Brewed by Beaus Brewing Co.
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Vankleek Hill, Canada


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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Kissmeyer Nordic Pale Ale is an imaginative interpretation of the Pale Ale style and features a unique northern-inspired medley of ingredients. Sweet Gale, Yarrow, Dried Heather Flowers, Rose Hips, and Cranberries comprise its balanced fruit-and-herb bouquet, while a Maple-Syrup addition rounds out the complex character of the beer. The Nordic pale ale features intricate herbal nuance, moderate hop presence, pleasant dryness, and a crisp finish. A one-man gypsy brewing company, Kissmeyer Beer creates innovative beers with a distinct personal and unique character, brewed to an exemplary degree of technical quality, inspired by and often brewed in collaboration with world-class brewer friends and colleagues. Nordic Pale Ale is a pioneering style for Kissmeyer, intended to fuse the best in modern brewing techniques with ingredients that reflect Nordic and Canadian traditions.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kauge (1873) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 16, 2016
Bottle from LCBO. Pours murky orange with persistent creamy white head. The aroma is very pleasantly herbal with cranberry juice. The mild herbs really mix well with the berry sourness. Tastes cranberry juice sweet upfront with herbal and berry bitter in the finish. Crisp thin carbonation, body a bit watery, finish dry. Excellent drinkability despite the domination of herbs and thickish sour berries which I think is always a tricky combination. Really lovely stuff - Id love a chilled glassful of this while strolling in an Estonian bog in late summer - thatd be bliss!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LouisP (392) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 16, 2016
Ce liquide blond leffervescence faible a tout pour sduire lamateur de bire qui recherche une bire rafrachissante boire fraiche. Cette collaboration de Beaus et Kissmayer gote particulirement la pche et les agrumes, ce qui sallie bien avec lamertume modre du liquide. La Nordic Pale Ale, sans tre excessivement complexe, la bire fait bien le travail.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
laurent5345 (52) - CANADA - MAY 14, 2016
Un got dagrume lger. Un got prenant. Le houblon se fait sentir. Une excellente bire.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arseniq33 (63) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - APR 24, 2016
Servie dune bouteille deux verres. La bire est dore/orange et trouble. Au nez, trs herbac. Un peu de fleurs, un peu dagrumes, un peu de rsine. a sent trs bon! En bouche, cest trs herbac au dbut, mais a devient sucr en fin de bouche. La finale est bien longue. Cest excessivement bien balanc, et jen boirais plein.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bierdimpfe (624) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 21, 2016
Veiled golden color with strong subtle activity and some detritus. Creamy white 2 finger head, lasting around 15 minutes, with good legs. Aromas of citrus and rich hops. Flavors of smoky pine, lemon, orange, grapes, coriander, clove, caramel, floral and herbal spices. Highly grassy and a little woody. A little sugary with more of a sharp citrus and herbal feel. Slick medium body with prickly carbonation. Medium strength finish of moderate length, ending with a sharp hoppy, citrus, and strong piney feel on the tongue. Overall a pretty good craft that is more like an IPA than the typical APA. Good freshness and a nice taste while overly piney with lots of diacetyl.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Viper666 (3283) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - APR 5, 2016
O, Quand, Comment : Bouteille, dguste le 5/6/2015.
Visuel : Couleur : dore-orange. Apparence : voile.
Arme : Herbes aromatiques, lgrement fruit (agrumes, petits fruits), lger de houblon herbeux, floral aux notes pices, notes de crales sucres.
Got : En entre de bouche : Got assez herbac et lgrement pic (savon parfum) avec un lger got fruit (agrumes, notes de petits fruits). Un support de grains de crales lgrement sucrs est galement prsent avec quelques notes de sucre brun ainsi quavec une lgre amertume de houblon floral et lgrement herbeux.
En bouche : Corps : moyen-mince. Effervescence : moyenne. Texture : lgrement crmeuse. Finale : moyenne aux petites notes sches, compose dune lgre amertume de houblon herbeux et floral avec des notes herbaces et pices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Diogne (1207) - Mirabel, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 5, 2016
Bottle. Hazy orange beer with a thick white head. Aroma is fruity with citrusy and papaya notes and some tea. Flavor is pale malt, light spicy notes, citrus and tea with a mild bitter finish. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_r (136) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 12, 2016
Robe dore-orange, nez la fois fruit et houblonn. En bouche la primeur revient des notes malts, en quilibre avec ce qui suit : une amertume herbeuse dlicate et savoureuse, et la lgre pointe dagrumes. Un parfait quilibre en bouche !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tranquillity (2205) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 23, 2016
Bottled. The aroma is lagery, with vanilla and fruits. The taste is herbs, with a smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Whatup14 (1874) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 24, 2015
Bouteille 600ml. Couleur orange brl trouble, mousse beige ple arienne et persistante. Arme de papaye, pamplemousse, houblon fruit, malt, diactyle? Got de papaye, malt, amertume moyenne-leve, houblon rsineux. Carbonatation moyenne-faible, corps moyen.

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