MartinT (8736) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 21, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
My Bottom Line:
This toasty and caramelized brew benefits from rising resinous hops and their bitterness, but ultimately falls short of being a memorable pint.
Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam covers the misty amber.
-This would probably be nicer from a hand pull, naturally carbonated.
-Oranges are found within the slightly burnt sugars.
-The flavor profile is balanced yet rough.
-Drinkability is rather high.
Tessic (985) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This ale poured a medium Amber colour with a nice, big, cream coloured head. Scents include citrus, cream, allspice? and a little dough. First swig was smooth and somewhat creamy with minimal carbonation. Flavours of grassy hops and malt most prominent. Finish is bitter with malt flavours lingering.
robinvboyer (3698) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 9, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pretty straight forward, nice grassy hops, solid cereals. Nice mouthfeel, perfect carb. Satisfying bitter, crisp cereal finish, with some subtle pine. A nice session amber.
piscator34 (2182) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft sample. More deep gold or orange than amber with medium carbonation. Aromas seem to be a US-English pale ale hybrid, with elements of grapefruit, orange marmalade and cut grass. Flavors are more malt forward with some husky pale malt notes mixing with the grass and orchard fruit notes. Minerally on the finish. Not bad.
Ferris (8958) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 16, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft - Sweet citrus and pale malts. Clear gold with a decent head. Hoppy bitterness and pale malts. You don't get the hop flavours you smell, but I don't expect any in an English style.
gramity (1582) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 14, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy amber w no head. No lacing. Aroma of faint grains and hops. Taste is more hop forward an a bit earthy. Not much malt. Pretty sessionable.