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Spearhead Hawaiian Style Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Introducing the Hawaiian Style Pale Ale™ Aloha from Hawaii! As the name suggests, this bold, hoppy West Coast pale ale is brewed Hawaiian style—with pineapple. We stopped at nothing to create this perfectly "imbalanced" and supremely delicious pale ale. The Hawaiian Style Pale Ale is naturally carbonated, unfiltered and dry-hopped to provide a delicate carbonation and complex flavour and bouquet. Hints of caramel, honey and biscuit give way to notes of fresh citrus, zest and pine and a refreshingly tropical finish. Serving Suggestion The Hawaiian Style Pale Ale should be served cool (5-10°C) from a tulip style glass. Food Pairings Hawaiian Style Pale Ale’s citrusy, fresh character makes it a versatile beer for food pairings. Enjoy a glass with spicy Indian and South-East Asian dishes. Pair with hearty pub fare and allow its zesty hoppiness to refresh your palate. Indulge in rich, creamy cheeses, some decadent chocolate or a thick slice of cheesecake to bring out the beer’s caramel and tropical sweetness. On its own it is dry, refreshing and perfectly quenching. Ingredients •Malts: Pale Malt, Caramel 10, Caramel 45, Light Munich, Caramel Malt-Pils •Hops: Cascade, Centennial, Northern Brewer •Yeast: California Ale •Additional: pineapple juice •Water: pure water

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shorlin (588) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - APR 15, 2014
Super ripe orange citrus aroma with some lime. Also pineapple in there after the initial citrus hop notes fade. Appearance is a great orange amber with a white head, good lacing. Taste is a nice bitter. Pineapple is not dominant but does last throughout. Long finish. Kind of dry, great feel. Gets better the more you drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdobbs (286) - New Brunswick, CANADA - APR 5, 2014
Nice big citrusy hop flavor. Bigger body. Light, crisp carbonation. Lightly syrupy. Clear amber color. Little off-white head. Dots and short ropes of lace. Moderate sweet taste, lighter bitter for an IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fullers (247) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle at the Hawaii Bar on Dovercourt Rd. Toronto. Poured straw yellow with small white head. Citrus and hoppy aroma with pineapple accent. Medium carbonation, fairly light beer. Taste sour rather than the bitter that one would expect of a beer of this kind. This was an unpleasant beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
myrda (30) - - MAR 7, 2014
Orange, mousse présrnte teintée de jaune. Trouble mais pas opaque. Fleur citron ananas, houblons arômatiques typique de l’ouest. Amertume tranchante en bouche, corps rafraichissant mais plein; un peu plus de corps que les ipa habituelles ce qui lui donne une texture fort agréable. Sucre de fruit acides, mousse onctueuse.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jksipa (196) - NEWMARKET, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle from the LCBO. Pours a light slightly hazy amber with a small white head. Nose is pine, grass and citrus with definite pineapple notes. Sweet malt backbone leads to a nice bitter blend of pine and citrus. Far from being distracting, the pineapple blends seamlessly with the usual Pale Ale character to make a really interesting beer. Body is a bit light but the slick mouth and good carbonation leading to a dry bitter finish are excellent. Really enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (1726) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 8, 2013
341 mL bottle. This one is nice because the pinapple tastes real, and the pineapple is not up front. It is part of the overall picture. This one actually has a nice biscuity malt backbone to go with the hops and pineapple.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
netty (55) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 27, 2013
Many thanks to a lot of people (also to Karol) to bring this beer to me, and for tasting. From Canada through Austria, Czech Republic, Zilina/ Slovakia and 4 places in Bratislava/ Slovakia and finaly at home :-D Golden nice color. Aromatic hops in aroma with grapefruits. Taste, malt, grapefruit, tangerines, pineapples, citrus zest, Long hoppy finish. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jonearle (3) - - OCT 26, 2013 does not count
A unique tweak in flavour to a very popular style without veering too far off course. Personal favourite

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (3775) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 19, 2013
Bottle, courtesy of Netty. Golden color with medium white head. Aromatic hops in aroma with grapefruits, tangerines, grapefruit zest,. Taste, malt, grapefruit, tangerines, pineapples, citrus zest, Long hoppy finish. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Karol (506) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 18, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Smunk/Netty. Nice aroma of pine apple. Taste of hops, bitter grapefruit. Overall very hoppy, refreshing and very tasty!

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