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
Ranking:
#42,584
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
171
pDev:
12.64%
Bros Score:
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Photo of ZinFanDave
2.75/5  rDev -21%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Looks and feels like an IPA, but lacks the appealing hop character. Unpleasant aftertaste.

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Photo of Wajohnst
3.94/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Haydn-Juby
3.28/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: A cloudy amber color. One finger of off white head. Lacing is good.

S: A a fair bit of sulfur and baker's yeast. A bit of citrus. Caramel malt, a bit bready.

T: Pretty malt dominated although a bit a citrus shows its head too. Caramel and cereal notes are at the forefront. I get grapefruit, a bit of grassiness, and just the slightest hint of orange. Bitterness is far less powerful than I would expect 60ibus to be; actually a bit sweet. I don't get the 'chocolate' advertised on the can. A Pretty easily quaff.

F: Nice Medium body. Retains the easy drinking quality of a nice cold aged lager.

O: A pretty good beer. I don't know if I would label it as extremely hoppy, it's more like a decently hoppy amber lager. Still nice but nothing I would really care to drink again, and it's passable in the grander scheme of things.

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Photo of houseofstone
4.31/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A really nice combination of hops with a toasty sweet caramel finish. I really enjoy this beer.

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Photo of Corson
3.27/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ChrisL24481
4/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Foley67
4.09/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dewso
3.67/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of talbotjf99
3.54/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Logan12321
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark amber with a light head around 1", stays for about 30sec. Not a whole lot of carbonation. First smell gives off a slight fruit and hoppy aroma. Tasting has a crisp beginning and a bit of that hoppy bitterness in the finish.

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Photo of DoBeerDoBeerDo
3.06/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A little too strong on the malt and weak on the hops for my liking, unfortunately in this case it subdues the fruitiness/citrus ambiance that one expects from an India Pale beer and displaces it with a touch of sourness. A difficult beer to get ones palate around, 5.3% a touch on the light side for an India Pale beer.

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Photo of djcreepshow
3.28/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DrJay
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andrewdanks
3.86/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kevofficiel
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

My first Indian Pale Lager

So the look of it: golden colour with a finger of head. Bold colour also.

The smell of it: You have that Indian Pale Ale with a touch of lager on it.

The taste of it. Very powerful. A both combination of Indian Pale Ale and a larger. A bit too strong on the after taste I will say but a very easy drinking beer

So overall would I recommend ? Yes, if you like Indian Pale Ale and Lager this beer is for u !

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Photo of Derek
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of icormier
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Judged as an India Pale Ale, not so great. Judged as a Lager, not so bad. Just not a style I enjoy that much.

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Photo of Coronaeus
3.35/5  rDev -3.7%

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.22/5  rDev -7.5%

Photo of sansho
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of Brainer74
4.28/5  rDev +23%

Photo of bad2arwing
3.88/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of urbantakeover
4.36/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of mjacquard
3.48/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Boston71
4/5  rDev +14.9%

Mad & Noisy Brewing Hops & Bolts India Pale Lager from Creemore Springs Brewery Limited
Beer rating: 3.48 out of 5 with 171 ratings