Category Archives: Pale Ale

Broadhead Underdog Pale Ale

5.2% alc./vol., 1.89 L bottleBroadhead Brewing Company Ltd. – http://www.broadheadbeer.com/Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Some order mere pints of beer, but some of us drink half gallons.  It’s half of a U.S. gallon, called a growler.  I’ve only seen these bottles sold … Continue reading

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India Ink Black Pale Ale

5% alc./vol., 650 ml bottleTrafalgar Ales and Meads – http://www.alesandmeads.com/Oakville, Ontario, Canada Here’s another oxymoron, to be filed in my memory banks next to the dark white.  How can a beer be black and pale at the same time?  I … Continue reading

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Gateway Pale Ale

4.7% alc./vol., 1 L plastic bottleGateway Brewing CompanyTrenton, Ontario, Canada I like getting more beer in a one litre bottle.  Plastic?  It’s sort of good for the environment, but not.  It actually generates fewer emissions to manufacture glass versus plastic.  … Continue reading

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AMB American Pale Ale

5% alc./vol., 341 ml bottleAu Maître Brasseur (AMB) Inc. – http://www.maitrebrasseur.ca/Laval, Québec, Canada The beers from AMB just keep getting less interesting.  Man, I  was really spoiled by hopped up dark ales lately.  When you drink daily, you get spoiled … Continue reading

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Sierra 30th Anniversary Ale “Grand Cru”

9.2% alc./vol., 1 pt. 9.4 fl. oz. bottle (500 ml in the rest of the world)Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. – http://www.sierranevada.com/Chico, California, USA I brought this one back home from San Francisco.  At almost $14, this is probably the most … Continue reading

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Pugnacious Pale Ale

4.5% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleGrand River Brewing – http://www.grandriverbrewing.com/Cambridge, Ontario, Canada I’ve popped open another one from Grand River Brewing, and just like before, the label looks homemade.  “Pugnacious” means always ready to pick a fight, coming from the Latin … Continue reading

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LB Pale Ale

5% alc./vol., 341 ml bottleLake of Bays Brewing Company – http://www.lakeofbaysbrewing.com/Baysville, Ontario, Canada Here’s a beer with a label that promises “pure northern taste”.  It’s northern only if you live in Toronto, and only if you think of something that’s … Continue reading

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