Brewed by Tree Brewing
Style: Amber Ale
Kelowna, Canada


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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%

A special cask version was made for the Wetherspoon Autumn Beer Festival 2012 at the Caledonian brewery in Scotland. See Caledonian / Tree Brewing Thirsty Beaver.
Canadian Brewing Awards 2012: North American Style Amber Ale, Silver award

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2011
Clear copper colour with a white frothy head. Medium carbonation. Sweet honey malt aroma. Smooth texture. Little thin in body with a sweet malt flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (5684) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 6, 2011
341mL bottle poured a clear amber color with a big white head which settled quickly to spots of lace. Aroma is caramel malts with a mild hoppiness. Taste is caramel sweet with some hop bitterness in the finish. One of the better amber ales that I have sampled.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bendrixian (1487) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 27, 2011
500ml can. Clear brew with amber/red colour. is co2 heavy and shows some lace. Aroma is muted a little (from the filtration i presume) but has a malted profile showing nice caramel notes and butterscotch mixed with some floral hoppy notes...light hops and light malts. is more of the same in the palate, has some nice crafted notes of malts upfront and finishes hoppy but lacks any real character, which i pressume has been striped due to filtration. an easy brew, nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Atheist_Peace (981) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 26, 2011
500ml can. Clear amber pour with short eggshell head that leaves a puddle of lace. Decent fruit and brown sugar on the nose with a hint of hops and a touch of roastiness. Pretty light on the palate with some fruit and brown sugar. Nearly nonexistent finish with the faintest hint of hops but no real bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
northropfrye (3249) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 27, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2013 Amber body, light head, not much lacing. Aroma of sweet malts and nuts. Not a lot of flavour, some sweet malts. Lively palate. Okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pumpmaster (1355) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2011
500ml can from liquor store in Whistler, BC Canada for $3.50CAD on 6/16/11 Not bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Matts_Property (830) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 3, 2011
500mL can, pours dark amber with a small head. Aroma and flavour is somewhat metallica, with citrus, nuts and stale malts. Not too impressed with this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gramity (1625) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 29, 2011
Dark amber brown appearance with thick head. Has a bitter caramel smell with strong malt presence. Taste is grassy, thick and sweet like toffee. Has a hint of fruit. Body is moderate and creamy with decent carbonation. Aftertaste is bitter and almost spicy.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DeanF (2348) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 25, 2010
Boring amber colour, modest head. Soft aroma of malts and carbonation. Flavour is a weak mix of malts with a hoppy finish. Just okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobBestwick (833) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 15, 2010
Bottled. Malty, nutty aroma. Bronze hue with a good sized, frothy off-white head. Creamy texture with a dry nutty taste and a sweet malt finish.

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