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Tofino Tuff Session Ale

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Brewed by Tofino Brewing
Style: American Pale Ale
Tofino, Canada

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A bright copper coloured pale ale with a toasty malt base balanced with west coast hops. Its light to medium body and clean, dry finish gives this full-flavoured ale dangerously inviting drinkability.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MunBro (789) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 8, 2015
Nice APA! Has a sweet nose of toasted malts and hops. Flavour follows through, nice balance betwee toasted malts and midly fruity hops. Has an almost sweet note of honey.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonas (6079) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle. Dark Amber, low lace. Light fruity (apple, pear) , some caramel, sparkly, light grassy and citric hops, a bit salt. Medium body, mellow, light chewy. Pleasant.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Davesbeerblog (10) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
It was okay, not great. Not an award winner. I’d probably not buy it again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rederic (3207) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 27, 2014
650ml bottle, purchased at the brewery, slight hazy dark amber hue, with a fluffy beige head, mild toasted, caramel malt, toffee nose, with a faint floral leafy, grassy hop, subtle mint leaf accent, and a faint fruity yeast, light earthy vegetal straw, subtle tobacco leaf note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a mild grainy earthy toasted, caramel, pale malty, flowery tobacco, leafy, grassy hop, toffee, subtle brown sugar character, with a faint burnt caramel, subtle coffee, english fruity yeast flavour, leading towards a toasted, caramel maltiness, earthy english tobacco, citrus, leafy hop, faint lingering toffeeish finish.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ipaluvr082 (70) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 2, 2014
Bomber. Clear copper little head. Dull on the nose, faint sweet malt. Roasted malt, sweet caramel and slight hoppy character. It’s slightly reminiscent of some big box brews with syrupy malt.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrW (448) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - SEP 1, 2014
Sample at The Alibi Room, Vancouver. Aroma: malty, toast, caramel, summerfruits. Ap: poured amber, barely a head (but I guess that’s not the fact in beers over here...), but the little head left some marks on the glass. Taste: again summerfruits, citrushints. Weak mouthfeel at the end. Dry bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuperTiti33 (764) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 28, 2014
Ambrée. Collet blanc. Nez: torréfié. Noisette. Caramel. Un peu d'épice. Bouche: légèrement sucré. Très noisette. Caramel. Carotte. Mielleuse. Finale amère. Bien.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alanthebeerguy (202) - - JUL 11, 2014
Not sure why this is a Session beer. Alcohol same as any ale with high side of malts. From the bottle. Pours cloudy dark amber, was expecting a little tone. Smaller head, little lacing. Smell is malty with burnt caramel and sweetness. Taste is malt forward, bland watery middle and a hop bitter sweet finish. Great if you like malty beer, not my thing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crit (3534) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 16, 2014
Orange amber,beige head. Biscuity nose,fruity notes.Light clean sweet start. Lasting light/medium hop bitterness in finish. Nice !!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (2972) - Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 28, 2014
Draught at The Alibi Room. Clean amber with a thin head. Aroma is medium caramel. Flavor is zesty caramel, a little fizz on the tongue. Dry nutty caramel finish.


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