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

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (7540) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 12, 2014
Bottle, shared with TylerDurden. Bright hazy orange, nice creamy head. Orange citrus hop character, some grassy notes too, mildly bitter finish, not too sweet in the malt department. Quite nice, subdued.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lesifflebiere (1396) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 9, 2014
Bière blonde tirant sur l’orangé, avec un petit film de mousse ; le nez est très sapiné, mais fruité en même temps. La bouche est vraiment davantage du côté fruits, avec de l’abricot et des pêches, un brin d’orange venant clôturer le tout. Une fine amertume vient conclure la session. Buvabilité considérablement haute. Une excellente pale ale, simple, qui donne effectivement une impression de fraîcheur. Un peu timide, par contre.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (2705) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 9, 2014
750 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a cloudy golden colour with good-sized, creamy white head. Aroma is lively floral and light citric hops with some sweet malt. Flavour has nice fresh hops, mostly floral but also a little citric, and some sweet fruity malt. Soft carbonation. Pretty nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cfrancis (2656) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 5, 2014
One of the better wet hop beers that I’ve ever had. Pours hazy gold with a small white head and good lacing. Aroma is big citrus and grassy malts. Taste is a blessed blend of big citrus hop flavouring and moderate bitterness and grassy malts. Awesome.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
terrybail (700) - London, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 2, 2014
750 ml bottle from the lcbo Pours a pale yellow Very slight haziness Nice sweet citrus hop aroma Very crisp and refreshing very mild bitterness on the finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deepeary (264) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 9, 2014
750 ml bottle from LCBO. Very intense juicy hop nose, dank pine resin, citrus. Taste follows the nose, but less intense. Really good. I wish it had a longer finish. Well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
samzim (303) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2014
Scent of tropical fruit. Clear gold colour. Sweet apple front with light bitter finish. Light body and medium carbonation. Really nice.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Crockett (1028) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle. Clear gold with lacing white froth head. Fresh wheatgrass nose. This isn’t in your face hoppy. And it is fairly plain. Some mild bubble-gum, peach tangerine, tinned mushroom, and cardboard. All very dull. Finish is washed out yet dry at the same time. Carbonation is very soft. Best part: only bought one bottle. This is expensive. Could pass for an extremely safe "American Pale" from a macro. *shrug*

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GRM (3213) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
Glass, 4-ounce, cask, Cask Days at Toronto, savoured on October 19 2013; eye: golden, hazy, no effervescence, tiny sheet of creamy white head, light lacing; nose: green hops, light soap gum, citrusy, light bittering hops; mouth: green hops, light soap gum, citrusy, light bittering hops, finale in green hops with light presence of soap gum, medium body, average carbonation, mildly bitter, lightly sweet, a bit thin; overall: ordinary FRANÇAIS Verre, 4 onces, en cask, Cask Days à Toronto, savourée le 19 octobre 2013; œil : dorée, voilée, pas d’effervescence, petite couverture de mousse blanche crémeuse, légère dentelle; nez : houblon vert, léger gomme savon, citrique, léger houblon amérisant; bouche : houblon vert, léger gomme savon, citrique, léger houblon amérisant, finale en houblon vert avec légère présence de gomme savon, corps moyen, carbonatation moyenne, moyennement amère, légèrement sucrée, un peu mince; en résumé : ordinaire

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8289) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 20, 2014
2013-02-08. Orangey amber body with a nice off white head. 3+ Aroma is pleasantly hoppy with lightly green mild fruity touches. Flavour is moderately hoppy and bitter throughout. Average bodied palate, carbonation. Enjoyable but just okay. Bottle from the LCBO, Toronto


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