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Brewed by Wellington County Brewery
Style: English Pale Ale
Guelph, Canada
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
(formerly Special Cream Pale Ale.) A refreshing and creamy smooth ale that is notably full of flavour.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dirkules (629) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 11, 2005
golden pour with a cereal malty taste. The head is light and so is the beer really. There are probably some very subtle notes in here of sweetness, but I missed them for most part. It’s a solid brew.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
volare26 (4) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 22, 2005 does not count
Flavouful IPA Ale. Medium carbonation and distinct hoppiness. Amber colour with decent nose. Ends slightly bitter with mild sweetness. Solid if unspectacular.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Commodore (112) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2005
UPDATED: APR 29, 2005 Half pint at the Alex, draught. Well, it looked like a good bitter, and tasted like one too..except that it was a bit thin. Could be because it was the tap version, but it just felt like it was rolling off my tongue, and not lingering. A decent brew, but not what I have come to expect from this brewery. RE-RATE: Heck..it wasn’t as bad as I thought. A nice bitter!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (10290) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 16, 2005
Light amber ale with a good off-white head. Malty aroma with herbal notes, slightly off. Crisp malts with a sweet finish and faint hops in final. Medium bodied. Not as good as i remembered it though.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OKBeer (1171) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 19, 2004
341 ml bottle courtesy pintbypint. Copper colour with a mostly lasting frothy and rocky off-white head. Bready, fruity, and caramel aroma. Light bready malts and fruitiness with a light earthy bitter finish. Medium bodied and refreshing.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
rudolf (2342) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 18, 2004
Biscuty, slightly spicy with a sour finish. The body is the best thing about this beer. Not much of an aroma, some toasty malt/hops in there..

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
iam (369) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2004
Pours an amber colour with no head. Sweet hopped malt aroma. Body is alot lighter than I thought it would be. Taste also light with some sweet caramel malt and some hops. A little too watery but still a decent beer

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (2669) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 15, 2004
341ml brown bottle. Poured amber, scarce thin white head. Sweetish aroma with honey and orange notes. Malty body, gently hopped. Earthy finish with some bitterness.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
shintriad (700) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2006 Light auburn. Watery appearance and the head comes and goes. Smells like a cross between a wiezen and a trappist, heavy on bubblegum and banana, some sweet caramel. Starts a bit tart and sweet and finishes with distinct cantaloupe notes, otherwise dry, bland, minerally. Thin on flavour overall, unfortunately, but the melon flavour gives it an appealing distinction. Otherwise, a decent but unfinished beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickchalk (229) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 1, 2004
Amber, off-white head. Aroma is hoppy. Flavour is hoppy though sweet malts are quite present. A little weak. Alright. Bottle.


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