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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: 115   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.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reimer96 (1727) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 18, 2013
Pours a clear orangish amber with a big creamy off white head. Big Aroma of citrus and grassy hops with some caramel and malts. Taste has some malts, bread and some bitterness. The malt to bitterness isn?t balanced very well. Overall it?s an ipa I’d give to someone to get them into the style. The smell is far better than the taste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mnurda (1222) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 24, 2012
On tap at craft in Calgary. Nice hop taste bit metallic. Average ipa Beowulf have again in a pinch ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (5543) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 24, 2012
Bottle, brought back from Canada by Jim - thanks! Pours clear amber with a small white head and some lacing. Aroma is citrus (orange/grapefruit), spruce and pine. Flavor is the same, mildly sweet with earthy notes and a bit of metal. Finish is lightly bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (5185) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 9, 2012
341ml bottle was named "Industrial Park Ale" when I first tried it and pours a pale amber color with a finger of white head that leaves some spotty lacing on the glass. 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.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
kliggerwar (142) - - AUG 1, 2012
Is bitter and the sweetness isnt great let the hop heads like it. Not great.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (3540) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 27, 2012
Bottle - 341ml. Hazy amber body with an average white creamy head. Sharp hoppy aroma with grapefruit hints. Its strong hoppy taste carries grapefruit and citrusy notes. Ends with a long, robust bitter finish. Very enjoyable IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (9626) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 6, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 13, 2013 Pint glass from draft. No head and served a bit too cold, but nursed to a reasonable temp to review. A crystal clear color of gold with no head. Nice mild aroma with a hint of citrus and flower. Taste is overly bitter up front with no great flavor profile. Not bad, but wouldn’t order unless it was the only IPA. If it tasted like it smelled they would have a winner.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (4169) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Bottle thanks to my FIL: Poured a murky dirty brown with a tan color head. Aroma is light hops and caramel malt. Taste is a up front hops that subsides to reveal a nice caramel malt. There is some more metallic hops in the backside finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dresden (1262) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - DEC 16, 2011
I have to admit, I was pretty drunk already when I had it, but it was memorable in the sense that I didn’t really enjoy it much. Its certainly not on the level of the modern american IPA. Not much aroma, same goes for taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chooch74 (34) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 21, 2011
Light pour. Not much head. Generic ipa not much aroma. Much better ipas arond. Wont get again


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