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Brewed by Paddock Wood Microbrewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Saskatoon, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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A prototype IPA which features a huge malt profile from Maris Otter malt as a backbone, and massive amounts of Cascade & Amarillo hops. The hop flavour and aroma are huge as well as the hop bite. This is not a beer for those afraid of character.


WheatKing's rating

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
WheatKing (1306) - Victoria, British Columbia, - SEP 8, 2012
Sampled at the GCBF. Quite hazy, nose has no bitterness or tartness whatsover, only sweet tangerine and malt. Flavour is a tad more bitter and the fruit comes through. A very average IPA, offers nothing special; if you take the average balance of bittering and aroma hops, this is slightly tipped toward bittering, but it’s not particularly strong.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MunBro (541) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
Dark amber pour with little head and specks of lacing. Very malty for an IPA, overly so compared to the hops. More of an amber for me than a citrusy IPA. Not bad overall though.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Bottle poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of caramel, woody hops and light earthiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of caramel, woody hops and light earthiness with a smooth finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pictoman (622) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2014
Poured from 355mL bottle. Slight hazy mahogany brown with beige head. Vegetable, very mild resiny hops, mild caramel malt, slight nuttiness. Dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
simonblaine (332) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 1, 2014
Pours dark auburn, good head. Aroma of malts, light pine. Taste is good, caramel, bitter, cinnamon, not too bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trussell (14) - - MAY 20, 2014
Heavy ipa with dark colour and bold hop flavour. A thick ipa with low carbonation. The hop flavour is not very bright. A true ale but a bit muddled. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
AgentAle (796) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 19, 2014
Aroma is lemon grass, citrus, some mild earthiness and sweet malts. Taste is bitter up front with a bitterness that finishes pretty smoothly with light tartiness. Body is a cloudy and somewhat dark one with a pearl white head that is thick, frothy and retains very well.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
exeter (362) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 21, 2014
Good head and lacing. Dark copper in colour. Very balanced taste with a malt centre with bitter finish with citrus. A beginners IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BreWedge (336) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 6, 2014
Bottle sample @ The Brew Table Ottawa. Pours a clear but dark gold with a huge off-white head. Aromas were fairly mild with woody malts dominant. Tastes are roasty malts, wood, and subtle hop bitterness. Heavy carbonation, medium body, and a short mildly bitter finish. This came off as more of an ESB than an IPA for me but it was still pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Masterkush7 (568) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 28, 2013
A decent ipa all though on the weaker side pours a nice yellow amber. Taste is agreeable boot an over powering ipa which is what I normally enjoy but is very drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdobbs (411) - New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 14, 2013
Medium hazy orange amber with a small sudsy off white head. Smells a thousand years old. Carboard, paper, dusty yeast. Welcome to my sink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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