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Brewed by Brick Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Waterloo, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pintbypint (3352) - Edmonton, Alberta, - SEP 21, 2012
473ml can. Golden pour, hazy, small white cap with a rocky top. Nose has some grains and citrus - orange peel and lemons. Taste is grains, lemon peels, tangy. Light hop aftertaste with very light grapefruit and orange peels, dry. Medium body with average mouthfeel. Doesnt quite make the cut stylewise, underwhelming in the hop department. An ok beer, drinkable, but Im not likely to revisit anytime.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Eructoblaster (3938) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 20, 2016
Can - 473ml. Limpid amber body with heavy carbonation and a thin, off-white, frothy head. Malty/hoppy aroma with strong sweet hints. Alcohol is noticeable. Its robust hoppy taste carries malty and sweet notes. Ends with a decent bittersweet finish. A way too sweet, but it is still drinkable.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ChadPoole (348) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 24, 2016
Pours orange amber with a white head. Aroma is all malt. Taste is malt and grains with very little bitter. Not a bad beer but not that remotely resembles an IPA.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Johnsense (1415) - - JUN 18, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2016 If you call this tradition. Golden pour, fast fading head. Biscuit malt in aroma and taste... none of those darned nasty hops detected. Sweet and refreshing and all, but if this is your tradition please keep it to yourself.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jksipa (811) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2016
Can from the LCBO. Clear copper colour with a quick fading one finger white head. Nose is mostly malts with honey and biscuit and just a hint of floral hops. Taste follows the nose with a moderate honey and toffee sweetness and only a hint of bitterness. Mouth is quite light and thin with soft carbonation. Not much else to say. 5/3/4/2/9-

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BreWedge (496) - goose bay, Newfoundland, CANADA - MAR 6, 2016
On tap @ Red Rock Canyon Belleville. Pours a clear amber with a small off-white head. Aromas are sweet malts, honey, and biscuit. Tastes are similar but less sweet than the smell would imply, likely because of a mild hop presence. Thin and somewhat watery, short and mild acidic finish. Not an unpleasant beer but in no way resembles an IPA. If anything, it's an ESB. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gluepot (496) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2015
A very sweet, malt dominant beer. Less "IPA like" than Keiths. Not offensive, but also not an IPA as we know it today.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tranquillity (1934) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2015
Can. Dark brown body, a bit hazy. The aroma is nice and hoppy, with some sweetness to it. The taste is weird, its more like a brown ale than ipa. Thats quite weird. Not even the finish has hops.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (4922) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Can in Toronto. Very weak looking and tasting IPA, clear and light. Mild hops, rather washed out.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
swibbo (8) - Marystown, Newfoundland, CANADA - JUL 14, 2015 does not count
Pours a like yellow color, not much head, smells more of malt than hops. Moderate carbonation More of a slightly hopped standard pale ale than a true IPA. Its better than Alexander Keiths, but thats not saying a lot. Hardly any hops at all, and more malt. Dont get me wrong I like malt balance in an IPA, but the hops should still be in the fore front. More of one of those cheesy "session" IPAs than anything, but not nearly as refreshing. Not the worst beer Ive had from this company though.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Karol (880) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 29, 2015
Can from LCBO. Overall this tastes like a malty ale. Aroma of malt, earl grey tea and biscuits. Color is copper clear, foam head, pretty stable. Taste is malt, earl grey tea, a bit sour in the back, watery and leaves a sour walnut lingering aftertaste. No hops detectable in any way. A strange recipe. Not an IPA at all.


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