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Brewed by Wellington Brewery
Style: Brown Ale
Guelph, Canada

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Release date: February 11th 2012 Wellington Brewery is proud to present a beer that bridges the gap between tradition and trend, Terrestrial India Brown Ale. This beer has the rich malt complexity of an English brown ale with layers of roasted caramel and earthy characteristics. Terrestrial is more than a traditional brown ale, it has been hopped in the style of an American Cascadian pale ale. Amarillo and Sorachi Ace hops dance on the nose while being accompanied by the refreshing citrus bitterness of infused cascade whole leaf hops. This beer will allow your senses to soar and explore while being grounded to terra firma.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
garthicus (2808) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 27, 2012
On tap at Burger Bar. Appearance: Murky rusty brown, small off white head. Aroma: nicely hopped, a little spice, a little sour too. Flavour: Bitter with a good hop profile, quite malty, long bitter finish. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (3291) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 26, 2012
En fût au Gambrinus, London, Ont.:Corps caramel touffu, plein de rondeur avec une morsure végétale et d’agrumes. Moyenne amertume bien supporté par la richesse du malt. Très agréable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rob6239 (676) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 25, 2012
An interesting mix. On at Food & Drink Fest Hamilton. Seemed more to me like a chocolate stout than a brown ale and couldn’t detect much hops in the aroma or taste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cyrenaica (1095) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 18, 2012
473ml can
5.9% ABV
I tried this beer on March 9, 2012 at "C’est What" in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I wish I had my camera with me because this has to be the cheapest packaging I have ever seen.......a generic aluminum can with a 2" diameter sticker denoting what’s inside. The beer pours a translucent dark brown colour (when held to light) with a thin white creamy head. First aroma is dish soap, followed by some nut malt, roast, and coffee notes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavour is coffee, chocolate, and some sweet caramel hints. Not very hoppy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (8666) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2013 2013-01-31. Dark brown body, nice tan head and lace. 3+ Modest aroma, bit of hops and earthy malt character. 7+ Flavour is pleasantly bitter, light leafy green hop character, mild earthy malt notes. Light roast in the finish comes out as you go. 7+ average plus palate. 3++ nice, very drinkable. 7/4/7/4/16 On tap at Bar Hop, Toronto

2012-02-25. Mahogany red-brown body, modest tan and and nice lace on the glass. Flavour is interesting, modest hoppy bitterness over a mild brown ale like base, lingering leafy green hops. Pleasant, very well balanced. I would like more assertive hops but you might lose a bit of the drink-ability that way. 7+ Fairly mild aroma, light green hops, muted malt. 6+ Average palate suits it. 7/4/7/3/15 On tap at Volo, Toronto

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Listigovers (530) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 4, 2012
The aroma is muddled at best. Very brown and laces glass nicely. Impressive amount of hop flavour while avoiding a strong bitterness which may disappoint hardcore hop heads but still a very worthy brown ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
herrbrown1974 (427) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 29, 2012
On tap at volo. Clear dark brown/amber pour. Burnt malt and earthy aroma with a citrus. Smooth medium mouthfeel. Flavour is slightly sweet caramel and burnt malt, little bitterness and sour grapefruit finish. Not overpowering by any stretch. Nice balance. Really nice offering from Welly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (2845) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 27, 2012
On tap at Volo. Pours a clear dark orange/brown with modest-sized head. Aroma is moderate citric hops, dark malt. Flavour is similarly modest citric cops and caramel/chocolate maly - does in fact taste like a brown ale crossed with an IPA. Average bitterness in finish. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lukin (525) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 27, 2012
can. Brown colour, small off-white head. Malty aroma, earthy. Sweet bread malts at the start, nice bitter kick to finish. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ontbeertaster (2348) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 25, 2012
Can, thanks to scott. Really tasty stuff. Very easy finish and a good solid body. Lots of hoppy character, very earthy. Think this is the best one off from welly so far


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