amber body with a thin white head. Low carbonation. Faint lacing. Aroma of dried orange peel and caramel. Flavour of light hops, metal and tonic water. Thin body with a watery mouthfeel. Soft fizz. Weak and inoffensive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ChadPoole (319) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 12, 2016
Pours amber with a decent head that leaves some lacing. Nose is grapefruit and pine. Flavour is malts and a bit of citrus, but watered down. Had potential but didn’t deliver.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kauge (1619) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 11, 2016
Can from LCBO. Dark amber. Caramelly and toffee-y overall character with resiny bitterness. A bit rough, not too well rounded. Not very keen on this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UM02 (354) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 8, 2016
Fairly standard IPA. Good but not exceptional. Amber colour, decent amount of hoppy bitterness and traces of smoke in the malt. Highly drinkable but not unique.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UXO (1524) - CANADA - APR 4, 2016
Appearance: clear pale to medium amber with one fat finger of fluffy white head, good retention and moderate lacing. (3/5) Aroma: resiny pine, pithy grapefruit, pale malt, tropical fruit. (8/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate bitter. (7/10) Palate: medium body, moderate carbonation, off-dry lingering bitter finish. (3/5) Much better than their Crosswind Pale Ale. Actually a halfway decent example of an American IPA, with piney and citrusy hops leading the way over just enough pale malt to balance. Ends with a lingering resiny bitter finish. A little rough around the edges, perhaps, but a solid performer. (14/20)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
steven_a (18) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 20, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2016 Amertume soutenue sur du caramel, du sucre d?orge, et des fruits mûrs. Même si je ne rachèterais pas nécessairement ce produit, c?est correct.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
paco (576) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - JAN 18, 2016
Can bought at sobeys. Pours a darker than expected amber color. Lastin white head. Aromas of pine and grapefruit. Taste is similar. Lots of pine and grapefruit. Drinkable for sure but not anything great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable (2323) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 17, 2016
Pours amber, some head and some lacing. Nose is grapefruit and pine. Flavours are some syrup, earthy bitterness, hay with some toffee. Taste medium bitter light/medium sweet. Full sticky body with lasting bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
markas101 (2305) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - DEC 23, 2015
Tap, Barley Brothers, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Mild aroma. Some lime and malt. Mild flavour. Mostly weak malt. Some brown sugar on the finish.

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