Kittens & Canoes
Beer'd Brewing Co.

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From:
Beer'd Brewing Co.
 
Connecticut, United States
Style:
Pale Ale - American
Ranked #77
ABV:
5.7%
Score:
93
Ranked #3,296
Avg:
4.23 | pDev: 7.33%
Ratings:
63
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 14, 2022
Added:
Jun 14, 2014
Wants:
  6
Gots:
  6
SCORE
93
Outstanding
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Notes: Hopped with Nelson Sauvin and Citra. Signature yeast leaves the beer hazy, adding complex notes of grapefruit, orange, and a slight tartness.
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Ratings by BEERMILER12:
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4.17/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by BEERMILER12 from Maine

A: Pours a lightly hazy golden yellow color with 2 fingers of head that fades down to a decent cap that leaves good lacing

S: A good mix of citrus, floral, and very lightly earthy hops up front along with a light malt backbone

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with a mix of citrus and floral hops, then picks up some earthy undertones and a bit of malt. Lightly bitter. Finishes with lingering citrus and floral tones

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A solid pale ale that is nicely hoppy. Well balanced and very easy to drink. Worth checking out

May 14, 2022
More User Ratings:
 
4 by hockeypuck from Maine on Mar 26, 2022
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by TripleShot from Massachusetts

All I can say is it was like drinking Dogs and Boats little brother lol. Very good with almost exactly the same profile as D&B without the insane afterbite. I think it would be great in a session with D&B but quite tasty either way.

Oct 26, 2021
 
4.07 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut on Aug 05, 2021
 
4.52 by pantz9 from Massachusetts on Jun 25, 2021
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3.96/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by woodchipper from Connecticut

Poured at fridge temp to a can dated 04/05/21 to a Nonic.
A medium white head sits above an opaque hazy tangerine-colored body.
The smell is fruity.. orange rind and nectarine with a musty background.
Taste is similar maybe with a hint of melon and a nice bitter finish.
Body is a little thin for the style.
Overall good, but I think I would rather drink Dogs and Boats if both were available.

May 29, 2021
 
4.18 by M4CDO from Massachusetts on Dec 24, 2020
 
4.18 by newcastlemike from Connecticut on Jul 16, 2020
 
4.14 by jaxon53 from Connecticut on Jul 05, 2020
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3.81/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by ScaryEd from New Hampshire

Poured from a 16 oz can into a tulip glass.

Pours a hazy orange straw color with a finger of sudsy white head. The head leaves some splotchy lacing as it settles into a thin halo.

The aroma brings notes of grapefruit, mango, sweet orange and white grape juice.

The flavor is a bit sweeter than the aroma, bringing notes of oranges and tangerines, with some mangoes, honeydew melon, and grape juice not far behind. Finishes with some subtle grapefruit and earthy spice.

The feel is medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation. A bit oily, yet smooth and creamy.

Overall, this is a very good pale ale that really showcases the Nelson hop. It's not exactly well-balanced, but it's quite flavorful and at 5.7% it's very drinkable.

Feb 11, 2020
 
4 by bdiiorio from Connecticut on May 07, 2018
 
4.07 by Kurzman from Rhode Island on Jan 28, 2017
 
4.34 by sswilliams41 from Connecticut on Mar 15, 2016
 
4.39 by Ultra-Plinian from Connecticut on Jan 30, 2016
 
4 by JOrtiz from Connecticut on Jan 21, 2016
 
4.16 by agreenman19 from Connecticut on Jan 21, 2016
 
4.4 by KirleyBrew from Connecticut on Jan 02, 2016
 
4.19 by normALE from Massachusetts on May 22, 2015
 
4.68 by Duffman79 from Connecticut on May 04, 2015
 
4 by BigZ2214 from Connecticut on Apr 27, 2015
 
3.66 by DarkLordPsycho from Pennsylvania on Apr 15, 2015
 
3.87 by JMFP from Delaware on Apr 09, 2015
 
3.79 by pmoney from Illinois on Apr 06, 2015
 
4.31 by jzeilinger from Pennsylvania on Apr 01, 2015
 
4.09 by bootdown21 from Connecticut on Mar 30, 2015
 
4.18 by hopley from Massachusetts on Mar 30, 2015
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4.52/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

This pours out as a hazy yellow color with a white head on top. Good lacing and retention. The smell of the Nelson hops are pretty dominant here, they definitely shine through more than the citra. The taste has a nice balance of hoppy and sweet. Overall this beer is really quite nice.

Mar 22, 2015
 
4.4 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts on Mar 22, 2015
 
3.81 by Guzzle_McBrew from Connecticut on Mar 16, 2015
 
4.45 by arghdos from Connecticut on Mar 14, 2015
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4.32/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by TheManiacalOne from Rhode Island

On-tap 3/14/2015 at The Engine Room, in Mystic, CT served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light gold color, with a large white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains floral hops, fruity citrus and light caramelized malts.

T: The taste starts out with a nice burst of piney hops bitterness that is quickly followed by sweet flavors of fruity citrus and caramel. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings a very good balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.

O: Very tasty, goes down quite easily, not too filling, mild kick, very good representation of style, this is a very good beer to drink for a long time.

Mar 14, 2015
 
4 by Mersh from Connecticut on Mar 13, 2015
 
4 by fosters9 from New York on Mar 12, 2015
 
4.41 by xtonytx from Connecticut on Mar 09, 2015
 
4.33 by MenardMa from Connecticut on Dec 21, 2014
 
4.23 by CTFalcon from Connecticut on Dec 14, 2014
 
4.5 by geofftrojans from Canada (BC) on Dec 14, 2014
 
4.75 by barroomhero1977 from Rhode Island on Dec 11, 2014
 
 
5 by Irsal from Connecticut on Dec 06, 2014
Kittens & Canoes from Beer'd Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 63 ratings