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Brewed by Bellwoods Brewery
Style: American Pale Ale
Toronto, Canada

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A zesty American pale ale brewed with blood oranges. The coveted Kohatu hop from New Zealand imparts a juicy quality to the well-balanced brew. Bold aromatics of citrus peel, a restrained bitterness on the palate, and faintly pink in colour. This refreshing special edition beer was brewed to support Beer4Boobs Ontario, which raises money for breast cancer research.

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Viper666 (3281) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 20, 2016
O, Quand, Comment : Bouteille, courtoisie de Johnsense, dguste le 7/22/2013.
Visuel : Couleur : orange-dore. Apparence : lgrement voile.
Arme : Fruit (oranges), houblon fruit (agrumes), floral, herbeux et poivr, grains de malt ple.
Got : Entre de bouche : Got fruit (oranges, traces de petits fruits). Un support de grains de malt ples croustillants est galement prsent avec une lgre-moyenne amertume de houblon herbeux, floral et aux notes poivres.
En bouche : Corps : moyen-mince. Effervescence : moyenne. Texture : trs lgrement crmeuse. Finale : moyenne et un peu sche, compose dune lgre amertume de houblon herbeux, floral, lgrement pic et aux petites notes citriques.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (5389) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 7, 2015
Une bouteille partage avec Frank. Un liquide dor, il me semble, avec une mousse blanche casse. Un nez trs intressant avec son bouquet de fleurs comestibles, ses fruits jaunes et ses grains ples presque poivrs. Un got floral et fruit (agrumes, petites baies) et croquant. Un corps moyen-faible avec un ptillement ajust et une texture lgre. Une finale mene par lhibiscus et par son ct floral faiblement amer et tranquillement acidul.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6444) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 20, 2015
500ml bottle courtesy of blankboy - thanks, P!!! bottle indicates orange & hibiscus. Absolutely gorgeous pour - cloudy peachy-pink orange with a large and long-lasting foaming thick off-white head - close to 5/5. Waves and waves of lush tropical fruit and citrus, definitely getting the hibiscus - you could tell me there is 2% or 9% alcohol in this, my nose would not be able to tell; stunning. Taste - theres the orange, the floral character is quite restrained, and its surprisingly grainy - and nowhere as sweet or bitter as the nose promised - good, but that aroma ... the taste is ALMOST a let-down after that aroma ... light body, alcohol and carbonation - quite dry, the bitterness is vaguely pithy and only in the linger/aftertaste - it goes down extremely easily ... very very nice beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CRock (224) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2015
This beer was amazing. I was worried it was going to be too fruity for my tastes but it was balanced really well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (5547) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Bottle in Toronto. Pale, hazy orange, white foam. Tangy citrus aroma. Yeasty, fruity body. Solid, tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 16, 2015
Diolch JoeMcphee. Hazy orange pour with a thin white head and lasting lace. Citrus orange peel flavour. Smooth texture. A little soapy in the finish. Enjoyable brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlennHendry (372) - OSHAWA, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 12, 2015
This is fairly bursting with citrus flavours - orange and grapefruit and some tropical fruit - as well as hibiscus notes. Okay, Im kidding about the hibiscus, having not eaten too many flowers before. But the beer is juicy and refreshing and very good.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DerWeg (1616) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 12, 2015
Occurs as sort of an average Bellwoods type of IPA style thing at first not really my thing, sulfury cattyhop, Pine and grapefruit. Cloudy orange blonde with pure white cap.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Listigovers (1066) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 5, 2015
Nice and refreshing orangish brew. Tropical aroma mostly hop and orange, not too bitter, light to medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Franckg (1477) - Trois-Rivires, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
Bonne amertume et un lger soupon de houblon. Un petit got acidul se fait sentir. Pas mal mais il semble quun des armes devrait se dmarquer un peu plus.


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