Randy4Beer (513) - - AUG 3, 2014 kevinsenn (2245) - Waterloo, Ontario, - JAN 19, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Lancaster Smokehouse. Clear amber, frothy head, floral and malty aroma. Taste is very floral, with a highly bitter finish. A fine IPA all around, but nothing to rave about.
Pours a dark copper. Moderate white head and lacing.
Aromas of piney hops with a touch of caramel.
Tastes of pine, a light citrus, and a nice dry caramel backbone.
Overall a nicely bitter nicely balanced pint. rob6239 (677) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
Pours darker amber with good off-white head. Aroma is earthy, musty, dough. Taste is light bitter, with some caramel, malt notes. Not really my preferred IPA style. pushkinwow (2850) - Ottawa, CANADA - FEB 17, 2013
Tap at 2013 winterbrewed beer festival. No opportunity for this one to fully warm up with outside temperatures of -19C with windchill however did my best to enjoy this beer. Bright, slightly hazy amber with a nice off white head. Surprised with the fresh citrus and light pine hop aroma with some nice mellow malt backing things up. Moderate carbonation and mild body, fresh, slightly bitter, nice but short finish. GuillaumeCL (344) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 11, 2013
Pours a hazy orange brown with a moderate amount of fine white head and a bit of lacing. Smell is all hops, some trees and some grass. Palate is on the lighter side of medium bodied with an average amount of carbonation. Taste is bitter, then builds to being more bitter, and even more bitter again, before relaxing into a bitter aftertaste. Really kind of one note, and lacks any complexity. Radek Kliber (7470) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - FEB 11, 2013
On tap at Volo
solidfunk (9178) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Aroma citrus, creamy , C- hop style. Dry finish with hint of caramel.
Appearance fine haze on amber (deep). Large off white top. Nice lace.
Flavor and Palate : Medium bodied. Some sugars as base , clean hop, simple but works well. Refreshing clean brew.
Great ipa. Good aroma from get-go. Citrus hops, some malt and a slight dose of grapefruit. Creamy head with some lacing. Pours cloudy amber. Leave a little bitter. Carbonation slightly above average. Decent palate. Tap at Rhino winter fest. herrbrown1974 (427) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 29, 2013
On tap. Slightly cloudy dark orange. Light cream head. Malty butterscotch aroma, with a little booze and acidity. Citrus undertow. Sticky medium body. It’s sharp with a medium bitter finish. Found it a little acidic, or not great balance. Drinkable but I wouldn’t go out of my way for one. Bendrixian (1514) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 23, 2013
on tap at C’est what. head has small bubbles, pale brown/red colour. hoppy pine cone like aroma, although quite muted, and a hint of citrus but lacks balance and malt. the palate is the same, hoppy bitter flavour and finish but nothing of malts to carry it through the mid palate. a good but not great IPA. HogTownHarry (7062) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JAN 2, 2013
On draught at Bar Hop - November 27, 2012 (unfiltered). Hazy deep amber with a large creamy mottled beige/off-white lasting head, thick lace too. Aroma is very promising (8-) - resin, some alcohol, a little grapefruit pith, somewhat leafy and dry, but not sweet at all, so extra marks there - some citrus juiciness. Taste follows but the citrus is much more muted than in the aroma - decent, but almost has an ESB cloying twiggy character to it - bitter, but ... (barely a light seven). Thick, chewy, astringent, a little boozy and under-carbonated - starts very malty and floral, finishes dryly/leafily bitter. Get more of the aroma character in the flavour and this is Boneshaker without the punch in the head booze to it.