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Brewed by Oland Brewery (AB-InBev)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Halifax, Canada

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RATINGS: 710   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Nova Scotias most popular beer, Alexander Keiths India Pale Ale is fully fermented, mellow-aged for smoothness and uses balanced North American flavour and bittering hops to create a unique, malty flavour. Alexander Keiths India Pale Ale is smooth with a slightly floral hop character and a sweet flavour delivery.

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2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
simonblaine (576) - Alberta, - JAN 5, 2013
Not an IPA despite its claim. It's what it is, the other options in my friends beer fridge were Molson Canadian or Coors Light. I made the right choice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
azzurro (144) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2017
A good IPA, but not a great one. Common, nothing too striking about it, meeting my minimal threshold.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewakingwest (16) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 31, 2017
Draft, one of my go to beers for vast quantity of consuming. Readily available which makes it easy but very simple. Just beer, which sometimes is all you need.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
the sauger (62) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 23, 2017
Bouteille de 341 ml. Arme de malt et de divers grains et crales. Le got est celui des crales avec un lger got sucr. videmment, cette bire nest pas un chef doeuvre, mais cest la meilleure amie du pcheur lors dun voyage de pche.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
arminjewell (9567) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 21, 2016
Pour on tap, clear golden pour, thin white head, aroma brought notes of grass, bread, slight skunky notes, hints of grain. Taste was a mix of grass, grain, skunky mineral notes, finishing slightly dry.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
CH-303 (2159) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - NOV 21, 2016
Appearance: Light golden, clear, translucent? Some fizzy, white head.
Aroma: Light malt, grains.
Taste: Light malt, some hops, slight grains. Crisp. IPA in name only...
Bought: Trade with jtclockwork - thanks!, 355 ml can
Info: 9/11-2016

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RobertDale (6209) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 18, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Comes a pale gold with an average white head. Aroma and taste of malt, grain, and a bit of citrus. Bartender related that this IPA has around 14 IBUs. Interesting.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
berkshirejohn (6370) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2016
On tap at Halifax Airport, NS. Pale, frothy and almost tasteless - the Canadian equivalent of Greene King IPA - that is, an IPA by name only.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
deyholla (11012) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 4, 2016
On tap. Pours a clear light gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has notes of earthy grains, straw and a hint of grass. Flavor is similar with lots of grains and hay with some straw supporting.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
sawyerpc15 (96) - Bowser, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 10, 2016
This is ok but not as good as Moosehead from out east. Typical commercially produced Canadian beer. I would call it a lager.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
blackmetal (223) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 6, 2016
I wouldnt call it an India Pale.... more like a blond ale from the school of bad mass produced Canadian beer from the 80s/90s


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