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, IBUís 46.6

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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Listigovers (572) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 20, 2012
Pours a very nice golden colour with a orange-white head. The beer is not BAD but it is very unbalanced. It is bitter but thin, and itís aftertaste leaves to be desired. Not really worth it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (13966) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 20, 2012
Deep golden colour. Thin head. The aroma doesnít have much hop at all. Thereís light pale fruits, but they are subtle and indistinct. Earthy palate. Lots of fuggles maybe, still only maybe 45 IBUs. Thatís pretty light. The malts are mostly light biscuity stuff and a bit syrupy. Basically a golden ale. Needs way more hop and a much brighter character. Will disappoint anyone expecting an IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Boutip (5357) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 15, 2012
Can: Poured a golden color ale with a medium size foamy head with OK retention and minimal lacing. Aroma of light bitter hops with dry malt notes. Taste is a light mix of subtle bitter hops with a medium-sweet malt backbone. Body is about average with good carbonation. This one is seriously lacking a hop punch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DeanF (1939) - Northwest Territories, CANADA - JUN 1, 2012
Gold-copper body with okay head thatís gone just too fast. Sampled at 13.4 celcius. Soft aroma of malts with some hoppy finishes on the back end. Flavour is a lot of maltiness with a dry hoppy finish. Okay mouthfeel, a little fake lager-ish though. Nice and well balanced.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Draft at kingston brewing. Warm gold. Aroma is sloppy. Fruit salad, muddled. Skanky. Thin. Toasty finish. But highly disappointing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AGAquino (665) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 27, 2012
473Ml can from the LCBO. Pours a clear amber orange colour with a foamy off white head and nice lace. Nice hoppy bitter and malty sweet aroma and flavour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPad

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Phatman (176) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 21, 2012
From can, opaque amber with an orange hue. Floral aroma, fresh duey grass. Predominant hop flavor, chewy bitterness, maybe some light nuttiness.not excessively carbonated was appreciated. Went down well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quevillon (2728) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 18, 2012
473 ml can purchased at the LCBO in Rideau and King Edward (Ottawa) on May 13, 2012. Golden blonde little head. Hoppy aroma of peaches, hints of black tea. Taste of hopped peaches, grapefruit and herbs, bitter herbs. Not exceptional, but itís a good tribute to Jumbo!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
whitecap (289) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 15, 2012
473ml can. Pours almost clear orange amber with a foamy white head with okay retention and strong lacing. aroma of hops, citrus, fruit, malt, some grapefruit. and a breaddy yeast. Much better than the bottled version i had years ago which iím pretty sure was infected...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (6211) - Quťbec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 10, 2012
from tin. pours slightly hazy golden-orange with a decent white head, retention/lacing. decent malts, lightly toasted, citrus, hay. average carbonation, light to medium body, decent short to medium long grapefruity finish. decent brew.

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