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Townsite Time Warp Fresh Hopped Pale Ale


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Brewed by Townsite Brewing
Style: American Pale Ale
Powell River, Canada

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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Letís do the Time Warp - AGAIN!

time warp: noun: 1. what you step into when you step off the ferry on Texada Island; 2. a delicious wet-hopped pale ale

We hand-picked 38 kilos of local hops and added them to the brew immediately to produce this delicious pale ale. Itís not an IPA, but it still packs a big hop punch so prepare for your nose hairs to curl up and let out a happy sigh.

Fresh-hopped beers are designed for immediate enjoyment so do not cellar this one!

Look for it in select private liquor stores on the Sunshine Coast, Vancouver and Vancouver Island and, of course, at the brewery store starting October 1.

But hurry - quantities are limited!

STATS: OG: 13.5 PLATO FG: 2.5 ABV: 5.5% COLOUR EBC: 27 IBU: 35


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15260) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 8, 2014
Draught at Alibi Room, Vancouver
Hazy dark amber color. A beer with a lean caramel profile, good hopping level, mild fruity touch from the hops, but also a clear buttery hand. Butterscotch aroma, mild.
Drinkable because I donít mind some diacetyl, but it needs some rectification.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12788) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 28, 2014
Bottle, Legacy. Looks quite dark for a pale ale, like a light brown/amber. The head is thin and bubble. The aroma is earthy, fairly chewy. Thereís a lot of malt here, and I wouldnít surprised if wet hops from Texada (didnít know there was a hop farm there, cool) are mild. The taste is malt-forward, with chewy, toasty malts, a bit of biscuit, and even some richer caramelized sugars. The hops are woody, apparent in some bitterness, but not overly strong there, and hardly registering at all in the aroma/taste side of things. The finish is mostly sweeter, chewier malts and a bit of woodiness, along with a vague sense of lingering bitterness. A good amber ale, more or less, with more hop than that description might normally imply. Anyway, "hoppy amberí sounds better than "chewy pale" but you could call it either.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rob6239 (645) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
Had on cask with smoked hops version. Great aroma and colour. I liked the smoked hops - gave it a slightly fired up taste that added to the hoppy ale underneath. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lagerboy (1325) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2014
Bomber. Mostly clear darker copper, thin off-white fading foamy head. aroma of medium roast caramel malt. Taste is bittersweet rich caramel malt, slightly fresher herbal evergreen hops, faint grapefruit. Soft carbonation, medium bodied, moderately hopped. Nice sessional ale. NFL (Not for Lagerboys)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blomster (259) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2013
Bottle. Dark copper pour, minimal head. Aroma is doughy, bready, fruit candy, grassy hops. Taste of caramel, berry jam. Medium bitter. Uncomplicated, drinkable beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
stantheman (675) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 11, 2013
On tap at Bitter on Hastings in Vancouver. Rather dark for a pale ale. Has good hop bite despite the modest IBU rating. An easy drinking beverage, but nothing to write to Mom about.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (7074) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 7, 2013
On tap at the Alibi Room, pours a hazy dark copper with a small beige head. Aroma brings out fresh hops, and doughy malt. Flavour brings out fresh doughy malts, some super fresh hops, and some earthy notes. Very fresh and drinkable, but unsophisticated. Decent stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gerbeer (1995) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 25, 2012
650 ml bottle. Pours a clear dark copper color with light head. Aromas of malt and very light pine. Definite malty flavor with some light caramel hints, and bitter finish. Canít get catch any fresh hops though. More like a red ale in appearance and taste. OK


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