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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


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 29, 2005
Love that bottle. Pours a nice amber in color, fairly hazy, with slight head. Sweet malty aroma, syrupy sweet with a hint of citrus. Chewy mouthfeel. Lts of hops and malts going on here - toffee and caramel, orange and pineapple, very lively on the palate, sweet and sour in perfect harmony. A vey enjoyable brew. Well Done! Thanks to radiomgb for the brew!

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chugalug (29) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 28, 2005
Very attractive amber ale. Nicely hopped, with not too much complexity. Noticeable citrus notes. Quite smooth yet lively on the tongue--worth a sample. Reminds me of Anchor Steam.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9430) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 5, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 5, 2011 Nice amber ale with a thick off white head. Light hops in aroma. Extremely fresh malts and hops in mouth, with light citrus notes. Good bodied and well balanced. Excellent. March 5th 2005. Bottle.7-3-8-4-15 <BR>
As Tankenstein, dry-hopped, hazed amber ale with a thin lacing off white head. In aroma, smooth British hops, light wood extract, caramel and malt. In mouth, a nice crisp malt woth British herbal hops, a bit thin but nice, very British. Cask, dry hopped, at Ottawa cask fest., June 26 2011. 8-3-7-3-13

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6027) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 27, 2005
Bottle pours amber, heavy on the caramel hues, large off-white pancake batter like head, web like lacing, with very active carbonation. † Caramel malt on the nose. † Smells tasty! † Malty up front, semi-sweet, soft caramel, with a subtle hop background. † This is very smooth... delicious! † Body and mouthfeel are full to medium. † Finishes clean, malty, fairly soft, with lingering caramel sweetness and mild hop bitterness.   Thanks goes out to radiomgb for the trade!


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JAN 8, 2005
This is a really perfect session ale, the sort which would be great at an English style pub. Malty, with less hop influence than a typical APA, with a staggeringly long finish. Long finishes are not what I think of when I think of British style session ales. It is superb here.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JadoreBlanche (114) - London, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 2, 2005
On tap @ Cesít what!. Orangay brown coloured body with minimal head that leaves slight lacing. Aromas of hops, sour, and malts. tatse is very hoppy, slight malt, and slight nuttiness on the finish. Bitter all the way through. not bad!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckNaked (1230) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 2, 2005
Bottle: Thanks to my secret santa for this one. Deep, mostly clear amber color with a small off white head. Light to medium bodied. Aroma: cereal grains, caramel, citrus, soap, pine, melon, roasted malt, sour grape. Taste: Grapefruit/citrus hops open things up, followed by a nice earth taste, pine, caramel, herbs, soap, light pepper. Many flavors, both sweet and hoppy, hit the tongue at about the same time. Finishes dry, watery, and lacking in much flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeM500 (1902) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - DEC 19, 2004
Little stubby bottle thanks to Mr_Kimchee; Golden amber with big tan head, many rising bubbles, simple lacing. Great caramel malty nose mixed with a generous hoppy nose. Citrus and soap, tingly hints of pine. Nice malty body with tingly hops at the forefront and a rich sweet middle. Hops at the finish is soapy and strong. Easily finished in just a few lifts of the pint glass, very refreshing!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beanmedic (347) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2004
On tap at the winking judge. dark red maroon colour. fairly hoppy brew, very good. my first mill st. beer, and i am very impressed.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MillStreetMan (152) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 30, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2005 Undoubtedly the best regularly available beer brewed by Mill Street, which is high praise indeed. It is a deep, rich colour that is darker than your average pale ale, and packs a punch with a multitude of flavours, which are almost citrus-like, with cloves and other spice. Iím probably a bit biased because I have the Tankhouse on draft in my house, so itís the run-of-the-mill (no pun intended) beer around here. But itís an excellent beer by any measure, and certainly worthy to have on tap.


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