Brewed by Yukon Brewing Company
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Whitehorse, Canada


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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
The lighter beer of our two offerings, this ale was designed to be an almost "non-ale". It is golden in colour, brilliantly clear, and clean across the palate. The mix of 4 malts still provides subtle character in the body, and the addition of malted wheat provides a slight, but characteristic citrusy finish. Hopped with noble Saaz and Golding, the bitter is barely perceptible, but mild hop flavours linger in the after-taste; the dry, clean finish provides a refreshing perk at the back of the palate. The full package mimics the classic milds of the British Isles, with a bit of Yukon spirit, just to make sure you remember what part of the world you're in!

stephen louis' rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stephen louis (164) - Victoria, British Columbia, - APR 11, 2005
This is a very malty ale...but well done. On the pour...the nose was 99% malt.Nice colour..light Amber and gold with a off white head. On taste...not near as malty and boring as the nose would indicate.Well balanced to the side of malt ,but smooth and mild.Just enough hops to finish the beer neutral dry. Light carbonation and loots of grain make this beer a malt lovers paridice..this would be a good beer for someone coming off of Molsen or Kokanee. It a nutshell ...this is English pale ale Canadian stlye..light and inoffensive. in flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (7455) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2015
[7205-20150501] 650mL bottle. Fruity sticky pear and apple aroma. Clear, orange body with a medium-lasting foamy white head. Fruity pear malt and bready soap flavour. Medium body. Average. (6/3/5/3/12) 2.9
(w/ jercraigs, mds)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bunget (700) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2015
650ml bottle from LCBO. Clear deep golden body, medium white creamy head with good retention. Aroma of malts, caramel, herbs, berberis candies. Clean taste: malts sweetness, candies, a touch of herbs. Mineral aftertaste. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hammy78 (894) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle from the Barton LCBO. Pours a golden copper, fluffy white head, that dies down to a very thin film, some small island spots. Nose is cereal like. Tastes much the way it smells, grainy, a touch bitter. Not bad, just nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
lesifflebiere (1510) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 23, 2015
Désignée comme étant une English Pale Ale, cette bière blonde foncée à la mousse rare comme les feuillus au Yukon sent le maïs et les pommes. Les saveurs sont franchement concentrées sur les malts, sucrés et ronds, avec des houblons cachés derrière des saveurs vaguement mielleuses, céréalées et fruitées. Passablement décevante, elle ne compétitionne même pas si bien avec les industrielles de la même catégorie.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
czar (6010) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 26, 2015
pours unclear bright gold with a disappearing white head, no lacing. lager toastiness, cheap caramel stench commonly found in strong macro lagers, faint fruitiness - white grape juice from concentrate and sweet potatoes, grassy and spicy, pekoe orange tea, salada-like *TM, fusel traces, clean yeast. light to low carbonation - lacking, light body - oily; balanced grassy-spicy finish. blah.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (1863) - , Ontario, CANADA - MAY 20, 2015
(bottle) bright, clear orange amber colour with a small tan head; faint aroma of noble hops; clean and mild flavour with slight bitter finish; slightly creamy palate

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
CRock (122) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 9, 2015
Was a little disappointed in this but will be heading to the Yukon in the near future. Hopefully a brewery tour will show me better beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alpha10 (449) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
2015/05/04 - Pours a clear orange rust colour with a thin, foamy, off white head that quickly reduces. Aroma is doughy, with a hint of caramel and some earthy tones. Taste is bread, some light caramel and earthy hops. Pretty watery. Mouthfeel is thin with average carbonation and a long, earthy aftertaste. Pretty boring. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Psytron (1609) - Turku, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Smell of grain, bread. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma of bread, paper ,some malt. Watery palate, flat carbon, light body. Lightly bitter. Generally very boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Spab (2881) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 10, 2015
650 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a clear golden colour with modest white head. Aroma is bread, sweet caramel and a little fruitiness. Flavour is also quite bready, with some earthiness, light caramel and a little sweet fruit. Carbonation on the lighter side. Perfectly drinkable but nothing memorable.

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