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


on tap

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wnp22 (698) - Toronto (Roncesvalles Village), Ontario, - MAR 29, 2008
Tasted in Toronto. Obtained at Premier in Halifax. 650ml bomber. Tasted in 500ml dimple mug. Very clear, medium fluffy white head. Typical fluffy soapy aroma, relatively light constitution, mellow and very nice.

ciocanelu (3110) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JAN 18, 2018
Clear deep golden color with frothy off-white head. Aroma is grainy with some generic earthy hops. Taste is bitter, earthy and resiny, light to medium bitterness on the finish. Medium to light body with medium carbonation. Plain, simple, quite basic IPA.

DeanF (2647) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 6, 2018
Decent foamy head and soft fogginess in a yellow body. Strong hops aroma of no particular discernation, meaning not too complex or exciting. Flavour is sour citrus and lots of hops but more on the bitter end. Crisp finish with good oiliness. Not my kind of ipa, needs more flair and finesse to stand out.

JorisPPattyn (10113) - BELGIUM - NOV 18, 2017
Fast gone, off-white head, very faintly hazy orange-ochre beer. Cheesy hops, bit oxydized, rosewater, exotic fruit. Bitterish, bitter herbs/weeds, unripe berries and ditto citrus. Old green fruit, herbal tea concoction, nettles - but nice. Retronasal lime peel. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Quite good! Txs to Stef! 6/4/7/3/14

azzurro (504) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 13, 2017
Strong IPA, my first one from this brewery, taken at LCBO. Strong taste, lack a bit of smoothness, a bit too bitter/hoppy.

Metalchopz (3675) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 12, 2017
Pours a clean golden-amber colour with a creamy off-white head that has good retention and great thick lacing. Grassy hop nose with some blending yeast and mild caramel malts in the back. The taste is grassier with the yeast, again shifting things from an IPA to almost, a Belgian IPA. Smooth mouthfeel with a little dryness in the finish. Different, but decent overall.

shawnmurphy (666) - Plattsburgh, New York, USA - JUL 9, 2017
16-ounce can from LCBO in Toronto pours slightly hazy orange-gold with small soap-bubble white head and some lacing. Aroma: malt vinegar. Flavor: honey, some citrus, grapefruit, malt vinegar. Mouthfeel: medium-bodied. I bought three cans and all were sour like this. Something must have gone wrong in the shipping and storage process because I can’t believe this brewery would intend to brew what I tasted.

AleRider78 (1501) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 17, 2017
Pours a small amount of frothy head that leaves thick lacing. Has a golden amber colour. Yeasty, malty and hop aromas. Citrus hop flavours are apparent, mostly sweet and bready malts. Citrus comes in the finish. Bitterness at the forefront. The malts/hops are well balanced though. Has a tingling astringent mouthfeel. Full bodied as well. Odd ipa imo, probably from the choice of hops in the mix.

MaltWhisperer73 (1) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 3, 2017 does not count
Really good IPA. Maybe not the best IPA as it feels like there is more to give in hoppiness and bitterness. Although as good an IPA as anything else I have tried.

Johnsense (1800) - - APR 29, 2017
Burnt orange pour, good sized head, lacing. Caramel and pine resin primarily in the aroma, maybe a tad... Soapy? Pine and caramel up front, fairly sweet. Oily mouthfeel.

HippyHop (720) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 11, 2017
Burnt orange pour with a big fluffy off-white cap. Pretty and promising start but my hopes fade a bit when I take a whiff. Caramel/burnt sugar, pine, bubblegum, soap and orange rind. Taste is less pleasant than the nose. Sugary malt with an acrid bitterness that lingers somewhat unpleasantly, like some long ago drunken hook up with a friend who isn't that hot anyway and now whenever you see each other there's this weird awkwardness that hangs over both of you, like you've both seen things you shouldn't have seen and now you can never look at each other the same again, and it doesn't really ruin the friendship but it definitely changes things and now you make excuses to avoid each other and even though it's something you'd been curious about for a long time, now you sort of wish the whole thing hadn't happened, sorry Sandy. So yeah, thats what this beer is. In a nutshell. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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