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Brewed by Railway City Brewing Company
Style: Traditional Ale
St. Thomas, Canada

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
One of several brews featured at C’est What’s Festival of Small Brewers to commemorate the bi-centennial of the War of 1812.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (9731) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2013
A clear reddish brown ale with a thin mocha head. In aroma, sweet caramel malt with dark fruits, molasses, honey, nice. In mouth, a sweet nutty caramel malt with roasted notes, treacle, plums, interesting. Bottle from LCBO.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8302) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2013
Bottle at Ontario Brewing Awards. Deep amber pour. Off-white head. The aroma is sweet and a little bit chewy. A touch of caramel and some sweet fruity character. Lightly earthy with a touch of fruit. Lingering estery character. Pretty nice really.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (7456) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2012
2012-06-22. Mild aroma, mild honey, lightly grainy honey and malt. 6+ Flavour is similar, tangy malt with honey accents, notes of toasty caramel malt. 6+ Average plus bodied palate is smooth and softly carbonated. Okay. On tap at C’est What Summer Festival of Craft Breweries, Toronto

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blankboy (5948) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 23, 2012
Draught at C’est What Summer Festival of Craft Breweries, June 22. Pours a hazy amber with a small lasting creamy off-white head. Aroma of caramel malt, fruit and grain. Flavour is quite mild, there’s not a lot of flavour -- some malt, grain and honey but it’s pretty "meh". Average bodied. A little too dull for me.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (5414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2012
[4557-20120622] Tap. Boozy toasted malt aroma has a burnt caramel note to it. Clear amber red body with a long-lasting creamy off white head. Sweet grainy malt flavour has a brulee sweetness that is not appealing. Medium body. A little burnt, actually. (6/4+/6/3/12) 3.1
(2012 Summer FOCB @ C’est What, Toronto, ON)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Boutip (4637) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 19, 2013
Bottle: Poured a clear deep amber color ale with a medium size foamy head with OK retention and minimal lacing. Aroma consists of medium caramelized malt with light sweet undertones. Taste is quite bland with light honey notes and some caramel malt notes as well. Body is about average with medium carbonation. Bland and average offering – it kind of makes me feel good about not having to drink beers from the early 1800’s everyday.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (3583) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Strong taste of barley on this one. Good pour with average lacing, brown amber colour. Taste has more barley than honey, a good dose of bitter. Has an odd aroma, a sense of perfume almost. Tap at cloak and dagger.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
robinvboyer (2984) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 20, 2013
750ml bottle from the lcbo. Dark amber pour, small beige head. Faint hop aroma, light sweet malts. Pretty boring and basic. The honey imparts a light sweetness, but i think its just adding some color and not much else. The finish is lightly bitter, with some more light cereal malts.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Eructoblaster (2948) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle - 750ml. Dark brown body with a thin beige foamy/creamy head. Malty aroma with hoppy, honeyish, and brown sugar hints. Its robust malty/hoppy taste carries oaky and honeyish notes. Ends with a decent bittersweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorbalev (2905) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2012
Swing top big bottle, LCBO. Pours dark brown with copper notes, little head. Aroma is mild with hints of honey and malt. taste is decent as well - nice balanced malt and sweet taste, hint of honey, hint of hops. A bit peppery in finish. A really easy to drink beer that comes off quite mild but pleasant.


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