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Brewed by Mill St. Brewery
Style: American Pale Ale
Toronto, Canada

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RATINGS: 439   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Like traditional pale ales, Tankhouse Ale has a deep copper-red colour. We use five different malts to produce a complex malty texture. The most dominant character of our Pale Ale is the hop. The spicy Cascades is used to give an assertive hop flavour, aroma and bitterness to our ale. The result is a satisfying and complex-tasting beer. Our brewmaster developed this recipe 20 years ago and it has remained his favorite drink of choice


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vadie (523) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 21, 2013
Couleur or / rouge avec une tête blanche moyenne. L’arôme est malt et de houblon, mais le malt domine la saveur. Les deux sont bien équilibrés. Pas beaucoup de complexité, mais c’est une bière solide.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bth122 (1144) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Draft at westin harbor castle in Toronto , CA. Just saw Ben Howard. Good show! Anyway, poured a reddish brown color. Medium light head. Aromas of caramel, bread, slight toffee. Light sweetness, light bitterness. Pretty smooth. Nice light bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andyhwcinc (1349) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Enjoyed at some random bar after a long night of drinking with friends in Toronto, ON. I didn’t take tasting notes for this one, but remember this being ok. More malty than hoppy, kind of reminded me of Fat Tire.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lesifflebiere (1027) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2013
Cuivrée, totalement limpide, petit col de mousse, les notes décelées du point de vue olfactif sont de houblons fruités et de malts sucrés dans une belle balance. En bouche, une intéressante amertume s’élève au fur et à mesure des gorgées, après une introduction de caramel et d’orge cuit qui crée une douce rondeur. Relativement audacieuse et savoureuse pour un style que l’on voit souvent timide et contenu, elle demeure une bonne pale ale de session. Très peu de défauts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (1584) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 18, 2013
On tap at Toronto Airport. Pours golden with low white head. Some lacing. Aroma is of malt, some citrus, some fruits. Taste is of malt, sligth nuts, fruits, bitterness. Palate: Ligth-medium body. Overall: Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HipHopOpotamus (214) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 28, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 10, 2013 Really enjoyable beer. It is a good balance, beer with good taste but nothing crazy or over powering. Even someone who might drink lagers and such might be able to drink this beer but also a craft beer fan can enjoy as well.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TDiddy72 (8) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 14, 2013 does not count
Solid favourite from Mill Street. Can be a bit bitter for some, but hardly overwhelming. Nice spice to it. A winner from Toronto.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiggJonStudd (11) - - JUN 4, 2013
341mL bottle from LCBO. Pours deep copper with an off-white head. Spicy and hoppy flavours. Good beer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DeanF (1628) - Nunavut, CANADA - MAY 25, 2013
Bought randomly at the national Arts Centre in Ottawa.... hey, isn’t it odd that people can flock here from regions round while most of Canada may never have heard of the place? Nonetheless it was in a bottle with okay head and aroma....it’s a decent mix of barley and hops, drank from the bottle waiting for my show’s doors to open. Are these people seriously for real? The frizzy hair, the central-Canadian couteur, as someone not from this region it’s just surprising that people actually live this way. But nonetheless.... Bonny and Clyde would be proud. This is a decent brew to drink while waiting for one’s theatre to open. Or, perhaps, to imbibe whole the Algonquin river flows in the summer solstice night.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjarovi (55) - markham, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 11, 2013
Not sure why this beer gets so much praise, it’s got a decent bitter kick but the body lacks depth and the aroma is minimal. Has a slight harshness to the end that is not pleasing. More hype than beer, unfortunately - it’s not bad, just not great.


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