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


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RATINGS: 459   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
andrewturba (1076) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 16, 2012
Pours a reddish deep copper with small white head leaving a nice sticky lace. Aromas of citrus and a nice malty mixture of pale malts and caramel. Great full mouth feel with the up front malt flavours then hit by a dry citrus finish that works well together. Fantastic beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reimer96 (1339) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 3, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2014 On tap at YYZ airport brew pub. Pours a reddish copper with a small head but nice lace. Smell is of citrus hops and pale malts. Taste is a nice hoppy tasting dry malt flavor. Excellent dry finish to this pale ale. Overall a great APA but a bit too hoppy and bitter. for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GoLdFiNgEr (111) - La Pocatière, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 26, 2012
Biere brune a 5,2% alc. En 341 ml. Odeur de malt caramélisé. Faible présence de houblon. Excellent goût de caramel brulé. Effervescence moyenne et mousse absente. Léger goût d'epices. Biere surprenante! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kerenmk (2587) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 24, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Thanks Rotem. Pours reddish bronze with a thick off white head. Hoppy, grainy aroma. Tastes malty with a gentle bitterness. Bready, long aftertaste, soft carbonation, light body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (6332) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 14, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Thanks Rotem. Clear bright reddish amber with an off-white head. Aroma of stale hops and some malt. Flavor has a bit of caramelly and biscuity malt, a bit of hops and a moderately bitter finish. Medium-bodied. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AlainG (1349) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 6, 2012
Bière à la robe cuivrée où une mousse éphémère fait une brève apparition. Le nez est construit autour du malt, du caramel et du houblon, avec des effluves épicées qui se font sentir lorsque le liquide prend la température de la pièce. Un goût qui s’approprie, lui aussi, le malt et le caramel. Une douce et agréable amertume se fait sentir . Des pointes épicées sont, à l’occasion, perçues. Elle ressemble plus à une ESB. Il faudrait que j’en consomme une autre. (384-041012)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
italarican (1484) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - SEP 29, 2012
On tap at a pub in downtown Ottawa during our first outing as a residency group. Pours a reddish bronze. Woody, spicy aroma with some off putting burnt caramel. Milder flavor, thin of bitter pine and orange peel. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (7406) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2012
Bottle at the Rose & Crown, Banff. It pours clear amber, with a thin-medium off-white head. The nose is brown bread, toast, earth and light spice. The taste is caramel, toast, wood, leaf, strong malt backbone, leather and light spice, with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Not bad….

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nilz (419) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2012
341ml bottle pours a clear dark reddish amber ale with a thick off-white head and coarse lacing. Aroma of malt, hops and citrus. Taste of mild sweetness, then refreshing bitter, and some spicy notes; well balanced and rather nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yrstruly (333) - Guelph, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2012
When all hope is lost, there is (usually) always Tankhouse. Pours deep amber, with a thin, white head. The aroma is chiefly of caramel, toast, and honey. This is maltier than a lot of beers of the style, but it’s a nice caramel-like maltiness. There is a decent hop finish, solidifying and balancing the beer. Always a refreshing change from typically citrus-forward American Pale Ales.

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