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Yakima IPA - Microbrasserie Le Castor

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

82 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 82
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 6.95%
Wants: 7
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Microbrasserie Le Castor
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Phyl21ca on 05-06-2013)
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Grumm

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

My wife thought this was the best IPA she had ever had. I think it was certainly one of the very best. I had it both on tap in Ottawa and in bottles.

08-28-2014 01:34:29 | More by Grumm
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-26-2014 01:54:43 | More by MNBeerGeek
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WanderlustNJ

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

08-25-2014 10:10:16 | More by WanderlustNJ
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Triat00

Quebec (Canada)

4.6/5  rDev +10.3%

08-23-2014 22:02:28 | More by Triat00
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slowfade

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-21-2014 22:15:35 | More by slowfade
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Lelampp

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-10-2014 00:45:05 | More by Lelampp
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BrunoPettipas

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-29-2014 16:27:43 | More by BrunoPettipas
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

07-28-2014 05:45:27 | More by Kelp
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belleisa_losteo

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-26-2014 23:32:32 | More by belleisa_losteo
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-21-2014 03:57:00 | More by peensteen
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YamagamiTravis

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-04-2014 22:24:16 | More by YamagamiTravis
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Groulxsome

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.1%

06-29-2014 23:38:59 | More by Groulxsome
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M-girard

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Appearance: it has a nice clear yellow with a golden hue shining through light. With a moderately vigorous poor a think head develops with good retention and good lacing.

Smell: the aroma is definitely one-sided, typical of hoppy beers. Citrus and piney notes but with a tinge of something woody or earthy. Really nice!

Taste: grapefruit definitely comes through, not too much sweetness and a nice finishing bitterness. Really well done and dry. Mouthwatering even.

Mouthfeel: it has a medium carbonation and leaves a film-like texture in your mouth even after ten seconds or so.

Drinkability: Refreshing and not too overpowering with bitterness, smells amazing. Congrats to the team at Le Castor, great job!

06-29-2014 23:08:06 | More by M-girard
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reizorc

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

06-27-2014 04:15:56 | More by reizorc
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Hirshi

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-23-2014 18:57:06 | More by Hirshi
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TheDoctor

Quebec (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev -0.5%

A:
Pours a slightly hazy warm yellow with two fingers of pristine white head that settles to a healthy film. Good retention; some streaky lacing.

S:
Resinous citrus bomb. Orange, lemon find, pineapple, honey, some woody dryness, tea-like astringency, warm mushy cereal aroma underneath it all.

T:
Dry and earthy. A lot less citric than one would guess from the nose. Strong dank hops flavors with some pine, earth, pith, and a dry tingly finish.

M:
Dry and sating. Medium bodied with nice crisp carbonation and a lingering dusty aftertaste.

O:
Nice IPA from anywhere. Glad it is from QC.
Nice looking with a great big fruity smell. It is dry and sticky tasting and had a near perfect palate for an IPA.
This is a fine beer and is quite drinkable. I feel like Quebec IPAs are starting to come into their own more and more (at least as far as what I have tried goes...)
Would have again; worth getting ahold of.

06-18-2014 20:13:22 | More by TheDoctor
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rick7373


4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-14-2014 21:32:06 | More by rick7373
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JDNL


4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

06-12-2014 20:10:37 | More by JDNL
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MatChar


4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-12-2014 19:09:05 | More by MatChar
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Socialiste

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.1%

06-10-2014 04:14:09 | More by Socialiste
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

4.21/5  rDev +1%

Bomber from Brouehaha QC for $6.99+

Appearance - Gold colour with a large size white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for around 4-5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Hops, apricots, grapefruit, breads/grains

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste apricot, grapefruit, and malts. There is also pineapple, resiny hops, and citrus zest.

Overall - Wow - it's amazing how far quebec IPA's have come in the last few years. This plus Moralite have really changed the landscape for QC brews. This is pretty bang on for a west coast style IPA, and I can get it fresh. My bottle was from a case stamped May 26th. If this was in a smaller format like moralite, it would be one of my go to's.

06-04-2014 00:35:10 | More by spinrsx
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

3.99/5  rDev -4.3%

Almost tastes like a fresh hop ipa with the hops really moving to the fore in both the nose and the finish the citrus flavours shine with types of hops used not much malt backbone as Fat Tug which drops it down in my book. Still an amazing ipa and from Quebec to boot

06-03-2014 23:21:05 | More by canucklehead
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FXG

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-26-2014 02:21:11 | More by FXG
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Boozecamel

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-11-2014 22:58:30 | More by Boozecamel
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

05-08-2014 23:59:34 | More by thegerm87
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Yakima IPA from Microbrasserie Le Castor
92 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.