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

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8359) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2013
Nice slightly understated IPA. Very fresh, fragrant, smooth. Good abv level. yellow with a touch of head, and some lace. Very good drinkability.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (5950) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2013
Bottle [750ml]. Pours a hazy, bubbly yellow-gold with an average size semi-lasting frothy white head and a good amount of lacing on the glass. Nice aroma of grain, citrus hops, fruit and herbs. Flavour of citrus hops, fruit, herbs and an average bitter finish. A touch watery but it’s quite tasty. Average bodied. Really enjoyable and easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (4110) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 15, 2013
pours hazy very pale yellow with a nice white head, good retention and lacing. peppery strawberries, honey, grass, hay, bit of melons and ashes, relatively low compared to other harvest ales, citrus. moderate carboantion, light body - oily, herbal-citrusy-lightly piney finish. fresh. good balance - pretty nice harvest..

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
hangunder (212) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 14, 2013
Smells delicious and very hoppy. Light malt, tropical fruit and biscuit. Very light, almost like peach juice, with a foamy but somewhat quickly-dissipating head. Spicy hops upfront, with a bit of the tropical fruit flavors, a bit of pine in the middle and a fairly indistinct finish. Somewhat watery. Nice fresh hoppy flavor and super drinkable but the super light body and lack of a finish hold it back a bit in my eyes. Average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rob6239 (615) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 10, 2013
Pours light coloured gold with average froth head that laces glass well. Aroma from bottle is outstanding floral citrus zest. Not much of any bitterness in taste though, smooth, a tiny bit of malt, or sweetness. Too drinkeable! (thats a good thing)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shaynsawchuk (427) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 8, 2013
750 mL bottle. Pours a pale golden with a thick foamy head of white. Nose is peach, mango, subtle pine and cedar. Crisp, with cracker like malt notes and a fruity finish. Moderate body and carbonation with a slightly bitter finish. Designed to showcase hop character. Quite enjoyed this, very sessionable.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
matt7215 (2151) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 6, 2013
750ml bottle shared by distr0. pale copper, white head. massive hoppy nose. lean malt body. really well done session pale ale. nickel brook brews my favourite hop forward beers of any ontario brewery. loved it

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinsenn (1023) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2013
750mL bottle from LCBO. Pours clear gold with a thin white head. Lovel peach and strawberry aroma. Taste is fairly light and delicate, with refreshing peach, strawberry, and kiwi. Sweet, but not too sweet; pretty well-balanced. A nice beer; these Bertwell hops are pretty nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robinvboyer (2985) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2013
750mo bottle from the lcbo. Outstanding aroma of limes, citrus, and touches of honey. The flavor is more citrus, sweet, soft mouthfeel, light bitterness. A delicate beer, big aromas and flavors of citrus, some subtle grass, and a little pine. Quite impressive, great stuff!


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