Mad & Noisy Brewing Hops & Bolts India Pale Lager | Creemore Springs Brewery Limited

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Mad & Noisy Brewing Hops & Bolts India Pale LagerMad & Noisy Brewing Hops & Bolts India Pale Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Creemore Springs Brewery Limited
Ontario, Canada
creemoresprings.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We have turned our brew house into a brewer’s playground with the introduction of our Craft Beer Exploration Series called Mad & Noisy Brewing, named after the two rivers that merge and flow through the village of Creemore. Hops & Bolts India Pale Lager is the first release in our ever changing series of imaginative, innovative, and delicious craft concoctions. A Czech twist on an English IPA it takes the best components of a lager and an ale and rivets them together to build a beer much greater than the sum of its parts.

60 IBU

Added by Sammy on 12-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
162
Reviews:
42
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
12.75%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
39
For Trade:
0
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Photo of StormAles
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rolltide8425
3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.79/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I brought a can of this back from Hamilton, ON last January whilst in Canada for my son's hockey tournament. It poured a slightly hazy amber with white head that left a spotty lace. The scent had hints of bitter pine. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink....somewhat English leaning. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it was a good beer.

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Photo of kier
3.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JOhn_Molson
3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of binno
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of yancot
3.21/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Noooddle
3.24/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rlee1390
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Malty. Mild citrus. The lager flavor is there but too malty.

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Photo of socon67
3.63/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DamienI
3.69/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MattCampbell
4.11/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bruceb
3.37/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of portwood
2.86/5  rDev -19%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Smell: orange peel, caramel, floral hops.
Taste: thin mouth feel, low carbonation.
Finish: bitter dry, mild pine note, astringent.
Seems unbalanced - bitter without much citrus.
(can code D131616:01)

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Photo of Boo-urns
4.21/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Hazy dark gold color with moderate activity. Creamy beige 3 finger island head, lasting around 10 minutes, with good leggings. Flavors of biscuits, caramel, orange, pineapple, lemon, roasted grains, herbal spices. Sugary yet overwhelmed by bitterness. Oily, almost full body, with moderate carbonation. Strong strength finish, lingering astringent grassy and piney hops, with caramel and tropical fruits. Feels more like an IPA. The smell is faint and the taste is decent, but nothing amazing. Okay freshness, but a little dull. A little too strong for the lack of flavors. Overall the quality is pretty average for this craft.

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Photo of McGee666
2.09/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of dipso123
3.3/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap.
Hazy short-lived head
Small hop aroma
Rough bitterness lingers with a bit of unpleasant citrus rind flavor.

"A Czech twist on an English IPA it takes the best components of a lager and an ale and rivets them together to build a beer much greater than the sum of its parts."

I found the very opposite of this to be true.

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Photo of hotsudge
3.16/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mylespetro
3.43/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Hazy orange/amber colour, one finger of slightly off-white head that dissipated pretty quickly with a little bit of lacing
S - Mild hops, orange peel/citrus, malt
T - Hops, citrus, grapefruit, malt, a little brassy(?)
M - Bright carbonation, leaves the mouth a tad dry
O - A good IPL, very drinkable but nothing to write home about

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Photo of JamesLeung
4.25/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MJSFS
3.42/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CanadianBacon
3.71/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - This beer poured a very hazy Amber redish color with 2 fingers head which fade to a foamy film which covers the top.

Aroma - Pine hops, orange peel a slight grapefruit smell, a strong caramel malt backbone,

Taste - Piney hops, orange peel, some grapefruit a very strong Caramel backbone very similar to the smell, also have that lager crispness, almost a spring water flavor.

Feel - closer to light , light medium body, in between an AAJ and an IPA smooth and easy drinking for a more bitter beer.

Overall - I wasn't drinking craft so I can't say whether or not Molson has changed the recipe's that Creemore Springs came up with, As Lagers go this is one of the better I have Tried, Easy drinking with more than enough flavor I don't know what stopped me from trying it sooner.

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Photo of fortyfield
3.52/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Vold
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Mad & Noisy Brewing Hops & Bolts India Pale Lager from Creemore Springs Brewery Limited
3.53 out of 5 based on 162 ratings.
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