Creemore Springs Mad & Noisy Hops & Bolts India Pale Lager

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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mad & Noisy is a new small batch series from Creemore Springs Brewery, named after the two rivers that merge and flow through the village of Creemore. The first release is Hops & Bolts India Pale Lager, a Czech twist on an English IPA. Hops & Bolts IPL is a bit lighter than an IPA, but a bit fuller than your golden lager, featuring a pithy bitterness that blends to a silky balancing malt sweetness. In the glass, youll see a slight unfiltered haze which settles to a bright orange-cedar colour and a dense, lingering off-white head. The big hoppy aroma features a blend of light tropical fruits and bold piney and grassy notes.

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1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
omhper (24627) - Tyres, SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2017
Canned at Berts, Canadian Tire Center, Ottawa. Clear amber, rich firm head. Aroma of salty caramel. Mid sweet with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Sheer resin. Perhaps some buttery caramel, then just resin. Inky resiny finish. Vile. Do the people producing this beer actually drink beer themselves??

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
the sauger (62) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 29, 2017
Bouteille de 625 ml. Couleur cuivre trouble avec un moyen col blanc. Arme de malt, de sirop et dhoublon. Le got est celui du malt, des crales grilles, du miel et du houblon. Lamertume lve fait presque penser une IPA.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (11374) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 29, 2016
473 ml can. (LCBO) Sault Ste Marie, ON.
Cloudy golden color with a small white head. Mild citrusy hops, mild bitterness and dryish malt in the aroma. The flavor is citrusy and piney hops, mild sweetness, mild bitterness and dry malt.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bierdimpfe (624) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 9, 2016
Hazy dark gold color with moderate activity. Creamy beige 3 finger island head, lasting around 10 minutes, with good leggings. Flavors of biscuits, caramel, orange, pineapple, lemon, roasted grains, herbal spices. Sugary yet overwhelmed by bitterness. Oily, almost full body, with moderate carbonation. Strong strength finish, lingering astringent grassy and piney hops, with caramel and tropical fruits. Feels more like an IPA. The smell is faint and the taste is decent, but nothing amazing. Okay freshness, but a little dull. A little too strong for the lack of flavors. Overall the quality is pretty average for this craft.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brettsky06 (356) - Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 14, 2016
Cloudy orange color. Tropical fruit and some pine in the aroma. Taste starts kind of watery then becomes quite bitter with some pine notes

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jamestulloch (3927) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2016
Can from LCBO. Hazy orange body with a thin white head. Average carbonation. Faint lacing. Aroma of dried grass, marmalade and stale hops. Flavour of tonic water and grain. Thin body with a watery texture. Soft fizz. Very forgettable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
portwood (264) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
Smell: orange peel, caramel, floral hops. Taste: thin mouth feel, low carbonation. Finish: bitter dry, mild pine note, astringent. Seems unbalanced - bitter without much citrus. (can code D131616:01, tasted 06/05/16)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChadPoole (443) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 9, 2016
Can from the beer store. Pours orange amber with a white head that leaves some light lacing. Aroma is malts and carmel with a hint of hops. Flavour is sweet malts and tangy hops which gives it a good bitterness. Good beer.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DomD (294) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 1, 2016
Poured from bottle. Aroma of yeast and caramel. Pours a slightly cloudy amber with white head. Taste is medium bitter. Medium bodied with an oily texture and bitter finish. Nothing special.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lux_edwards (298) - - MAY 27, 2016
50 cl can. Pours a clear amber with minimal white head. Aroma of malt and caramel. Taste is bitter. Palate is thin with a mild aftertaste. Overall is a good offering from a commercial brewery.


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