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


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RATINGS: 104   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drobson78 (13) - Alberta, - JUL 10, 2013
with all the IPAs these days busting with hoppiness, this was a welcome relief. not too heavy on the hops, but still a good overall taste. good beer for a hot summer afternoon.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pictoman (561) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
simonblaine (302) - 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

   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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
AgentAle (724) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
exeter (314) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BreWedge (328) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Masterkush7 (558) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdobbs (395) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NeuroPliny (160) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 29, 2013
Poured from the tap into a tasting glass at The Woods Alehouse in Saskatoon. Clear dark brown with a generous tan head that lingers leaving rich lacing. Aroma is dark malts and subtle pine resin. Flavour is nicely balanced barley, malts, and mild hops. This is a well balanced IPA with a distinct character that rebels against the in-your-face boldness if the classic California IPA (which I love). Still, this is an easy drinking distinctly Saskatchewan IPA.

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