Brewed by Muskoka Brewery
Style: American Pale Ale
Bracebridge, Canada


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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Muskoka Harvest Ale was our brewery’s pioneering venture into seasonal beers. Now in it’s fourth year, our Harvest Ale symbolizes the end of the growing season and the process of gathering mature crops from the fields Dry hopped and brewed using the finest ingredients we can find, this ale has a subtle grassy character reminiscent of the freshly cut harvest. It’s our way of celebrating another prosperous growing season. And we’re proud to share it with you.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (3609) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 22, 2015
Draft at MacGreg’s. Dark copper color with a nice light beige head and nice lace. Aroma has notes of light toasted malts, floral and light resins hops with some dark fruits and yeast. Flavor is slightly sweet at the beginning, notes of yeast and ripe fruit. Floral and moderate bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deepeary (405) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2015
2015 batch, 6-pack from LCBO. Pours a clear-ish burnt orange with minimal off white head. Nose is pine, earthy hops, orange rind, grass. Taste is balanced, earthy/grassy/bready malt with herbal/citrus hops and a nice bitterness on the finish. Tastes like fall. Reminiscent of Mad Tom for sure.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CurbDog (114) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 15, 2015
Brownish white finger of head, fades quickly and clings to glass. Copper colour, slight haze. A lot of caramel, toast, earthy, spicy, grassy. Med mouthfeel, med high carbonation, firm bitterness, slight astringency.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cattaneopapa (315) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
Reviewed from old notes. Pours an opaque ruby brown colour with one finger of long lasting white head, lacing clinging to the side of the glass. Aroma of elder flower and peaches. Taste: Malty, grassy, with a dry hoppy finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Franckg (1237) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 11, 2015
Très malté au nez. Sucre caramélisé et mélasse. En bouche, c’est doux, rond et dense. Les sucres laissent leurs places aux houblons qui eux apportent une touche amère avec des saveurs de cantaloup et pamplemousse. Longue amertume.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mmacleod75 (112) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
Poured medium brown, with tan frothy head. Fresh aroma, a little toast. Medium body, medium bitterness, with smooth mouth feel. A bit too bitter at the end for my preference.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (7068) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
Cask. En fût, verre de dégustation au Beau’s Oktoberfest 2014 (Vankleek Hill, ONT) au coût de 2,50$. Arôme: Légère odeur de céréales et d’houblons. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée. Saveur: Goût d’orange avec une pointe d’alcool. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’alcool en arrière goût. (Rating #6009)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HippyHop (604) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 15, 2014
Pour is a hazy burnt orange with a finger of tan cap that fades fairly quickly to a ring. This stuff smells like fall. At first I don’t get much, but if I close my eyes and breathe deep I get grassy hops, hay and dry leaves and earth, with caramel, fresh apples and pears, and a bit of citrus. Taste up front is almost like apple cider with caramel and roasted grain, with a smooth, slightly bitter, long finish. It’s rustic and seasonal and perfectly befitting a brewery located in the Muskokas. It doesn’t really have the hop profile to be an APA, at least to this humble reporter, but it’s still awful damn tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle @ SBWF 2014. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy weak yeasty caramel hoppy aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (16196) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle @SBWF 2014
Amber color, small white head. Grassy, malty aroma. Light-bdoied for ABV. Pale malty, grassy hops. Some gooseberry notes in the hoppyness. Simple.

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