Brewed by Lake of Bays Brewing Company
Style: Amber Ale
Baysville, Canada


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Formerly known as Rousse Ale

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11395) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 22, 2011
A reddish brown ale with a thin lacing moka head. In aroma, pleasant nutty malt and floral hops, lightly resinous, chocolate notes. In mouth, a nice nutty and lightly peaty malt, with good hopping, more like a brown than a rousse....but very nice. Bottle from Probstk, thanks Karl.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2012
Deep ruddy amber pour. The nose is lightly caramelly with a touch of woody/earthy hoppiness. Moderately hopped with a touch of caramel sweetness. Pretty well-balanced actually. Decent session brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (8825) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2011
2011-04-30. Crisp dark amber-brown body, nice creamy beige head and lace. Flavour has a grainy astringency to it that is echoed in the aroma, where a very dry malt character meets old roasty coffee. Light bitterness and mild toasty malt character in the flavour. Average palate. Pleasant toasty malt accents fail to redeem the grainy character of the malt for me. Just okay. Tap at Volo, Toronto

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (8510) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 28, 2014
Draft - Caramel and light grains. Clear copper with a nice beige head. Malty light cocoa and a rich finish. Nice but a little odd for an amber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (8208) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 26, 2013
On tap @ Cottage Grill. Dark copper colour with a creamy tan had that laces thickly. Aroma of chocolate and toasty malt. Caramel flavour, light toast, light fruit, mild bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Bottle courtesy of Dany I believe, probably in payment for smuggling lizards into Canada for him. You have to tape those little guys in places no one wants to think about. Pours a deep browned ruby with a thin beige tan head. Sweet malt and a touch of chocolate on the nose. Medium bodied, chocolaty, sweet malt and cocoa. Easy drinking, soft malt, leading into a gentle bitterness on the finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mabel (7455) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 28, 2011
[3713-20110430] Tap. Very peanuty butter aroma has just a hint of used coffee grounds. Clear, dark amber red body with a quick foamy white head. Metallic peanuts flavour is mostly just generic grains. Medium body. Average. (6/3/6-/3/11) 2.9
(@ Volo, Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6709) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - FEB 13, 2015
Where and how: can 473 ml LCBO
Aroma soft , sweet sided nose, caramel with gentle fresh hop. Tad creamy side at finish.
Appearance :
Top: plus sized, creamy beige cap, lasting.
Base: light brown, clear.
Palate : medium bodied, medium carbonation, tad thin on sides.
Taste: good blend of darker malts with lighter. Mild roast, touch of coffee with sweeter feel behind. Tad woody-herbal accents behind. Mild black sweeten tea.
other notes easy going, quiet pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blankboy (6667) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 19, 2011
Bottle at Golden Tap Awards 2011, beerbistro. Pours a deep orange-amber with a spare diminishing off-white head. Aroma of grain, some fruit and light resiny hops. Flavour: Yup, that tastets like a "Rousse", with caramel malt, light hops and nuts. Average bodied. A little dull but it’s fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (6483) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
Canette de 473 ml acheté chez LCBO (Rockland, ONT) au coût de 2,65$. Arôme: Légère odeur de caramel fruité. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée avec une moyenne densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel avec une pointe chocolatée. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #5946)

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