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I apologize for the dark photo. I didn’t realize just how dark it was when I took it. I should have used a flash!

Orange Snail has sort of become a stopping point for us any time we go to visit family. They are the perfect midpoint between Toronto and the tri-city area that most of my family lives in so I always end up making a stop there.

This stop we returned our growler from the last review and picked up a few cans. This is Iron Pig.

Iron Pig is a pale ale that is advertised as a well blended mix of citrus and biscuit notes. Not exactly exciting flavours but I do like when something is blended well.

You can pick up cans at the brewery and it sits at 5% ABV.

Appearance: Burnt gold. White head fades instantly.
Aroma: Pizza dough and vanilla.
Taste: More white dough, very fresh! Vanilla as well.
Aftertaste: Short, dry and easy.
Overall: Reasonable pale ale. Bit sweeter than I get normally but pretty good. Pair this with bar affair such as good fish and chips or a burger.

Kole McRae

Founder of Toronto Booze Hound. He can be seen drinking almost anything in the wild from beer to rum. Try not to startle him, he may use humour as a self defence method.

Email: kole@torontoboozehound.com