26 Jan

Break of Dusk Beer Review

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An appealing and inviting dark beer, this black APA has great head

Brewery: Black Oak Brewing Co.
Style: Black APA
ABV: 4.4%        IBU: unknown

Brewed as a hybrid style of Stout meets American Pale Ale, this unique beer fuses dark roasted malts with bold citrus American hops to create a rare brew…Pair this versatile, yet lower in alcohol brew with everything from
dark grilled meats and curries to the most delicately rich desserts.

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16 Dec

Hops & Bolts | 24 Days of Beer: Day 16

Day 16 - Hops & Bolts - Creemore

Our beer festival glasses are the perfect size for sharing a Hops & Bolts

 

Brewery: Creemore Springs
Style: India Pale Lager
ABV: 5.3%      IBU: 60

Hops & Bolts pours a hazy medium brown with a white head that dissipates quickly to a thin ring around the edge of the glass. The nose is well balanced between citrus, tropical hops and toffee malts with some hints of leafy hops underneath.

The flavour of this India Pale Lager starts out  mild with a touch of toffee sweetness and tame almost noble hop flavours. Soon it morphs into a burst of citrus and tropical hops before fading to a dry, bitter finish with a nice touch of toasted grains. More earthy in flavour than aroma, Hops & Bolts has a light mouthfeel and low-medium carbonation.

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