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Brewed by Lake of Bays Brewing Company
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Baysville, Canada

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Summer ale spiced with ginger and lemon

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3.3
AleRider78 (1456) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2017
Pours a very large frothy off white head that gives off good lacing. Has a pale golden appearance, very clear. Aromas of malted barley, ginger, tangy citrus hops, lemon and wheats. Wow, flavours are quite varied with banana breads, citrus hops, malts, ginger coming through as well as a lemony tang aftertaste. Stronger citrus hops in the finish. Slightly wheaty and toasty. Weird combination. Slick and prickly mouthfeel with a strong warming sensation. Quite lively carbonation. Not too bad, but the 750ml is better to be shared. Couldn’t drink too much of it as the flavours and finish are slightly overwhelming.

3.5
TaktikMTL (7975) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 23, 2015
Bouteille de 750 ml achetée à la LCBO (Cornwall, ONT) au coût de 9.75$. Arôme: Odeur d’agrumes avec une pointe de gingembre. Apparence: La couleur est blonde très légèrement voilée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un moyen col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de citron avec une pointe de gingembre et de céréales. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement citronné. (Rating #6206)

3.7
GregClow (3402) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle. Bright golden-orange with a finger or so of blue-white head - looks very nice! Aroma of bread dough, tangerine, pineapple, candied lemon, bit of ginger - quite complex, actually. Flavour is a bit more straightforward, but still good - lemon biscuit up front, ginger building in the middle, bitter orange and grapefruit in the finish with a bit of pepper. To be honest, I wasn’t expecting much from this given that it was a 9 month old bottle that I found in the back of my stash, but it was a pleasant and enjoyable surprise.

2.6
mabel (9787) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 15, 2014
[6344-20140523] Tap. Mild grainy yeast aroma. Slightly hazy, pale orange body with a medium-lasting foamy white head. Yeasty yogurty flavour. Medium body. Fair. (5/3/5/3/10) 2.6
(Spring FOCB 2013 @ C’est What, Toronto, ON)
Overheard: "The beginning is a bit like puke, the middle is asparagus, and it has a very pleasing finish."

3.3
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pours a clear golden with a thick, resilient white head. Aroma is grapefruit and peppercorn. Flavor is fresh cereal, fruit, orange peel. Finish is grapefruit, lemon, peppercorn, grass. Lingering grapefruit and pepper. Light body, average carbonation.

3.1
UXO (1922) - CANADA - OCT 30, 2014
Pours pale gold with a fat finger of white head diminishing gradually to a thin cap, moderate lacing. (4/5) Nose is doughy yeast, wheat, citrus, some faint ginger. (6/10) Taste is mild sweet, bitter and sour. (6/10) Light body, moderate to low sustained carbonation, crisp tart bitter finish. (3/5) Not bad, but a little muddled. I’m not entirely clear on what style they’re going for here, other than “generic pale ale”. With spice. But not too much. It’s certainly not offensive, but it’s nothing special either. And now I’ve got The Log Driver’s Waltz stuck in my head. I dunno whether that’s a good thing or a bad one. (12/20)

3.8
Randy4Beer (515) - - SEP 26, 2014
Pours a light amber. Moderate white head. Aromas are citrus, lemon, ginger, wheat, spice box, and some grainy cereal. Tastes are lightly bitter citrus, some ginger on the swallow, maybe a touch of sourness. Overall, this feels like a punchy saison, without the white pepper, and is one of the most interesting Lake of Bay’s offerings.

3.3
MarkoR (959) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 1, 2014
750 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a clear golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma is hops, floral, citrus. Taste is hops, citrus, spices. Good combination.

3.1
vadie (1257) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
Jaune brillant un peu brumeux avec un tête blanc moyen. L’arôme fort du citron et gingembre. Le goût a les mêmes qualites avec une finale plein d’houblon. Très rafraîchissante, mais le goût de gingembre est un peu fort. Je suis content que je l’ai essayé, et je prendrais surement avec de la nourriture thai, mais pas juste pour boire.

3.2
barncatmatt (2355) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 17, 2014
750 ml bottle from MG. Golden with a white head. Yeasty dough aroma with some ginger. The flavour is of simple Belgian golden ale with the lemon and ginger noticeable but not prominent. Overall it’s not bad, my biggest complaint would be a lack of drinkability.


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