jonnyguns (1105) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2013
Tap at brewpub. Pours a nice golden with a small white head. Nose very citrus and caramel malt driven. Taste had a nice fruit driven hoppy bitterness. Nice mouthfeel. Best Canadian beer so far.
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Draught at the brewpubreebtogi (6246) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 17, 2011
Light amber color. The aroma is very nice, hoppy, yellow fruits, a bit jammy. Very good malt and toffee flavor, with a pleasant dry and smooth mouthfeel, strong hopping, fresh, with resins and pleasant citrus character, bergamot and cedar too. Long final.
Seasonal pint on tap at the brewpub poured a pleasing golden color with a finger and a half of white head and some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is citrusy hops. Taste is a bold hoppy bitterness with lots of citrus and some earthy notes with a light malty sweetness. Medium body and some nice carbonation leave the palate satisfied. This is a damn good IPA. asheft (3062) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2011
[on tap at brewpub]
Citrusy aroma of lemon and grapefruit. Hazy, light copper with a thin, lacy cover. Surprisingly smooth light caramel flavour behind fruity and citrusy hops. Very well balanced with bitternness and hops flaovur. Medium body, moderate carbonation, slightly bitter finish. Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2010
No notes on this, only numbers....however it was a gorgeous day to sit on the patio watching people.
Aubrey (3516) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - OCT 28, 2010
Draft at brewery: After being underwhelmed by Steamworks’ other beers, I had high hopes for this "hoppy" one, but it didn’t quite do it for me. It wasn’t bad, I should say, just not very exciting. Had the best hop aroma of them all, with flowers and pine. But it was just too light and mellow and one dimensional on all fronts, including malts and hops. That said, it was probably my favorite among the beers I tried. swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 2, 2010
draft @ Alibi Room , Vancouver. Listed as an APA. Solid beer. PNW hop filled aroma. Solid bitterness in the flavor, well balanced, this would stand up to almost any American APA out there mcberko (17339) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 25, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2010 On tap at the Alibi Room, pours hazy golden. Light aroma of hops with floral notes. Flavour of hops and grass, with a smooth finish. Decent. Gravelle (104) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 19, 2009
Copper/ gold colour, light white head. Tastes a light floral hop, with a good balance od sweet and spicy. Velvety body reveals the sweet malt flavour, with a nice caramel finish.
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009
Name: North by Northwest
Date: September 06, 2009
Appearance: hazy gold, fine off white head, solid lace
Aroma: light floral hop aroma, hint of spicyness, light backing sweetness
Body: creamy body
Flavor: rich malt flavor, touch of caramel sweetness, lots of flavorful woodsy bitterness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Score: ** /4