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Roman Candle - Bellwoods Brewery

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Roman CandleRoman Candle

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

69 Ratings
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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 10
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bellwoods Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
If you're looking for a perfect, no-nonsense hoppy American IPA, this is your jam. It provides you with all the excitement of a real roman candle, but without the risk of accidentally lighting the damn thing while it's still in your pocket. If Roman Candle was a person, it would be the sort that brings home dinner and a movie, and then asks you if you want a massage. If you ask me, I think this is as good as it gets, but you probably weren't gonna ask me, and I do work here, so, take it as you will.

Over the past year this beer has risen to fame and won a much deserved place in the hearts of all us hop-loving folk.

(Beer added by: jrenihan on 09-17-2012)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A huge thank you to MasterSki for including this in his awesome CANBIF box. Cheers!

Appearance. Pours a rich orangey-gold with a finger of sticky looking white head.

Smell. Big papaya, pine resin, cedar and green onion. Not exactly a winner in this dept.

Taste. Oranges, papaya, cedar, some toasted light malts, and a nice oily bitter yellow grapefruit rind finish.

Mouthfeel. Medium+ body, medium-low carbonation.

Overall. Nice looking and tasting beer. Not digging that green onion in the smell so much but an overall good beer. So happy to have finally tried it, thanks again for the opportunity, Masterski.

Rutager, Oct 01, 2014
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Roman Candle from Bellwoods Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.