Brewed by Oland Brewery (AB-InBev)
Style: English Pale Ale
Halifax, Canada
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Alexander Keiths Nova Scotia Style Pale Ale is brewed with traditional two-row malt for a full, malty flavor with a burst of fruity, spicy and citrusy hop nose. The beer features a deep golden color with a balanced bitterness.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
patrick767 (4038) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 10, 2012
bottle - Pours golden with a small fizzy white head. The aroma features caramel and fruit notes. Its better than the flavor. Apparently "Nova Scotia style pale ale" means sweet and bland with almost no hops to be found. Not very good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
beerguy101 (5360) - Newark, California, USA - MAR 2, 2012
Sampled on 3/2/2012. This English Pale Ale pours a light amber color from a 12oz bottle. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity, caramel, biscuit and sweet. A light to medium bodied English Pale Ale. The malts are mild, bready and biscuit. The hops are floral and earthy. Quickly vanishing carbonation. Kind of watery and mild. I keep thinking diet coke and soda, not that its a bad thing, its just not very good either. And its a more soda tah diet coke. Can I use the word Meh? Fits this beer perfectly. Beer Rating number 5000 or my personal list and by tradition I try and find a horrid beer for the milestone, I am traveling and this was the worst beer I had access to. I did not feel like running down to the local liquors store and grabbing something really bad. Mouthfeel is thin. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 17, 2012
Yellow-gold with good aromas of pale ale malt, straw, ripe lemon and zest. Those flavours come out with clean bitterness and lovely biscuit malt. Good carbonation but the finish is a little short. Good go to pale ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 8, 2012
Floral and sugary malt aroma. Usual light copper, possibly added color. Sweet taste of starchy malt, metallic aftertaste and mild hopping. Light body - feels heavier than it is due to the sweet character of the beer. InBevs world conquest continues.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
badwhale (420) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2012
Bottle to glass pint. Pours a medium dark yellow, and little to no head. Not much aroma or flavor. Kinda watery and flavorless. Not my bag.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leighton (20133) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2012
Bottle at Sanders place in NYC. Pours clear gold with a small, white foam head. Lightly toasted malts in the nose, mild caramel and straw. Medium sweet flavor, sweet bread, grains. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Sweet, slightly syrupy finish, faint leaves and grain, some toasted sugar. Its nothing special, though slightly better than the Nova Scotia Brown Ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sregnar35 (1030) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - JAN 27, 2012
Meh. Boring beer that does nothing terrible and nothing good. Flat hops and a bit of unflattering sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jsmerig (1549) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2012
Pours golden yellow with a moderate head and very little lacing. Aroma is faint smell of bananas and subtle spices. Taste is more on the malty side of malty and hoppy. In fact there isnt any particularly hoppy notes anywhere in the taste. It also flirts with being cidery. The pallet is a bit wet and because of the lack of hop flavor the finish is not crisp. However its a fairly pleasant beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Onslow (1460) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2012
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Light aroma of mild spicey hops, a little malt. Taste is a little malt, a little spicey hops, an epheral hint of roasted grain, a nice dry finish with very modest bitter. Overal very light, thin palate, weak, but with a little character and no bad flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
obguthr (6106) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 5, 2012
Weak dried leaves aroma. Crystal clear amber, thin head. Mainly dry malt with a honey character, but weak. Rather macro-ish, but not entirely a lost cause.

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