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Brewed by Nickel Brook Brewing Co.
Style: American Pale Ale
Burlington, Canada

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sometimes our neighbours are just too enticing to resist! In this case, our newest ward-winning product pays homage to our naughty neighbours to the south, as our American Pale Ale has something for everyone! For hop lovers, the huge aroma of citrus and pine greet the nose and the hops continue on the palate as hoppy flavour persists, leaving a remarkably easy drinking crisp, dry finish. We pack all this hop aroma and flavour in a brew that is only 4.9% on purpose, which leaves a hugely sessionable beer that is perfectly refreshing on hot summer days! No additives. No preservatives. Naturally carbonated for a smooth, crisp finish.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuillaumeCL (344) - Toronto, Ontario, - JAN 29, 2013
Pours a clear sparkling dark yellow with a whole lots of foamy white head and some visible carbonation. Smell is definite hops, lots of citrus, and a bit of a fruitier variety mixed with a bit of sweet toffee maltiness. Palate is medium bodied with a bit under average carbonation. Taste is slightly sweet at first then really quite bitter, and it stays bitter for quite a while. A competent APA.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomer (2684) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - APR 25, 2016
At a tasting, thanks, cloudy very light orange color, aroma of pomelo orange and shrubs, soapy flowery shrubby flavor and bitterness with a light maltiness in the back. Nice and drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChadPoole (102) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2016
Pours cloudy gold with a frothy white head that laces the glass. Bold hoppy and citrus aroma. Good balance taste of citrus and tropical fruits, hops and a bit of malts. Good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
can8ianben (1458) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2016
This was fine, big bold hop aroma, but seemed a bit thin on the body. I’d order this one again knowing that it is below 5%.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Listigovers (725) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 19, 2016
Very cloudy golden beer. Smells orange, citrus and some resin. Light-medium bodied with good carbonation and hop crispness. Lightly bitter finish, really easy drinking, good.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papillon (391) - Sudbury, Ontario, CANADA - APR 17, 2016
473 mL Can. Deep gold body with a 3-finger frothy head settling but clinging and leaving blotchy lace. Grapefruit rind is first in line in the aroma, intense resiny hops, notes of grass and clover. A definite IPA taste of sweet light malts and grapefruit rind hops, citrus-sour astringent aftertaste, grapefruit rind finish. Perhaps a bit thin-bodied for a real IPA.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (4698) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 11, 2016
bottle. Golden with three finger head. A gusher when I popped the cap, definitely overcarbonated. Medium body with caramel and earthy, herbal notes. Moderate hop bitterness. Would be much better without the carbonation issues.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (10542) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 10, 2016
Can sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks troubles. Cloudy yellow with a white head. Lovely fruity hoppy aroma, citric and slightly tropical. Flavor is quite dry, with lots of citric and slightly tropical hops. Medium-bodied. Good one.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
milewide (1958) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 6, 2016
Extreme gusher!!! Right out of frig and carefully handled. Lots of floaties, which I like. Aroma and flavor decent...but not unique.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DevianBeer (17) - ITALY - MAR 5, 2016
ottima scoperta, lattina da 475 profumo di fragoline di bosco e in bocca esplode...

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
morgoth79 (18) - - FEB 25, 2016
veramente ottima al naso sentori di frutta rossa prepotenti, fragola di bosco per lo più, in bocca ben equilibrata, non me l’aspettavo


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