Brewed by Howe Sound Brewing
Style: Amber Ale
Squamish, Canada


on tap


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
A red malty ale with a pleasant citrus note.Brewed with Chinook, Cascade, and Mt Hood hops; and Munich, Caramalt, Chocolate and Roasted barley

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Orcacreek (1) - - MAY 19, 2013 does not count
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2013 Wish I could find more of this. Howe Sound does these one batch wonders, then abandons us without explanation. Satisfying citrus energy, cherry-chocolate, fruity-malt, crisp with a whiff of distant cedar smoke. The head was a bit foamier than I like, but otherwise a great summer beer. A dollar $1 from each bottle goes to fisheries recovery programs with Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hooker (467) - Coquitlam, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 25, 2012
Clear copper colour with thin off white head. Mild carmel malt nose. Mild carmel malt taste with mild bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (6149) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 31, 2011
1 litre swingtop bottle poured dark amber color with nice white head and some spots of lacing. Aroma is roasted malts and caramel. Taste is bold sweets malts with traces of chocolate and a mild hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lagerboy (2135) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2011
1L pot-stopper, clear reddish brown, decent head and lacing. This one is all sweet roasty malts, some caramel and chocolate, and a lightly hopped finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (10070) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 24, 2011
1L swing top bottle shared by Parksy. Medium dark orange amber. Sweet caramel aroma and flavour, a little nutty, earthy hops, light peanutskin bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiggmtl (4544) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 13, 2011
Nutty and caramel malt character with floral hops and plenty of fruity esters in the aroma. Clear amber-brown body is topped by a low off-white head that recedes to a lasting cover with some lacing. Strong caramel malt base supports a surprisingly prominent bitterness. Floral and nutty notes along with fruity esters in the lingering aftertaste. Medium-light body has moderate carbonation that suits the style well. Highly successful for an often boring style. I really enjoyed this pint! Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rwgould (331) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 31, 2011
Had a sampler glass at the brewery. Aroma: fruity, sweet. Appearance: brown, translucent. Palate: smooth, medium bodied Taste: bitter, medium sweetness, very very hoppy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (20222) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 29, 2011
Draught at St. Augustines, Vancouver
Hazy dark amber color; creamy head. Mild malt and caramel aroma, a bit spicy. Strong caramel flavor, quite dry, although the mouthfeel is smooth; light touch of roasted nuts; no particular flavor depth; instead, like the Hemp and Honey tasted side to side, the final bitterness is disturbingly harsh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3944) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 21, 2011
Hazy light brown,lasting beige head.Earthy malt profile, sweet mid, faint dirty line type taste. Light bitter hop finish. Somewhat similar to Race Rocks. Not much here !!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Powertrip (1000) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 11, 2011
Bottle purchased as the brewery on 03/11/2011. Colour: Dark red and brown, depending on how you look at it both can be dominant. Nose: Lots of nuts and cereals. Accompanied also by bark, coffee and barley. Taste: Medium sweet, light our, light-medium bitter. A colourful collection of nuts, malt, barley, cocao, coffee and not to be forgotten - a woody note. I like the complexity.

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