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Brewed by Big Rig Brewery
Style: Kölsch
Ottawa, Canada

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our flagship beer is a refreshing Golden brew that uses a blend of the finest Canadian and German malts giving it a smooth mild body that balances the crisp, pleasant German hop finish. The hops used in this local brew are soon to be grown at our very own hop yard at the Phillips farm in Manotick. STATS - 5% alc. vol. - O.G. 1.048 - 20 IBU - 2.5 Lovibond PAIRS BEST WITH - PIZZA, HEAT, THE HOCKEY GAME

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2.5
rodenbach99 (4678) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 7, 2015
Canette. Une liquide dorée avec une mousse blanche. Un nez de grain, dans le mauvais sens du terme. Une bouche aux saveurs sucrées de grains non-fermentés à la manière d’un malt liquor. Ordinaire même avec de la pizza.

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Karol (973) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 7, 2015
Tapaed at The Pilot House in Kingston/Canada. Overall for me a hard to drink beer. Golden clear color. White time-short head. A too sweet aroma of malt and sweet tropical fruits. Same with taste. Some rice and corn detectable, malty, no bitterness. It reminds me of a German helles but it is even more sweet. Not my style of a beer at all.

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rouxeau (5) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2015 does not count
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2015 Very nice floral aroma.Pale colour wit h a frothy head that disappears quickly. Sweet with bitter overtones and a light body with a creamy texture. Just the right amount of fizz. Overall, I think this is a great drinkable beer. If you plan on drinking a few beers and watching the game, this could be just what you need.

3.1
pootzboy (1824) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 8, 2015
Pours gold...clear small white cap, aromas of swet pale malt over some gold nugget hops - smooth, pleasant delivery and a clean malty finish - this is classic Canadian golden ale before the national breweries Fxxxed it up.

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shaynsawchuk (713) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 19, 2015
473 mL can. Golden pour with a thick head of white. Pale cereals on the nose with light cracker, lemon and straw. Mild grainy sweetness. Light bodied and moderately carbonated. Inconspicuous.

2.4
ametras (1788) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 17, 2015
473ml can. Clear golden with a foamy white head. Flavors are bread, butter, toasted cereals and caramel with grassy and fruity notes. Light body, moderate carbonation, thin texture.

2.1
OOKPIKABLE (194) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 10, 2015
Pours light yellow with a bit of white head. Minimal aroma of hops and malt. Tastes of same. Not particularly flavourful.

2
Jshupka (15) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 19, 2015
Growler from the brewery. Pours a very light golden colour. Foamy white head with some retention. Not much taste at all. Cereals and bread are the main notes I pick out. Boring and bland overall. Maybe good for those that don?t really like beer. Have to admit, I was pretty disappointed with this one.

3.4
mabel (10004) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
[6127-20140118] Tap. Yeasty sourdough bread aroma. Clear, golden yellow body with a long-lasting creamy white head and some lattice lacing. Sweet corn bread flavour. Medium body. Good. (7/4/7/3/13) 3.3
(@ brewpub, Ottawa, ON)

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worldbeertaste (1819) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Its nice to have a local brewery but overall the beer is mediocre. Gold with a thick white foamy, lasting head. Simple smell of bready malt with light caramel and grassy hops. Tastes mostly of grain and toasted malt with soft peach and a dry flat finish. Though the initial taste is alright its much to be desired.


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