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Yakima IPA - Microbrasserie Le Castor

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Yakima IPAYakima IPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

74 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 6.75%
Wants: 6
Gots: 9 | 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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Brewtardius

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

08-07-2013 01:26:19 | More by Brewtardius
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deBeaupre

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-04-2013 18:56:46 | More by deBeaupre
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Mack

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-30-2013 17:19:55 | More by Mack
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KeKeKumba

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-29-2013 00:08:59 | More by KeKeKumba
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Soods for this one.

A - Cloudy pale yellow wit a thin layer of white head.

S - Peach, pine, grapefruit, pineapple and a light mango aroma. Slight honey sweetness.

T - Moderate bitterness up front with a mix of citrus and tropical fruit flavours. Peach, tangerine, grapefruit, mango, pineapple and a light mango flavour. A honey malt sweetness is present to provide some balance.

M - Medium. Creamy. Oily. Moderate.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 02:46:47 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-14-2013 02:42:40 | More by DaPan
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 660ml. bottle, no freshness info.

Appearance: A stark white and foamy head that really lays it on the glass. Light yellow colored body, nice and hazy..

Smell: Powerful lemon and assorted citrus fruits, aromatic, bit floral.

Taste: Sweet kiss on the hops, biscuity, lemon, papaya, pineapple and tropical fruit.

Mouthfeel: Well balanced, not aggressive but good bitterness regardless.

Overall: A sessionable IPA. Nothing over the top, just well made.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2013 14:52:58 | More by papat444
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

660ml bottle poured into tulip 8/7/13

A slight haze in a bright yellow body, lots of tiny bubbles and fine sediment, large loose off white foam has great retention slowly falling to a eraser top island leaving lots of soapy lace

S fuzzy peach candy, tangerine and mandarin with a little mango, pines strong with some floral notes and vitamin C chewable's, smells strong and sexy

T a little lemon rind and grapefruit I wasn't picking up on the nose, not quite as tropical with more pine needles, still solid but the nose takes it

M fairly light bodied for an IPA but it works, a nice bitter snap and the bubbles give it some body, long lingering rind and pine finish

O I wasn't expecting this beer to make my day but it did just that, not lacking anywhere and it smells divine, I could drink another bomber or two no issues

I never would've guessed I'd be drinking this random want today, I'm considering myself lucky today

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2013 05:30:42 | More by wordemupg
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.09/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A-slightly hazy medium amber color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-malt, citrus, orange, pine, floral hints

T-bready malt a hint on the sweet side, grapefruit, orange, pine, light floral, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp

O-a nice solid IPA, the blend of hops gives a nice fruity character to this beer

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2013 17:48:27 | More by MDDMD
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Westvleteren12

Newfoundland (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-01-2013 15:29:56 | More by Westvleteren12
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Mattgruv

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-01-2013 00:11:57 | More by Mattgruv
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.6%

06-26-2013 12:46:15 | More by Sammy
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Krakpoff

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.6%

06-25-2013 16:14:23 | More by Krakpoff
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DaveR514

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-25-2013 16:02:19 | More by DaveR514
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -27.7%

06-24-2013 00:23:11 | More by cfalovo97
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

06-15-2013 01:03:54 | More by NightINgale
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olivianjeremie

Quebec (Canada)

4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had this in a bottle, great hoppy flavor. Nice after taste, not to over powering. It has a 75 IBU rating. Not an every day beer, but refreshing and unique. Like the 660 ml bottle size. 6.5% alcohol content, so not to strong. Got it from a specialty beer store in Montreal, fantastic selection. But I forgot the name.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 22:24:11 | More by olivianjeremie
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-23-2013 23:39:28 | More by oldp0rt
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Whatup14

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-21-2013 13:38:34 | More by Whatup14
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flipper2gv

Quebec (Canada)

4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Traditional west coast style IPA look. Very light honey like color with strong creamy pure white head with tons of retention and lacing.

S: Smell is also very west coast IPA: lots of grapefruit, orange peel, pine resin. Some very light malts just like it should be honestly. A tiny bit of floral notes. Very predictable and straightforward, but excellent.

T: Taste is quite deceiving. Not as juicy as the smell suggests but still is plenty refreshing. You have a very light sweetness from the malts and that's it. Gotta admit it's the first time I taste an IPA from Quebec that used the malts just like Californian IPA's do. Still, you get a strong and dry grapefruit bite with good amount of orange peel too. Light chalk and pine resin.

M: Near perfect. Very fluffy and extra light just as a good summer beer should.

O: This is a very solid beer and most likely the most west coast IPA Quebec has ever offered. If they could maybe add a bit more juicy-ness by doing the dry hopping maybe a bit later, it'd be damn near perfect.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 01:20:26 | More by flipper2gv
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juliendesrochers

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-15-2013 15:25:37 | More by juliendesrochers
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Noyt

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-12-2013 03:10:41 | More by Noyt
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Caudalie

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-06-2013 21:55:02 | More by Caudalie
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle: Poured a slightly hazy golden color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of grapefruit and resinous hoppy notes is quite intense with nice floral notes. Taste is dominated by citrus and resinous hoppy notes with floral undertones with dry malt base and some bitterness at the end. Body is about average with great carbonation. Quite an impressive beer with great hops punch and citrus notes while limiting the bitterness level.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2013 17:50:49 | More by Phyl21ca
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Yakima IPA from Microbrasserie Le Castor
92 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.