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Brewed by Phillips Brewing Co.
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Victoria, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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on tap
available

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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This locally handcrafted ale is unfiltered and unpasteurized to enhance its character It is brewed with the finest Canadian Barley, hops, pure water and our signature yeast. Because this beer is naturally carbonated, it may have a light dusting of yeast at the bottom. Pour it slowly to leave the yeast in the bottle, or pour it in, it tastes great!


Gravelle's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gravelle (104) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - DEC 13, 2009
Hazy amber, bubbly head, tiny lacing. Hop dominated aroma and taste. Doesn’t linger though on the finish. Very well rounded IPA.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cmacklin (344) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - APR 26, 2015
341 ml bottle. Pours a clear, pale golden colour with a medium, frothy, off-white head that laces. Hoppy, citrus aroma with grass. Sweet flavour of citrus fruit, malt and pine with a dry, bitter, hoppy finish. Medium body with an oily texture and soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GraffitiVandal (100) - Manitoba, CANADA - APR 1, 2015
ENG: 355ml can from Liquor Mart in Winnipeg, poured into the Teku. Light-golden to straw color, big, tan head and some lacing. Floral aromas with citrus notes. A bit skunky. Tastes fruity, floral, grassy, citrusy, with huge piney hoppy bitter. Bitter, piney, tarty aftertaste. Medium carbonation and low to medium body. Overall very drinkable, refreshing, hoppy IPA.

PL: Puszka 355ml kupiona w Liquor Mart w Winnipeg, przelana do Teku. Barwa jasno-złocista, nieco słomkowa, ogromna, jasna piana i nieco lejsingu. Aromaty kwiatowe, cytrusowe. Nieco skunksowe. W smaku owocowe, kwiatowe, trawiaste, cytrusowe, z ogromną sosnowo-chmielową goryczką. W posmaku goryczka, sosna, nieco cierpkie. Średnie nasycenie, niskie do średniego odczucie w ustach. Podsumowując bardzo pijalna, orzeźwiająca, mocno chmielowa IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (2101) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 31, 2015
I thought this was a really nice IPA. Pours a Nice peach colour. Nice dank aromas. Notes of mango and papaya as well. Flavours are juicy and fruity before settling into a nice lasting bitterness that tastes very much like grapefruit. Very good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
grubypawel (198) - - MAR 23, 2015
Pours golden with some white head. A refreshing fruity aroma with hints of resin. Dery with a medium bitter finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sulawang (691) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 21, 2015
Visual: Pours golden amber with suspended sediment, a small dissipating head, several small bubble steady streams. Nose: faint pine hopped malts, clean green (lvl-3)-pungency Attack: immediate bitter hops Mid-palate: (lvl-3)-sweetness, fizzy-crisp bite, (MAIN) piney hops, caramel malts, grassy, bitter peel Finish: very DRY, biting hopped bitterness. Summary: A very biting bitter hopped IPA with all pine and zero citrus. Not really my type of IPA, too sharp.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
greenhorn1 (850) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear straw color with a think foamy head. Aroma a bit light, but flavor of citrus and pine. Nice bitter finish. Very easy to drink, almost session like. Decent IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4774) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 3, 2015
On draft at the brewery. Golden orange pour, with a white head. Citrus, grapefruit, peppery, caramel malt, moderate bitterness, and mild sweetness. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ljthiessen (617) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
Bottle. Golden amber colour, mostly clear with lots of tiny floating yeast, white head quickly dissipates. Aroma is zesty citrus and some light tropical fruit. Flavour is fairly bitter, citrus zest with some tropical fruit and grassy notes. A bitter but quite tasty IPA. A touch watery texture considering the ABV, but still lots of flavour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oldschool_Mike (141) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle into IPA. Pours a slightly hazy golden colour. Aroma is earthy pine and slight citrus. Taste is pretty much the same but with a little malt backbone. Pretty good IPA. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jasonschultz (7) - - AUG 31, 2014 does not count
A big hoppy bastard that I always enjoy. Citrus and herbal notes. One of my go to IPAs


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