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style
Brewed by Propeller Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Halifax, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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unknown

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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Not for the faint of heart. True India Pale Ales had to withstand long sea voyages before slaking the thirst of cranky British troops stationed in the heat of India. Bracing, bitter, higher in alcohol. Trademark Propeller quality. A full-bodied ale for full-throttle beer lovers. Drink fresh.

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3.3
Siroy (220) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 8, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2005 [Bottle 650ml, 15C, 1 month old]
Thanks again to OKBeer! Copper color, nice white head, but very short retention (may be a little warm, so I wont deal with severely) Intense hop aroma, alcohol laces on the glass. Taste is fade for the first second, then it feels medium malty and ends with a very nice hop finish.

3.3
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2005
bottle. copper-orange with a small white head. mild orange soapy hops in the aroma. fresh sharp hops and a very nice bready malt backbone. good balance. lingering bitter finish. flavourful and easy drinking session ale. thanks Bobby and Jeremy.

3.3
JoeMcPhee (9426) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 15, 2006
650 ml bomber courtest of OKBeer. Late November, 2005 bottling. Deep golden beer. Strong cascade type hop aroma, some nice sweet toasty malts backing it up. Flavour is a bit bready. Well balanced, sweet grapefruit and orange citrus flavour over some light sweet malt. Bready mouthfeel. Tasty but the bitterness could definitely be ramped up about 10 IBUs.

3.3
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - APR 26, 2006
Bottle: Darker golden, fairly clear, moderate off-white foamy head, fairly nice lacing.   Soft bready malts along with a nice dose of hop bitterness.   Seems a bit caramely even.   Slight buttery tea leaf on first sip.   Somewhat stale hop flavor.   Soft malt base.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Finish seems a bit dirty, like bad water or something.   Tiz okay, but very low on the IBU scale.   Not crisp, but still decent.   Thanks jerc for the bottle!


3.3
muzzlehatch (4959) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 4, 2006
Growler provided by Olivier_MTL and shared with him, MartinT and tiggmtl. Almost no head lies atop the clear still copper body....the nose is faintly citric-hoppy but mostly juicy apple-caramel sweetness....clean, sweet/bitter balance in the mouth, touches of honey and plenty of spicy hops throughout, a bit of vanilla for fun....moderate carbonation, quite pleasant.

3.3
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 1, 2008
650 ml bottle produced Sept 07. Pours hazy orange and is topped with a rocky off white cap,leaving good sticky lace. Grainy nose comes equipped with lots of fruit (pear, peaches) and caramel malts, with a touch of spiciness and pine. Tastes of sweet caramel and fruit with good bready component, leading to sharp piney hops and grapefruit. Dry, pleasant mouthfeel. Good. Thanks to my mom for the bottle.

3.3
Tranquillity (2333) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 7, 2016
Draft in Halifax. Hazy orange body, huge off-white head. The aroma is misty with berries, the taste full and grapefruit with a long smooth finish.

3.3
deyholla (11604) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 3, 2016
Sampled from the tap at Maxwell’s Plum. Pours a clear gold with a white head throughout the beer and laces. Aroma has sweet citrus and grass with a sweet grain backbone. Flavor has a nice sweet citrus with light grain and a bit of hay backing.

3.2
Radek Kliber (7359) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - DEC 8, 2005
Amber gold, fizzy white head on top. Refreshing hop aroma, citric, berry nose. Grapefruit like flavour on front citrus hops dominant. Long lasting bitter aftertaste.

3.2
Rastacouere (6177) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 27, 2006
A gentle white cover garnishes the clear pale gold body. Slightly oily, woody nose reminds of cedar . The aromatics are bright and focused, piney, green and fresh. The parade keeps up on the palate, fresh flavours of earth, wood, pine gum intermingle. Unfortunately, the weak body shows little carbonation to tighten it all together and remains very thin, giving it a rather processed feel. Otherwise, the flavours are really pleasant and refreshing.


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