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Brewed by Townsite Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Powell River, Canada
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Loads of pungent, piney, citrusey hops give Tin Hat IPA a strong bitterness that is balanced with a malty body. Pair with strong flavours: curry, smoked meat, Gorgonzola cheese


Eyrish's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Eyrish (92) - British Columbia, - APR 15, 2013
Hazy, dark amber pour. Fading head. Floral aromas. soft carbonation. Closing my eyes, I can visualize myself drifting into a lush green forest... the forest floor is damp and the trees are dripping sap... little hop fairies are fluttering around me... head shake The beer seems to bind with your saliva creating an incredible sort of resin... I feel like I could blow bubbles with it. Starts sweet on the palate with a lengthy bitter finish... Did I mention the lengthy finish... I feel like I might wake up with the resin stuck to my tongue. However, the aforementioned is indeed enjoyable. Certainly a sessionable IPA. Wish it was more readily available in my neck of the woods.


2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sammy (8631) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
National 17th. Aveñue.Yellow with head. Watery.not too drinkable. Terrible.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (6441) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 31, 2014
On tap at St. Augustine’s, pours a hazy dark orange amber with a small white head. Aroma brings out piney and citrusy hops, with an English hop quality, and a zesty malt base. Flavour brings out lots of piney hops, with secondary notes of citrus and dry crackery malt. Nice and piney. Finishes piney and slightly astringent. Much better than the average ratings suggest.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (6743) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle, shared at the lake with Parksy, May long weekend. Very dark old-penny copper colour. Sweet caramel dominates the nose and the palate, with Del Monte fruit cocktail fruit character. Very little bitterness. A lightweight IPA to say the least; more an amber in my opinion.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 18, 2014
Dark amber...wow this is one the darkest IPAs I have seen. Aroma has a lot of lychee, with light amounts of orange zest, canned pears, spruce and maybe a dash of Special B. A fair bit of deep crystal chewiness, with a touch of earthy, resiny and slightly orangey hop. I’d call this is an imperial amber - nothing "pale" about this, but a good beer if you know what to expect.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1048) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 7, 2014
Rating #995 - February 18, 2014 - $7.29 CAD for a 650ml bomber from Coop. Clear golden amber pour with a weak, white head that bubbles away to a ring. Aroma is strong with pine/lemon overtones. Taste is more of the same, dry hops and cakey malts dominating the flavour. Very much an english style PA but still very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Masterkush7 (507) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 2, 2014
Pours slightly hazy, dark amber, with a dirty off-white head. Aroma of grassy hops, butter, pine. Taste of toffee caramel, light to medium sweet, medium bitter. Soft carbonation, bitter, slightly metallic finish. Overall a decent beer, quite the thirst quencher. More of a British style IPA with high bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
manisthebeer (240) - squamish, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 1, 2014
not to bad mild hop smell nice golden color decent lacing too the flavour was just a bit weak not super hoppy but still a pretty decent beer

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2879) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Tap. Deep amber with one finger head. Medium malt body and nice hops. Above average IPA.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Venterra (3) - - AUG 15, 2013 does not count
I bought 3 of them last night, they were pretty effective & tasted really good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregClow (2891) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle. Hazy dark orange-amber with a good sized rocky head. Aroma starts with a good hit of caramel malt and candied orange peel, followed by a slightly soapy floral note and some mellow pine. Flavour is well balanced, with substantial caramel malt playing well with hops that start with sweet citrus and end with a lingering pine resin & grapefruit juice bitterness. Not a completely typical North American IPA - it’s a bit darker, a bit lower in alcohol, and is more balanced than the usual - but all of those (especially the last two) play to the beer’s advantage, and make it quite sessionable.


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