Brewed by McAuslan Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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India Pale Ales were brewed in the 19th century with long sea travel in clipper ships across the equator to India in mind. In order to endure these rigours, the beers were high in alcohol and brewed with plenty of hops. The hops provided a spicy bitterness balancing the malt and maintaining the quality of the ale through the natural antibacterial properties of hops. McAuslan has brewed a classic IPA using a blend of pale and specialty malts giving the beer a New World Twist.

BiereLuc's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BiereLuc (859) - Montréal, Quebec, - MAR 1, 2013
(Nouvelle recette - maintenant offerte en 6-pack) - Dorée, claire et limpide avec une bonne effervescence et un mince collet de mousse. Nez de houblon frais. En bouche, ce même houblon s’exprime avec puissance et laisse ses saveurs s’imprégner en post-goût. J’aurais aimé avoir encore une bouteille de l’ancienne recette (que j’avais beaucoup apprécié aussi) afin de pouvoir comparer ce qui est amélioré ou ce qui est moins bien... Somme toute, celle-ci fait très bien la job!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mike5326 (802) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Poured from a tap. Clear golden color, medium white head. Mild grain and citrus aroma. Medium body with a sweet flavor and a mild finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (532) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Wonderful aroma of a citrus, great looking beer, caramel color, nice head. Extremely bitter taste with an oily bitter palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (5948) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 6, 2014
[Draught at Pub D’Orsay, Quebec City] Pours a nice deep orange with an average size diminishing frothy white head. Some lacing. Aroma of slightly resiny hops, tropical fruit and bready malt in the back. Flavour has a decent amount of hops, tropical fruit, bready malt and a long moderate bitter finish. Medium bodied. Pretty good IPA, better then I expected, I’d drink it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vadie (626) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 29, 2014
Un couleur très pale cuivre avec une mousse moyenne beige qui reste assez longtemps. L’arôme est d’houblon mais il est aussi très herbeux. D’abord il y a un peu du malt mais c’est remplacé tout de suite avec l’houblon herbeux. La finition et sec avec une bonne amertume. Beaucoup de carbonization pour un IPA et, selon moi, un peu léger en bouche pour le style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (2503) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Reddish pour from draft at bevo in old Montreal. Carmel and malty IPA again. Seems to be the IPA flavor of Montreal. Just ok. More like a hoppy red

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hidden_Pooch (261) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle. This is a standard IPA, but never lets you down in any way. It has aroma of pine, herbs, and resins. Has a good malty caramel body too, so its not just strong hop water. Taste of pine, spices, and molasses. Has quite a hop kick to it and a good dose of bitterness in the aftertaste. Tis a good IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fredthecat (297) - CANADA - MAY 14, 2014
Dark gold colour with a minimal white head. Ara of tropical fruit and candy. Taste has a sweet followup with mango-orange type flavours. Body is average. Seems like another run of the mill ipa

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sudomorph (498) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 24, 2014
473ml can. Pours a crystal clear, light copper with a one finger, off white head that leaves nice rings of lacing. Aroma is mildly hoppy. Slightly spicy with hints of pine, and fruit. Taste is a balanced bitter. Mild notes of pine and fruit with a drawn out, slightly metallic, finish. Medium body and carbonation. Clean texture with a slight amount of resin. Overall not bad. Wouldn’t be my first choice but better than a lot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Randy4Beer (117) - - APR 21, 2014
Pours a dark amber with a medium white head. Light lacing.Aromas of citrus hops with light grassiness in the background. Finally some distinct honey.On the palate there is a very nice blend of hops and bready malts. Some flowery tones up front. Some citrus on the swallow.A very nice, slightly atypical IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cargo150 (522) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - APR 15, 2014
D’une couleur orangés translucide avec un beau col assez résistant. Nez typique de houblons bien floral avecu ne petite touche d’agrumes. En bouche c’est très bien balancé, une bonne IPA classque qui ne révolutionne rien sur une moyenne amertume. Je ne suis pas décu de cette bière mais c’est du déja vu!

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