Brewed by Nickel Brook Brewing Co.
Style: American Pale Ale
Burlington, Canada


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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Sometimes our neighbours are just too enticing to resist! In this case, our newest ward-winning product pays homage to our naughty neighbours to the south, as our American Pale Ale has something for everyone! For hop lovers, the huge aroma of citrus and pine greet the nose and the hops continue on the palate as hoppy flavour persists, leaving a remarkably easy drinking crisp, dry finish. We pack all this hop aroma and flavour in a brew that is only 4.9% on purpose, which leaves a hugely sessionable beer that is perfectly refreshing on hot summer days! No additives. No preservatives. Naturally carbonated for a smooth, crisp finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DerWeg (1628) - Toronto, Ontario, - SEP 1, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 17, 2013 Naughtiest on Cask, at The Only. Pale stone fruit and lemon aromas. Peachy color and half cloudy look, small of white head. Ale fruit and hops create dimensional peachy-bitter flavor with sweet lemon and long moderate bitterness. - re rate - liking the flavor and overall a point more for the peachiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lowenbrau (3981) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - APR 20, 2017
473ml can @El Lpulo Feroz, Oviedo. 05-02-2017.
In short: nice APA.
Did i enjoy it: yes
Pours little hazy dark gold with nice white head. Moderate head retention, some lacing. Citrusy, topical fruit nose, peachy, mango. Medium body, average to high carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is quite fruity, follows the nose, moderate bitterness, quite hoppy, dry aftertaste. Quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (8049) - New York, New York, USA - APR 6, 2017
Draft at Rattle n Hum West. Pours a light golden body with soft haze, frothy head and thick white lacing. Nose is orange fruits, pine and malt. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with bitter pine, spice and sweet astringent malt. Not sure if this was at its peak quality.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brettsky06 (356) - Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 31, 2017
Golden yellow pour lots of citrus and pine aromas. Lots of flavour for a beer with such a low abv. Very good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (3859) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2017
500 ml can, pours orange/golden with a full white head.Aroma is very nice and has lots of fruits, orange, grass, hops, citrus, pine. Taste of grapefruit, fresh hops, malty, medium bitterness, medium sweetness, orange, tangerine, light citrus, longlasting bitter pine aftertaste, medium body, nice carbo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JamesChamp (20) - Canada, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2017 Another good beer from Nickel Brook. Part of there year round line up, also available at most LCBOs year round (at least in the Greater Toronto area) tall can 473ml for $2.80. Also quite available at many bars in Toronto. A great APA with lots of hop flavours, at 4.9% not to bitter but very enjoyable. Easy to crush a few of these, and due to easy access its a great "go to beer"!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bozo_skeleton (1135) - Grenoble, FRANCE - MAR 2, 2017
Blonde dore legerement trouble, grosse carbo, collet epais persistant Aromes puissant, citron, herbes Mince, les agrumes ressortent bien (zestes), un finish assez sec. Ideal pour un picnic au soleil !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (3774) - SPAIN - MAR 1, 2017
47,5cl Can @ 2D2Dspuma Tienda, Barcelona, Spain. Cloudy copper colour with a thick white head. Aroma is pine, citrus, grapefruit, grass. Taste is green hops, grapefruit, tangerine, mango, pineapple, pine. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Tasty and well balanced APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (3254) - Freising, GERMANY - FEB 28, 2017
0,473 l can pale / golden color, hazy, rocky head, white foam, grass, citrus, herbs, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (24620) - Tyres, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2017
Keg at Datsun, Ottawa. Hazy golden, small head. Key lime and grapefruit up front. Dry with medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Perfumy with lillies and citrus. Mid bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaserov (519) - Oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 19, 2017
Color entre naranja y amarillo, turbio, con capa de espuma blanca de tres dedos de grosor (buena retencin). Carbonatacin media. Aroma ctrico, tropical, resinoso. Sabor ctrico y lupulado, con poca presencia de malta, y final muy resinoso. Postgusto resinoso y seco. Todo lo que querra en una APA. Suprema.

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