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


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RATINGS: 473   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2005
Bright dark golden colour with a frothyalmond-coloured head. The nose is fresh with hints of citrus fruit and ripe with hops and resin. Slight hint of orange peel with a bit of sweet malt. The body is nicely spritzy and starts with a nice semi-sweet maltiness with hints of citrus. Quickly moves into a nicely balanced resiney hoppiness that carries a semi-dry bitterness into the end. A good pale ale, nice session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3663) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2005
Sampled at the 2005 RBSG. Deep copper color with a thin, fizzy beige head. Hops and malts were both eveident in the nose. Well balanced pine hop flavors and sweet grain malts. This is a solid session pale ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9952) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 30, 2005
Bottle... RBSG2005... Amber ale with a creamy, white head. Floral, citrusy aroma with lots of grapefruit and pine. Malty, caramelly flavor. Medium-bitter - medium sweet - medium bodied. Creamy with lively carbonation. Thanks go out to dougshoemaker for the bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6153) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 28, 2005
Light bubbly amber with small beige head. Surprisingly sweet, caramelly and bready nose, but as it warms, earthy, citrusy and floral. Direct, to the point and surprisingly efficient despite the fact that I feel like Ive had this beer quite a few times with different labels. Rather linear flavor presentation. Sweet palate, light-medium body, moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - JUL 20, 2005
07.08.05 RBSG Greenish amber. Lots of herbs must be a product of many malts and many hops so that its maybe over-complex for the style? Its all hidden under a big dose of various hops..floral, bitter. Thin bodied and quite bitter. Interesting, at least its not just another SNPA clone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6199) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2005 Draught at Volo. Poured a very bubbly, reddish amber - large, lasting, off-white head, good lacing; wonderful sparkling glass of great ale. Nose - surprising amount of blended hops, toasted malt, a little grain to remind us its Canadian - so balanced! Taste - oh yeah! grapefruit-citrus but not over-bitter or tart, medium toasted malt, some alcohol, pleasantly bitter but not overwhelming. Apart from some cedar on my palate, all I can say is this is a balanced, crisp, carbonated beer and deserves greater recognition in Canada.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3220) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 16, 2005
RBSG Average white head that sits on top of a dark amber body. Bready light malt aroma with some honey notes. Lightly sweet flavor and the slightly acid hoppy bitterness finishes dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shintriad (700) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 8, 2005
Rich amber with medium beige head, stringy lacing. Very deep grassy, citrussy aroma with a bit of toffeeish malts. Im very happy to see a local micro with this much bitterness up front, which quickly melts into a slightly malty background. Sharp carbonation, a bit oily, a bit minerally. A solid, unpretentious, nearly British-style ale that could use a bit more oomph, but its still a very good example of the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
joeec5 (204) - bayonne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 19, 2005
aroma is great with caramel, malt, hoppy. like a nice mild double ipa. pallate is thin and it is only mildy flavorful. like mixing a great ipa. with water maybe, not offensive, just a bit thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (6412) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 16, 2005
Bottle. Pours a copper brown with an average white fizzy head. Aroma is moderately hoppy. Taste has a great balance of hops and malts, theres just enough hops to satisfy this hop-head. A nicely balanced, great tasting Pale Ale. One of my favourites.

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