Dark Ale | Upper Canada Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Upper Canada Brewing Company
Ontario, Canada | website

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Like ales of Northern England, this ale combines British Challenger hops and yeast, spring water, carastan and black patent malts for a robust malty character and a rich chestnut-coloured ale.

Added by kbub6f on 02-22-1998

BEER STATS
Reviews:
33
Ratings:
64
Avg:
3.29
pDev:
18.54%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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Photo of SaunaKing
2.59/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

When it came to my table there was no head at all, just a rim of foam around the glass - probably bartenders fault. It was dark brown colour and had a bit of toffee in the aroma. It tasted ok, actually pretty good for this style of beer. Not a great aftertaste and I wouldnt be drinking more than a couple of these.

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Photo of Shiloh
2.73/5  rDev -17%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Not the best product from Upper Canada Brewing Company but I may be bias as this is far from my style.......pours a medium dark amber with a slight tan head......medium body and no aroma to speak of....flavour starts as bitter but sweetens in short time.....

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Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.86/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12 oz. bottle with a picture of a water mill. Ingredients proudly proclaimed.

Appearance: Dark brown/burgundy, not much head action due to filtering.

Smell: Rich, very ripe fruit.

Taste: Dark, malt, fruit, sweet flavours, a bit nutty and a bit smooth.

Notes: A damn nice attempt at an English Brown. Runs a bit thin still, but rich in flavours. (5% alc./vol.)

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Dark Ale from Upper Canada Brewing Company
3.29 out of 5 based on 64 ratings.
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