Brewed by Railway City Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
St. Thomas, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
A full bodied golden Pale Ale which pours with a linen white medium density head leaving spider web lace on the glass. On the palate the flavour is sweet fruity malts up front (apricot, mango) with a bit of candy, and slight grassy notes which fall away to reveal a hint of biscuit with rather pleasant grapefruit and perfume undertones. This is a hop bomb, there is no doubt. To the nose there is a mild malt aroma which accentuates the robust floral bouquet which is derived from the hops.

Medium full bodied ale with pleasant lingering hop finish.

6.8 % alcohol by volume, IBU’s 46.6

Food Pairings: Burgers, Chilli, Chorizo, Crispy/Spicy Duck, Spicy Indian dishes

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lesifflebiere (1521) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 5, 2014
Légèrement orangée, assez limpide, film de mousse blanche en surface, nez en fruits jaunes et agrumes divers, avec du sucre cuit pour compléter le tableau. Amertume relative en bouche, avec un malt bien puissant, très présent, qui peine à laisser les houblons briller au-delà de l’amer. Le tout est assez rond, laissant une buvabilité assez basse pour ce type de bière. Quand même agréable et bien faite, malgré ces quelques défauts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (2291) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Can 6.5%. Pours gold with a white head. Aroma is minimal, some lemon and a little biscuity malt. Light to medium body, medium carbonation, thin. Grass, lemon, some metal astringency and a not particularly pleasant aftertaste. poor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jksipa (616) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 29, 2014
Can from the LCBO. Clear light amber pour with smallish white head that fades quickly without much lace. Nose is pine and grass with toffee. Light sweet caramel start with bitterness appearing as grapefruit in the middle and some sweet fruit bringing up the rear. Mouth is medium sticky with average carbonation. Decent IPA.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lacyhead (23) - Burlington, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 14, 2014
Gold coloured brew with medium sized head with large bubbles. Not a lot of aroma. Mainly citrus hop flavour. Medium body. OK, not the best, but far from the worst IPA I have tasted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ezio (1) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 17, 2014 does not count
nice hoppy beer, medium full bodied beer, burnt sugar notes, biscuit, cereal, citrus lemon, floral loved this beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Canmoore (344) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2014
Pours a clear copper colour, with a beige head that fades fast. Aroma notes include tangy citrus notes, malty notes, and pine. Tasting notes include soft citrus notes of mango, and grapefruit, the palate is slick and finishes with a light bitterness. A decent entry level IPA, nothing that will engage a serious hop head though!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WheatKing (1328) - Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA - JAN 6, 2014
Tall can. Pours clear amber, white head. Nose is heavy on the crystal malt, with citrus hops in the background. Flavour is again mostly crystal malt with some floral, mineral water. Vegetal. Not an IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ikerr (5) - - DEC 4, 2013 does not count
This is solid, drinkable, mildly hoppy IPA. Better on tap if you can find it. Decent beer, decent story, nice guys at the brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RhetoricalAns (666) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2013
Pours golden, with a nice thick white head, good lacing. Medium bitterness, some malt. Pretty good overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (8963) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 8, 2013
Draft - Sweet caramel. Clear copper with a thin white head. Big caramel backbone and hop bitterness. Sweet and bitter but no hop flavour. Drinkable.

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