Profile of PaulCardom

Profile of PaulCardom






10831 beer caps
Joined 13 years ago
From Stittsville, Ontario, NA, Canada
Last seen drinking Nothing!

Molecular Biologist - Beer Lover - Music Lover - Hockey Lover - I've been keeping notes and ratings on my beer for over 30 years and have tried over 3000 brews which I hope to get into your system.

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  • Woodhouse Lager
    rated 2.7 4 months ago

    Aroma: 5 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 5 | Overall: 5

    Wow, an Ontario brewer that mislabels their cans....what a concept. The can says 'lager' which could be anything bottom fermented I suppose. It's a copper colour with a long lasting off-white head. Aroma doesn't match what I see as I would expect caramel or light toast but it's cereal, yeast, and light hops. The flavour is the same as the aroma with little to no caramel or roast making me wonder where the colour comes from.

  • Woodhouse India Pale Ale
    rated 3.5 4 months ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Having been to the brewery a couple of times and been very disappointed in their stuff, I was kind of surprised that this was quite good. It's a dark gold pour, some haze, maybe even a floaty or two. I smell a lot of elements in this such as cereal, orange rind, and papaya. The flavours meld together nicely making this a nice drinking beer.

  • Woodhouse Hibiscus Raspberry Sour
    rated 1.7 4 months ago

    Aroma: 4 | Appearance: 4 | Mouthfeel: 3 | Flavor: 3 | Overall: 3

    Had this at the brewery, and I didn't have the heart to tell them how bad it is because the owner couldn't stop raving about it. It's an overcarbonated mess. Cherry red in colour, head is fleeting, notes of tart raspberries and yeast weak at best. Very watery, and flavour is minimal, but puckering.

  • Heineken Buckler
    rated 1.9 1 year ago

    Aroma: 4 | Appearance: 3 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 3 | Overall: 3

    I've known about Buckler beer for decades, they used to sponsor a team on the World Cycling Tour in the 1980s. Jelle Nijdam won a TdF prologue while racing for Buckler. It is a very clear gold, and the head starts out large but quickly disappears. Aroma is typical of the pale lager style, but the flavour is severely lacking. The bottle lists hops, but none can be detected.

  • Heineken 0.0
    rated 2.5 1 year ago

    Aroma: 5 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 4 | Overall: 4

    I wonder why Heieneken needs both Buckler and 0.0 as low alcohol beers? Another clear gold pour, head is white, and vanishes into thin air. Aroma is very similar to Heineken, maybe even better because there are no icky adjunct aromas in this one. Flavour is that of a watered down golden lager.

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