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RATINGS: 325   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
We rely on age-old tools in the brewery despite being surrounded by high technology. As a sort of compass, we use the six pointed brewerís star to help navigate uncharted brews. The cardinal points of water, malt, grain, yeast, hops and a brewer make the baseline. From there anything goes. Sometimes the journey is as important as the destination.

Youíll notice a slight bitterness in Compass derived from our use of rose hips accentuated by high effervescence. Drink it cold from a fluted or tulip glass. And by all means, avoid sea serpents.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Helsdon (325) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2014
Yummmmm new beer to the Ontario market. They need to work on the copy on their bottle, which is a bit on the hokey side, but really if itís as deserving as itís overall, they can print anything they want. Pours golden with a little haze, just a sheet of white head. Nice floral-citrus hops nose with a seemly non-hops citrus in their too. Lovely creamy mouth-feel and flavour on the first sip, nice floral, citric bitterness in the hops, well balanced sweetness, bready malts. Lingering finish. Nice beer. Go find this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinsenn (1670) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 1, 2014
Bottle form LCBO. Clear gold with a foamy white head. Pleasant floral and fruity aroma. Sweet floral taste, with citrus fruits, alcohol, and resin. Sticky finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (4003) - Henrietta, New York, USA - AUG 1, 2014
(bottle - 22 oz) Clear gold with a fizzy white head. Bitter and bracing hop aroma with some grassy floral notes under it. Flavor is bitter and hoppy at the start with a very dry and almost sweet grassy middle. Finishes with a lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (2553) - California, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Slightly hazy golden orange in color... Aroma of Belgian candi sugar, citrus, hay... Flavor is dry, citrus hops, ethanol, biscuits and grain backbone, slight candi sugar and citrus sweetness on finish.... Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (9776) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle - Herbal rosehip and some grapefruit citrus. Cloudy gold with a decent white head. Sweet and fruity with some significant bitterness and booze near the finish. Refreshing, bright and yet some body as well. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6570) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden color with ivory head. Dried flower aromas with dusty pale malt, dough, and belgian yeast. Light bodied with average carbonation. Nice herbal, dried flower flavors with spicy yeast, doughy pale malt____nicely drying bitter finish----abv is well cloaked___good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (4446) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2014
22 oz bottle. Gold in color with an average off-white head. Aroma is of malt, sugar, booze, light caramel. Taste is candy sugar, light bread dough, toffee, apple, pear, and toast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (4642) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle. The look is clear, whitish colored head, and straw golden colored. The smell is yeasty, florals, perfume, hops, and malt. The taste is yeasty, fruit, malt, sweet, floral, and ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
degbert (1519) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy warm gold with a high, coarse-grained cream-colored lacy head. Nose is floral -- gardenia, geranium -- as well as orange, bergamot, and yeast/bread. Sweet up front, with a definite boozy note; itís not a bourbon booziness, though. It almost reminds me of gin; thereís that same floral, herbal, and spiciness, and the bitterness comes off like a really good tonic water. Itís beerís answer to a Hendricks and Fever Tree, in a good way, and itís really refreshing. The finish is long, bitter, and cleansing. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
cheap (4886) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Had this draft beer during the 7/4 beer tour 2014 at the Bocktown. Clear pale yellah. Comes on initially like a strong IPA without the terrible hops. Then I think this must be a beldgy strong ale. Little co2 and its 9% alky surely lets you know its presence. Yes, somewhat volatile and high in alky. Smell is rather mild on the nose. Finish is somewhat medicinal.

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