REVIEW: Baldwin FishEYE-PA by Kensington Brewing Co.

BALDWIN FISHEYE-PA BY KENSINGTON BREWING CO. STYLE: India Pale Ale ABV: 6.5% IBU: 70 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Toronto, ON BREWERY: Keningston Brewing Co. From Kensington Brewing Co.; Named after Kensington Market’s (in)famous fishmongers on Baldwin Street, FishEYE is a bold and assertive India Pale Ale. We use 4 different varieties of American hops and a heavy dose of…

REVIEW: Lake Effect IPA by Great Lakes Brewery

LAKE EFFECT IPA BY GREAT LAKES BREWERY STYLE: American IPA ABV: 7% IBU: 80 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Toronto, ON (Etobicoke) BREWERY: Great Lakes Brewery Appearance | Hazy orange with a pillowy/meringue white head. Smell | Hops, citrus, grapefruit,  pine, and grass. Taste | Hops, bitter, grapefruit, citrus, pine, zest, fruit (mango), orange peels, grass, and grain. Aftertaste | Bitter…

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What is an IPA (India Pale Ale)? The American IPA is a different soul from the reincarnated IPA style. More flavourful than the withering English IPA, colour can range from very pale golden to reddish amber. Hops are typically American with a big herbal and / or citric character, bitterness is high as well. Moderate…

REVIEW: Shangri-La IPA (Welly One-Off) by Wellington Brewery

SHANGRI-LA IPA (WELLY ONE-OFF) BY WELLINGTON BREWERY STYLE: American IPA ABV: 6% COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Guelph, ON BREWERY: Wellington Brewery From Wellington Brewery, An unfiltered American style India Pale Ale with notes of tropical fruit, lemon and pine. Dry hopped with Simcoe, Centennial, Amarillo, and Citra hops for an otherworldly aroma and a distinctively hoppy…

REVIEW: Hops and Robbers Extra Delicious IPA by Double Trouble Brewing Co.

HOPS AND ROBBERS EXTRA DELICIOUS IPA BY DOUBLE TROUBLE BREWING CO. STYLE: American IPA ABV: 5.7% COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Guelph, ON BREWERY: Double Trouble Brewing Co. From Double Trouble Brewing Co., Hops and Robbers was formulated with two great friends who share a passion for Craft beer, conversation, stealth missions (Finding great beer on tap)…

REVIEW: Traditional IPA by Waterloo Brewing Co.

TRADITIONAL IPA BY WATERLOO BREWING CO. STYLE: IPA ABV: 5.2% COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Waterloo, ON BREWERY: Waterloo Brewing Co. (Division of Brick Brewing) From Waterloo Brewing Co, Waterloo IPA is a distinctively Canadian IPA that combines the citrus and floral hop aroma of American IPAs with the sweetness, body and finish of British-style India Pale Ales. IPA’s…

REVIEW: Lone Pine IPA by Sawdust City Brewing Co.

LONE PINE IPA BY SAWDUST CITY BREWING CO.  STYLE: IPA ABV: 6.5% COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Gravenhurst, ON BREWERY: Sawdust City Brewing Co. From Sawdust City Brewing Co., You approach the solitary windswept pine as it sits stoically upon its tiny perch of Canadian Shield and you wonder to yourself, “Why does this beautiful tree stand alone?” Then…

REVIEW: Barn Raiser Country Ale by Niagara Oast House Brewers

BARN RAISER COUNTRY ALE BY NIAGARA OAST HOUSE BREWERS STYLE: American IPA ABV: 5% COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON BREWERY: Niagara Oast House Brewers From Niagara Oast House Brewers, The Barn Raiser celebrates the neighbourly spirit in helping each other out. A “Barn Raiser” is a tradition where the community rallies to help a farmer build…

REVIEW: Dead Elephant India Pale Ale by Railway City Brewing Co.

DEAD ELEPHANT IPA BY RAILWAY CITY BREWING CO. STYLE: American Pale Ale ABV: 6.5% COUNTRY: Canada REGION: St. Thomas, ON BREWERY: Railway City Brewing Co. From Railway City Brewing, A full bodied golden Pale Ale which pours with a linen white medium density head leaving spider web lace on the glass. On the palate the…

REVIEW: Boneshaker IPA by Amsterdam Brewery

BONESHAKER IPA BY AMSTERDAM BREWERY STYLE: American IPA ABV: 7.1% IBU: 65 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Toronto, ON BREWERY: Amsterdam Brewery From Amsterdam Brewery, It started as an experiment that asked the question: “Exactly how many hops could fit in a beer?” Well, the brewers at Amsterdam answered that question so well that Boneshaker IPA graduated…