Sawdust City Ol’ Woody Alt
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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pootzboy (1609) - Hawgville, Ontario, - JUN 12, 2012
On tap @ Gig’s - taps a lightly hazed copper-orange with a puffy lasting off white cap. Moderate carbonation. Aroma is robust with Munich red malts - toasty and noble hopping, some light fruitiness. Medium bodied creamy mouth feel, smooth malt accented character. Flavor is fairly well balanced between toasty-bready malts and herbal woody hops - long dry bittersweet nutty malty finish with a hop bite. If I closed my eyes I’d think I was drinking a fresh Dusseldorf Alt. I enjoy this lagered amber ale and it is probably the best Albier we have had in this market since the Duckstein supply dried up.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
97hill (74) - - MAR 29, 2015
Can from the Beer Store, beautiful colour, and quite smooth. never sure with Alts too sweet maybe. But good basic tasty beer was what I was told and that is what I found. This will not be on the top shelf of the beer fridge, but is has a place for sure.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bendrixian (1236) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 5, 2015
Clear coppery red colour. Mute aroma with biscuit, malt, slight toast, floral hops and a hint of earth. Light palate. Some toast and biscuit flavour, sort of watery mid palate and a malty finish. Not their best brew but not that bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sudomorph (787) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 3, 2014
473ml can. Pours a clear, light caramel with a film head. Aroma has notes of toasted bread, caramel, traditional hops, and pilsner malt. Taste is balanced. A bit of caramel and bread mixed with a touch of roasted malts and a bit of hops to balance it out. Medium body and carbonation. Clear in the mouth with a good carbonation. Overall tasty. Good flavours that would be welcome by most. Caramel, toasted bread, and a hint of roasted malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2675) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 18, 2014
On tap at the Ottawa Beerfest. An opaque amber brown pour. A rich bready caramel malty pour.  Malty grainy aroma. Sweet malty bitter beer a lean alt / nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shaynsawchuk (607) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
473mL can. Medium amber with a thin white head. Bready malt, caramel, mild hop spice/earth and a little roast, Dry and light bodied. Moderate carb. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CRock (87) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
Can straight from the brewery. Pretty surprised by how good it was. Nice amber colour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Freaky_tiki (700) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 3, 2014
Pour at 3030 on Junction brew tour is deep brown with a punchy bouquet. Deep reverb of malt, with a slightly herbal twang. The taste is round & wholesome, a tad earthy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
czar (5018) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 29, 2013
tap at beer brothers, ottawa. clear golden orange pour with an off-white head, some retention and lacing. intense candied oranges - barmaid suggested something more like hoppy froot loops - darn she’s right, now i can only taste that artificial stuff, touch of spruce and a lot of pepper, and miscellaneous spices that don’t blend in, doughy, lightly fruity toasted malts - pumpkins, hint of woodsy notes, herbal and grassy. some sweetness. moderate carbonation, light to medium body - oily, grassy-fruity sweetish finish. alt as in alternative. not an altbier. ackward. DP - as i politely suggested to staff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Eructoblaster (3217) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 15, 2013
On tap at Brothers Beer Bistro (Ottawa, ON). Copper body with a thin white foamy head. Good malty aroma with grainy and hoppy hints. Its well balanced malty/hoppy taste carries grainy and woody notes. Ends with a decent bitter/grainy finish. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10700) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 2, 2013
A clear amber alt with a thin off white head. In aroma, sweet fruity malt with light grassy hops, grainy notes and light spicy notes. In mouth, a nice biscuit malt with mineral notes, grassy hops, nice and smooth with light woody character. On tap at Arrow and Loon.

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