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Renaissance Perfection Pale Ale

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Brewed by Renaissance Brewing
Style: English Pale Ale
Blenheim, New Zealand
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This ale is called "Perfection" pale ale it is the ongoing refinement and search for perfection that earned this beer its name. With an aromatic hoppy nose,creamy,biscuity,and toffee followed by 45 IBU’s don’t miss this one at the Black Creek 1 Dodson st Blenheim.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdiBeer (1501) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Aroma: fruity, floral hops. Appearance: clear gold, small, creamy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bitters continue, flowers, getting quite dry in the finish. Overall: nice APA, yet struggles to stand out. Pint at The Globe, Hong Kong.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (6565) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
[5921-20131012] 500mL bottle. Bready grains aroma. Hazy, amber orange body with a quick foamy white head. Bitter grainy flavour has a toasted note. Medium body. Average. (7/3/7/3/13) 3.3

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2337) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 14, 2014
500ml Bottle from Costco courtesy of Ray. Renaissance Perfection English Pale Ale 5%. Served in a pint glass. It pours an exceedingly clear copper gold with a thin head of off-white foam. It has a really nice lemony sweet malt aroma, very appetizing. Medium to light bodied with a scratchy carbonation. The taste is not bad, earthy, sweet, lemony hops and fairly balanced. Nowhere near as cloyingly sweet as I usually get from an English IPA - pretty good. One of Renaissance’s better beers.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (8059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 26, 2013
2013-10-14. Hazy bright orange amber small frothy off white head. 3+ mild aroma of muted green hops. Flavour is mildly bitter throughout, light caramel touches, light green hops and muted citrus. 7+ Smooth average plus palate. Okay. Bottle from the LCBO, Toronto

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (1926) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark orange colour, aroma is malty and fruity, taste lightly bitter, with a dry bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (4679) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
pours hazy bright golden orange with a small but persistent off-white head, some lacing patterns. toasted grainy malts - toasted bread, crust, soft caramel and nuts, fruitiness - oranges and apricots, lightly piney and earthy - well dosed, fresh cut grass, chalk, pepper. low carbonation - slightly lacking, light body - oily, dry herbal-grassy-earthy-spicy finish. enjoyed!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1390) - , Ontario, CANADA - FEB 6, 2014
(bottle) clear amber colour with a small brown head; aromas of fruit, soda pop; balanced flavour with a long light bitter finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jksipa (416) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 26, 2014
500ml bottle from the LCBO. Pours hazy orange amber with tiny white head that quickly disappears. Nose is toffee and biscuit with faint citrus. taste starts with sweet malts with a decent level of bitterness at the back end. Grapefruit and grass are evident. Medium slick mouth with slightly soft carbonation. Decent bu nothing outstanding.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (588) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 14, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2014 An enjoyable brew with no features (or faults) to stand out from the crowded field of antipodean IPAs.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
neuromatt (1169) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2013
500 mL bottle from the LCBO, served in a pint glass. Pours clear amber with a small off-white head that fades slowly to a thin cover and leaves a small amount of fine lace. The nose has notes of pine, caramel, biscuit malts and flowers. The flavour is balanced between mild piney bitterness and mild toasted malty sweetness. There are delicate grassy hops and biscuity malts as well. The finish is medium in length and moderately bitter. On the palate it is light-medium in body with a dryish texture and soft carbonation. Overall this is a nice English style pale ale. It is more subtle and balanced than the Discovery American style variant. A nice session ale, very well done. 2013-06-06


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