RateBeer
overall
47
8
style
Brewed by Paddock Wood Microbrewery
Style: Imperial IPA
Saskatoon, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Very well balanced malt to hops ratio. Dry hopped for extra depth.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RhetoricalAns (730) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 5, 2016
Muddy yellow pour, medium white head, minimal lacing. Lovely IPA, citrus and pine through and through. Medium body, a little bit of alcohol comes through in the finish but it is mostly a long lasting bitter ending.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (8855) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 17, 2015
My Bottom Line:
Candied apricots and caramel whip up a portly Imperial IPA, leading to a long aftertaste of resinous hops and alcohol warmth.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A generous head of foam settles atop the shiny amber.
-Aroma lacks hop brightness. It’s also a tad vegetal.
-Can’t find a date on the bottle, so no idea how fresh this is.
-This is a very decent strong ale, but it is weak as a Double IPA.

Bottle.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Atom (1973) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 20, 2015
On tap at Smith, pours a hazy a beg with a large khaki head. Sweet aroma of caramel and toffee. Thick palate, sweet chewy caramel and toffee malt with light hop bitterness. Meh, not awful.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (9269) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 14, 2015
On tap at Barley Brothers. Pours a clear amber gold with a white head that lasts throughout the beer and laces. Aroma is a bit muddled with musty grain, earthy citrus and grass notes. Flavor has some sweet citrus with grass notes, sweet grains and a hint of butterscotch underlying.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanosX (49) - - MAY 25, 2015
For a couple ipa it has a nice balance of grapefruit, sweetness and a hint of moss. Tasty, easy drinker.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (6252) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 30, 2015
Pours quite cloudy dark orange golden into the glass with a fine off white head. Ok lacing down the sides of the glass. A bit sweet dried fruity, toffee and hoppy aroma. A fine medium + body. A little bit unbalanced sweetness versus bitterness. Not cloying in any way. Just a bit to much over to the sweet side. Soft carbonation. Nice complex flavor with dried fruit, resinous, some pine, raisins and quite hoppy. Decent and ok dipa, although a bit to much over to the sweet side for my likings.
[Bottle from a trade with mcberko]

Canadian province #6

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dslam (98)
- surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 1, 2015
Poured from a 355 ml bottle. Pours a hazy amber color with a good amount of white head. Aromas of caramel and pine. Good bite on the first sip followed by the caramel. Has a good balance of bitterness but doesn’t leave a bad taste behind.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (12156) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle poured a clear golden amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of caramel, earthiness, pine and light butter scotch. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of caramel, earthiness, pine and light grapefruit with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zeswaft (1533) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Tap. Second IPA of the night and still shocked that it closely resembles the style. Piney with a little alcohol burn. Not expertly crafted but drinkable and pretty enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pictoman (843) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 26, 2014
Poured from the tap. Hazy yellow with orange tinge and white head. Very floral citrus aroma with mild hops. Flavour has more resinous and floral hops, but quite mild, a bit of funk and mild caramel malt. Medium body.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50