martin21 (155) - Quebec city, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 26, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Un peu moins fruiter qu une esb, une amertume de houblon moyenne mais avec une presence aromatique intensifier. Presence d un peu de caramel. Tres bonne.
Less fruity than a esb, medium hop bitterness with a more intense aromatic presence. A touch of caramel. Very good.
RxForHealth (154) - - JUN 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
473 mL can. An excellent pale ale. Pours a light brown with a modest head that dissipates quickly. Hoppy aroma. Nicely balanced on the tongue. Nice long slightly bitter finish. Really well done.
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remice2 (151) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 9, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bière cuivré ,belle mousse collante.nez de caramel,pain grillé,agrumes timides mais intéressant. belle onctuosité au palais, léger goût de malt fumé, c’est bien , j’apprécie l’aspect céréales et fruité sucré en fin de bouche légère amertume mais pas singulière pour une american pale ale,disons une pale ale qui a du caractères mais pas ’américaine’ dans le style quand même super bonne
AaronBouchard (150) - Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 22, 2008
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a big frothy head that lasts. Pleasent sweet aroma. Tastes like a typical beer you would get at any old brew pub. May be consitered good by real beer buffs but this does not float my boat to the greatest degree.
BossHossBikes (148) - California, USA - SEP 2, 2008
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours a clear orange with a pale off-white head that lasts for a good amount of time. The aroma is a bread-y dry with some sweet caramel. The hops seem not to be that noticeable. Malts are pretty dominant. The flavour is a bit funky. Orange and orange rind are in the initial flavour. As the flavour progresses, the caramel notes come through as well as that nice breadiness. Some light spices show itself more towards the finish. This is all fine, though, some funkiness begins to arise from here. Towards the back of the tongue, there’s a weird soap-like flavour to it and a light bitterness. I like bitterness, but I think the other flavours make even the lightest of bitterness somewhat unpleasant. I’m not too fond of this brew.
lowg (148) - Scarborough, Ontario, CANADA - APR 27, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Got this beer as part of the McAuslan holiday gift pack last year. Pours dark amber with tan head, nice clean aroma. Robust and quite smooth; not a bad pale ale. It’s not quite up there with my favourite; Tankhouse ale.
mannika (140) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 29, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
341 mL bottle. Pours an amber with weak head. Aroma is of bitter hops. Taste has a surprising fruitiness, with a bitter bready finish. Overall, pretty nice, standard beer.
PrimeMinister (138) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 10, 2004
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2004 This beer is like candy. The first few drops really taste like caramel... but then the real fiesta starts as the after taste hits like a Todd Bertuzzi going on rampage! Rich, warming presence, this is a beautiful example of a pale ale, one that many should take as an model.
movezig (137) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - OCT 20, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
yay 100th review. Past couple days of going through my notepad files was hell. This was a great pale ale even from memory. Nice hop bite very floral. Malt character was nice and rich. Great brew.
Tiger_08 (137) - Sarnia, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aug 22 2012. 341ml bottle pours clear amber-red with 2 inch foam head. Head settles to cap and has good lacing retention through duration of drink. Aroma is strong biscuit malt with traces of an earthy hops. Flavour starts with honey/caramel biscuit followed by grassy hops. A well balanced brew with a dry finish, crisp mouthfeel, and lingering bitterness - not strong but present.