Review: Okanagan Spring Pale Ale

Review: Okanagan Spring Pale Ale by Cody La Bière
In the Okanagan Spring taster pack, they have four beers, the 1516 Bavarian Lager, Hopped Lager, Brewmaster Black Lager and a Pale Ale.

This review is of the Pale Ale.

Appearance: I never know what to expect out of "Pale Ales" anymore. You get pale ales that look like lagers, truly pale, then you see pale ales that are so hoppy that they could almost be called an India Pale Ale. This one looks like an in-between. It's a Coppery (well, more like amber) appearance with a bit of eggshell white foam for a head.

Aroma: Sweet caramel, zing of malt. In a way, it almost reminds me of apple juice from the sweetness of the aroma.. but not quite.

Taste: First thing that comes across is the sweet malt, it is as caramelly as the aroma shows off. Like the 1516, the back of my mouth feels a bit of a bitterness from the minimal hops.

Overall Thoughts: Not bad for a pale ale, but nothing "OMG" going on here. If this was sold at a pub here in Brandon, it would likely easily be one of the best beers the pub sells. The apple juice scent is kind of... weird.. but it's more of caramel anyways.

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