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style
Brewed by Great Lakes Brewery (Ontario)
Style: Session IPA
Etobicoke, Canada

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"I was once a great entertainer who thrilled throngs of children with dance. Then my puppet master became a CGI whiz. Now Im an inanimate object - a piece of cloth with asbestos stuffing and lifeless strings. I have no pulse and no soul. I do, however, have a rabid desire for revenge. Beware puppet master - I know where you live..."

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frothmeister (759) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 16, 2016
473ml can from the brewery. Pours a slightly hazy light golden hue with a white head. On the nose, fresh pineapple, passion fruit, light resinous notes, grapefruit, and faint hard water notes. Taste wise, light bodied with a mild sweetness and resinous notes up front with grapefruit, light caramel, and faint peach that heads into watery mineral heavy bitterness with light fruity notes in the bitter finish. This is a pretty solid session IPA, and definitely at the top of the heap when it comes to OCB options. Once again, well done Great Lakes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Strangebrewer (1240) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2016
can. Poured slightly hazy straw coloured with a big yellowish head. Perfumery HP aroma. Medium bodied, lower carbonation, little finish. Malty with tropical fruit notes, lemon, grapefruit, orange, moderately bitter

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (13837) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 25, 2015
Draft - Nice grapefruit and pine notes. Clear gold with a decent white head. Nice grapefruit notes and some caramel sweetness. Nice for the abv.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (9920) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 17, 2015
On tap @ Brothers Beer Bistro, Ottawa. Pale lemony yellow, lasting white head. Fantastic dank foresty hops with citrus undertones, light crackery malts. How does this not get more love in the ratings?! Spot fucking on for my palate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (8547) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 9, 2015
pour @ ottawa craft beer festival. hazy light golden with a reviving off-white cap, nice lacing. danky mangoes, bursting citrus, strawberries, lean pale maltiness, touch of toasted specialty malts (!), clean yeast action. average to light carbonation, light body - watery; balanced spicy-tropical-citrusy finish. like thrust!s little brother. too bad mouthfeel is m.i.a. because this would be darn serious. good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
samzim (413) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2015
Aromas of grass, spice, and light malt. Clear straw colour. Bready front with notes of nuts and coffee and a mild bitter finish. Light body with a lively carbonation. Drinkable, but its character stays too true to its name.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (9861) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2015
473 ml can thanks to Reza! Sampled on August 29. 2015.
Marked 3.8% ABV, 25 IBU, BB 07/31/15.
Hazy straw yellow color, white head. Fresh, passion fruit, hoppy scent. Hoppy, mineral, fresh taste. Herbal, fruity, hoppy aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, to thin. Medium low bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (2710) - , Ontario, CANADA - AUG 17, 2015
(tap) hazy, bright yellow colour with a medium tall, white head; aroma of citrus; balanced flavour with a long, medium bitter finish

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ron (3792) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2015
On tap at Stone City ales with Patty, Anne and Kathy. Poured a hazed amber with a thick creamy white head. The aroma has a nice biscuit fruity malt with citrusy hops. A nice fruity malt with nice citrus hops, light carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radiomgb (2686) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 9, 2015
473ml can from the LCBO in Peterborough, Ontario. Gold in colour with a very thin white head, little lacing. The aroma is of oranges, pine, caramel. The flavour is of light tropical fruits sweetness, fruity, small bitterness. Finishes quick, lightly bitter.


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