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Brewed by Yukon Brewing Company
Style: Amber Ale
Whitehorse, Canada

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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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The drink starts with a mug displaying a deep bronze colour, but the beer is crystal clear. The head is an abundant fine mousse (pronounced 'moose' for the cabin crowd), cream coloured and just spilling over the rim of the glass (if you got the good waitress, Yukon trained and all). As you raise the mug, your senses catch the fine aromas permeating from the glass, clean malty sweetness touched by spicy hop esters. The first draw of the ale cools the parched lips and moistens the cheeks. Full malt body takes over the palate; not sweet, but bold, fruity and persistent. A snap of clean hop bitter grabs the back of the tongue and springs into the sinus cavity, blending with the caramel flavours that have wafted back with the nectar that is this ale. But the swallow goes down clean, almost dry, and leaves only a slight lingering presence of the abundant flavours that were just there, and now gone! Many more draws on the mug, many more mouth-filling flavour experiences, and always that clean finish, saying "How about another?!!".


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalchopz (2256) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 17, 2014
Thanks to my friend Nic for bringing this back from his trip to Edmonton. Pours a hazy deep amber colour with a creamy-foamy beige head, good retention and bubbly-creamy lace. Caramel malt nose with some fruity notes. The is nicely balance between the caramel, nutty and fruity malts. Some light hops are present as well. I forgot about this one for year, but I am surprised it still holds up.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
robinvboyer (3064) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2014
Sweet malts, a little nutty, some minerals, grassy, earthy hops. A touch over carbonated, mouth feel was a little over active. Finish was medium bitter, caramel finish with earthy, grassy, slightly pine resin hops. Pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
a_sully (126) - - JUN 4, 2014
Pours a nice amber with a white head. Hoppy aroma and taste with finishing notes of caramel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MunBro (313) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - APR 24, 2014
Nice malt and hop notes. Trying as a sampler at craft beer market in Calgary AB. Pretty good!

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
exeter (283) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 21, 2014
Poured slightly reddish with a white head. Smelled fresh, with some pleasant crisp hops on the nose, along with some nice mellow malt. Taste was crisp and clear also with the maltiness coming through nicely along with subdued hop flavor. Very smooth and easy to drink. a nice surprise, i thought overall.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentAle (627) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 8, 2014
Aroma: Creamy notes with some roasty malt character Taste: light maltiness with some caramel notes and finishes with a nice bitterness Appearance: dark amber body that is clear. Nice creamy head

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (4807) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Deep amber with a cream head. Heavy malts, light hops, caramel, earth and dough. Easy palate, chewy hops, caramel, toffee, floral, thin finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lagerboy (1209) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 11, 2013
341 ml bottle. Clear deep red copper, fading off-white head. Sweet caramel malt aroma. Medium roasty caramel malt forward taste, lightly spiced and bitter, some pine. Average carbonation, lighter bodied, lightly hopped. Clean finish. MLF (More Lagerboy Friendly) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerWithBert (5) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 30, 2013 does not count
Lots of malt and caramel.More hops then most reds which complement this beer perfectly.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Storm_Shadow (107) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle. Pours a slightly dark amber with a quickly disappearing. Caramel, sweet, creamy.


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