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Alexander Keith's Nova Scotia Style Pale AleAlexander Keith's Nova Scotia Style Pale Ale
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Alexander Keith's Nova Scotia Style Pale AleAlexander Keith's Nova Scotia Style Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Alexander Keith's
Nova Scotia, Canada

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Brad007 on 04-25-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I would not call this an ale as it is far too light and shallow to compare to the ales.

This beer has an average light golden/yellow pour, clean with a light head. There is a noticeable lack of sensations from this beer but despite this shortcoming, it still comes across as a light and refreshing pint. There is no uniqueness to this beer, and nothing to stand above other drinks, but if you are faced with a tap with no preferrable beers, this makes for a simple unoffensive drink.

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look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

This beer poured a crystal clear amber color with a good amount of fizz. There wasn't too much to this beer, and I didn't like it very much. It reminded my of just about any other cheap beer, with that certain Canadian beer flavor, plus a little malt. I don't recommend this beer.

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Served on tap at King Edward's Arms in Markham, ON

A: Pours a crystal clear pale yellow with light to moderate amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a finger tall soapy white head which reduces to a layer covering the entire surface of the beer, though thicker at the edges of the glass. Significant lacing is observed.

S: Extremely light aroma with just the faintest hint of grainy malts and some very light almost grassy hops.

T: The flavor is more sharp/crisp but with a lower amount of sweetness than I expected. There is a light grainy/caramel sweetness to the malts and a subtle citrus hops in the finish (but there is not a lot of bitterness and it does not linger).

M: Light bodied with high amounts of carbonation.

O: Good but nothing special, not really what I would consider a pale ale as the hop characteristic is just too subdued. The beer is easy to drink, refreshing, and crisp. Probably would be really good on the boat, out in the lake, fishing.

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