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Brewed by Big Rock Brewery
Style: Session IPA
Calgary, Canada

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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Signature Series
Pale in Colour, Not Flavour
If hoppy makes you happy, this Pacific Northwest-style IPA is your beer. We brew it with two kinds of delicious Yakima Valley Cascade hops, in such a way as to deliver the maximum heavenly hoppiness to your tastebuds, with the minimum bitterness.

Little Known Fact
The Cascade was the first North American-made aroma hop and the first hop variety from the USDAs hop research program to be approved for sale since prohibition. Its aroma is now one of the hallmarks of North American craft beer.

Editors note: "session" was added to the name in 2016, same ABV, so we changed the style accordingly

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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 23, 2013
Pours a clear amber with a small spotty white head and good legs. Aroma is biscuits, sweet malts, and grass. Flavour is metallic, earthy, some citrus, sweet bready malts and a moderate bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jiffdawg03 (16) - Ralston, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 22, 2013
Pours a light golden amber with about 1 finger head that dissipates quickly. Not much in the scent. Some malts, biscuity, and grassy hop notes. Taste is same as nose, nothing too special here. Maybe a little orange peel. Not horrible but not too special at all.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
WheatKing (1329) - Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA - SEP 4, 2013
Can from the mix pack. Ohhhhh so its not listed here as an IPA, I was wondering! My friend kept repeating that it tastes like poop until I promised Id write that here, I thought that was a bit negative though, its just not what this market would expect from the advertising. Pours light amber, nose actually does have some hollow citrus flavour, malt seemed clean to me, no flaws, a bit of biscuit, somewhat sticky, sadly... finish was mildly bitter. Cleansed my palate of the Purple Gas at least.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
vadie (1256) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 29, 2013
Couleur caramel avec un col beige moyen. Larme est de malt et de caramel, mais il ya quelque chose de plus. Il y a une sorte de caramel / malt odeur de moisi fort. Il ya trs peu damertume ici, pas une IPA, pas vraiment mme une pale ale.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Masterkush7 (580) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 17, 2013
Average brew not as good as i expected. But decent over all. A light gold color. Taste is a light caramel malt with hop bitterness to balance it out. The hop flavour isnt as good as other ipa s Ive had. The beer almost has a cheap lager taste to it. Ill reach for a bottle of something else before this one

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boutip (6212) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 16, 2013
Can: Poured a light yellow color ale with a small foamy head with medium retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of light dry hoppy notes with a light sweet malt backbone. Taste consists of dry hoppy notes with lightly sweet malt backbone. Body is about average as well as carbonation. Definitely short on the hops side of things.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mlkluther (47) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 25, 2013
Orange/copper appearance. Thin head. A little lacing. Clean crisp taste. No overpowering flavours. Slightly floral. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
downy_dav69 (60) - Ladysmith, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 12, 2013
355 ml. can, thanks Quintin! Aroma is tin-metal, light hops, and some pine. Taste consists of light hops, some caramel, tin-metal, and light pine. While this IPA lacks in full taste, it is sessionable and smooth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Druid (101) - Wamuran, AUSTRALIA - JUN 29, 2013
An excellent alround beer, that has a nice aroma. A complex enough beer without being in your face, quite sessionable....

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Eyrish (92) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 17, 2013
On tap at masas between rounds. Pours copper, light head with decent lacing. Grassy shite bouquet. A field of filth on the tongue. Im not a big fan of this. Not much going on, a malty forward grassy bog stink IPA. Big rock should stick to the Traditional Ale, because thats good.


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