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10 Point India Pale Ale - Lake of Bays Brewing Company

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53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lake of Bays Brewing Company visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Originally developed as a celebratory ale for owner Darren Smith’s wedding, our ambition was to create the most full-flavoured and balanced IPA on the market. Into the lab we went, coming out with a modern-day British-style India pale ale that stands proud of its hoppy heritage.

(Beer added by: hopsolutely on 04-29-2012)
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Ratings: 53 | Reviews: 20 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of CurtisD
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

CurtisD, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of BillT916
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Nice...well balanced maybe too balanced the 2014 autumn version is the first of this seasonal I've tried. Their website says the IBU has been raised a wee bit to 45. Personally if they brought it even a wee bit higher and they would really get the taste buds tingling.

BillT916, Sep 26, 2014
Photo of _morandi_
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

_morandi_, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of WCW
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

WCW, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of Mr_Hoptimistic
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Mr_Hoptimistic, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of WillAndSarah
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

WillAndSarah, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of ToddMopps
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

ToddMopps, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of GoHabsGo
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

GoHabsGo, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of curewhatalesu
3/5  rDev -15.7%

curewhatalesu, Jan 16, 2014
Photo of Hoppy_McGee
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Hoppy_McGee, Jan 10, 2014
Photo of KrisDLSmith
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

KrisDLSmith, Jan 10, 2014
Photo of leaddog
3.76/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours a pale copper with two fingers of creamy, billowy beige head.

Smell - Bready malts, mild leafy hops, hint of lemon peel.

Taste - Strong bready and biscuity malts. Very low hop profile, just a bit of leafy hop spiciness in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Crisp, dry finish.

Overall - An English IPA with a good malt backbone and leafy hop spice playing a supporting role.

leaddog, Dec 26, 2013
Photo of Derek69
3.31/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

part of an Ontario Craft Brewers tasters pack. Poured into a pint glass, half a finger of head, aromas of hops, nothing too overpowering however. Ruby colour, tastes a very palatable amount of hops. This brew will offend no one. Very enjoyable, light carbonation, no lacing whatsoever. I would recommend for anyone as a gateway to more hoppy IPA's.

Derek69, Dec 20, 2013
Photo of Pmicdee
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Pmicdee, Dec 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

ThinkAgain, Dec 04, 2013
Photo of Mark5252
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Mark5252, Nov 30, 2013
Photo of DenisKolkin
3.53/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle 4 of 6 from LCBO taster's pack. Served cold into a pint glass.

Appearance - Bronze colored beer with 1 finger of of white head resting on top, which dissipates quickly. Average head retention and few bubbles in the beer, which is very clear.

Smell - Mild tropical fruits blended with malts and an earthy slightly piney hoppiness.

Taste - Earthy feel, some tropical fruits, lingering bitterness and a nice balance between hops and malts. Not too bitter.

Mouthfeel - Mild mouthfeel, with medium body, smooth creamy and low carbonation.

Overall - Not a lot to say here other than its a fairly good IPA but is not mind blowing in any sense.

DenisKolkin, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of DaveBar
3.49/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Got this in a 12oz bottle in a pre-packaged 6pk from the brewer. Pretty good selection for $13.40 or so. Excellent way to try them without buying the bomber at big dollars.

A- Nice coppery, amber colour. Very clear. NO head what so ever.

S- Nice, nice, not thrilling but nice. Hints of hops, touch grassy.

T- Subdued. Rather mellow by an IPA standard. Hints of caramel and a touch bitter. Flavours are blended well but overall taste is nothing special

M- Dry. Touch bitter

O- Alright. Nothing special. Very glad I had a chance to try it in a 341ml bottle at a reasonable price instead of the nearly $10.00 bomber. Will not buy the bomber or this one as there are much better Canadian IPA's out there now. This one would be a nice novelty at the cottage by the fire once but that would be it for this one.

Thx for reading!

DaveBar, Nov 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

DamageCase76, Nov 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

valianes, Oct 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

MJ63, Oct 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

yancot, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of IdeaSpeeder
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Serving Type - 750ml bottle, poured into a pintglass

Appearance - Light brown/amber colour. Two fingers of fluffy white head. Moderate retention with magnificent lacing.

Smell - More malt than hop aroma here. Caramel/crystal malt, some light hop bits, and some earthy tones. Hop's are pretty subdued for the style. What is there has hints of citrus and pine...not cascadian but I don't think but along those lines.

Taste - Medium body, light carbonation. Smooth and creamy finish.

IdeaSpeeder, Sep 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Cramshawbar, Sep 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

BigGruntyThirst, Sep 05, 2013
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10 Point India Pale Ale from Lake of Bays Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.