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

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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Formerly known as Rousse Ale


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewGoblin (531) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, - JUN 16, 2014
Well, I ain’t even gonna be shy about it, I loved this beer. It has a pretty shitty rating but I loved it. I am still curious as to why ’Red Ale" is not a style and must be classified as an Amber when it clearly stands apart. Firstly, this brew is a pretty redhead, a rusted gold with a long lasting head. A wonderful bouquet of burnt toffee, barnyard, fresh bread and buckwheat honey awaits the nose. It is quite sweet and very malty, exactly how I like my reds unless they claim to be Red IPAs or some such hoppy style. Not too bubbly and smoothness like silk make it a pleasure to drink. I’d raise this pint any day.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gethinbeer (2261) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 13, 2015
Diolch JoeMcPhee. Lovely fresh crisp malt aroma. Takes me back home. Copper pour with a thin dissipating lace. Nice malt flavour. A little too sweet but a tasty brew overall.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6586) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
czar (5147) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 11, 2015
pours unclear dark golden, red tint, with a small off-white cap, some retention and lacing. toasted caramel and fruity maltiness - surprising hint of chocolate, dry fruity liquor - berries, bland herbal grassiness, light earthy notes, very chalky and mineral. light carbonation, light body - a tad watery; short and bland yet sort of balanced grassy-herbal finish. weak amber but then again inoffensive.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
asheft (2653) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 1, 2015
[Can] Faint noble hops aroma among with faint brown sugar, toasted toffee, and nuts. Clear ruddy brown under a lasting, tawny, off-white flannel blanket. Slightly sweet, nutty flavour with moderate bitterness and gentle vanilla and brown sugar accents. Medium body, moderate to medium carbonation, midway between smooth and crisp.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cfrancis (2635) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2014
Pours dark red with a moderate frothy off white top. Aroma is caramel and earthy hops. Taste is earthy caramel malts with a small hop presence

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (6270) - 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)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (6746) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2711) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 16, 2014
On tap at the Ottawa beer fest. A clear light gold with a soapy head & a earthy malty aroma. Medium-light bodied with a sweet somewhat sugary taste plus some grassy/earthy notes. A boring lager.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RhetoricalAns (486) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 31, 2014
Pint on a nice sunny day. Clear amber pour with a medium light beige head that leaves good lacing. Malty heavy aroma, toffee, honey, bread. Taste is caramel, fairly mild hop bitterness. Medium body and carbonation. Quite a nice amber.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sudomorph (805) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2014
341ml bottle. Pours a crystal clear, caramel/amber with a one finger, off white head that laces well. Aroma has notes of caramel, bread, and a touch of fruityness. Perhaps an English yeast. Taste is balanced. Slight bread, caramel, a hint of hop spicy and chocolate/roast, and a short aftertaste. Medium body with a low-medium carbonation. Clean and refreshing in the mouth. Overall an easy drinking brew. Mild flavours that would probably not offend anyone.


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