Brewed by Townsite Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Powell River, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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

blomster's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blomster (288) - Göteborg, - JUL 3, 2012
Bottle. 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (7613) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 26, 2015
Light citrus. Dark amber pour with some head and lacing. Light bitter finish. Soft carbonation. Easy drinking but not much here. Tap at Barley Brothers Stadium.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cfrancis (3136) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 4, 2015
Pours a dark brown with a small off white top. Aroma is woody, earthy caramel malt and hop. Taste is big sweet caramel malty body with earthy hops. Thanks to Erik for this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (3248) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 13, 2015
Amber body off white head. Nice lacing. Fruity hop aroma. Taste has a bit of fruit and resin followed by a harshly bitter medicinal aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
piscator34 (2344) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 13, 2015
On draft. Pale amber in colour with moderate bitterness. Aromas are of burnt orange peel, bread dough, and caramel. Fairly malty in the mouth with more of that sweet caramel and dough-like qualities. Faint sweet orange peel and resin on the back end. Lengthy and somewhat rough bitterness. Not a favorite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2645) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 1, 2015
I thought this was pretty good. Very hoppy but well balanced. Quite piney and green tasting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
Pours a hazy light brown with a small white head and a bit of lace. Aroma is caramel, and mildly fruity. Flavour is fruity, caramel, citrus, and mild bitterness. Not my favourite IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sammy (11175) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
National 17th. Aveńue.Yellow with head. Watery.not too drinkable. Terrible.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (14362) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (9541) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15617) - 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.

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