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Brewed by Wild Rose Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Calgary, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Wild Rose IPA (India Pale Ale) is a beautiful copper-coloured ale, rich in caramel malt character and well balanced with plenty of hops. An authentic India Pale Ale, this IPA is handcrafted for the true ale drinker.
So hop to it.
6.0% alc./vol.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rederic (3250) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 23, 2013
On tap at Beer Revolution, amber-copper color, with a thin white head, with a mild toasted, caramel, pale malt, floral citrus, piney, leafy hoppy nose, with a light lemon, orange, grapefruit peel note, and some faint lemon pie crust, toffee accents in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a light grainy toasted, caramel, pale malt cereal, earthy flowery tobacco, leafy, grassy, citrus hoppy character, with a faint toffee, lemon pie crust, lemon, grapefruit peel flavour, leading towards a faint toasted, caramel maltiness, and nice lingering leafy, grassy, citrus hop bitterness finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (2233) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - SEP 20, 2013
33 cl bottle, Calgary, AB, Canada. Light copper colour, thin head. Bright metallic aroma, come resinous hops and a background of breadiness. Balanced flavour, nothing overwhelming, malt coming through then a sharpness on the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrewthfcmuir (32) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 3, 2013
Dark red to brown pour... white head that disappears quickly. Beautiful aroma that really makes this a true IPA. Taste is bitter enough to call it an IPA, a tad watery, nothing too significant though. Absolutely no complaints about this IPA, it’s nicely bitter, and it’s what you expect out of an IPA. Yes, there are better choices around, but this is definitely worth a try.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Masterkush7 (580) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 23, 2013
A good ipa brewed close to home. A English style ipa that I like even though I’m a bigger fan of the American style. A good Carmel malt background balances out this ipa that has a nice dark brown color. I enjoyed this brew and will again for that price

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdobbs (411) - New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 14, 2013
Aroma is grapefruit and caramel with some floral notes. Taste is grapefruit hop bitterness with an underlying caramel malty sweetness. A nicely balanced brew with a medium body and adequate carbonation. Not quite as nice as some of the IPA’s from our neighbors to the South, but still a satisfactory brew that deserves a taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lenusik (119) - Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2013
A decent IPA. The bottle I had said 6% however. A nice orange-gold pour, slightly hazy. Head was thin. The aroma was corn flakes and hops. No telling that this is an IPA. The flavour is average for an IPA, crunchy malt and citrusy hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sseb69 (1750) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 21, 2013
Bouteille 341 ml. 6%. Couleur ambrée, mousse beige. Arôme de citrus, un peu de résine, malt. En bouche,malt caramel, houlbon résineux un peu d’agrumes. Finale céréales caramel et un peu de houblon. Bonne mais pas une top IPA.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 12, 2013
Pours a clear amber colour with a big sticky off white head that leaves good lace. Aroma is citrus, sweet caramel malts, and grass. Flavour is mild bitterness that lingers, resin, grapefruit, some sweet caramel and slightly metallic. Kind of a beginner ipa where the malts come out way more than most and the hops are a bit weak.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfinney23 (2576) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Tap @ the brewery. Not particularly pale nor hoppy, though there’s enough grapefruit and pine to make it tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Narnad (1518) - Wonder Lake, Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2013
Pours a hazy copper with a great long staying off-white head. Aroma has a lot of cascade lemon/orange citrus with a mild amount of grassy character and a finishing note of some toasted malt. Flavor is good with a stronger grassy flavor than the nose indicated with a mild lemony citrus middle and a smooth toasty ending. Body is modest with a lot of fine carbonation lending an almost creamy feeling. Overall a very good, drink every day type of IPA.


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