cyrenaica (1126) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 10, 2008
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
I tried this beer on May 9, 2008 after purchasing from the Queen’s Quay LCBO outlet. The beer poured a beautiful translucent rusty red colour with some effervescence leading to a short-lived whitish head. The aroma was sweet malt, some fruit tones (I’m thinking plums), and a little hoppiness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, amply carbonated, and a little sour on the tongue. The flavour is no where near as fruity as the aroma. There is some sweet maltiness, some sourness in the middle, and slightly bitter finish. This beer suited my tastes quite well.
TaktikMTL (7030) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 26, 2007
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Canette de 473 ml achetée chez LCBO (Ottawa, ONT). Arôme: Odeur de caramel au beurre avec une pointe de pomme. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée légèrement voilée avec une moyenne densité de bulle. Présence d’un moyen col mousseux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel au beurre et de pomme. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement crémeuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence de beurre en arrière goût. (Rating #1356)
robinvboyer (4064) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 13, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Murky red color. NIce finger of head, good lacing on my glass. Aroma is sweet, kinda like cake icing, but i can detect some hops in there, along with some ripe fruit. Flavour is clean, and slightly malty, with a touch of hops, and the sweetness from the aroma is there in the finish. Mouthfell is slightly thick, i guess you could say creamy. Wow, i must admit i wasn;t expecting much, but this is a very nice offering.
pintbypint (3326) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 30, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
473ml can from trade with matt7215. Pours hazy orange. Frothy and large off white head, lasts forever. Floral aroma with a bit of mal fruitiness. Lemony hops are up front, tangy, a bit sour, this fades to some toasty malt with a bit of light leafy green hops in the finish. Light body with little carbonation. Was expecting a much sweeter product, the tartness was interestng.
caledonian (367) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 6, 2007
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Can. Pours a hazy amber with a frothy head. Malts dominate the aroma and flavor. Weird blend of sweet and sour.
matt7215 (2278) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 28, 2007
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
473 ml can. pours light reddish brown with a small off white head. aromas are sickly sweet, so much so i know this is not goin to be enjoyable just from the aroma. flavours are very sweet fruit, caramel, brown sugar. this is probably as sweet as dragon stout but in cream ale format, which makes it intolerable. i will not buy it again.
blankboy (7150) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2007
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Can. Fourth beer of the night for my own Swill (or almost swill) Fest. Pours a hazy orange-amber with a small diminishing off-white head. Mild aroma of sour apples, grain, sweet malt and...meh, I don’t know -- too sour and crappy. Flavour is also sour and grainy, almost astringent and harsh, along with some sugary sweetness. Light to average bodied. Man, this just isn’t good, I would think this is off but I just got this can a week ago. A typical awful Canadian Cream Ale.
tomthompson89 (1976) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 7, 2007
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
had a bottle of this today, not a fav unfortunatly, very accidic i found in the nose all the way through, there are definatly some malts there but ohh i think the clear bottle has hurt this poor beer.
chainman (104) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 6, 2007
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap @ the brewery - My 2nd of 3 samples from the Taps line. After the premium lager, this one didn’t quite stack up, but it was still a nice beer. Some interesting malt character - I almost thought I detected corn in there, but they don’t use any. Slight fruity finish, but it works. I’ll try this again in a bottle or a can when I haven’t tasted the best of their stuff right beforehand!
Rcr84 (33) - CANADA - JUL 30, 2007
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Had a nice copper colour to it. But once i got the nose and mouth working i wasnt impressed at all. Was excited to try this brew at first but that will be the last time i do.